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1. Friday, busy night for Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

01 March 2015 11:11am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a farm south of Morrinsville at approximately 8pm on Friday evening. A 14 year old local boy had come off his motorbike in a hilly farm paddock. He was treated for neck and back injuries at the ..... More >>

2. Auckland to open ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone

11 February 2015 4:17pm | ATEED

Auckland's non-stop summer is set to continue at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone in the Britomart Precinct, where almost every tournament match will be screened live and free to the public... More >>

3. Auckland Harbour Bridge flags fly at half mast

12 September 2006 10:20am | Transit New Zealand

As a mark of mourning and respect to the King of Tonga Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, the flags on Auckland Harbour Bridge will fly at half mast until 10am tomorrow, Wednesday 13 September, when the King's coffin leaves New Zealand... More >>

4. Get 1080 off our Farms

27 March 2015 2:13pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

I would ask all farmers to be vigilant when 1080 is used around their properties, and to ensure they do not further compromise our exports like the current sick criminal is doing... More >>

5. Direct Action Looms in Auckland Battle

29 March 2015 9:26pm | YachtSail Waka Aotearoa

Dear Port Company and Auckland City -This is a struggle it appears that the Council and Port Company cannot win. Sadly both organisations appear appear to have gone too far this time with secret non-notifiable decisions on the Bledisloe Wharf extensions ..... More >>

6. 40th Anniversary of ASB Polyfest starts today

18 March 2015 11:55am | ASB Polyfest

The 40th Anniversary the ASB Polyfest starts today with a special flag raising ceremony and powhiri at the Manukau Sports Bowl. .. More >>

7. Auckland Harbour Bridge will glow green tonight

17 March 2015 4:48pm | 2Degrees

2degrees is getting in the spirit of things and celebrating St Patrick's Day this evening by lighting up the Auckland Harbour Bridge green as part of its 'Play the Bridge' light show... More >>

8. Tāmaki Housing Group Occupy New Houses

28 March 2015 11:40am | Glen Innes Defence Committee

Early this morning state housing tenants and their supporters occupied the new houses being built under the Northern Glen Innes Redevelopment on Apirana Avenue to disrupt the 2pm open home that was set for this afternoon... More >>

9. Self-setting traps controlling island rats

25 March 2015 3:29pm | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) has learned a lot about using self-setting traps to rid islands of rats from a trial just completed on Native Island, off Stewart Island/ Rakiura. The trial began in December 2013 when Goodnature A24 traps for rats ..... More >>

10. SH1 closed south of Orari following serious crash

29 March 2015 9:53pm | New Zealand Police

State Highway 1 is currently closed (at 3.35pm) south of Orari due to a serious crash involving a truck and car. The driver of the car had been taken to Timaru hospital with serious injuries... More >>

11. Overnight Motorway Closures

27 March 2015 2:53pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 3 April. ..... More >>

12. Calling All Parents! Peppa Pig Is In Town!

30 September 2013 3:11pm | TVNZ

October is Oinktober on TVNZ Kidzone24 and to celebrate we're taking everyone's favourite pig - Peppa Pig - across the country for some special appearances and to make some friends on the way... More >>

13. Kaipatiki Local Board have their Priorities Wrong Again

27 March 2015 3:42pm | John Gillon

In a time of project deferrals, funding cuts and the potential library closures, members of the Kaipatiki Local Board have been informed that an incremental $150k for public art at Zion Hill Reserve in Birkenhead will be approved at the next Local ..... More >>

14. 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 >>

15. Rotorua Offers Great Last Minute Options For Easter Break

06 March 2015 11:30am | Village Public Relations

ROTORUA, 6th March 2015: Forgotten to make any holiday plans this Easter? Thankfully the perfect getaway is easy to organise and only a short drive away! .. More >>

16. 2015 Polyfest Event concludes on high note

22 March 2015 4:09pm | New Zealand Police

"A rewarding success" is how Inspector Alan Shearer of Counties/Manukau Police described the 2015 Polyfest that concluded this afternoon at the Manukau Sports Bowl. .. More >>

17. Sky Tower lights up to support Blackcaps

27 March 2015 10:30am | SKYCITY

Auckland's Sky Tower will join the #backtheblackcaps crusade and glow the official colours of the BLACKCAPS as the team prepares for the final showdown against Australia in Melbourne... More >>

