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1. Inappropriate granting of Resource Consents

15 July 2014 3:17pm | Ban 1080

In the past week West Coast Regional Council has granted two resource consents non-notified, claiming the effects are minor and there are no circumstances that would warrant public notification... More >>

2. Response to the Weekend Herald editorial

14 July 2014 11:10am | Auckland Council

When John Roughan describes the unified Auckland Council as an 'under-working morass of inefficiency', what exactly is he referring to? Could it be the $1.7bn in cost and efficiency savings under the new Council, is it the vastly improved consenting ..... More >>

3. Job expo to boast 65 exhibitors

14 July 2014 12:07pm | Palmerston North City Council

Students and job hunters from across Palmerston North and Manawatū will have the opportunity to talk to 65 businesses, organisations and training institutes in one location... More >>

4. Taranaki's first Oil/Gas marine consent - a death knell

14 July 2014 1:07pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Austrian oil giant OMV's application to drill up to seven new wells from its Maari platform is the first oil/gas marine consent being processed by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) under the EEZ and Continental Shelf Act... More >>

5. Building upgrade underway for Christchurch Art Gallery

14 July 2014 3:25pm | Christchurch Art Gallery

A technology that allows a building to effectively "float" on its foundations during an earthquake is about to be applied to Christchurch Art Gallery. The base-isolation building upgrade will be installed during phase two of the Gallery's repair programme, ..... More >>

6. Care needed on Northland roads as flood clean-up continues

15 July 2014 11:46am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says it hopes it can re-open State Highway 1 near Kawakawa in Northland by the end of the week. "Re-opening the highway is our number one priority - we all know how important a life-line the highway is to Northland, particularly ..... More >>

7. Apiti crash victim dies

14 July 2014 12:14pm | New Zealand Police

An 18-year-old woman who was a passenger in a single vehicle crash on Oroua Valley Road, Apiti, on Friday 11 July, 2014 has died in the Palmerston North Hospital. Jessica Watts, aged 18, of Feilding died on Saturday 12 July, 2014... More >>

8. Road closures and driving advice for Northland

09 July 2014 8:59am | New Zealand Police

Northland Police advise that surface flooding has blocked a number of major roads in the North: .. More >>

9. Appeal Court corrects Judge Cunningham's multiple 'errors'

07 June 2013 9:45am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Sensible Sentencing Trust has today expressed its relief that the ridiculously lenient sentence of home detention handed down for a violent robbery by Darren Fidow has been quashed and replaced with a term of imprisonment... More >>

10. A boost for public transport on the Hibiscus Coast

11 July 2014 3:35pm | Auckland Transport

More buses more often, new bus routes and extending the Northern Express to Silverdale, these are some of Auckland Transport's proposals to boost public transport options for the Hibiscus Coast. .. More >>

11. Auckland Council commended for changes to cemeteries by-law

14 July 2014 11:09am | Multicultural New Zealand

Auckland Council has been congratulated by Multicultural New Zealand for making changes to its proposed by-law on cemeteries and crematoria to accommodate the concerns of religious and cultural communities... More >>

12. Name of deceased released

14 July 2014 4:54pm | New Zealand Police

Police have released the name of the woman who died after being swept away by flood waters on the Waitangi River early on Saturday morning. .. More >>

13. Wanted man Ned Tehuru PARAHA arrested and charged

14 July 2014 12:51pm | New Zealand Police

Police have this morning arrested and charged Ned Tehurua PARAHA, a wanted man Police have been looking for since late June, in relation to a home invasion. .. More >>

14. Bedtime Stories Lull Thousands to Sleep at Canterbury Museum

14 July 2014 5:30pm | Canterbury Museum

With torches in hand and ready for some night-time fun, hundreds of families turned up for Canterbury Museum's Night at the Museum evening events on July 8th and 10th. .. More >>

15. Inorganic Rubbish Collections On Again In Manukau

25 July 2001 2:26pm | Manukau City Council

It¡¦s that time of the year when residents in Manukau can get rid of all those unwanted household goods growing mould in back yards and garages. Inorganic rubbish collections will run throughout the city from August through to mid December... More >>

16. Significant volcanic feature secure for public use

03 July 2007 9:37am | Manukau City Council

One of the most pristine and undeveloped explosion craters remaining in the Auckland volcanic field has been secured for a public reserve by Manukau City Council, through a $6.07millon purchase announced today (Tuesday 3 July, 2007)... More >>

