408 days ago

Poll: Was it the right decision to remove the statue of Captain Hamilton?

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Hi everyone,

The controversial statue of Hamilton's namesake, Captain John Fane Charles Hamilton, was removed from Civic Square about 10.50am on Friday.

It comes after a formal request from Waikato-Tainui and a man's pledge to tear it down.

What's your view on the removal? Was it the right call?

Read more here.

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Was it the right decision to remove the statue of Captain Hamilton?
  • 29.8% Yes
    29.8% Complete
  • 59.1% No
    59.1% Complete
  • 11.1% I'm ambivalent
    11.1% Complete
567 votes
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2 days ago

Sign up for our Tokyo Olympics newsletter

Angela Quigan Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

The Tokyo Olympics are about to kick off, and some of our country's best sports stars are set to represent New Zealand on the world stage.

The opening ceremony takes place on Friday (about 11pm NZ time), and the Games will run through until August 8.

Over the next two-and-a-half weeks, some of the world’s best athletes competing in a range of sports will battle it out in Tokyo in the hopes of walking away with a medal.

So get your New Zealand flags and popcorn ready and sign up for our Tokyo Olympics newsletter to have all the highlights, talking points, medal tally and analysis delivered to your inbox every day. Click here.

We'll also be live blogging our Kiwi athletes' events every day of the Games. Just bookmark this page to stay up to date.

2 days ago

Poll: What would be your dream fix up car

Collision from Neighbourly Nz

Collision Connect is now in Cambridge!

You can trust us to provide consistent, quality collision repairs for your vehicle. We pride ourselves on our fast turnaround times and getting you back on the road safely and efficiently, without any mucking around.

Come down and see us at 19 Cook Street, Leamington or give us a call on 0800 799 961, we’d love to meet you.
Find out more

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What would be your dream fix up car
  • 19.4% 1995 Land Rover Defender 90
    19.4% Complete
  • 32.3% 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429
    32.3% Complete
  • 9.7% 1991 Ferrari 348 TS
    9.7% Complete
  • 38.7% 1962 Jaguar E-Type Convertible
    38.7% Complete
31 votes
16 hours ago

Strengthening digital skills for industry

Competenz

Low levels of digital literacy among staff is a challenge facing many manufacturing businesses, and strengthening those skills is not only essential to meet rapid technological changes in the workplace, it’s vital to increasing productivity.

“As technology progresses and we move further into Industry 4.0, workers must be upskilled to keep pace with new systems and processes, especially older employees who are not digital natives, but who have invaluable experience in their fields,” says Competenz Sector Manager Jahn Vannisselroy

Competenz has developed a new micro-credential to meet the demands brought about by Industry 4.0.
Read the full article here

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