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1. Spectacular show to celebrate Auckland's 175th birthday

25 January 2015 3:41pm |

This long weekend Auckland will celebrate the region's 175th birthday and there are lots of free events on at the waterfront to mark the occasion. .. More >>

2. SKYCITY provides fireworks for Auckland anniversary

22 January 2015 12:22pm | Sky City

SKYCITY will be lighting up the Sky Tower for Auckland Anniversary Weekend and providing an incredible fireworks display on Sunday 26th January. .. More >>

3. Man Missing in Waikato River - Hamilton - Waikato

25 January 2015 4:02pm | New Zealand Police

A 22 year old man is believed drowned in the Waikato River at Hamilton tonight. Just before 9pm emergency services were called to the river near Jellicoe Drive Hamilton. It is understood that the missing man and a friend were attempting to swim across ..... More >>

4. Fatal Motorcycle crash - Huntly - Waikato

24 January 2015 9:00am | New Zealand Police

One person is dead after a motorcycle crash on Te Ohaki Road, Huntly, near the Huntly power station at about 6:30 pm tonight. The pillion passenger on the motorbike died at the scene and the driver suffered moderate injuries in the crash. The road is ..... More >>

5. Police name victims of fatal microlight crash near Timaru

24 January 2015 7:02pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are able to name the two men involved in yesterday's (23 January 2015) fatal microlight crash. They were 51 year old Senior Sergeant Hohi (Randel) Tikitiki and his friend (and flight instructor) 86 year old Alfred (Jack) Mehlhopt... More >>

6. Drowning at east Coast beach

24 January 2015 11:57am | New Zealand Police

At approximately 9.50am on Saturday 24 January 2015 Gisborne Police were notified that three swimmers were in difficulty off Makorori Beach. .. More >>

7. Investigating alternative transport solutions

23 January 2015 10:37am | Auckland Transport

The Board of Auckland Transport has called for an investigation into a light rail network, which could relieve traffic congestion on some of the region's busiest roads... More >>

8. Life Flight attends truck crash in Clarence

24 January 2015 11:56am | Life Flight Trust

At Approximately 7:50 this morning the Life Flight Trust was tasked to respond to State Highway 1 near Clarence just north of Kaikoura to a motor vehicle crash. .. More >>

9. Two Fatal Motorcycle crashes in the Waikato

24 January 2015 7:01pm | New Zealand Police

Police and other emergency services have responded to two fatal motorcycle crashes in the Waikato within four hours on Friday evening the 23rd January 2015. .. More >>

10. Accident, Police Seek Witnesses - Nth Canterbury

24 January 2015 9:01am | New Zealand Police

23 January 2015 Police appeal for witnesses to Tram Rd crash Canterbury Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash shortly after 7am this morning at the McHughs/Tram Road intersection... More >>

11. Roof accident: Taumarunui

24 January 2015 10:42am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

A 22 year old male fell though a roof last night and landed heavily on to concrete sustaining substantial injuries, leaving him critically ill. .. More >>

12. Media update re missing swimmer in Waikato river

25 January 2015 4:06pm | New Zealand Police

Yesterday police and the Fire Service conducted land searches of the East and West banks of the Waikato River after a young man went missing in the river. He is presumed drowned after family saw him slip below the surface while another man was attempting ..... More >>

13. 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 >>

14. Whanganui baby named

23 January 2015 10:01am | New Zealand Police

Whanganui Police can now release the name of the baby, who died at the Whanganui Hospital on 16 January, 2015. .. More >>

15. Celebrate 175 years of Auckland and its Port at SeePort 2015

07 January 2015 2:19pm | Ports of Auckland

This Anniversary Weekend (24 - 26 January), Ports of Auckland will once again open its gates to host SeePort, their annual open weekend. .. More >>

16. Palmerston North's new water park a hit in the first month

23 January 2015 1:03pm | White Water New Zealand

Over 10,000 people have ridden the new SuperBowl and SpeedSlide hydroslides at Palmerston North's Lido Aquatic Centre since opening in December of last year. .. More >>

17. Fatal Crash - Waikato - Waikato

24 January 2015 9:05am | New Zealand Police

Fatal Motorcycle crash - Huntly - Waikato Police and other emergency services have responded to a road crash on Te Ohaki Road, Huntly near the Huntly Power Station at approximately 6.30pm 23/01/14... More >>

18. Hiker rescued from Mt Sebastopol

24 January 2015 7:03pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police SAR led a successful operation to rescue a hiker that had got bluffed while descending Mt Sebastopol this afternoon (24 January 2015). .. More >>

