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1. Lease on Napier to Gisborne Rail line offer to HBRC

24 November 2014 2:05pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Kiwirail has agreed to lease the mothballed Napier to Gisborne Rail line to Hawke's Bay Regional Council, subject to a number of conditions. .. More >>

2. Yaldhurst Road diversions following crash

24 November 2014 5:36pm | New Zealand Police

Police and emergency services have closed Yaldhurst Road between Pound Road and Russley Road after a Police car and fleeing vehicle collided just before 5pm tonight (24 November 2014)... More >>

3. Fatal crash on SH1 south of Templeton

24 November 2014 1:47pm | New Zealand Police

SH1 Main South Road is currently closed between Dawsons Road and Weedons Ross Road following a fatal crash between a car and a truck at approximately 12.30pm today (24 November 2014). .. More >>

4. District plan changes enable quality growth

12 November 2014 2:45pm | Wellington City Council

Councillors gave their stamp of approval to residential and suburban centre district plan changes 72 and 73 last week. These changes will manage growth and development in all residential and suburban centre properties in the city. These changes replace ..... More >>

5. Body found on Mount Maunganui

24 November 2014 8:44am | New Zealand Police

At about 7:15pm on Sunday, Police were called by a member of the public who located the deceased body of an adult male on the northern face of Mount Maunganui. .. More >>

6. Fatal Crash - Whangarei District - Northland

21 November 2014 2:43pm | New Zealand Police

Fatal Crash SH1 Otaika, Whangarei District Emergency Services are attending a fatal motor vehicle crash between a car and a truck at Otaika about 6 km south of Whangarei on SH1. The crash occurred at about 1230pm. The road will be closed for several hours ..... More >>

7. Missing Diver - Pourerere Beach

23 November 2014 7:22pm | New Zealand Police

At approximately 2.30pm Sunday 23 November 2014 Central Hawkes Bay Police were notified that a diver had failed to surface at Pourerere Beach. A 56 year Hastings man had been snorkelling with another male and has failed to surface as they made their way ..... More >>

8. Auckland housing market bursting-bubble a risk for NZ

23 November 2014 9:22am | University of Canterbury

The effects of the Auckland housing market bursting-bubble a risk for the whole country .. More >>

9. Just more bureaucratic institutional failure

23 November 2014 9:02am | Performance Urban Planning

The major reason for getting the Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Surveys underway some 10 years ago, was to provide a foundation for sound public discussion and political action... More >>

10. One Fatal And Two Serious Crashes in Almost Three Hours

23 November 2014 2:02pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police and the Serious Crash Unit attended three serious crashes, including one fatal crash, between 9.45pm last night (22 November 2014) and 1.15am this morning (23 November 2014)... More >>

11. New staff to boost delivery of Auckland Plan

24 November 2014 3:12pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council's Chief Planning Officer Roger Blakeley has appointed three new senior staff after a review of the planning division saw a realignment of responsibilities designed to future-proof the council's strategy and planning team and help to create ..... More >>

12. Serious crash Katikati

24 November 2014 1:55pm | New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a serious crash on State Highway 2, in the Katikati Township. .. More >>

13. Lisa Owen Interviews Tribal Huk Leader Jamie Pink

25 October 2014 1:07pm | The Nation

Lisa Owen Interviews Tribal Huk Leader Jamie Pink, Whose Gang is Making 500 Sandwiches a Day for Hungry Kids in the Waikato .. More >>

14. Body identified as missing man

24 November 2014 2:07pm | New Zealand Police

The body of a man found dead in Mount Maunganui last night (Sunday, 23 November) has been identified as 37-year-old Stephen Tracey who went missing from the area in late September... More >>

15. Statement from Christchurch Mayor and City Council CEO

17 November 2014 3:13pm | Christchurch City Council

Statement from Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel and Christchurch City Council Chief Executive Dr Karleen Edwards .. More >>

16. Motor vehicle crash on SH73 Yaldhurst Road

03 October 2014 11:53am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a head on vehicle crash on SH73 involving 2 vehicles. .. More >>

17. Canterbury Police appeal for witnesses to Barbadoes St crash

24 November 2014 5:01pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash between a red Holden Commodore and a dark grey Mercedes at the corner of Barbadoes Street and Ferry Road at approximately 10.10am this morning (24 November 2014)... More >>

18. Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness

23 November 2014 9:24am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury doctoral student is investigating the preparedness and planning of post-disaster tourism service providers. .. More >>

