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© 2017 sharechat.co.nz 10:25am Proposal to introduce driving classes in high school 'heartening'
Growing political interest in introducing driving classes to high school students has been welcomed by an emergent local provider.
The National Driver Training Centre, operating from Manfeild, has already begun training the region’s students, with a high pass rate.
© 2017 voxy.co.nz 10:15am Immigration and tourism lift Auckland Airport profit
The country's biggest airport is reporting a 27 percent rise in annual profit as passenger numbers surge.
© 2017 RadioNZ 10:15am Child found dead at Christchurch house
By Andrew King Police are investigating the death of a child in Aranui.Emergency services were called to a property in Bournemouth Cres about 7.51am.A police communications spokesman said police were attending after the "death...
© 2017 NZ Herald 10:15am Connecticut Open Results
Ana Bogdan, Romania, def. Elena Vesnina (5), Russia, 7-5, 7-5.Peng Shuai (8), China, def. Katerina Siniakova, Czech Republic, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3).Timea Babos, Hungary, def. Kristina Mladenovic (4), France, 7-5, 7-5.Daria Gavrilova,...
© 2017 NZ Herald 10:15am Billy Joel dons Jewish star against Neo-Nazis
Billy Joel may wear his heart on his sleeve in his songs, but Monday night he wore the Star of David to make a statement.
© 2017 CNN 10:15am Anna Ross of Kester Black is a Kiwi cosmetic queen
By Dana McCauley This Kiwi woman doesn't have a multimillion-dollar laboratory or a celebrity endorsement deal.But Anna Ross is a bona fide cosmetics queen, with her Kester Black nail polish selling around the world - and it all...
© 2017 NZ Herald 9:55am LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top managers
LOS ANGELES (AP) " The Los Angeles Times' parent company is bringing in a new publisher, editor and other top newsroom managers in a shake-up it says is part of a plan to move one of the nation's flagship newspapers more quickly into...
© 2017 NZ Herald 9:55am
A2 Milk triples annual profit, mulls special dividend; stock jumps to record
A2 Milk, which markets milk with a protein variant said to have health benefits, tripled its annual profit and said it would use some of its accumulated cash to buy back shares, and may pay a special dividend
© 2017 sharechat.co.nz 10:25am Make good work the norm - RACP
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is calling for politicians to take urgent action to make good work the norm.
RACP New Zealand President Dr Jonathan Christiansen said work is a key determinant of health and that all work should be ‘good’ work.
© 2017 voxy.co.nz 10:15am Winston-Salem Open Results
Donald Young, United States, def. Rogerio Dutra Silva, Brazil, 6-4, 6-2.Andreas Seppi, Italy, def. Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, 6-2, 6-2.Andrey Rublev, Russia, def. Steve Darcis, Belgium, 6-4, 6-4.Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, def. Jonathan...
© 2017 NZ Herald 10:15am George Clooney makes $1 million donation to fight hate groups
George and Amal Clooney have joined the fight against hate groups in the United States.
© 2017 CNN 10:15am Genoapay founder gets $1M infusion, aims to build disruptive $1B payment platform
Genoapay founder Shaun Quincey has attracted $1 million of funding from an accelerator programme co-funded by Callaghan Innovation but says he's intent on building his instalment payment platform into a $1 billion business
© 2017 sharechat.co.nz 9:55am Auckland construction company folds, 55 staff laid off, more failures predicted
An Auckland commercial construction business that has worked on some of the city's largest jobs has gone under and laid off 55 staff. Its founder is blaming a highly over-stretched building sector as one prompt for its demise....
© 2017 NZ Herald 9:55am Auckland Airport lifts annual profit, expects growth on pricing changes
Auckland International Airport lifted annual profit 27 per cent with growth from domestic and international passengers, and expects underlying earnings growth in 2018.Net profit rose to $332.9 million in the year ended June 30,...
© 2017 NZ Herald 9:55am