19. Father and son fall off cliff - Rescued by chopper

25 January 2015 3:45pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

This afternoon at 1600hrs the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Omanawa Falls south of Tauranga where a 37 year old Tauranga man and his 12 year old son had fallen 100 metres off a walking track to the Omanawa falls. ..... More >>

20. 2015 Leadfoot Festival Tickets Go on Sale

29 August 2014 11:01am | Destination Coromandel

Tickets for the 2015 Leadfoot Festival to be held 6- 8 February 2015 will go on sale for the general public on Monday 1st September. .. More >>

21. Extra Coromandel rubbish collections start from Boxing Day

23 December 2014 12:28pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Most Coromandel townships begin receiving additional rubbish and recycling collections from this Friday, changing from fortnightly recycling collections to weekly collections as well as extra weekly collection days... More >>

22. Sudden Death - Judges Bay - Auckland City

22 January 2015 4:03pm | New Zealand Police

A person has died on the beach at Judges Bay in Auckland Ambulance were notified after the person was found face down at the beach just after2pm this afternoon. The cause of death is unknown, however Police are not treating it as suspicious. No details ..... More >>

23. New RBI tower boosts broadband options and mobile coverage

16 January 2014 12:37pm | Vodafone

Vodafone has switched on its newly built cell site at Aongatete in the Western Bay of Plenty - part of the Government's Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) - providing improved mobile coverage and broadband options for residents and visitors to the ..... More >>

24. Emergency services at fatal microlight crash near Timaru

24 January 2015 9:04am | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police and emergency services are at the scene of a fatal microlight crash that occurred at approximately 7.30pm tonight (23 January 2015). .. More >>

25. What are the chances of drowning in the Waikato?!

23 December 2005 1:00pm | Water Safety New Zealand

22 December 2005 Media Release For immediate release What are the chances of drowning this holiday period in the Waikato?!.. More >>

26. Barrington Big Fun, at Barrington Park

09 February 2006 12:54am | Christchurch City Council

Pack a picnic, gather up the family and head to Barrington Park on Sunday, 26 February for the annual Barrington Big Fun - an afternoon of free family fun and entertainment... More >>

27. Brewer, Quax, Wood urge public to speak up on 10-year plan

23 January 2015 10:32am | Cameron Brewer

Three centre-right Auckland councillors say it's critical Auckland householders have their say on Auckland Council's draft Long Term Plan which goes out for public consultation today... More >>

28. Canterbury police appeal for witnesses to Tram Rd crash

23 January 2015 4:00pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash shortly after 7am this morning at the McHughs/Tram Road intersection. .. More >>

29. Poisoned swan plants

27 January 2014 10:26am | Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

The Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust is warning all butterfly gardeners to be careful when buying plants for the most royal of butterflies, the Monarch. .. More >>

30. New Piha Rescue Boat Launches on Saturday

20 January 2015 10:28am | Piha Surf Life Saving Club

AUCKLAND, NZ. Piha Surf Life Saving Club (PSLSC) welcomes its latest IRB fleet addition with the launch of a new vessel gifted by the Western District Freemasons. .. More >>

31. Serious crash SH35 Opape

23 January 2015 10:03am | New Zealand Police

A serious crash between a car and a motor cycle has happened on SH35 at Opape which is on the East Cape side of Opotiki. .. More >>

32. Puketutu Island a people's playground

29 October 2010 2:36pm | Watercare Services

Successful negotiatons between Waikato-Tainui, local iwi, Watercare Services Limited and the Kelliher Charitable Trust have resulted in an agreement to develop Puketutu Island as a public open space... More >>

33. Alcohol licensing hours to change

26 November 2013 2:00pm | Auckland Council

A new campaign was launched today by Auckland Council to advise residents of a change to alcohol licensing hours next month under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act. .. More >>

34. Traffic Congestion: State Highway 1 Puhoi to Warkworth

25 January 2014 11:49am | New Zealand Police

Traffic Northbound on State Highway One is heavily congested from South of Puhoi to Warkworth. .. More >>

35. Dogs poisoned by Karaka berries in Wellington suburbs

19 February 2014 9:57am | NZVA

Dogs poisoned by Karaka berries in Wellington suburbs Veterinarians in western Wellington suburbs have reported treating dogs poisoned by karaka berries, according to the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA). Dr Brendon Bullen, a representative of ..... More >>