17. Road closures as storm delivers final punch

12 July 2014 10:43am | Northland Regional Council

Officials from multiple agencies are mobilising to assess welfare needs, electricity, roading and other infrastructural damage as wild weather delivered its final anticipated overnight blow causing widespread flooding in Northland... More >>

18. Not too late for further submission to Unitary Plan

15 July 2014 10:56am | Auckland Council

Not too late for further submission to Unitary Plan Further submissions to the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan close on 22 July 2014. These are limited to being either in support or opposition to changes to the plan, as requested in the over 9,400 original ..... More >>

19. Storm recovery work continues in North

15 July 2014 12:54pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Post storm-recovery work - including 24/7 efforts to repair an important slip-affected section of State Highway One south of Kawakawa - are continuing in Northland. Graeme MacDonald, spokesman for the Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) ..... More >>

20. Island search fails to locate Leighton Grant

31 January 2013 3:40pm | New Zealand Police

The search for 35-year-old Leighton Grant in Taupo has been suspended after a thorough search of Motutaiko Island gave no further indication as to his whereabouts. Mr Grant is from Auckland but was staying with family in Taupo... More >>

21. 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 >>

22. Natural Habitats starring in The Kiwi Dream, Prime 7.30pm

13 November 2013 4:22pm | Natural Habitats

The Kiwi Dream is a six part, one hour TV series that follows the ups and downs of a major private renovation project. The project, a 1950's property has until recently, been kept by the one family for 60 years and barely been touched since it was built. ..... More >>

23. Auckland Council debt weighs heavily on city plan

08 April 2014 2:00pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council debt will reach $12,000 per ratepayer by 2021/2022 or $5378 per capita if the present trend continues, the Employers and Manufacturers Association advised the Council hearings on its draft Annual Plan today... More >>

24. Ice rink returning for Rotorua Fire & Ice Winter Festival

15 May 2014 11:54am | Rotorua District Council

The Harcourts Outdoor Ice Rink is set to make a spectacular return to Rotorua's Village Green for the third annual Fire & Ice Mid-Winter Festival, commencing late June... More >>

25. South Wairarapa - Fatal Crash

10 July 2014 5:15pm | New Zealand Police

Police are on scene at a single vehicle fatal crash just south of East West access road on Western Lake Road, South Wairarapa, where a car has crashed in to a tree. The crash occured at about 2.10 p.m. The two occupants in the vehicle have both died. ..... More >>

26. Students win epic ORC battle

12 July 2014 10:01am | OUSA

This week the ORC announced their 25% student discount on buses is to become permanent. .. More >>

27. Hamilton Zoo's Sumatran Tigers on Friendly Terms

14 July 2014 11:00am | Hamilton Zoo

Oz and Sali, Hamilton Zoo's two Sumatran tigers, are getting to know each other a little better. The two adult big cats have been getting to know each other in their enclosure over the last few months, after a "tiger swap" with Auckland Zoo last ..... More >>

28. $102M roading project set to reshape SH2

14 July 2014 11:12am | New Zealand Transport Agency

A $102 million roading project is set to reshape State Highway 2 (SH2) between Baypark and Bayfair in Tauranga, reducing congestion and improving safety for motorists. .. More >>

29. Record breach for Invercargill air quality

14 July 2014 5:09pm | Environment Southland

Air quality in Invercargill over the weekend reached a new high, which is a new low when it comes to meeting the government's National Environmental Standard for Air Quality... More >>

30. "A living nightmare"

14 July 2014 5:17pm | North Shore Women's Centre

Theresa* would get texts constantly from John*. They said he loved and missed her, wondering what she was doing, and where she was. Theresa saw this as John being loving and caring , but he was actually monitoring her all the time. John started to isolate ..... More >>

31. Giving young unemployed in Waitakere a hand

28 July 2006 12:53am | Waitakere City

A group of 20 long term unemployed young people are preparing to make a fresh start through a joint training and employment opportunity in Waitakere. After 13 weeks of intensive training, the Waitakere Cadetship group will work at Waitakere City ..... More >>

32. GridAKL opening to fuel Auckland's high-tech economy

15 May 2014 9:17am | ATEED

Auckland's journey to become an innovation hub of the Asia-Pacific region and a high-tech economy took a big step forward today with the opening of GridAKL - Auckland Council's innovation precinct at Wynyard Quarter... More >>

