Defence Force plugs into electric vehicles

The New Zealand Defence Force has taken a major step towards reducing its carbon bootprint by purchasing its first electric vehicle and installing EV... Read More

Re:Maker launches today with an open day and party

    It's all about remaking, revaluing and re-purposing. A new initiative that revalues items seen as waste and creates a community of... Read More

Police issue warning over Facebook scams

Police and Facebook are warning the public to be aware of scammers operating on Facebook. Police has received a number of recent reports in relation... Read More

Promising results from drug scan trial

Police and ESR are pleased with the promising results received to date since the launch of the Lumi Drug Scan (Lumi) pilot in July. Last week saw Canterbury... Read More

Caution urged when applying for jobs online

  Job seekers are being urged to be cautious when applying for new employment following a raft of online recruitment scams.   The organisation... Read More

Suicide prevention at the front of people’s minds

A distressing video that emerged on social media platforms, including Facebook and TikTok, has reinforced the need for people to reach out during troubling... Read More

Warning issued about distressing content on TikTok

  The Mental Health Foundation is issuing a public advisory that footage that appears to show a man dying by suicide is being shared on the social... Read More

PGF investment in regional training

Up to 1800 people will have access to alternative pathways to work through a Government investment of $12.2 million in regional education and skills... Read More

MetService site down a day after cyber attack

The MetService website is down this morning, after it was targeted in a cyber-attack yesterday. The forecaster wasn't immediately able to say whether... Read More

They’re finding appy-ness

  An app to encourage positive mental health habits is having spin-offs for added productivity in the workplace.   The Mentemia app has... Read More

The path for improved glass recycling is clear

The Glass Packaging Forum’s long-standing advocacy for separate kerbside glass collections has been backed by a recent report from WasteMINZ.   The... Read More

World-first cranes arrive in Tauranga

ISO's world-first and industry leading cranes made their way into Port of Tauranga yesterday. Tauranga-headquartered port logistics company ISO... Read More

Data suggests Kiwis becoming smarter online

  The latest data report from CERT NZ suggests that New Zealanders may be becoming more vigilant online following a significant increase in reports... Read More

Tech sector helps govt embrace digital future

As New Zealanders step back to alert level Lockdowns, the tech sector is significantly supporting the government on its journey to embrace an enhanced... Read More

Social media in the spotlight after misinformation

The Chief Censor says New Zealand has an opportunity to be leading the world in fighting against COVID-19 disinformation online. Nasty rumours, inaccurate... Read More