19. Highway closure - Dairy Flat Highway, Dairy Flat - Waitemata

24 November 2014 10:42am | New Zealand Government

Emergency services are in attendance at the intersection of Dairy Flat Highway and Green Rd in Dairy Flat where a truck has lost its load. .. More >>

20. IT programme - no cost blowout

20 November 2014 5:09pm | Auckland Council

Following discussion of an update on Auckland Council's Information Services Transformational Programme at today's Finance and Performance Committee, council has released the report publicly... More >>

21. Dunedin Pair Win Inaugural Air New Zealand Marathon

23 November 2014 8:53am | Air New Zealand

James Parsons and Victoria Beck have etched their names in New Zealand running history, winning the inaugural Air New Zealand Queenstown International marathon today, setting the benchmark for others to follow in the years ahead on one of the world's most ..... More >>

22. Opportunity in Christchurch to Have Public Bike Share System

21 November 2014 11:30am | Christchurch Public Bike Share

A crowdfunding campaign to support the introduction of a public Bike Share system in central Christchurch launches today at The Bike Share system is a world class option that will connect key sites within the CBD, and offer ..... More >>

23. Time running out to have your say on legal highs issue

24 November 2014 11:18am | Auckland Council

Time running out to have your say on legal highs issue Aucklanders are being urged to make sure they have their say on the issue of the sale of legal highs as consultation closes this Friday. Councillor George Wood, chairperson of the Auckland Council Regional ..... More >>

24. Ministry For Primary Industries intercepts stowaway rodent

21 November 2014 11:40am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A mouse from the Cook Islands failed in its stowaway bid after biosecurity officials found it in a hollowed-out baguette at Auckland airport. Ministry for Primary Industries staff initially discovered ants, cockroaches and rodent droppings when a Taiwanese ..... More >>

25. TSB Bank Christmas Series comes to Hastings

21 November 2014 5:22pm | Hastings District Council

TSB Bank has confirmed their support for two very popular Hastings events; 'Christmas in Cornwall Park' and the 'Fiesta of Lights' at Waikoko Gardens. .. More >>

26. Council on track for consents accreditation

24 November 2014 11:22am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is in the final stages of proving it is at a standard to achieve accreditation as a Building Consent Authority. .. More >>

27. High community interest for Northern Corridor Project

21 November 2014 12:11pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is thanking the community for making the time to attend and provide their feedback at the community open days on the Northern Corridor Improvements last week... More >>

28. Construction underway on Residential Rebuilds

06 October 2014 2:48pm | Corbel Construction

Christchurch-based construction company Corbel Construction (Corbel) has been contracted to undertake the first two multi-unit residential rebuild projects in central Christchurch; 'Wigram Courts', 22 Park Terrace, and the Chester Street Apartments, 165 Chester ..... More >>

29. Northland paua busts and illegal oysters

24 November 2014 2:11pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Rogue paua gatherers continue to risk big fines and losing vehicles by flouting the recreational fishing regulations on the Northland coast. .. More >>

30. Wreck of ship carrying remains of Chinese gold miners found

19 November 2014 12:08pm | Definitive Productions

The wreck of the SS Ventnor, which sank off the New Zealand coast in 1902 carrying the remains of 499 Chinese gold miners who had worked in Otago, has at last been found... More >>

31. Regional council welcomes Waikato River Authority funding

21 November 2014 9:32am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is warmly welcoming up to $1.5 million in Waikato River Authority funding over three years for implementation of projects identified in the recently released Waipā Catchment Plan... More >>

32. Christmas comes early for arts and culture in Wellington

21 November 2014 1:23pm | Wellington City Council

This week the Wellington City Council granted $109,000 to 26 organisations from the arts and culture community in the Capital - with community festivals, WW100 commemorative projects, and theatre and dance groups all benefitting from grants... More >>

33. Protecting A Slice Of Paradise

24 November 2014 10:25am | Manawahe Eco Trust

Standing beneath towering rimu, rata and tawa trees in the Manawahe Ecological Corridor can make you feel like you're in the middle of a fairytale scene. .. More >>

34. Boys and Girls Ag Day Results

24 November 2014 11:48am | Canterbury A and P Show

Daniel Stokes and Emily Smith of Oxford Area School take a break before their lambs are judged .. More >>

