The Otago Regional Council is looking for new blood to take over from departing chief executive Peter Bodeker.
Bodeker is near the end of his five-year-term, but ORC chairman Steven Woodhead says the next appointee should come from outside of the organisation.
Unions are pleased with the decision made by New Zealand First and its leader Winston Peters last night.
Just before 7pm Peters announced New Zealand First would go into a coalition with the New Zealand Labour Party.
This afternoon Jacinda Ardern announced which MPs will have cabinet positions, David Clark and Clare Curran are among the names.
Jacinda Ardern addressed parliament tonight in a victory speech thanking Bill English for his hard work, even though New Zealand First negotiations with National have concluded.
Oamaru's Rainbow Confectionery has expressed disappointment at the decision by international giant Mondelez not to produce confectionery in this country.