18. Deputy Principal wins Mazda2 at Auckland Zoo

28 March 2015 10:41am | Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo and principal partner Mazda have announced the lucky winner of the Meerkats in a Mazda2 competition - Wendy Naidu! .. More >>

19. ROAD CLOSURE: SH2 Karangahake Gorge Thursday April 9

28 March 2015 10:43am | NZ Transport

ROAD CLOSURE: SH2 Karangahake Gorge Thursday April 9 The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 2 (SH2) through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed to all traffic from 9pm Thursday April 9 until5.30am the following day... More >>

20. Fatality following serious crash south of Rangitata Bridge

29 March 2015 10:17pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police can confirm there has been one fatality following a serious crash involving a truck and car on State Highway 1 south of the Rangitata Road bridge which occurred shortly after 2pm this afternoon (29 March 2015). .. More >>

21. Challenges to Councils to follow Waitakere's lead

14 May 2007 2:03pm | Human Rights Commission

Waitakere City has become the first Council in the country to place the full text of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in its Council building, acknowledging the importance of human rights... More >>

22. U-20 World Cup draw brings football giants to Christchurch

11 February 2015 10:19am | Christchurch City Council

The FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 draw took place in Auckland on Tuesday 10 February and sees Germany, Fiji, Uzbekistan, and Honduras based in Christchurch for Group F matches, with additional fixture from Group E featuring Brazil and North ..... More >>

23. More Wellington kids riding bikes

25 March 2015 5:07pm | Wellington City Council

In 1990, New Zealand primary school children were biking an average of 28 minutes per week. Today, it is less than 5 minutes per week - with many children not getting to ride a bike at all... More >>

24. Act now to protect fruit from guava moth, Northlanders urged

09 October 2012 9:51am | Northland Regional Council

Now is the time to practise good orchard hygiene and take other steps to protect Northland fruit crops favoured by the unwanted Aussie insect invader the guava moth, biosecurity experts say... More >>

25. Wellington's First Street Count of Rough Sleepers

08 August 2014 12:49pm | Jeremy Wilkinson

Last night 50 volunteers helped in Wellington's first ever count of rough sleepers. The project was headed by Te Aro Health Centre, the Soup Kitchen, and Wellington City Council. .. More >>

26. 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 >>

27. The Food Show Christchurch - Tickets on Sale

04 March 2015 4:04pm | The Food Show

Taking place at the Horncastle Arena between 1 - 3 May 2015, taste buds are set to tingle as tickets to New Zealand's favourite foodie event, The Food Show Christchurch, go on sale today!.. More >>

28. Artists announced for Sculpture in the Gardens

27 March 2015 12:19pm | Auckland Council

Several new faces are among the 20 New Zealand sculptors selected to participate in the Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition at the Auckland Botanic Gardens in November. .. More >>

29. NZ Police 'prevention' tractor a hit at Field Days

28 March 2015 10:14am | New Zealand Police

The New Zealand Police branded tractor has proved a huge hit at the South Island Agricultural Field Days held in Kirwee this week. .. More >>

30. Kerikeri, Whangarei latest flood maps released

11 November 2013 2:45pm | Northland Regional Council

Kerikeri/Waipapa and Whangarei have become the latest parts of Northland to be issued with new maps showing the likely effect a 'one in a century' flood would have on them... More >>

31. 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 >>

32. Women Blossom At Camellia House

10 March 2014 12:38pm | Alexander Communications

Living proof of the term 'unsung hero' can be found in the suburbs of South Auckland, where women and their young children seek refuge from situations that force them from thier family homes... More >>

33. Renewed gold mining threat to Central North Island

09 May 2014 4:31pm | Forest And Bird

Kokako Independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird says Central North Island land next to Mt Tarawera is more valuable as it is than as it would be as a gold mine. Simon Bridges today announced that a mining company will be able to ..... More >>

34. Serious crash on SH1 Orari-Rangitata Highway

14 October 2014 3:08pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to the scene of a serious crash on SH1 Orari-Rangitata Highway that occurred just after 2.30pm today. .. More >>

35. Lower Hutt's Huia Pool hit with Phoenix Fever

11 February 2015 11:26am | Hutt City Council

Huia Pool has come down with a case of Phoenix Fever and the staff couldn't be happier. .. More >>