35. How to Love a Mountain

24 November 2014 11:57am | Friends of Maungawhau

Love Your Mountain Day will take place on Maungawhau/Mt Eden on Sunday 7 December. Hosted by Friends of Maungawhau with funding support from the Albert-Eden Local Board, the event is into its ninth year of raising public awareness about the mountain's ..... More >>

36. Pack the Bus Is a Go

24 November 2014 12:50pm | Wellington City Mission

The Mission and event partners The Breeze are excited to announce that the annual 'Pack the Bus' Christmas toy and food collection starts today. Every day between approximately 10.00am and 3.00pm, until Friday 5 December, a Christmas-themed Go ..... More >>

37. Appeal dismissal should empower local councils

21 November 2014 5:29pm | Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch says good sense has prevailed with the dismissal of the appeal against Tasman District's provisional Local Alcohol Policy (LAP). .. More >>

38. Child's name released

22 November 2014 11:32am | New Zealand Police

The three year-old girl who died after being hit by a vehicle in a Mayburn Rd, Te Atatu Peninsula driveway yesterday morning, was Valentina Grace Warren. .. More >>

39. Tararua man charged after fatal crash

24 November 2014 1:12pm | New Zealand Police

A 17-year-old Tararua man has been arrested and charged today in relation to a crash where a youth was killed and a woman in another vehicle was seriously injured. .. More >>

40. Serious Crash in Katikati

07 February 2014 7:09pm | Northland Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a two car crash in the main street of the Bay of Plenty town of Katikati. (State Highway 2) .. More >>

41. Exciting new Hastings Growers Market to start 29th November

23 October 2014 1:02pm | Hastings City Business Association

Hastings District Council have today approved a road closure that will see the launch of a new Hastings City Growers Market every Saturday morning from 7am until 10.30am to be held in the streets of the 100 and 200 blocks of Heretaunga St East... More >>

42. The Sad Passing of our Kaumatua, Eru Thompson

06 November 2014 12:26pm | New Zealand Forests Ltd

The Sad Passing of our Kaumatua, Eru Thompson It is with great sadness our company mourns the loss of our dearly loved Maori Protocols Manager and Kaumatua, Eru Thompson. .. More >>

43. Forsyth Barr Stadium Review Released

20 November 2014 1:50pm | Dunedin City Council

The review states it is clear the Stadium budgets were, and continue to be, too optimistic and there is an ongoing budget shortfall that needs to be addressed. Regardless of the option chosen, additional ratepayer funding will be needed... More >>

44. Police appeal for witnesses to Wigram assault

21 November 2014 3:26pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are investigating the assault of a 26 year old Auckland man outside a property in Grebe Place in Wigram between approximately 9-9.40pm on Wednesday 19th November 2014. The man has known Gang connections but was visiting Christchurch... More >>

45. Take care with compost - Legionnaire's rising alarmingly

22 November 2014 10:39am | CCDHB

Just as the weather improves and more of us are taking to our gardens, there has been a surge in the number of cases of Legionnaires' disease ( Legionella ) at Christchurch Hospital. .. More >>

46. Central City Library redevelopment new chapter

09 August 2005 10:28am | Auckland City

The Central City Library is ready to start a new chapter in its future as it today reveals exciting new design concepts intended to transform the library into a focal point in Auckland's CBD... More >>

47. Waimate West Water Treatment Plant Opened

12 November 2014 4:31pm | South Taranaki District Council

South Taranaki District Mayor, Ross Dunlop officially opened the new $10 million Waimate West Water Treatment Plant today, marking the culmination of a highly successful programme to upgrade the district's water infrastructure. The new plant, which ..... More >>

48. Hut damaged in vandals' gun-toting rampage

13 November 2014 9:50am | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) and police are seeking help for information after a public hut in the Mavora Lakes was vandalised. The incident could lead to vehicle access to the popular, family-friendly park being restricted. Vandals badly ..... More >>

49. Auckland boat brings marine pests to Pilot Bay

20 November 2014 10:36am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An Auckland boat infested with the marine pests Mediterranean fanworm and clubbed tunicate sea squirt was discovered on a Pilot Bay mooring in Tauranga Harbour last week... More >>

50. Fatal crash on State Highway One, Raumati

21 November 2014 9:51am | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating a fatal crash on State Highway One, Raumati, that had occurred at about 9.30pm Thursday evening where a male pedestrian was hit by a car. .. More >>

