Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NEWS

Tokoroa Pine Man back from the brink

Tokoroa's iconic Pine Man is set to be reinstalled in coming weeks following a three-month restoration. “We’re thrilled that...

Senior Appointments

Bilkey next Ambassador to France

Caroline Bilkey has been announced as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to France and the OECD. “Aotearoa New Zealand and...

Harvey appointed to High Court

Māori Land Court Judge Layne Harvey (pictured) has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney‑General David Parker announced today.

Procter begins in infrastructure role

Siobhan Procter has commenced in the new role of Chief Infrastructure Officer at Wellington City Council. Ms Procter (pictured)...

PACIFIC ROUNDUP

Pacific Women leaders meeting held

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women, Marise Payne, and Samoa’s Minister for Finance, Mulipola...

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

Queenstown community initiative targets emissions

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has partnered with a not-for-profit climate action group to give local businesses and schools the knowledge and...

Waipā council flushes water misinformation

Waipā District Council has moved to set the record straight following what it claims is community misinformation about its wastewater treatment processes.

Funding to grow nature careers

Government support for New Zealand’s longest-standing sustainable business organisation will open up opportunities for dozens of workers impacted by COVID-19 to jump start...

Fleet

Cable car canine trial ready for take off

Wellington City Council will next month trial dog passengers on the city's iconic Cable Car after the original pilot programme was delayed...

Electric bus to fire up Dunedin fleet

An electric bus will join the Orbus Dunedin fleet for October to test the feasibility of an electric fleet on the Dunedin...

New e-scooter operator hits Christchurch streets

A new e-scooter operator is about to hit the streets of Christchurch, as Neuron Mobility joins Lime in providing e-scooters and e-bikes...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Security

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...

Hamilton calls for multi-agency response to city safety

Hamilton City Council is calling for a strengthened, multi-agency approach to improving city safety. Councillors will this week be...

Infrastructure

Kaipara floats wharf upgrade works

Work on Kaipara's new wharf gangway is progressing, with crews completing the third and final underwater pile last week.

Consortium charged with battery project

A consortium of specialist firms has been awarded a major contract to advance the New Zealand Battery Project’s feasibility investigation into a...

Peacocke subdivision gets green light

A new subdivision in Hamilton’s Peacocke neighbourhood has been given the green light by Environment Court to deliver new homes and protect...

Technology

Police lead online scam crackdown

New Zealand Police has partnered with Netsafe, CERT and Facebook to help protect Kiwis from online scammers. S.C.A.M Gallery...

Amazon to launch long white web cloud

Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications, David Clark, has welcomed Amazon’s Web Services’ (AWS) decision to establish a Cloud Region on...

Hawke’s Bay digital hub ready to connect

The Central Hawke’s Bay Regional Digital Hub has a new name as the facility prepares to open its doors on September 27, following delays caused by the national COVID-19 lockdown. 

HEALTH

Super Saturday breaks jabs record

A record-breaking 130,002 people rolled up their sleeve for yesterday's Super Saturday vaccination effort. Director-General of Health, Dr Ashley...

Procurement

Consortium charged with battery project

A consortium of specialist firms has been awarded a major contract to advance the New Zealand Battery Project’s feasibility investigation into a...

Education

Niue’s time to thrive

The theme of this year's Niue Language Week is 'Kia tupuolaola e moui he Tagata Niue' which means 'May the Tagata Niue thrive'.

Police

Police training exercise at Kapiti

Police will hold a second training exercise in Kapiti on Tuesday 19 October, following one held earlier this month. The exercise will again...

Defence

Navy ship headed to Kermadec Islands

Royal New Zealand Navy ship HMNZS Wellington has set sail for Raoul Island in the Kermadec Islands with GNS Science and MetService...

Finance

Economy has performed better than forecast says Finance Minister

The end of year audited Crown accounts released today show the Government’s health led approach to the COVID-19 pandemic has protected New...

Economy holds strong on road to recovery

The economy showed strong momentum in the period leading up to the recent Delta COVID-19 outbreak, which bodes well for a solid...

Record $24.3 billion roads investment announced

Transport Minister, Michael Wood has today released the 2021-24 National Land Transport Programme (NLTP) which outlines planned investments by Waka Kotahi NZ...

New criteria for business recovery support

The Government’s Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) has been updated to better support newly established businesses. The RSP is a...
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