Sunday, November 28, 2021

NEWS

NZ “deeply concerned” by Solomon Islands protests

Acting Foreign Affairs Minister, David Parker says New Zealand is deeply concerned by the events which have been unfolding in Honiara, Solomon...

Senior Appointments

Cotton to direct Waikato Museum

Waikato Museum has a new Director to lead its team in sharing the tales and taonga of the region, Hamilton City Council...

Fryer joins Waitematā board

A new board member has joined Waitematā Local Board following the resignation of former board member Sarah Trotman in October. 

Tourism plan leadership group named

Skills shortages and career progression in the tourism and hospitality sector are the first priorities of the new tourism Industry Transformation Plan,...

PACIFIC ROUNDUP

Australian troops deployed to Solomon Islands

Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has called for calm as the nation deploys Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Australian Federal Police (AFP)...

SPONSORED CONTENT

Privacy and inclusion key to successful national Digital Identity rollout

By Patrick Kouwenhoven, Country Manager New Zealand, Infosys New Zealand’s first ever Minister for the Digital Economy, David Clark,...

Creating the Future of Water for councils and communities

New Zealand and Australia’s leading pipeline infrastructure company, Interflow, has a vision that supports the growth of its people, fosters partnerships with its customers, and ensures...

How smaller agencies are punching above their weight with help from tech

A leading enterprise software provider has warned that smaller government agencies risk missing out on the benefits of digital transformation and may...

Sustainability

Skinks fly home to Hokitika

One hundred special skinks now have a safe new home with the establishment of the Department of Conservation’s (DOC) predator free Kapitia Scientific...

Hawke’s Bay nature projects to create 60 jobs

A Government investment in six community and iwi-led projects across the Hawke’s Bay district will provide nature-based jobs for more than 60...

Westshore no fan of marine worm

A marine pest found on a boat hull in Westshore has prompted a warning from Hawke's Bay Regional Council to all boaties...

Fleet

Police plough new tractor deal

Police have inked a new deal with farm machinery distributor, Norwood, to keep the service's two rural event tractors in the field.

Auckland pedals toward emissions finish line

Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon...

Auckland charged for record electric bus deal

Australasia’s biggest electric bus order has been announced, in a partnership between Auckland Transport and NZ Bus. The deal...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Security

Minister applauds spy dome decision

The Minister Responsible for the Government Communications Security Bureau, Andrew Little says the decision to retire the obsolete Waihopai spy domes shows...

CCTV focus of Napier long term plan

A new CCTV network and City Ambassador service for Napier is a step closer after Council approved its design and funding on...

LED lighting to flood Hamilton fields

A $1 million grant from Trust Waikato will see LED floodlighting facilities installed at five large parks across Hamilton - helping to...

Infrastructure

NZ-first for Hamilton playground

New Zealand's first fully accessible playground could soon find its home in Hamilton. At a Community Committee meeting yesterday,...

Breakwater trial for Naval Point

A trial of a new breakwater at Te Nukutai o Tapoa-Naval Point is planned for this weekend. Temporary buoys...

Wellington approves harbour parade upgrade

Wellington City Council has approved changes to Evans Bay Parade between Greta Point and Cobham Drive that it says will create more...

Technology

Government backs more rural hubs

The Government says it's backing rural communities across New Zealand by investing in a growing number of rural community hubs. “These hubs...

On-demand transport trial for Tawa

Wellington City Council has announced a new on-demand public transport trial for the Tawa area. Tawa Community Board Chair,...

Digital protections a step closer

Making it easier for New Zealanders to safely prove who they are digitally and control who has access to that information is...

HEALTH

Vaccines mandatory for Police, Defence

Workplace COVID-19 vaccination requirements will be extended to include the New Zealand Police and Defence Force in preparation for the transition to...

Procurement

EOI issued for Hamilton river precinct

Private developers are being invited to partner with Hamilton City Council to help further develop the central city to the Waikato River...

Education

Putting a NZ education back on the map

Education NZ has launched a global campaign to strengthen its education brand and attract more international students to a New Zealand education.

Police

Commissioner welcomes vaccination order

Police Commissioner Andrew Coster has welcomed today's announcement that all Police constabulary staff, authorised officers and recruits will be required to be...

Defence

Australian troops deployed to Solomon Islands

Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has called for calm as the nation deploys Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Australian Federal Police (AFP)...

Finance

Tax credits to work for families

A boost to Working for Families tax credits was passed into law late last night. Revenue Minister, David Parker...

Living wage for Public Service contractors

Some of the lowest paid workers in government will be moved to the living wage, with a direction to extend it to...

Regional investment passes $2billion milestone

Government investment in regional economic development projects has passed a $2 billion milestone, Economic and Regional Development Minister, Stuart Nash announced today.

Investment framework aligns with 2050 goal

A new framework will align investment decisions by the Crown Financial Institutions (CFIs) to reflect the Government’s goal of a carbon neutral...
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