51. 3-yr-old girl dies after hit by car in Te Atatu Peninsula

21 November 2014 12:00pm | New Zealand Police

Just after 7.30am this morning Police were called to a residential address in Te Atatu Peninsula. A 3 year-old girl had been hit by a car in a driveway. Family members attempted first aid, and the child was transported to hospital by ambulance, but ..... More >>

52. Police seek public's help in solving Kihikihi rape

21 November 2014 3:51pm | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police investigating the theft of a car and sexual assault of a woman in Kihikihi say their investigation is progressing but they would like to hear from anyone who can identify the offenders. Acting Detective Sergeant Dean Schrader of ..... More >>

53. NZ Transport Agency closing southbound tunnel

21 November 2014 4:26pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the Northern Gateway Toll Road, southbound, will be closed on the evenings of Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th November 2014, from from 9pm - 5am. This will include the Orewa southbound on ramp... More >>

54. Greenlea Rescue Helicopter: Rescue from Lake Rotopounamu

22 November 2014 11:35am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter flew A 76 year old Australia man from Lake Rotopounamu in Tongariro National Park to Taupo Hospital after having blanked out and fallen on the around the Lake track. This happened at about 4:30 this afternoon .. More >>

55. Taupo Rescue Helicopter: Motorcyclist Flown

23 November 2014 8:57am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter flew a 57 year old male from Ohura to Waikato Hospital after he fell from his motor bike at around midday. .. More >>

56. By-election for Lyttelton-Mt Herbert Community Board

24 November 2014 12:19pm | Christchurch City Council

A by-election will be held to elect a new Lyttelton-Mt Hebert Community Board member after the resignation of Jane Broughton on Tuesday 4 November. .. More >>

57. Partnership providing healthier social housing

24 November 2014 4:15pm | Christchurch City Council

A partnership between Christchurch City Council and Community Energy Action Trust (CEA) is helping to provide healthier, more energy-efficient homes for a number of the city's social housing tenants. More than 220 housing units have had free insulation ..... More >>

58. Maori Ward Coming to New Plymouth District

24 September 2014 9:30am | New Plymouth District Council

The establishment of a Maori Ward has been approved by New Plymouth District Council tonight (Tuesday). .. More >>

59. Road funding announcements provide clarity on council share

06 November 2014 5:10pm | Local Government NZ

The New Zealand Transport Agency today releases its Funding Assistance Rates (FAR) which determines how central government land transport co-funding will be distributed over the next nine years. .. More >>

60. Disability panel appointments confirmed

19 November 2014 12:36pm | Auckland Council

Appointments to the Disability Advisory Panel have been approved by Auckland Council's governing body. The 10 members of the panel will meet for the first time on 24 November 2014 to consider a work programme for the next couple of years, providing advice ..... More >>

61. NewCore CAPEX budget has more than doubled in two years

20 November 2014 3:03pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer says two official council reports two years apart show the capital expenditure budget for council's NewCore computer system increasing by more than double from $58.1m to $124m... More >>

62. No 'Cost Blowout' - Yeah Right

20 November 2014 5:19pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is slamming Auckland Council's PR efforts to prevent media labelling it's $100 million IT screw-up, a 'cost blowout'. Responding to the Council most recent media release, Taxpayers' Union Executive Director, Jordan ..... More >>

63. Tauranga Eastern Link fire

21 November 2014 9:22am | NZTA

At approximately 8pm on Thursday evening emergency service were called to the Tauranga Eastern Link project as an embankment on the State Highway 2 Domain Road interchange was on fire. .. More >>

64. Golden Oldies 2018 World Sports Festival for Christchurch

21 November 2014 2:13pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council and Vintage Sports Limited Events (VSL) are bringing the Golden Oldies World 2018 Sports Festival to Christchurch. .. More >>

65. Stolen Truck: Wellington

23 November 2014 8:55am | New Zealand Police

Wellington Police are investigating the theft of a Mitsubishi Fuso Truck registration DFZ452. The truck was stolen overnight from an address in Churton Park, Wellington. It is possible those involved in the theft may have taken steps such as removing ..... More >>

66. Food and arts festival for Rotorua in 2015

24 November 2014 12:23pm | Rotorua District Council

A culinary and arts festival is being proposed for Rotorua in 2015 to showcase local arts and food. The festival will support the district's Rotorua 2030 vision and goals around inner city revitalisation and economic growth, and be part of Rotorua ..... More >>

67. Youth Minister hangs out in Thames

24 November 2014 3:07pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Nikki Kaye, Minister for Youth Affairs, visited Thames on Sunday and took the opportunity to catch up with youth from around the Coromandel at the Thames Youth Centre (TYC) as part of her visit... More >>

