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MOE employees supporting kids with learning needs to strike

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 04:46 PM
Learning Support Service Managers, the Education Ministry staff responsible for the allocation and management of support services for children with additional learning needs, are set to take strike action from Monday [21 January] after a bid to gain ... Read more...

Hikurangi licensed for high THC cannabis

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 01:34 PM
Ruatoria based Hikurangi Cannabis Company has been granted permission to cultivate 16 new varieties of cannabis, including some of the first high-THC strains to be imported under new biosecurity rules. Read more...

Red Bull Defiance - Day 1 VNR

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 01:33 PM
Competitors battled changing conditions from the outset as Red Bull Defiance got underway in it’s fifth year. Riders battled windy conditions and 68km of technical terrain across three stages, including 1570m of vertical climbing on day one. Teammates ... Read more...

Mixed Bag of weather for New Zealand

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 01:36 PM
Some much-needed rain started off the working week as a deep mature low-pressure system affected the North Island. This continued into midweek as the low continued to travel slowly eastwards which meant most eastern areas of the North Island saw ... Read more...

Police seeking vehicle in relation to Invercargill incident

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 01:35 PM
Police are seeking a vehicle believed to have been involved in an altercation in Invercargill yesterday. Read more...

Banking with your thumbprint

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 10:38 AM
Distance to the nearest bank and the lack of formal identification has been a major barrier to accessing financial services in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Read more...

IDC NZ: Cloud Adoption Driven by Organisations Seeking Edge

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 10:32 AM
IDC says the New Zealand IT services market is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.8% through to 2023. This is a marginal increase on IDC's previous forecast predicting a 2.7% CAGR through to 2022. Read more...

Poverty Isn't a Privilege: The White Man Is Your Brother Too

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 10:37 AM
Writing to fellow clergy from a Birmingham Jail (The Negro Is Your Brother), Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - gravely concerned about all who were poor and experiencing inequality - said, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We ... Read more...

Karapiro National Sprint Championships 2019 Day 6

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 10:39 AM
Friday we had 12 finals! Our adult divisions began, with Ngā Hoe Hōro winning the Premiere Men W12 500m. The 6 regions of Aotearoa competed for two trophies, the “Club Points Award”, and the “Ace Cuthers Memorial Club Spirit Award”. The Trophies ... Read more...

Silver Ferns bounce back in Australia clash

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 10:34 AM
In a spirited outing, the new-look Silver Ferns showed heartening progress after being pipped 53-50 by the Australian Diamonds in their Northern Netball Quad Series match in London on Sunday. Read more...
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