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University leader secures top property award

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Alister Jones has been recognised at this year’s Waikato Property People Awards.

The awards, now in their ninth year, recognise excellence in leadership and innovation in the property industry.

Earthquake exercise continues this weekend - HB Civil Defence

Volunteers from across Hawke’s Bay will be testing how they’d respond to a large-scale earthquake this weekend as part of Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management Group’s Exercise RÅ«aumoko.

New statistics show Te Reo Maori protects against alcohol harm

Recently the Health Promotion Agency released a report into hazardous drinking in New Zealand. The report shows that Māori who drink alcohol and live in deprived circumstances are less likely to have a harmful relationship with alcohol if they speak te reo Māori.

Amnesty calls on Government not to rush Terrorism Suppression Bill through

Amnesty International is concerned that Justice Minister Andrew Little's Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill could have the potential to undermine human rights in New Zealand.

Napier port undertakes dredging to help protect Westshore Beach

Napier City Council, together with Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and Napier Port, are working together to protect Westshore Beach.

National welcomes progress on Parliament videos - Bridges

The National Party believes in freedom of speech and will continue to argue for the right to use footage from Parliament on an ongoing basis, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says.

Genesis to roll out advanced gas meters with Vector Metering

Genesis [Energy] will roll out advanced gas meters to its customers from 2020 through its partnership with Vector Limited’s metering business Vector Metering.

The announcement makes Genesis the first energy retailer in the country to offer customers advanced gas meters.

Final Election results welcome in new South Waikato District Council

South Waikato District Council is pleased to welcome its new 2019-22 Elected Members. Final results mean no change in those elected to Council from the preliminary results issued on Saturday, except slight changes in voting numbers.

Queenstown Airport promotes safe drone use around the region

In a first of its kind for the region, local drone operators and agencies have joined together to promote discussion and activities to better understand how drones (UAVs) are used within the local airspace and the challenges faced by the industry.

Extra signage for Kiddle Drive/Arrowsmith Avenue intersection

Extra stop signs and road markings are now being installed at the Kiddle Drive/Arrowsmith Avenue intersection.