68. Squash and sniff test needed to identify ants

20 December 2004 1:40pm | Christchurch City Council

Department of Conservation (DOC) staff are delighted at the public response to recent publicity about Argentine Ants but are asking Christchurch residents to do the squash and sniff test before ringing them with suspected sightings... More >>

69. Proposed Newmarket plan change 196

13 August 2007 9:53am | Auckland City Council

Auckland City Council has notified a district plan change for Newmarket to provide for more homes, businesses and retail outlets. Councillor Glenda Fryer, chairperson of the council's Planning and Regulatory committee, says that the proposed plan ..... More >>

70. 75 years of the Auckland Star to be available on line

21 March 2011 3:00pm | Auckland Council

75 years of the Auckland Star to be available on line The National Library of New Zealand and Auckland Libraries are teaming up to have historic copies of the Auckland Star newspaper digitised. The Auckland Star , formerly known as the Evening Star ..... More >>

71. Launch of White Ribbon in Manukau

25 November 2011 4:36pm | White Ribbon

More than 200 people attended the launch of White Ribbon in Manukau today as one of the Ambassadors and Super City Mayor Len Brown began the campaign in one of the largest gatherings in the country. Mayor Brown said that he wanted Auckland to be ..... More >>

72. Auckland Transport unveils new cycle route journey planner

05 September 2012 10:34am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is delighted to have partnered with Google as the global giant unveils its new cycle route journey planner throughout Australasia today. Auckland Transport has provided the cycle route maps and infrastructure for the Auckland area ..... More >>

73. Fatality in Christchurch Car Accident

16 June 2013 4:16pm | New Zealand Police

Police confirm that the woman who fell from a vehicle in Halswell Junction Road on the morning of Sunday 9 June 2013 has died as a result of her injuries. .. More >>

74. New Zealand to decide 'Gigatown' winner

28 October 2013 12:07pm | Chorus

The race is on to determine which New Zealand town will win the fastest broadband speeds in the southern hemisphere in Chorus's Welcome to Gigatown competition. .. More >>

75. Police seek couple wanted on warrants

07 June 2014 12:39pm | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a couple wanted in relation to a warrant to arrest. .. More >>

76. Last known hind removed from Fiordland's Secretary Island

03 September 2014 12:28pm | Department of Conservation

Two of the last remaining deer on Secretary Island, in Fiordland's Doubtful Sound, have been culled by the Department of Conservation's (DOC) Secretary Island hunting team. Since 2006 Secretary Island (8140 hectares) has been the focus of a deer eradication ..... More >>

77. Ohura Water Referendum about the Future of the Township

03 November 2014 11:42am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is concerned that with the Ohura water referendum due to open on Wednesday 5 November many residents are still misinformed on some critical issues... More >>

78. United Support for Napier-Gisborne Rail Corridor

04 November 2014 4:51pm | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

The Mayors of Napier, Hastings, Wairoa and Gisborne met today and agreed to fully support and endorse Hawke's Bay Regional Council's position to secure a lease for the Napier to Gisborne rail corridor... More >>

79. One fatality following serious crash near Rolleston

05 November 2014 9:14am | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police can confirm there has been one fatality following a serious crash that occurred on State Highway 1 near Rolleston at approximately 4.55pm on 4 November. Canterbury Police's Serious Crash Unit attended the scene... More >>

80. Press Conference re: fire at Collingwood St, Hamilton

15 November 2014 11:21am | New Zealand Police

Press Conference re: fire at Collingwood St, Hamilton - Press Conference at Hamilton Police Station - Waikato .. More >>

81. 'Stellar' lineup for new WREDA Board

17 November 2014 12:54pm | Wellington City Council

The eight people selected to the inaugural Board of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) are a "stellar" lineup of New Zealand business, research and academic leaders... More >>

82. Ruapehu Arguments Over Road Subsidy Levels Find Traction

17 November 2014 2:35pm | Ruapehu District Council

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has responded to Ruapehu's concerns over proposed changes to roadwork subsidies and the potential impact that could have on the government's Business Growth Agenda... More >>

83. Honda funds skink habitat at Oxford preschool

17 November 2014 3:38pm | Environment Canterbury

The Honda TreeFund is funding an Oxford preschool's native planting project, aimed at creating a habitat for skinks. .. More >>

