The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). World Bank data on social and economic indicators. Water Action Initiative New Zealand is developing a contamination sensor that will give community members, councils and government a real-time detection tool to manage the national freshwater emergency. New Zealand Innovation Council is a nationwide community of innovators, entrepreneurs, business people and business growth service providers committed to creating and growing businesses to make them better and smarter. Through Budget 2017, an additional $372.8 million will be invested over the next four years in science, skills, tertiary education and economic development initiatives to build a stronger economic future for New Zealand.