33. Next phase of Auckland's 2015-2025 Plan process begins

07 July 2014 4:15pm | Auckland Council

The next phase in Auckland Council's Long-term Plan (LTP) process is underway as elected representatives and officials meet to consider what the council should do during the next 10 years and how to fund it. .. More >>

34. Unitec Run & Walk series kicks off at Mount Albert

10 July 2014 12:45pm | UNITEC

The Auckland Marathon might still be a few months away, but its preparation kicks off this weekend with the Unitec Run & Walk series. .. More >>

35. Even the Bad Houses are gone

11 July 2014 4:49pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

"They don't even have the bad housing they had before", Christchurch City Missioner, Michael Gorman says of the people who had lived in inner-city houses destroyed as a result of Christchurch's earthquakes... More >>

36. Organics collection trial offers food for thought

14 July 2014 12:26pm | Auckland Council

Most participants think Auckland Council's planned new organics collection service is a good idea, according to an independent survey of households in the trial. .. More >>

37. Waitawa Regional Park closed until further notice

14 July 2014 3:53pm | Auckland Council

Significant slips caused by heavy rainfall have prompted Auckland Council to close Waitawa Regional Park (Clevedon-Kawakawa Bay Road) until further notice. The park received 192mm of rain over 13 hours on Saturday 12 July, with 145mm of that in just ..... More >>

38. Council opens consultation on five bylaws

14 July 2014 4:14pm | Christchurch City Council

The Council has opened consultation on proposed changes to five bylaws. The five proposed bylaws are: .. More >>

39. No food supply issues in Northland; Civil Defence

15 July 2014 9:17am | Northland Emergency Management

The Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group says there are no issues with food supplies reaching the region. Group spokesman Graeme MacDonald says while a media report had today suggested storm-related damage to the region's roading network ..... More >>

40. Southern Links hearing to start this month

15 July 2014 5:24pm | NZ Transport Agency

A hearing on the Southern Links route protection designations and resource consents will get under way in Hamilton next week. .. More >>

41. Kaikohe Police arrests in relation to drugs and dishonesty

10 July 2014 2:20pm | New Zealand Police

Police across the Mid North have arrested 31 people in the last two months as they focus on drug related and stolen property offending in the area. .. More >>

42. Eastland Port backs Enviroschools Tairawhiti Action Fund

15 July 2014 10:22am | Eastland Group

Eastland Port has formalised its sponsorship of Enviroschools with the establishment of a Tairawhiti Action Fund that will make $4000 available each year for "student-led action projects"... More >>

43. Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre to reopen with $1.1 million of help

28 June 2012 9:43am | Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre to reopen with $1.1 million of help from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal .. More >>

44. Possum photographed adrift near Kapiti Island

10 August 2012 10:04am | Department of Conservation

An adult possum has been photographed and filmed floating on a log near Wellington's Kapiti Island... More >>

45. Charges laid following Welcome Bay and Hamilton shootings

27 September 2012 1:44pm | New Zealand Police

An investigation by Tauranga Police into the attempted murder of a man in Welcome Bay in July has resulted in the prosecution of three men. .. More >>

46. Diwali celebration in Hawke's Bay

08 October 2013 2:19pm | Hawke's Bay Multicultural Association

The upcoming Festival of Lights - Diwali promises to be an exciting time for the Indian Community of Hawkes Bay. The annual festival is being organised by the Hawkes Bay Multicultural Association and the Indian community to celebrate Diwali in the ..... More >>

47. Trust Board welcomes Special Housing Accord notification

10 October 2013 11:37am | Wesley College Trust Board

A development proposed for the land surrounding Wesley College - Paerata is amongst the first lot of Auckland's Special Housing Areas to be announced. The Paerata - Wesley development will be a transit orientated new town that will focus around ..... More >>

48. 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 >>

49. Natural Habitats starring in The Kiwi Dream, Prime 7.30pm

13 November 2013 4:22pm | Natural Habitats

The Kiwi Dream is a six part, one hour TV series that follows the ups and downs of a major private renovation project. The project, a 1950's property has until recently, been kept by the one family for 60 years and barely been touched since it was built. ..... More >>

50. New District Licensing Committee announced

19 December 2013 1:16pm | Palmerston North City Council

A new District Licensing Committee (DLC) has been established to consider all alcohol licensing applications in Palmerston North. The Committee is established under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The objectives of the Act are to minimise the ..... More >>

