Seasonal Climate Outlook

NIWA Outlook: July – September 2017 Overview The tropical Pacific remained in an ENSO (El Niño – Southern Oscillation) neutral state (neither El Niño nor La Niña) during June 2017, but oceanic and atmospheric anomalies were mixed, with some indicators leaning towards El Niño and others towards La Niña. Across Continue Reading

Elder Abuse Hits Close to Home

Age Concern is raising awareness of elder abuse during Elder Abuse Awareness Week from 15-22 June which begins on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15 June 2017. Something many people find shocking is that elder abuse often happens with in families in N.Z. Unfortunately Age Concern elder abuse statistics Continue Reading

‘Man of Action’ appointed Chief Executive’Man of Action’ appointed Chief Executive

Following a four month process searching for a new Chief Executive Officer for the Waitaki District Council, a decision was made today to formally appoint the successful candidate to the role.  From an initial pool of 72 applicants, Mayor Gary Kircher has announced that Councillors have unanimously endorsed the appointment Continue Reading