36. Comments On Auckland 10-Year Plan

23 January 2015 10:30am | No More Rates

Residential Ratepayers to be slogged with $100 million extra on rates while business rates go down. .. More >>

37. Water restrictions hurt all

23 January 2015 12:46pm | Irrigation NZ

Water restrictions are an emotive topic. It's understandable. If you're a passionate gardener and have spent thousands of dollars on your garden, you'll be hurting right now. Hosing restrictions are hitting home. The reality is that many lawns will ..... More >>

38. Sea Rescue - Motukawiti Island, Northland - Northland

25 January 2015 4:03pm | New Zealand Police

A man has been rescued from the sea off the Northland coast overnight after a yacht struck rocks and sank. Emergency services were notified at about 11pm after the yacht struck rocks at Motukawiti Island, bout 4 km offshore from Matauri Bay in Northland. ..... More >>

39. Christine Fletcher Answers Questions

15 September 2004 12:02am | Christine Fletcher

Enclosed are answers given by Chris to questions which came directly to her from the Chamber of Commerce prior to and which accompanied her speech which you received a copy of yesterday... More >>

40. Irritating jellyfish swarm into Wellington Harbour

04 February 2005 9:39am | Wellington City Council

Swimmers are warned to take care during dips in Wellington Harbour - which is currently swarming with jellyfish... More >>

41. Harcourt Park paddling pool opens for summer next week

21 November 2014 4:52pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt's popular toddlers' paddling pool will once again open for the summer season at Harcourt Park next Wednesday. .. More >>

42. Launching Auckland's 175th birthday weekend

15 December 2014 9:50am | Auckland Council

Come and celebrate the 175th anniversary of Auckland, from Saturday 24 to Monday 26 January. Auckland Council and ASB are partnering to transform Shed 10 and Queens Wharf to give Aucklanders a glimpse into our past across the three days of Auckland ..... More >>

43. Name released of fatal crash victim on Whangaparaoa Road

15 January 2015 11:16am | New Zealand Police

Police investigating this morning's fatal crash on Whangaparaoa Road can now release the name of the woman who died. 23 year-old Coral JOBSIS was the sole occupant of her vehicle... More >>

44. Joseph Parker's next fight - Auckland, March 5

16 January 2015 10:17am | Duco Events

Joseph Parker is set to light up Auckland's Vodafone Events Centre this March 5th, 2015when he takes on Jason 'The Technician' Pettaway ! .. More >>

45. Water restrictions unlikely for Auckland

20 January 2015 11:48am | Watercare Services

Councils across the country are imposing water restrictions as dry weather begins to bite, but Auckland is unlikely to have to follow suit, despite a continuing spell of sweltering summer days... More >>

46. Mayor must recall Council to debate Light Rail proposal

23 January 2015 11:07am | No More Rates

The proposal by Auckland Transport for a possible new Light Rail system being released on the same day that Auckland Council issued its draft 10-year plan [LTP] is a classic example of the right hand not knowing what the left hand is doing... More >>

47. Serious Crash - Road Closure - Takapuna

23 January 2015 2:08pm | New Zealand Police

Due to a serious crash near St Leonards Road, Lake Road Takapuna has been closed between Hauraki Corner (Corner of Lake/Jutland) and Lake/Hororata Roads. .. More >>

48. Lake Road Takapuna open following crash

23 January 2015 2:44pm | New Zealand Police

"Lake Road open following crash. - Takapuna - Waitemata" Lake Road Takapuna is now open to traffic following the earlier crash. the driver involved has been taken to North Shore Hospital by Ambulance. He is reported to be in a critical condition... More >>

49. Update on SkyPath consent submissions

24 January 2015 10:14am | Auckland City Council

As of late today there were more than 4000 submissions received by Auckland Council on the Resource Consent for the SkyPath cycleway on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. .. More >>

50. Traffic update - week starting 26 January 2015

24 January 2015 10:23am | Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

Schools start back next week so please keep this in mind and plan ahead for a little more congestion. Note: Ferry Rd, Wilsons Rd and Moorhouse Ave intersection is closed from today (Friday 23 January) until 6am Monday 26 January. Find out more here ... More >>

51. Dog exercise areas in Auckland city

31 March 2004 5:37pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland City has increased the number of designated dog exercise areas throughout the city from 81 to 128. The council has recently completed a review of the city's dog exercise areas. The review involved extensive discussion with community board ..... More >>

52. Man charged with murder of Susan Sutherland

24 May 2005 5:48pm | New Zealand Police

A thirty year old male, of Christchurch, has been charged with the murder of Susan Gayle Sutherland on Saturday 16 April this year. He will appear in the Christchurch District Court tomorrow. Detective Senior Sergeant David Harvey says that the inquiry ..... More >>

