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NEWS

Invercargill eyes new entertainment precinct

Invercargill City Council will next week receive preliminary designs for the transformation of Don and Esk Streets into the entertainment and social...

Senior Appointments

Maharey to chair ACC board

Steve Maharey (pictured) has been appointed as chair successor to the board of the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC). Minister...

New GM for Hamilton growth

Hamilton City Council has a new General Manager Growth as the city continues its sustained population and economic growth efforts.

New chair of interim TAB NZ Board appointed

Liz Dawson has been appointed as the Chair of the interim TAB NZ Board, Racing Minister Grant Robertson announced today.

PACIFIC ROUNDUP

Pasifika festival support

Pasifika festival organisers will receive additional support to "adapt to the COVID-19 environment" thanks to the Government’s newly launched ‘Lua Wave’ component...

SPONSORED CONTENT

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...

Creating the Future of Water for councils and communities

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

Local service provider setting councils up for success when emergency strikes

(SPONSORED CONTENT) When critical infrastructure fails, it is vital that repairs are carried out as quickly and safely as...

Sustainability

Citizen scientists to train AI ‘spyfish’ for healthy oceans

Ocean enthusiasts from New Zealand and around the world can now contribute directly to scientific research by analysing underwater footage from marine...

Creating the Future of Water for councils and communities

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

Forestry New Zealand branches out with new name

Forestry New Zealand will be renamed and have a greater role in driving regional economic development, skills training, and a low-emissions future,...

Fleet

Feedback sought on zero-carbon public transport model

Transport Minister, Michael Wood, is seeking feedback on options for the next phase of the Public Transport Operating Model (PTOM) review to...

Local service provider setting councils up for success when emergency strikes

(SPONSORED CONTENT) When critical infrastructure fails, it is vital that repairs are carried out as quickly and safely as...

Police roll out new Mobile Road Safety Bases

NZ Police has launched its new fleet of Mobile Road Safety Bases (MRSB) to enable road policing staff to target and prevent...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Security

Counter-terrorism Bill passes first reading

The Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill has passed its first reading and will now be considered by Parliament’s Justice select committee.

Counter-terrorism bill to strengthen NZ response

The Government has introduced the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill, designed to boost New Zealand's ability to respond to a wider range of terrorist...

Tsunami siren to ring in Easter Sunday

If you’re still napping around midday on Easter Sunday, enjoying the extra hour of sleep daylight saving brings, be prepared for a...

Infrastructure

Invercargill eyes new entertainment precinct

Invercargill City Council will next week receive preliminary designs for the transformation of Don and Esk Streets into the entertainment and social...

Whangarei roads project to better connect CBD

A project to better connect Whangārei’s Rose Street Bus Hub with the city centre has been extended to include safety improvements on the Cameron/James Street Laneway, with work to begin on...

Search on for Court Theatre’s new home

The search is on for a contractor to build the Christchurch Court Theatre’s new central city home. Christchurch City...

Technology

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...

Christchurch community stories told through mapping app

Community storytelling project, Our Stories, has partnered with the Christchurch City Council’s SmartView mapping app to bring local stories to life.

Award-winning tool to streamline Wellington consent process

Planning a residential building project in Wellington is now faster and easier thanks to an award-winning new interactive online tool launched by...

HEALTH

Whānau at heart of new early parenthood care model

Up to 60 whānau in Counties Manukau will be supported through the first three years of parenthood by a new whānau-centred model...

Procurement

Invercargill eyes new entertainment precinct

Invercargill City Council will next week receive preliminary designs for the transformation of Don and Esk Streets into the entertainment and social...

Education

Just how much power does a home crowd wield?

Can Crusaders fans help their team triumph in the Super Rugby Aotearoa final against the Chiefs this weekend? University of Canterbury (UC)...

Police

Police recover bodies of missing climbers

Police have recovered the bodies of two men who tragically died while climbing Taranaki Maunga on Tuesday night. The...

Defence

Finance

Deposit taking measures to better protect New Zealanders

Cabinet has finalised a package of new measures aimed at protecting New Zealanders’ interests in the banking and financial system, including guaranteeing...

NZ’s credit rating lifts as economy recovers

The Government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and faster than expected economic recovery has been acknowledged in today’s credit rating upgrade.

Budget to sharpen focus on COVID recovery

Budget 2021 will sharpen the focus on supporting the New Zealand economic recovery as the Government continues to keep New Zealanders safe...

NZ holds firm on AA+ rating

The Government’s prudent fiscal management and strong policy programme in the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic have been acknowledged by the...
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