36. Australian NRL teams head to Napier's McLean Park

26 February 2015 12:58pm | Napier City Council

Thursday 26 February, 2015 Napier's McLean Park is expecting a big crowd after confirmation the Melbourne Storm will host a 'home' game against St George Illawarra at the iconic ground. Melbourne Storm has today announced that it will play the NRL ..... More >>

37. WEL Energy Trust launches new funding scheme

12 March 2015 10:45am | WEL Energy Trust

WEL Energy Trust has ring-fenced $400,000 for a new scheme to support smaller community projects. .. More >>

38. Aucklanders: be prepared for Cyclone Pam from Sunday evening

13 March 2015 2:11pm | Auckland Council Media

Auckland Civil Defence is reminding Aucklanders to stay up-to-date with weather forecasts over the weekend as Cyclone Pam approaches New Zealand. .. More >>

39. Fatal car crash Levin

21 March 2015 10:15am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services were called to Kimberly Road, Levin at about 5.30am Saturday morning following the single vehicle crash. .. More >>

40. Historic sawmill to close in Mamaku

23 March 2015 3:00pm | EPMU

Historic sawmill to close in Mamaku One of the oldest sawmills in New Zealand will close at the end of the month, at a cost of 25 jobs and potentially more in the local community. Mamaku Sawmill is the last operating mill in the area, which was once ..... More >>

41. All eyes on Sky Tower - Tuesday's cricket match

24 March 2015 2:10pm | SKYCITY

Auckland's Sky Tower will be the centre of an incredible fireworks display to mark the conclusion of the cricket at Eden Park tonight. .. More >>

42. Investigations ongoing into serious assault at prison

25 March 2015 4:55pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are investigating a serious assault reported to have occurred at Christchurch Men's Prison at approximately 9.30am this morning (25 March 2015). .. More >>

43. Eastland Group begins runway resealing at Gisborne Airport

27 March 2015 1:28pm | Eastland Group

Work to reseal a large section of the runway at Gisborne Airport will start on Sunday, 29 March 2015. .. More >>

44. Auckland Transport is putting on some extra public transport

28 March 2015 11:01am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is putting on some extra public transport services to cater for cricket fans on Sunday at the Takutai Square Fanzone .. More >>

45. "Dangerous wharf jumping must stop"

12 February 2001 4:41pm | Auckland Regional Council

Auckland Harbourmaster James McPetrie says people must cease the dangerous practice of jumping off wharves before tragedy strikes... More >>

46. Bigger And Better Basketball Court For Otara Youth

26 March 2001 2:23pm | Manukau City Council

Youth in the Dawson Road area of Otara will have noticed that their old basketball court on the Ferguson Oaks Reserve has moved and is bigger and better than before. This is because construction has started on the Clover Park Youth Library which is ..... More >>

47. World class travel for Britomart users

07 July 2003 9:39am | Auckland City Council

Aucklanders were able to witness a moment in history today when the first passenger train rolled in to the impressive Britomart Transport Centre early this morning... More >>

48. Book lovers go wild out west

12 December 2008 10:31am | Waitakere City

From New Lynn to Bethells Beach and in cinemas and on trains - the 450 books released for this year's Books in the Wild teen literacy programme certainly made their way around Waitakere and, in some cases, beyond... More >>

49. Navy Ships Descend on Auckland

19 March 2010 4:02pm | New Zealand Defence Force

An unusual sight greeted Auckland residents as seven Navy vessels came over the horizon and into Waitamata Harbour today. .. More >>

50. Double homicide investigation in Mt Albert

14 January 2011 3:11pm | New Zealand Police

Auckland City Police have commenced a double homicide investigation at an address in the suburb of Mount Albert. Just after 11.00am this morning Friday 14 January 2011, Police were called to an address in Stilwell Road, Mount Albert. On arrival ..... More >>

51. No shellfish gathering in Waipu Estuary area of Bream Bay

27 September 2012 4:35pm | Whangarei District Council

Members of the public are advised not to gather shellfish from the Waipu Estuary and Bream Bay one kilometer either side of the mouth of the estuary for the next 28 days... More >>

52. Sofitel Wellington Brings French Luxury to the Capital

12 December 2012 12:50pm | Sofitel

First internationally-branded luxury hotel to be developed in over two decades 12 December 2012 - Sofitel Luxury Hotels has announced the development of the city's first internationally-branded luxury hotel in over two decades with the Sofitel Wellington ..... More >>

