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Have you seen Michael Tippett?

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 7:58 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are asking for the public's help finding 39-year-old Michael Tippett, who has been reported missing. More >>

Missing person, Gisborne

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 7:52 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are searching for a 33-year-old Gisborne man who went missing while snorkelling off the Makarori Coast, north of Gisborne this afternoon. More >>

Low brought wet conditions to central New Zealand

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 1:17 pm | MetService

A low-pressure system crossed central New Zealand overnight Saturday, which made for a particularly wet start to the weekend for the upper South Island. Nelson airport received 40mm of rain over the course of Saturday, with 9.2mm of that falling in ... More >>

Police hit the street with new mobile police base

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are hitting the streets with a new mobile police base launched yesterday at the Hawke’s Bay Home Show. More >>

Monorail is Auckland's Future

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 10:12 am | Craig Lord

Mayoral Candidate Craig Lord would like Council and Central Government to “get with the program” and look at the most logical solution to Auckland City’s public transport system – High speed Monorail. More >>

Green oasis the perfect place to come together

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 10:07 am | All Right

Cantabrians are being invited to relax, unwind and connect inside an inner city oasis completed surrounded by plants. The Green Connection Pod has been installed in Tūranga to encourage Cantabrians to come into the inner city and connect with nature and ... More >>

Homicide investigation – Riccarton, Christchurch

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 9:59 am | New Zealand Police

Enquiries indicate the man, who was in his 40s, was involved in an altercation at a Wainui Street property around 8:45pm, where he sustained serious stab wounds. More >>

Goff’s CCO appointments only temporary

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 9:46 am | John Tamihere

John Tamihere says new appointments to Council Controlled Organisations by Phil Goff and council are temporary and all CCO Boards and Directors will be reviewed under a Tamihere mayoralty. More >>

Week on our streets

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 10:00 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is undertaking work on streets in various parts of the city over the next week to address safety issues and meet routine maintenance requirements. More >>

Update - Missing Person, Whanganui

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 9:44 am | New Zealand Police

The 14-year-old girl who had been missing from an address in Aramoho, Whanganui since Tuesday 10 September has been found safe and well. More >>

Arrest following search warrant in Milton

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 9:44 am | New Zealand Police

A 35-year-old Milton man has been arrested and charged with Possession for Supply of a Class C control drug and Supplying a Class C control drug. More >>

Training Exercise, Manukau Harbour

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:35 pm | New Zealand Police

Police wish to advise members of the public of a training exercise in the Manukau Harbour. More >>

Have you seen Jaymie Lee?

Friday, 13 September 2019, 7:09 pm | New Zealand Police

Jaymie Lee, 14, has been missing from her home in Aramoho, Whanganui since Tuesday 10th September. More >>

Crash - Tamaki Drive - Auckland City

Friday, 13 September 2019, 4:58 pm | New Zealand Police

Motorists are advised of a crash on Tamaki Drive just north of Kitemoana Street, between a car and a motorcycle, around 4:10pm. More >>

Libraries are Us

Friday, 13 September 2019, 4:34 pm | Diane Calvert

The closure of the central library earlier this year was a shock to us all. The decision was made swiftly in the best interests of both Council’s staff and visiting public. It was a sudden and the grieving process is still underway, from disbelief, sadness, ... More >>

Invercargill Police investigating two aggravated robberies

Friday, 13 September 2019, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Police

Invercargill Police are currently investigating the aggravated robberies of the Tay Street Night and Day on 7 September and BP Elles Road on 10 September 2019. More >>

A family affair for new lease-holders of Tairua campground

Friday, 13 September 2019, 3:30 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The enthusiastic new lease holders for Tairua campground, Joe Ferguson and Ruby Woodruffe, can’t wait to work with the Tairua community and offer guests an experience they won’t forget. More >>

Fine for illegal pollution discharge

Friday, 13 September 2019, 3:19 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington Water has been convicted and fined $67,500 for an illegal discharge of sewage sludge from the Porirua City Wastewater Treatment Plant. Greater Wellington Regional Council laid the charge back in April. The case concluded on Friday (13 ... More >>

Wellington to have third new central city library

Friday, 13 September 2019, 2:58 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington is to have a third new central city library, this time in the Harbour City Centre on Brandon Street. More >>

Tāmaki Jobs & Skills Hub a finalist in Spirit of Service

Friday, 13 September 2019, 2:51 pm | Tamaki Regeneration Company

The Tāmaki Jobs & Skills Hub’s wrap-around approach to placing jobseekers in work helped it earn some much-deserved recognition at the State Services Commission’s Spirit of Service Awards last night. More >>

