Build Back Better: Cost of living rises for poor Households making them poorer

Build Back Better: Cost of living rises for poor Households making them poorer

The cost of living for the poorest households is rising according to figures from the Consumer Price Index (CPI) representing additions. It dramatically affects those who are on lower incomes which means the poor are becoming poorer. Economist Craig Renney says: “The cost of essential items like food and rent...

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Rocket Lab temporarily freezes Electron launch time due to weather changes

Rocket Lab temporarily freezes Electron launch time due to weather changes

Rocket Lab launching its rocket, Electron F18 Kramer, up into the sky on a mission called ‘Another One Leaves The Crust’ will show a ‘sunset phenomenon’ lighting effect moments after launch. The launch was expected to start T-12 minutes after 7:35 pm NZT. A temporary freeze of the launch time...

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LIVE: Rocket Lab launches ‘Sunset Phenomenon’ into the Sky

LIVE: Rocket Lab launches ‘Sunset Phenomenon’ into the Sky

Rocket Lab is set to do its first mission of 2021, since re-scheduling, launching on Wednesday night a ‘sunset phenomenon’ into the sky. The company will be launching its Electron F18 Kramer on a mission named ‘Another One Leaves the Crust’ from the Māhia Peninsula in New Zealand. — You...

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Rocket Lab re-schedules ‘Sunset Phenomenon’ launch

Rocket Lab re-schedules ‘Sunset Phenomenon’ launch

Unfortunately, Rocket Lab had to stand down their ‘Sunset Phenomenon’ launch into the sky on January 16 to review sensor data. The company is set to re-schedule its launch for January 20 after standing down over the weekend. It is one of the first missions of 2021, after being re-scheduled,...

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[Cancelled] LIVE: Rocket Lab launches ‘Sunset Phenomenon’ into the Sky

[Cancelled] LIVE: Rocket Lab launches ‘Sunset Phenomenon’ into the Sky

Rocket Lab was set to do its first mission of 2021, launching on Saturday night a ‘sunset phenomenon’ into the sky. They were going to be launching their Electron F18 Kramer on a mission named ‘Another One Leaves the Crust’ from the Māhia Peninsula in New Zealand. It will consist...

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Reserve Bank of New Zealand data systems ‘accessed’ by another Government

Reserve Bank of New Zealand data systems ‘accessed’ by another Government

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) was likely to be hacked by another Government. On Sunday afternoon, the RBNZ responded with ‘urgency’ to a breach of its data systems. A tweet statement was announced, “We are responding with urgency to a breach of one of our data systems.” On...

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2020 Road Deaths were down compared to 2019

2020 Road Deaths were down compared to 2019

2020 road deaths were down compared to 2019 according to New Zealand Police and the Ministry of Transport. National Road Policing Manager Acting Superintendent Gini Welch says it is still too many deaths. “There is nothing new in the circumstances of these crash deaths. Many have inattention, speed, and alcohol...

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Kiwis wave goodbye to 2020, celebrating the new year of 2021

Kiwis wave goodbye to 2020, celebrating the new year of 2021

As the crushed year of 2020 waves goodbye from Kiwis, 2021 says hello with celebrations. Auckland’s night sky was filled with colours as fireworks were set off of the Sky Tower for 5-minutes to celebrate the New Year’s Day. The Harbour Bridge was lit up with bright beaming white lights...

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Ending 2020 with REAL Independent owned News and Stories

Ending 2020 with REAL Independent owned News and Stories

thisquality ended the year with the most outstanding performance focusing solely on real news and quality stories. An exclusive SPECIAL montage was made dedicated to our most prominent stories that obtained a change in 2020, from documenting local Government, localism, crime, EMS, investigations to typing hundreds of thousands of words...

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Video shows the last full ‘Cold Moon’ of 2020

Video shows the last full ‘Cold Moon’ of 2020

The last full ‘Cold Moon’ of 2020 has illuminated its light across New Zealand. Sky fanatics can catch a glimpse of the Cold Moon representing the last celestial event of the year. The year ends with a final release of stress for everyone following the last 365 days of chaos...

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