53. Mt Grey, Hurunui District, Canterbury: Missing Person

03 January 2013 11:22am | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking the whereabouts of Nicholas John WARD who went missing from a camp site at Mt Grey, Hurinui, Canterbury on the 1st of January 2013. At the time he was camping with friends... More >>

54. Recapture of Methyl Bromide fumigant at CentrePort necessary

18 March 2013 4:34pm | Paul Bruce

CentrePort needs to up its game and move to recapture technology for methyl bromide fumigations now, in light of the exposure of a damning report, Greater Wellington Regional Councillor said today... More >>

55. "Bring the Keg Back to the Brewery Race"

19 March 2013 10:17am | Tui Brewery

Registrations Still Open for "Bring the Keg Back to the Brewery Race" Registrations are still open for this Sunday's "Bring the Keg Back to the Brewery" race at Mangatainoka... More >>

56. Total fire ban continues for Hastings District

22 March 2013 4:24pm | Hastings District Council

A total fire ban continues and the fire risk remains high in Hastings District, despite the recent rainfall. .. More >>

57. Chloe Mathewson - Family Press Statement

01 April 2013 11:18am | New Zealand Police

The following statement is distributed on behalf of Chloe Mathewson's family, Jim and Ben Mathewson, her father and brother respectively. .. More >>

58. The realities of Puhoi to Wellsford

23 July 2013 11:22am | Auckland Transport Blog

The sheer stupidity of the Puhoi to Wellsford project might be starting to hit home for some of the residents of Warkworth and surrounding areas as the exact route of the motorway starts to be understood... More >>

59. Embrace the warmer weather with Crowne Plaza Queenstown

24 September 2013 12:14pm | Crowne Plaza

Crowne Plaza Queenstown is encouraging Kiwis to grab a friend and visit Queenstown this spring as winter makes way for warmer weather, longer days and an abundance of activities to enjoy... More >>

60. Comment on the notified Auckland Proposed Unitary Plan

30 September 2013 3:43pm | David Thornton

The Proposed Unitary Plan has now been notified and contains many changes from the Draft Plan which caused outrage in many North Shore Communities, especially in Milford, Browns Bay, Sunnynook and down the Devonport and Bayswater peninsulas... More >>

61. Gang search warrant successful, firearms seized

08 November 2013 3:28pm | New Zealand Police

Detectives from the Organised & Financial Crime Agency New Zealand (OFCANZ), yesterday seized six firearms, ammunition and a late model Holden utility following the successful execution of a search warrant at an Onehunga based storage facility. .. More >>

62. One Northland Council a win-win for local decision making

12 November 2013 2:43pm | NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

"The Local Government Commission's proposal to unify the four councils of Northland to create a single Northland Council unitary authority achieves the best balance between promoting local decision making and meeting the long term needs of the regional ..... More >>

63. Conclusion from report - dairy conversions need moderating

21 November 2013 9:22am | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest & Bird says a report released this morning by the independent Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan Wright, shows that in many areas, limits will need to be set on the conversion of beef and sheep farms to dairy farms. .. More >>

64. Bronze Sapper Moore-Jones statue gifted to Hamilton City

29 November 2013 12:08pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has approved a bronze statue of Sapper Horace Moore-Jones being gifted to the City by the Theatre of the Impossible Trust (TOTI). The 3.5 metre high artwork by artist Matt Gauldie will contribute to commemorating the Centennials of ..... More >>

65. Colin Maiden Park to stay in public ownership

18 December 2013 9:44am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has added Colin Maiden Park in St Johns to its parks network, ensuring this open space and sports field complex remains in public ownership and available to the people of Auckland forever... More >>

66. More freedom camping sites for Whangamata

23 December 2013 9:34am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Whangamata is set to expand its sites designated for self-contained and certified vehicles from eight to a possible 27. .. More >>

67. Countdown's Feed Four for $15 proves popular with shoppers

17 January 2014 3:17pm | Countdown Supermarket

Brett McGregor and Jax Hamilton have returned to develop 17 new recipes that are light, tasty, and easy to create on a budget - ranging from fresh summer salads and pasta dishes, to spicy pork burgers, new ways to use seafood and some delicious ..... More >>