84. Mayor to present 2014 Civic Award winners

18 November 2014 12:48pm | Christchurch City Council

Mayor Lianne Dalziel will present Civic Awards to 12 community-minded individuals and organisations on Wednesday 10 December at a special ceremony. .. More >>

85. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Trophy Tour comes to Christchurch

18 November 2014 3:44pm | Christchurch City Council

The opening of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is now less than 100 days away and this week sees the Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour visit Christchurch. .. More >>

86. New off-licence a backward step for Clendon

18 November 2014 3:49pm | Manurewa Local Board

New off-licence a backward step for Clendon The Manurewa Local Board is disappointed with today's decision by the Auckland District Licencing Committee (DLC) to approve a new off-licence operator in the Clendon community. Manurewa Local Board Chair Angela ..... More >>

87. Greater Christchurch freight study reports released

18 November 2014 4:54pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

With freight volumes through Canterbury forecast to double in the next 30 years, planning is already well underway to improve capacity and efficiency on the existing transport infrastructure network to support freight demand... More >>

88. Farm consultant - how to farm green but stay in the black

19 November 2014 1:00pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A leading farm consultant will share her knowledge and expertise on how to farm sustainably at a Rotorua public science forum on Thursday. Agribusiness Headlands consultant Dr Alison Dewes is one of the speakers at Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Programme's Science ..... More >>

89. Fish & Game welcomes guilty verdicts for poachers

19 November 2014 4:24pm | Eastern Fish and Game

Two Bay of Plenty men have been found guilty of poaching as many as 60 spawning trout from an isolated stream near Lake Rotoiti last winter - in what has been described as the worst such poaching case in a decade... More >>

90. Song and dance sorted for this year's Christmas in the Hutt

20 November 2014 9:56am | Hutt City Council

Christmas in the Hutt is set to impress with big-name local acts, community groups, favourite radio hosts and more food and entertainment than you can shake a (hot-dog) stick at. .. More >>

91. Net tightens on gun-toting vandals

21 November 2014 10:45am | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) and police have been thrilled with amount of information that has come forward from the public in response to the vandalism of a public hut in the Mavora Lakes Park over Labour Weekend. Vandals caused at least ..... More >>

92. Foxton river loop working party formed

21 November 2014 2:17pm | Horowhenua District Council

A working party has been formed to investigate options to reintroduce permanent flow into the Manawatu River Loop at Foxton. .. More >>

93. Buy local and be in to win this Christmas

21 November 2014 4:51pm | Upper Hutt City Council

An $8,000 prize pack is up for grabs in the Upper Hutt Christmas Shopping Passport promotion. .. More >>

94. Pedestrian road traffic fatalities remembered

23 November 2014 2:22pm | Living Streets

On World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Sunday 16 November 2014. , Living Streets Aotearoa remembered the 41 pedestrians who lost their lives in traffic crashes in New Zealand in the 12 months to the end of October 2014. We are also saddened ..... More >>

95. Neat places app launched by Canterbury graduate

24 November 2014 9:25am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand first neat places app launched by Canterbury graduate November 24, 2014 A University of Canterbury graduate student has produced a nationwide app showing the best cafes, bars, restaurants, shops and events in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch ..... More >>

96. Closing doors for customer service

24 November 2014 1:46pm | Gisborne District Council

Council offices at Fitzherbert St and Te Puia Springs customer services centre will no longer be opening at the usual time on Wednesdays. .. More >>

97. "Godfather" Of Country, Pat Dugan Recognised

03 April 2007 10:55am | Crown Limousines

The Godfather of Country Music, Pat Dugan had no idea he was to receive a presentation from Kiwi Country Club for his dedication to country music last night... More >>

98. Long Sentence For Fatal Park Attacker

02 April 2008 2:53pm | New Zealand Police

A man convicted of murder in December last year was today sentenced in the Auckland High Court to 16 year's minimum non-parole for what the sentencing Judge described as "a mindless act of drunken thuggery" two years ago to the day... More >>

99. Petrol stations re-opening, refuelling - update

25 February 2011 10:12am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is reminding people not to resort to panic buying which would only lead to stations running out of fuel before fresh deliveries arrive. .. More >>

100. Armed Robbery Westpac Bank Westfield Shopping Centre Albany

12 April 2011 12:37pm | New Zealand Police

At about 1040am this morning security officers delivering cash to the Westpac branch at Westfield Albany were robbed at gun point outside the bank. .. More >>


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