Former school administrator pleads guilty to fraud

Friday, 13 September 2019, 2:14 pm | Serious Fraud Office

An Auckland woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding a Māori immersion school of approximately $250,000 on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Plans To Reduce Park Space Revealed

Friday, 13 September 2019, 2:03 pm | Mark Thomas

Three full rugby fields of green open space will be lost or permanently altered at a total cost of $62.7 million if the plans championed by long-term Auckland councillor Cathy Casey plans proceed says council candidate Mark Thomas. More >>

New te reo name gifted for Botanic Garden precinct

Friday, 13 September 2019, 1:49 pm | Wellington City Council

A te reo name has been gifted for use in the precinct which includes Wellington Botanic Garden. More >>

Fatal crash, Kopaki, Waitomo

Friday, 13 September 2019, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Police

One person has died following a single-vehicle crash on SH4, Kopaki, Waitomo, this afternoon. More >>

Irish expat expert ranks STV voting Number 1

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:59 pm | New Plymouth District Council

As the race for New Plymouth’s Mayor, Councillors and Community Board members heats up, an Irish expat says voters will find Single Transferrable Vote, or STV, as easy to use as 1, 2, 3. Ireland has used the STV voting system in general elections ... More >>

Former production manager convicted of fraud

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:37 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The former production manager of an aircraft manufacturer, The Vintage Aviator Limited (TVAL), has been convicted of fraud on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Serious crash, Bell Block, New Plymouth

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash at the intersection of Devon Road and Corbett Road, Bell Block, New Plymouth. More >>

Nine young leaders win Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships

Friday, 13 September 2019, 11:58 am | Waikato Regional Council

Nine emerging young Māori leaders are this year’s recipients of Waikato Regional Council’s Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships, designed to help promote education of rangatahi (youth) in the region. More >>

Auckland Congestion

Friday, 13 September 2019, 11:42 am | Auckland Business Chamber

“We don’t need a solution that is ten years away - the problem is now; the solution needs to start now.” More >>

Initiatives introduced to encourage voter turnout

Friday, 13 September 2019, 9:38 am | Hastings District Council

Voting in the local body elections has become easier with new initiatives introduced in Hastings and Hawke’s Bay this year. More >>

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Attack on ChCh Update

Friday, 13 September 2019, 9:06 am | Royal Commission of Inquiry into Attack on ChCh

The Muslim Community Reference Group met with Commissioner Sir William Young, Member Jacqui Caine and the Royal Commission team again in Christchurch this month. More >>

Nine young leaders win Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:53 am | Waikato Regional Council

Nine emerging young Māori leaders are this year’s recipients of Waikato Regional Council’s Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships, designed to help promote education of rangatahi (youth) in the region. More >>

Avondale Police looking for wanted man Michael Alapati

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:28 am | New Zealand Police

Avondale Police are seeking public assistance to locate Michael Alapati, also known as Regan Lafaele. More >>

Information sought on stolen BBQs

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:21 am | New Zealand Police

Queenstown Police are investigating a recent burglary in Frankton where a shipping container was broken into and a number of barbecues were stolen. More >>

Truth and or yes no maybe possible independence?

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:13 am | Norbert Hausberg

As a candidate for Mayor, trucking around the meetings with the other mayoral hopefuls is interesting in many ways. Yes you meet great locals and receive direct feedback. You get cups of tea and homemade cake. You meet the ward candidates. You talk to ... More >>

No More Visa Delays!

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:05 pm | Migrant Workers Association

International students and NZ residents and citizens unite to demand justice from Immigration NZ and New Zealand government. More >>

Highlight – Street Art Party in SALT District

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 7:52 pm | salt

What: Live Street Art Party When: Saturday 5th October, 5pm–10pm Where: SALT Square (next to Little High), SALT District The party will feature artwork from several of the city’s graffiti artists for one night only! “It’s great for us to be ... More >>

Tāmaki Regeneration’s shared home ownership programme

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 7:47 pm | Tamaki Regeneration Company

After more than thirty years living in state housing, a Glen Innes whānau are unpacking their boxes in their very own home, bought through a shared home ownership arrangement with Tāmaki Regeneration Company (TRC). More >>

Aratoi in Masterton hosts Regional Embroiderers’ Exhibition

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 7:42 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

How many stitches make up an exhibition? Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of History is hosting a phenomenal display of fine embroidery, with thousands and thousands of stitches, over the next two weeks. More >>

Boating incident off Stewart Island

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 5:05 pm | New Zealand Police

Seven people were on board the boat and all were rescued and transported to Half Moon Bay. More >>