53. Auckland motorway exit numbering

01 June 2005 12:47am | Transit New Zealand

Transit New Zealand is making Auckland motorway off-ramps and links more user-friendly with the introduction of an exit numbering system... More >>

54. Community service for illegal tree felling

30 May 2006 12:05am | Auckland City Council

An Avondale resident convicted of felling a generally protected tree has been ordered to serve 180 hours' community service... More >>

55. Notice issued on Hawke's Bay Prison

01 September 2008 1:11pm | Hastings District Council

Hastings District Council has issued an Insanitary Building Notice to Hawke's Bay Prison after black mould was discovered in some prison buildings... More >>

56. Online Grinch Steels Christmas

22 December 2010 3:13pm |

The owners of have taken the rare and unusual step of issuing a warning about buying from an Australian based online web site which heavily promotes itself in New Zealand... More >>

57. Church Begins Work on New Recreational Facility in Hamilton

04 November 2013 6:43pm | Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

A property on the outskirts of Hamilton New Zealand owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be developed into a recreational facility for youth and families, the Church announced today... More >>

58. Public transport holiday timetable for Auckland Anniversary

23 January 2014 11:39am | Auckland Transport

Public transport holiday timetable for Auckland Anniversary Weekend If you are getting out and about to one of the many events this Anniversary Weekend make a plan and allow plenty of time for travel. Public transport services will be operating to a ..... More >>

59. Start planning for Seaweek 2015

22 July 2014 2:13pm | Seaweek

The New Zealand Association for Environment Education is delighted to announce the dates and theme for its flagship event Seaweek for 2015. .. More >>

60. Major events funding confirmed for Auckland Pride Parade

28 July 2014 11:42am | Auckland Pride Festival

Wednesday 23 July Major events funding confirmed for Auckland Pride Parade for 2015/2016 The Auckland Pride Parade will feature in Auckland's major events calendar for the next two years, thanks to support from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic ..... More >>

61. Shock as company gets go-ahead in the Karangahake Gorge

09 September 2014 2:23pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Extensive mining activity is due to start in the beautiful bush clad hills behind the iconic Karangahake Rail Trail... More >>

62. Ice Age hits Hamilton with ground-breaking entertainment

23 September 2014 10:02am | Spark Activate

A new concept in family entertainment launches in Hamilton today showcasing revolutionary technology not seen anywhere else in the mini golf space within Australasia. Ice Age, an 18 hole mini golf course themed on the Ice Age period offers a mini golf ..... More >>

63. Are you odd or even? Summer watering restrictions in place

26 September 2014 11:40am | Wellington Water

Daylight savings starts this weekend and that means watering restrictions are now active in Lower Hutt, Porirua, and Wellington. The three cities join Upper Hutt, where there are year-round restrictions in place... More >>

64. Auckland's first two digital speed cameras go live

03 December 2014 10:27am | New Zealand Police

A new generation of fixed speed cameras arrives in Auckland tomorrow (Thursday 4 December), with two new cameras going live in Totara Park. .. More >>

65. Whangamata drowning prompts water safety warning from Police

07 January 2015 3:59pm | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police are working with the local district council to establish the circumstances surrounding a drowning in the Whangamata Harbour this afternoon. .. More >>

66. Swimming Holes a Plenty in Rotorua

08 January 2015 3:45pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

We're a nation of water lovers and swimming is a pastime which virtually every New Zealander can claim as a birth right. And nothing compares to the freedom of taking a refreshing plunge in the untamed waters of one of nature's beautiful swimming ..... More >>

67. Have you seen this plant in Canterbury?

19 January 2015 2:11pm | New Zealand Police

The cannabis growing season is well underway. As part of a nationwide Police operation (Operation Jasmine) Canterbury Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for cannabis growing operations, or related suspicious activity, while they're ..... More >>

68. Council to Blame for Housing Un-affordability

19 January 2015 7:04pm | Affordable Auckland

"The incompetence of Auckland Council is leaving the battered dreams of thousands of young Aucklanders in its wake as Auckland is today labelled the ninth least affordable city in the world to live," says Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry... More >>

69. Housing affordability about much more than land availability

21 January 2015 10:31am | NZ Planning Institute

The NZPI believes the current focus on land availability is too narrow to solve this country's housing affordability problem effectively. .. More >>

