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Summer‘s not over: How to beat the back-to-work blues

Summer‘s not over: How to beat the back-to-work blues

As thousands of Kiwis face the back-to-work dread today, experts are offering some simple advice to survive the week and “keep the holiday feeling going”. As the working year begins and thoughts of sun, sand and holidays recede it is easy to suffer the back to work blues, but on the bright side Northland, Auckland and Wellington all have anniversary […]

Armed Offenders Squad responding to ‘armed incident‘

Armed Offenders Squad responding to ‘armed incident‘

The Armed Offenders Squad are responding to an armed incident in West Auckland after reports of a person aiming a firearm at the police helicopter. Cordons are in place at the scene on Red Hills Rd in Taupaki and police are asking motorists to avoid travelling through the area. Inspector Kerry Watson told Newshub police were responding to a specific […]

Grave robbery: Mum pleads for return of son‘s greenstone

Grave robbery: Mum pleads for return of son‘s greenstone

It‘s been 11 years since her son‘s death, but the grief is now as raw as ever for Teresa Smith-Craig after a precious taonga was stolen from his grave. It was a crime the thieves would have been prepared for as the large, rock-sized, greenstone had been bolted to the headstone of Isachaar Smith-Craig‘s grave at Mangaroa Cemetery near Hastings. […]

VR, Crypto and Rock and Roll! Celebrity Musicians, AR/VR and Blockchain Mix at Immersive Concert and Media Showcase Featuring THX, Sportscastr & 20 Tech Innovators to Kick Off CES

VR, Crypto and Rock and Roll! Celebrity Musicians, AR/VR and Blockchain Mix at Immersive Concert and Media Showcase Featuring THX, Sportscastr & 20 Tech Innovators to Kick Off CES

Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) WHO: Technology leaders, investors, media, and celebrity performers converge for an exclusive technology demo showcase of 20+ companies in blockchain and VR and an exclusive sneak-peak performance of THINK:EXP’s Grand Scientific Musical Theatre to celebrate the start of CES 2019.  WHAT: You’re invited to attend the exclusive Media […]

Jewish representation in Congress now three times that of nation as whole

Jewish representation in Congress now three times that of nation as whole

More than 6 percent of the is Jewish, with 34 Jews among the total of 535 lawmakers in the US House of Representatives and Senate. Jews make up 2 percent of the US population, so Congress as a whole is more than thrice as Jewish as the country in general, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center […]

Egypt destroys 37 tunnels which infiltrated from Gaza in 2018

Egypt destroys 37 tunnels which infiltrated from Gaza in 2018

The destroyed 37 cross-border tunnels linking the Gaza Strip to the  Sinai Peninsula over the past year, the country’s military has announced. Egypt has in the past flooded Hamas tunnels along the Gaza Strip with sea-water or sewage, and has destroyed hundreds of homes on the Egyptian side of Rafah to remove the tunnels. The Egyptian military began cracking down […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to dance video leak with one of her own

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to dance video leak with one of her own

Freshman New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez published a video of herself dancing to Ediwn Starr‘s "War! What is it good for?" outside her new Capital Hill office with the caption, "I hear the GOP thinks women dancing are scandalous. Wait till they find out Congresswomen dance too! Have a great weekend everyone :)." I hear the GOP thinks women dancing […]