51. 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 >>

52. ATEED announces bumper line-up of events for 2014/15

22 May 2014 10:13am | ATEED

Auckland will enjoy a massive line-up of major events over the next year, including a diverse portfolio of sporting, arts and cultural events. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), on behalf of Auckland Council, today announced ..... More >>

53. Halt to helicopter flights recommended pending review

13 June 2014 12:50pm | Waikato Regional Council

A halt to Waikato Regional Council monitoring of farm effluent issues by helicopter has been recommended pending a review of the council's environmental rule enforcement methods... More >>

54. Mermaid swims in to Kelly Tarlton's for school holidays

19 June 2014 9:44am | Kelly Tarltons

A real-life mermaid* is making guest appearances at Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium this July school holidays, as part of a fun for all ages holiday programme. .. More >>

55. Call for WW1 Information to the Waikato Community

30 June 2014 5:17pm | Hamilton City Council

Waikato Museum has launched an interactive website to help uncover the untold stories of the men and women of the Waikato during World War 1. .. More >>

56. 101 Suggestions for Len Brown

08 July 2014 2:05pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union this afternoon delivered Len Brown a copy of the Union's 'Rate Saver Report: 101 Ways to Save Money in Local Government' . The suggestions come after yesterday's revelation that Auckland Council must find more than $300 ..... More >>

57. Flooding, power outages as severe gales, rain take toll

09 July 2014 8:41am | Northland Emergency Management

Thousands of Northlanders across the region are without power and a number of roads are flooded with the gale forces winds that have been battering the region expected to continue into this afternoon. Claire Nyberg, spokesperson for the Northland Civil ..... More >>

58. Putting a dollar value on conservation

09 July 2014 9:12am | Victoria University of Wellington

The economic and social benefits of greening urban areas are being explored in a multi-disciplinary project at Victoria University of Wellington. Leading the project, with support from Wellington City Council, is Dr Wayne Linklater, the Director of ..... More >>

59. Ashburton: North park road Truck V Train Serious Crash

09 July 2014 10:20am | New Zealand Police

At 8.15am on Monday 07 July 2014 A truck driven by the sole occupant travelling in a westerly direction along North Park road towards the Main South road in Ashburton has negotiated a give way controlled railway crossing... More >>

60. Aggravated Robbery - Ti Rakau Drive

10 July 2014 12:17pm | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred on Saturday the 5th of July 2014. At approximately 8:30pm four males entered the Ti Rakau Drive Thirsty Liquor. One male has picked up some alcohol and attempted to ..... More >>

61. Setting The Barre For Fitness In Petone!

10 July 2014 3:21pm | Xtend Barre Petone

Petone, Xtend Barre Petone is holding its Grand Opening on 24 July 2014 at its 247 Jackson Street studio. The team are challenging Lower Hutt residents to come and reach for their potential with this great workout system at free classes offered ..... More >>

62. Students Grateful for Relief on Buses

11 July 2014 3:26pm | OPSA

ORC announced their 25% student discount on buses will become permanent this week. For some students this discount has literally meant not having to skip classes because they can't afford transport. Otago Regional Council recently held a trial discount ..... More >>

63. Names released from fatal Wairarapa crash

11 July 2014 4:52pm | New Zealand Police

Wairarapa Police can now release the names of the two occupants in the fatal single vehicle crash on Western Lake Road on Thursday 10 July. They were brothers Samuel DONALD, 19, and Angus Donald, 15, who were both from Greytown... More >>

64. NZ IceFest returns to Christchurch

14 July 2014 11:55am | Christchurch City Council

There'll be a frosty feeling in Christchurch when NZ IceFest returns in September, transforming part of the Central City into an ice station and bringing Antarctica to the world... More >>

65. First Housing Accord variation to create up to 3000 homes

14 July 2014 12:06pm | Auckland Council

A group of landowners in Hobsonville have become the first to lodge a plan variation application in an Auckland Special Housing Area (SHA), bringing plans to create up to 3000 new homes a step closer... More >>

66. Welfare strong focus in ongoing post-storm recovery 13/7/14

14 July 2014 12:36pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Northlanders - especially those in flood-struck areas like Moerewa - continue to show remarkable resilience as the region works to return to normality in the wake of this week's storm, Civil Defence officials say... More >>