68. Boaties need to be mindful of dolphins

31 January 2014 1:30pm | Massey University

Boaties heading out into the Hauraki Gulf over the summer need to take greater care in sharing the water, Massey researchers say, as they uncover the impact of collisions between vessels and marine mammals in the area... More >>

69. Council May Seek to Free Up Waitara Endowment Lands Income

13 June 2014 3:22pm | New Plymouth District Council

New Plymouth District Council will consider whether it will try to free up the uses of any rental income or sales proceeds it earns from the Waitara endowment lands. .. More >>

70. WCC TV - all the action from 5.30 this afternoon

30 September 2014 5:14pm | Wellington City Council

Forget the mainstream TV news shows, forget Shortland Street - if you want to watch drama, a bit of humour, and real democracy in action - as it happens - from the comfort of your armchair this evening then go here for full live coverage of this ..... More >>

71. New tug boat boosts the fleet at Eastland Port

05 October 2014 12:40pm | Eastland Group

Gisborne's historic pilot vessel the Takitimu leads Eastland Port's new tug boat the Waimata into the harbour. She is flanked by retiring tug boat the Turihaua (left) and the Titirangi (right). .. More >>

72. Little Black Bird Cafe

15 October 2014 4:38pm | Hastings City Business Association

A new café in Market Street opened its doors to the public on Monday morning. The beautifully revamped Little Black Bird café has taken over the old 'Bay Espresso' site and the new owners have created a cool green, white and wood interior that is ..... More >>

73. Napier is set to build New Zealand's first bike pump track

16 October 2014 4:17pm | Napier City Council

The pump track will be built on Marine Parade, south of the National Aquarium of New Zealand. .. More >>

74. Woman fined $3,750 for illegal gas hob installation

13 November 2014 10:17am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Buyer be aware - woman fined $3,750 for illegal gas hob installation In a judgment released today by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board, an Upper Moutere woman was fined $3,750 plus solicitor's and Court costs after pleading guilty to ..... More >>

75. New rescue chopper landing sites built on Coromandel

20 November 2014 3:40pm | NZ Transport Agency

Four rescue helicopter landing pads have been built around the Southern Coromandel as part of a multi-agency motorcycle safety project, led by the NZ Transport Agency. .. More >>

76. 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 >>

77. Police investigating vicious sexual assault release sketch

17 December 2014 1:26pm | New Zealand Police

Police investigating a vicious sex attack on a 16 year-old girl earlier this year are issuing a computer sketch of the offender and are encouraging anyone who may recognise the man to contact Police... More >>

78. Fatal crash - Greta Road, State Highway 1 - Canterbury

29 December 2014 10:14pm | New Zealand Police

It has been confirmed that one person has died as a result of the crash involving a car and truck on Greta Rd, State Highway 1. The Police serious crash unit is at the scene. The road will be closed for at least an hour... More >>

79. 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 >>

80. Cricket Fanzone, Fantrail to all set to get party started

16 January 2015 4:48pm | Christchurch City Council

The opening of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand is now only 27 days away and a dedicated Fanzone and Fantrail are set to add to the festival atmosphere. .. More >>

81. Queenstown's award winning ways!

23 January 2015 2:23pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (23 January 2015) - Queenstown's world class activities and operators coupled with its outstanding natural beauty have recently earned Queenstown a collection of domestic and international accolades... More >>

82. Update - fatal car crash in Matakana

05 February 2015 12:35pm | New Zealand Police

Two people remain in Auckland Hospital this morning following a fatal car crash last night in Matakana. Police and emergency services were called to Leigh Road in Matakana at around 4.40pm yesterday, after the car with 3 occupants was found by a passing ..... More >>

83. Interest in Alexandra Park apartments

15 February 2015 11:11am | GBSA

Strong interest is being shown for registrations in Alexandra Park's '223 Green Lane West' - a vibrant urban village offering a significant retail component. .. More >>

84. Valentine Baby at Orana

19 February 2015 4:26pm | Orana Wildlife Park

After a mammoth 17 month gestation, white rhinoceros Tamu (12) gave Orana Wildlife Park staff a perfect ending to Valentine's Day, delivering a 50kg calf at 11pm that night! All going to plan, the yet to be named youngster will make his first ..... More >>