70. Local government supports sensible change to the RMA

22 January 2015 10:14am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has welcomed change to the RMA signalled by Hon Dr Nick Smith in his annual speech to Nelson Rotary yesterday and looks forward to working with the Government to implement these changes... More >>

71. Call to Watch Out for Fire Risk

22 January 2015 3:47pm | Palmerston North City Council

The council has warned rural and city residents to be on the alert for fire risks. Yesterday fire fighters were called to a one-hectare scrub fire in the Turitea area, south of Palmerston North city, and this morning crews were called to a hay barn ..... More >>

72. Motorway project values Auckland's heritage

17 December 2003 8:43am | Transit New Zealand

A historic flue, which has been rebuilt on the site of Auckland's Grafton Gully motorway upgrading project, now serves as an archaeological reminder of the city's early industrial heritage. It is part of one of the original furnaces of the 19th century Phoenix ..... More >>

73. Latest Update: Rodney storm conditions

16 July 2007 11:16am | Rodney District Council

areas that have suffered flooding to date: Kaipara Flats, Woodcocks Rd in Warkworth; Whangaripo Valley Road; Tomarata Valley; Kanohi Road, Kaukapakapa - ring the emergency help line on 0800 779 997 to report cases of distress that may require welfare assistance.. More >>

74. Tip Top Kite Day this Sunday

29 January 2009 2:43pm | Christchurch City Council

A goldfish bigger than a shark? Life-sized cows floating in the sky, surrounded by stingrays, octopuses, cuttlefish? Catch them all at the Tip Top Kite Day on this Sunday in the "An Aquarium in the Sky" display... More >>

75. Nelson Trolley Derby

24 February 2009 2:29pm | Nelson Trolley Derby

From garages and sheds around Nelson, they are rolling out on wheels large and small, in styles that range from the simple to the super's Nelson's annual celebration of gravity-driven racing - the South Canterbury Finance Nelson Trolley ..... More >>

76. Cemetery records now just a mouse click away

22 January 2010 1:05pm | Rotorua District Council

ROTORUA 22 .01.10: People wanting to locate Rotorua cemetery and crematorium records from anytime in the last 128 years can now do so at the click of a computer mouse. .. More >>

77. People Not To Use Flying Lanterns Over Summer

28 January 2010 5:00pm | National Rural Fire Authority

The National Rural Fire Authority is urging New Zealanders not to use sky lanterns for private or public celebrations this summer saying in the wrong conditions they could easily cause fires... More >>

78. Allan Boreham to be Assistant Commissioner

23 June 2010 4:51pm | New Zealand Police

Superintendent Allan Boreham has been provisionally appointed as the Assistant Police Commissioner for Auckland, the Commissioner of Police, Howard Broad, said today. .. More >>

79. A vote for Shannon Gillies is a vote that counts.

07 August 2010 3:03pm | The National

As a recent arrival to Auckland I have had the pleasure of meeting some wonderful people. I had been told before I moved here from Hawke's Bay at the beginning of the year that all I would meet would be wankers. Well that perception of Auckland ..... More >>

80. 42 ANZ and National Bank ATMs working in Christchurch

01 March 2011 7:54pm | ANZ Bank

There are now around 42 ANZ and National Bank ATMs working in Christchurch region Christchurch ATMs (at 5pm 1 March) Reminder: ANZ customers can use both The National Bank and ANZ ATMs without incurring any other bank ATM fee... More >>

81. Tauranga Eastern Link Milestone: 1st Bridge Section Placed

07 November 2012 3:52pm | NZTA

Milestone for Tauranga Eastern Link as first bridge section for the Kaituna River Bridge is placed.. More >>

82. Four Missions for Life Flight's Westpac Rescue Helicopter

11 February 2013 8:24am | Life Flight Air Ambulance

Life Flight teams had a busy day with two rescues in the Wairarapa, one rescue in Wellington and one potential rescue in Upper Hutt Life Flight responded to all four incidents with a Wellington Free Ambulance (WFA) Paramedic onboard the Westpac Rescue ..... More >>

83. History Repeats in Christchurch

03 June 2013 4:01pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

History Repeats in Christchurch They say history never repeats. But at the Christchurch Airport Marathon today, the winners of the feature full marathon were an exact repeat of the same race 14 years ago. In 1999 two runners with vastly different background ..... More >>

84. Auckland House Prices --- The Ongoing Saga

31 July 2013 2:09pm | Keith Rankin

Keith Rankin, 31 July 2013 Auckland's housing problem is not all that it seems. The price of housing - as opposed to the price of houses - is falling, not rising. Recent reports indicate a shortfall in demand for rental properties. ( Renting in ..... More >>