67. Naked Bus Northland Services Continue as Normal

14 July 2014 1:01pm | Naked Bus

Naked Bus the only long distance bus operator running a full service in the Far North Following a weekend of wild weather which caused major flooding across much of the far North and resulted in numerous road closures, low-cost bus service provider, ..... More >>

68. Power fault cause narrowed down

14 July 2014 2:58pm | Orion New Zealand Limited

The power fault that resulted in the loss of power to north Christchurch customers on Wednesday night last week has been narrowed down to likely windblown debris hitting key equipment in Orion's Papanui substation. The outage, which started at around ..... More >>

69. Ashes likely cause of Kapiti Island fire

21 June 2007 1:39pm | Department of Conservation

Ashes removed from a wood burner are believed to have caused the fire which destroyed a ranger's cottage on Kapiti Island last Thursday. A Department of Conservation and New Zealand Fire Service investigation has revealed that ashes cleaned out of ..... More >>

70. Sir Edmund Hillary

11 January 2008 12:28am | Auckland City Council

"Sir Edmund Hillary's outstanding contribution to New Zealand will be remembered and greatly admired forever," says Auckland city's Mayor Hon. John Banks. "Sir Edmund Hillary was made a distinguished citizen of Auckland city in 2003 and he will ..... More >>

71. Slip closes road into Kawakawa Bay

25 August 2008 8:41am | Manukau City Council

The closure of Kawakawa - Clevedon Road just north of Kawakawa Bay means approximately 1500 people living in the area will need to use a longer alternative route. People driving to and from the Kawakawa Bay and Orere Point area should go via Kaiaua and ..... More >>

72. Injury Crash On Marshland Road

10 March 2009 9:25am | New Zealand Police

Police are presently attending a 3 car crash on Marshland Road between Lower Styx Road and Belfast Road. There will be delays for northbound traffic on Marshland Road until about 0900 .. More >>

73. Mayors' letter to Minister out of left field

23 September 2009 4:23pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury says comments made by Canterbury's mayors in a letter to Local Government Minister Rodney Hide are specious. The mayors and their chief executives did not share the letter or their concerns with Environment Canterbury. "The mayors ..... More >>

74. Hamilton extends free Wifi

24 January 2011 4:09pm | Hamilton City Council

A free wireless internet service launched in Garden Place in December has now been expanded to encompass more of central Hamilton. The free WiFi is now also able to be accessed in Hood Street and along a section of Victoria Street between Hood Street ..... More >>

75. Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover 30 days to go!

06 February 2012 3:18pm | Volvo Ocean Race

Hundreds of applicants have signed up as volunteers for next month's Auckland Stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race and the organisers have now closed volunteer registration. "Just under 500 volunteers have registered on the database and we've been blown ..... More >>

76. Shake a virtual bucket for Red Puppy Appeal

26 March 2012 3:18pm | Foundation Of The Blind

Monday 26 March Shake a virtual bucket for Red Puppy Appeal Join Matsi, a hard working Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) Red Puppy and create an online collection bucket in support of tomorrow's guide dogs... More >>

77. Abel Tasman Nominated in World Travel Awards

13 April 2012 10:52am | Nelson Tasman Tourism

The Abel Tasman National Park has been nominated as Leading Beach Destination in Australasia in the World Travel Awards. .. More >>

78. Porirua Police looking for Brent Smith

30 May 2012 3:13pm | New Zealand Police

Porirua Police are seeking help from the public to locate 43 year old Brent Smith who is required to arrest for breaching his bail conditions. Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Oxnam, officer in charge of the Kapiti Mana CIB says Smith is required to arrest ..... More >>

79. Hague Road Joins Hamilton City's Road Map

13 June 2012 3:57pm | Waikato DHB

Hamilton has a new road. Hague Road is the main road into and out of the Waiora Waikato Hospital campus and is named after a man who left a big hole in the staff of Waikato District Health Board's Building Programme Office... More >>

80. Three men charged in relation to Opotiki stabbing overnight

14 September 2012 3:54pm | New Zealand Police

Eastern Bay of Plenty Police are investigating an incident in Opotiki in the early hours of this morning which has left a man in Whakatane Hospital with stab wounds. .. More >>

81. New Auckland Sport entity set to be established

09 October 2012 3:03pm | Sport New Zealand

9 October 2012 Media Release New Auckland Sport entity set to be established The foundations have been laid for the establishment of a new Auckland Sport entity responsible for strategic decision making and investment at a region wide level. This follows ..... More >>