85. Transgender woman's arm broken by police at pride parade

22 February 2015 11:05am | No Pride in Prisons

Three peaceful protesters, from the group "No Pride in Prisons", were assaulted by police at Auckland's LGBT pride parade. The protesters were marching in opposition to the police and corrections presence in the parade... More >>

86. Keith Spry pool re-opens its doors

24 February 2015 9:56am | Wellington City Council

After ten months of major renovations, Keith Spry will re-open its doors to the public on Saturday 28 February. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown will officially open the facility at 11.30am, after which invited guests will be able to go for a swim to test out ..... More >>

87. Police investigate house fire in Whangarei

04 March 2015 1:36pm | New Zealand Police

Police and the Fire Service were called to the fire on Smeaton Drive about 4am. .. More >>

88. Police Station implosion date not confirmed

05 March 2015 10:47am | Ceres NZ

Response to Rebuild Christchurch website purporting that the "Christchurch Police Station will be imploded on Saturday April 18th" .. More >>

89. Construction company employee charged with theft

06 March 2015 12:10pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police have made an arrest following investigations into allegations that an employee was defrauding their employer. The company reported their concerns to Police when unexplained irregularities were discovered in their accounts between ..... More >>

90. Brian Gaynor 'up the Creek' on Housing

07 March 2015 10:51am | Hugh Pavletich

Within a New Zealand Herald Opinion Building consents highlight Auckland's problems ( http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11413152 ) Brian Gaynor of Milford Asset Management , with no specific expertise in urban ..... More >>

91. Keep Dunedin Beautiful Awards

17 March 2015 5:14pm | Dunedin City Council

Keep Dunedin Beautiful held its annual beautification awards ceremony at the Dunedin City Library today. .. More >>

92. Desexy Revolution announce first Spay & Neuter Day

19 March 2015 12:41pm | Verve Consulting

Desexy Revolution have confirmed 12th April 2015 is Auckland's first ever Spay & Neuter Day. The aims of the day are to further raise public awareness of the multiple benefits - for owners and their pets - of desexing, and to neuter 15 male dogs ..... More >>

93. Brown Trout Eradicated from Karori Reservoir

19 March 2015 4:02pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ - Wellington, NZ - Brown trout are now confirmed to be completely removed from the Karori Upper Reservoir and its tributary streams, allowing native fish species and koura (freshwater crayfish) to flourish. The trout, an introduced ..... More >>

94. Rotorua's 'Bike Tree' installed ahead of Crankworx

20 March 2015 2:41pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua's latest piece of public art, the 'Bike Tree,' is being set up on the Village Green today by contactors working for Rotorua Lakes Council. .. More >>

95. Media update re Fatal Hit and Run - Henderson - Waitemata

21 March 2015 10:05am | New Zealand Police

The offending Honda Civic car and driver from the fatal hit and run in Universal drive has been located. .. More >>

96. Man charged after "road rage" incident led to death of puppy

25 March 2015 9:07am | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police were alerted to a road rage incident involving the driver of a dark grey 4x4 Nissan and a man who was out walking the family's puppy with his wife and two children at around 5.45pm last night (24 March 2015). .. More >>

97. Motorcyclist killed in crash

25 March 2015 11:43am | New Zealand Police

A motorcyclist was killed this morning after a collision with a ute towing a trailer on State Highway 56 at the intersection of Walkers Road, in the settlement of Longburn. .. More >>

98. TPP policy solution adopted by Hutt City Council

26 March 2015 11:09am | TPP Action Group

A packed gallery of locals on Tuesday 24th March witnessed Hutt City Council become the 7th New Zealand Council to support the public interest TPP policy originally adopted by Auckland in December 2012. Hutt City joins Nelson, Tasman, Christchurch, ..... More >>

99. Support for Cultural Impact Assessments re-stated

26 March 2015 1:05pm | Auckland Council

Support for Cultural Impact Assessments re-stated Auckland Council has confirmed its support for the Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) requirements in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. Some amendments agreed by the Auckland Development Committee ..... More >>

100. Big milestone for South Brighton and Southshore community

26 March 2015 2:44pm | SCIRT

One of the important lifeline repairs for a Christchurch coastal community is coming to an end. The major repair of the South Brighton bridge is wrapping up in coming weeks after two-and-a-half years work by SCIRT's Fulton Hogan team... More >>

 

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