Stop/go now in place on state highway 25, Kuaotunu

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 4:48 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

After a commendable effort from Higgins the slip site on SH25 just south of Cemetery Rd, Kuaotunu will re-open to light traffic under stop/go control from 5:30pm. Please allow extra time for your journey. More >>

Local council election voting papers only a week away

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 4:07 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Voting papers for the 2019 Ruapehu District Council, Horizons Regional Council and Whanganui District Health Board elections will be mailed to registered voters from Friday 20 September with all papers expected to be delivered by Wednesday 25 September. ... More >>

Go with Tourism set to launch in Queenstown

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 3:52 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A new platform matching tourism employers with people willing to join the industry is about to make its debut in the Queenstown Lakes District. More >>

New te reo Māori policy supports language use

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 3:20 pm | Hastings District Council

This year’s Te Wiki o te Reo Māori marks a special milestone for Hastings District Council with the launch of its new te reo Māori policy this week. More >>

Harpur Says Stop The Fighting, Start The Work

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 3:19 pm | Wayne Harpur

Invercargill City Council candidate Wayne Harpur says it is time for Council to stop fighting and start working, and it is one of the reasons he is running for Council. More >>

Police make arrest after man escapes custody

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 2:36 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have made an arrest following a search for a male in connection to an incident where a man allegedly fled from Avondale Police station on Tuesday morning. More >>

Crinoline Bridge reopening next Tuesday

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 2:24 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Crinoline footbridge near The Quays-Riverside Park closed on Monday 9 September for repairs. More >>

Waimakariri Bluffs rockfall risk reduction work upcoming

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 2:03 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising road users on State Highway 73, between the West Coast and Canterbury, to anticipate short delays from next week as a second part of the highway goes down to one lane for safety work. More >>

Drinking water standards to improve around the Coromandel

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 12:03 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Council is spending nearly $16 million over the next three years to upgrade 10 water treatment facilities across our district. More >>

New horse float for Wanganui Riding for the Disabled

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 11:39 am | NZ Community Trust

Over 80 riders and volunteers will benefit from an NZCT grant of $39,000 to the Wanganui branch of the New Zealand Riding for the Disabled Association (NZRDA). More >>

Future Looks Bright for Kāpiti

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 10:17 am | Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce

Kāpiti, Thursday 12 September 2019 - A lively and engaging ‘Meet the Candidates’ evening, hosted by the Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce last night, has boosted confidence within the business community that incoming Mayors and Councillors will ... More >>

Police response to IPCA report

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 10:09 am | New Zealand Police

Police acknowledges the Independent Police Conduct Authority’s report into an incident in Picton last year in which it found the second deployment of a Taser unjustified. More >>

Free Buses Weekend 21 and 22 September

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 10:09 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council, with support from Tasman District Council, will be offering free trips on all NBus services (includes Late Late Bus) on 21 and 22 September to mark both Zero Emissions and World Car Free Day. More >>

A helping hand on Wellington’s rail network

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:35 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellington’s Metlink has been working closely with the Blind Foundation to educate their on-board rail team on the best way to offer assistance to visually impaired passengers. More >>

Brainwave Launch – A Workshop Aimed at Whanau Maori

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:24 am | Brainwave Trust

Brainwave Trust Aotearoa officially launched the Tiakina te Tamaiti Workshop at Auckland University’s Waipapa Marae on Thursday, 5 September. More >>

Waikato CAN change with the climate

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:22 am | Waikato Regional Council

A Waikato climate change summit in Hamilton later this month is setting the stage for activists and academics, student leaders, council candidates and community groups to work together on actions to plan, adapt and thrive in a changing climate. More >>

Non-working Isolation rooms at Childrens Hospital a Timebomb

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:14 am | Letitia Isa

Wellington Capital and Coast DHB candidate, Letitia Isa, is challenging the DHB to come clean over the lack of working isolation rooms at Wellington’s Children’s Hospital. “A serious disease like measles is no respecter of deferred maintenance ... More >>

Mayoral Debate informs and entertains voters

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:08 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council’s Mayoral Debate challenged candidates on the city’s issues, such as reputation, rates and representation, while also giving a glimpse into the leader hopefuls’ personalities. More >>

Serious crash, Clevedon

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 6:55 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious two-car crash on the Papakura-Clevedon Road, Clevedon. More >>

Adding to the Police Whānau: Auckland recruits graduating

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 4:52 pm | New Zealand Police

A former Māori Television presenter fluent in Te Reo will be one of 22 new constables graduating in Auckland this Māori Language Week. More >>




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