82. Dunedin: Revised population projections positive

12 October 2012 11:37am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has welcomed revised Statistics New Zealand projections that point to a higher population growth for the city than previously predicted, but adds there is work to be done... More >>

83. Auckland's Latest All-Access Playground Opens In Long Bay

01 November 2012 9:44am | Variety - The Children's Charity

The final stage of Auckland's latest all-access playground for children of all abilities opened on Sunday 28 October in the Long Bay Regional Park. The Variety - The Children's Charity playground is designed to be accessible by children, ..... More >>

84. 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 >>

85. Auckland Council staff numbers up a whopping 12%

18 December 2012 9:07am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer says he was surprised to read in the council's latest Annual Report that at 30 June 2012 Auckland Council's total staff (FTEs) number was estimated at 8,040, up from 7,200 in the previous financial year... More >>

86. Southern Initiative on the agenda

18 December 2012 9:40am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council's Social and Community Development Forum will today hear from the general manager of the Southern Initiative, a 30-year programme to strengthen children and families in stable homes and employment in the south of Auckland... More >>

87. Labour should rethink "holiday highway" bashing

20 June 2013 4:54pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer says Labour and the Greens are increasingly out of step when it comes to their on-going opposition to the proposed Puhoi to Wellsford roading project, and today's council vote was more proof that opposition parties ..... More >>

88. Pursuit and shooting Opotiki to Auckland

08 July 2013 8:43am | New Zealand Police

At appromately 730pm last night a Vehicle and a firearm was stolen from an Opotiki address. The stolen vehicle was found driving over the Kaimai's at about 1030pm. It was lost but found again shortly after... More >>

89. Blessing of the Nelson Fishing Fleet

16 July 2013 4:05pm | Nelson Media Agency

The 13th Blessing of Nelson's Fishing Fleet is scheduled for Saturday July 27, paying an annual tribute to those who have lost their lives at sea, along with the blessing of boats prior to the hoki season... More >>

90. 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 >>

91. Stonewood Homes Announce National Awards for 2013

03 September 2013 11:48am | Stonewood Homes

Brent Mettrick - Managing Director of Stonewood Homes-announced the winners of the Stonewood Franchise Awards at the company's annual Franchise Conference in Queenstown recently... More >>

92. 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 >>

93. Iconic North Island station up for sale

14 November 2013 3:17pm | Bayleys

One of the most highly valued sheep and beef farms in New Zealand has been placed on the market for sale. Mangaohane is located just off the Taihape to Napier Highway, and is nestled between the pristine Rangitikei River renowned for trophy brown trout ..... More >>

94. Eels and wetlands to be showcased at Murupara

02 December 2013 5:10pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An open day is being held in Murupara on Tuesday 10th December for the Rangitāiki community to learn about taking care tuna (longfin eel) in their local wetlands and streams. .. More >>

95. $30,000 grant completes MenzShed dream

10 February 2014 11:16am | Jetstar

MenzShed was announced today as the eighth recipient of the Jetstar Flying Start Programme grant, receiving $15,000 travel and $15,000 cash to be used for building a much-needed metal working shed to support the people of Kaiapoi in Canterbury... More >>

96. Work to start sealing The Remarkables ski area access road

13 February 2014 11:01am | NZSki

Premier New Zealand ski operator NZSki has announced the start of work to seal 4km of The Remarkables ski area road in Queenstown as part of its $45 million redevelopment of the ski area... More >>

97. SCIRT traffic update this weekend, & week of 17 Feb. 2014

14 February 2014 2:20pm | SCIRT

Coast to Coast this weekend - take care on the Southern Motorway Saturday, midday onwards with cyclists allowed access, also on road to Sumner. Safety concern Bridge St bridge, South Brighton: Truck drivers and drivers of heavy and articulated vehicles ..... More >>

98. Traffic Crash: SH 2 (Rimutaka Hill Road)

27 February 2014 4:56pm | New Zealand Police

Police and other emergency services are currently responding to a crash on the Rimutaka Hill (SH 2). .. More >>

99. All go for Light Nelson 2014

06 March 2014 12:27pm | Nelson Media Agency

It's all go for Light Nelson to brighten up the winter once again, with the announcement that the Nelson Events Management Committee will support the event with a significant grant from the Nelson City Council Events Marketing and Development fund... More >>


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