85. Free e-waste recycling a first for Wellington

13 August 2013 10:07am | Wellington City Council

Thanks to a new partnership with e-recycler RemarkIT, Wellingtonians can now dispose of most e-waste for free at the Southern Landfill's recycling centre. .. More >>

86. Dog-friendly policy on Auckland's Public Transport

04 September 2013 10:47am | Rob Thomas

Auckland Council candidate Rob Thomas welcomes the discussion to allow for dog friendly public transport on Auckland's train and bus services. .. More >>

87. Back to the Future for Petone's McKenzie Baths

24 September 2013 10:27am | Hutt City Council

Petone's McKenzie Pool will open at 10am on Saturday 16 November after a $2.3 million major redevelopment. .. More >>

88. 2014 Season pass prices for New Zealand's premier ski areas

18 October 2013 12:03pm | NZSki

New Zealand's premier ski areas in Queenstown and Canterbury have released season pass pricing for 2014 and announced the start of a multi-million-dollar new development at The Remarkables... More >>

89. Committee structure and chairs for Auckland Council

29 October 2013 7:41pm | Auckland Council

News Release 29 October 2013 Committee structure and chairs for Auckland Council Mayor Len Brown today announced the new committee structure and chairs for the second term of Auckland Council. Len Brown says "The public has been very clear that they ..... More >>

90. Skechers Opens Its Doors To Auckland

14 November 2013 3:52pm | Skechers

Skechers is celebrating 21 years in New Zealand by opening the doors to its first concept retail store in Westfield St Lukes, later this month. .. More >>

91. Manawatu fatal crash update - State Highway One now open

08 January 2014 5:20pm | New Zealand Police

State Highway One, south of Sanson is now open with both lanes fully operational after a fatal car crash early this morning. .. More >>

92. Auckland Transport helping get to big events this weekend

11 February 2014 11:21am | Auckland Transport

Whether you're off to the NRL Auckland Nines, rapping along with Eminem or taking the family to the Auckland Lantern Festival this weekend there are public transport options to help get you there and home again. On Saturday large crowds are expected ..... More >>

93. Kilbirnie Festival info, Sunday 9 March

26 February 2014 11:45am | Capital Productions

The Kilbirnie Festival is now in its 19th consecutive year, and is one of Wellington's biggest and longest-running outdoor community events. .. More >>

94. Huge catch of illegal snapper under floorboards of boat

28 April 2014 4:27pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A huge catch of illegally caught snapper hidden under the floorboards of a recreational boat may see three South Auckland men facing serious fisheries charges. .. More >>

95. Stories of rumour and intrigue from Havelock North

08 May 2014 4:32pm | MTG Hawke's Bay

MTG Hawke's Bay's new regional history exhibition Dr Felkin and the Forerunners: visions of utopia, 1900-1930 opens on Saturday 17 May. This exhibition tells the fascinating story of the Havelock North Forerunners and their enigmatic leader, Dr ..... More >>

96. Bellfield Road, Papakura - Special Housing Area

12 September 2014 11:33am | Calum Penrose

The former Papakura Golf Course and the adjoining property at 117 Opaheke Road, which borders the new Opaheke Park, have been recommended to the Minister of Housing in Auckland Council's latest tranche of Special Housing Areas (SHAs)... More >>

97. New Ombudsman opinion - Horowhenua District Council

07 November 2014 5:11pm | Office of the Ombudsman

The Chief Ombudsman has released her opinion on a complaint about the manner in which the Horowhenua District Council investigated a councillor's alleged code of conduct breaches. Dame Beverley Wakem found that the Mayor and Deputy Mayor unreasonably ..... More >>

98. Application for Subdivision at New Chum Beach

18 December 2014 11:51am | Thames Coromandel District Council

An application to subdivide land at New Chum Beach (Wainuiototo Bay Whangapoua) will go out for public notification on Friday 16 January 2015. The application was submitted to Council in October 2014... More >>

99. DOC warns large great white shark seen in upper Waitemata

31 December 2014 3:05pm | Department of Conservation

Department of Conservation(DOC) marine scientist Clinton Duffy says a shark seen in shallow water in the upper Waitemata Harbour, in west Auckland, is a large great white shark... More >>

100. New Year's Eve celebrations to go ahead in Wellington

31 December 2014 4:46pm | Wellington City Council

It's all on - New Year's Eve celebrations to go ahead on Wellington's waterfront .. More >>


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