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The Tree Council on tree removal on Ōwairaka

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:07 pm | The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council fully supports the Tūpuna Maunga Authority’s plans to restore indigenous native ecosystems on the slopes of Ōwairaka (and the other 13 Maunga in Auckland) as part of the healing of the Maunga. The Tree Council has always recognised ... More >>

Firearm dealer hand-ins to end this month

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 4:56 pm | New Zealand Police

By 30 November, participating firearm dealers will no longer run a collection service from their premises as part of the prohibited firearms and parts amnesty and buy-back scheme. More >>

New rateable valuations for Horowhenua properties available

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 4:47 pm | Horowhenua District Council

In New Zealand, councils are funded by a form of property taxation known as rates. At least once every three years every district and city is re-assessed to set the values on which council rates are based for the following three years. More >>

Auckland Police to hold firearm collection events

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 4:29 pm | New Zealand Police

Auckland firearm holders have multiple opportunities to hand-in their prohibited firearms and parts up until the amnesty and buy-back ends on 20 December 2019. More >>

Free waste skip in Tuamarina on 23 November

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 4:12 pm | Marlborough District Council

The Council is trialing amnesty skips across the region in an effort to reduce illegal dumping. More >>

Appeal for information following Christchurch burglary

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:42 pm | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police are appealing for information following an aggravated robbery at a service station on Bealey Avenue, Christchurch. More >>

Waitangi takes out top award

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:07 pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Hawke’s Bay’s Waitangi Regional Park and Atea a Rangi Star Compass has taken out the coveted landscape architecture Te Karanga o te Tui award. More >>

Body recovered from vehicle, Rangitoto Road

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:05 pm | New Zealand Police

The vehicle was reported this morning at around 10.30am, by Rangitoto Road, partially submerged in high waters. More >>

Police continuing public appeals after Browns Bay incident

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police are continuing to appeal to the public for information as the investigation continues into an incident where a woman was assaulted on a walking track in Browns Bay on Friday 8th November. More >>

Firearms and drugs recovered in Masterton incidents

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 1:04 pm | New Zealand Police

Around 1.45am on Friday 8 November Police noticed a disqualified driver behind the wheel on Chapel Street. More >>

Last week to search for scarecrows - and see the winners!

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:57 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford district’s Scarecrow Trail is in its last week, with all Scarecrows due to retire from the limelight after Sunday 17 November. More >>

SkyCity thanks firefighter’s and emergency services

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:21 pm | SKYCITY

To acknowledge the considerable efforts of the fire and emergency services teams that assisted with the New Zealand International Convention Centre fire, all revenue generated from Sky Tower admissions on Sunday 17 November will be donated to Leukaemia ... More >>

Ngāi Tūāhuriri looks forward to Royal visit

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:20 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tūāhuriri Ūpoko, Dr Te Maire Tau, is looking forward to welcoming Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, to Tuahiwi Marae on Friday the 22nd of November 2019. More >>

Victoria Park Market lights up for Christmas!

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:15 pm | Victoria Park Market

VPM Xmas PicThe iconic Victoria Park Market is lighting up for Christmas throughout December and Santa will be in residence each night to welcome families and pose for Christmas photos. More >>

Maaori representative positions approved

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:52 am | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has included Maangai Maaori (the Voice of Maaori) representatives on its three major Council Committees, as part of a committee structure confirmed for the next three years. More >>

Deep Stream

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:31 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Deep Stream Fire is still contained. Today we will be working on hotspots that were identified by flying an infrared camera over the fire ground yesterday. More >>

Prestigious public space awards for Wellington projects

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:27 am | Wellington City Council

The stunning designs of the North Kumutoto public space on Wellington’s waterfront, Eva and Leeds Street Laneways, Discovery Garden at the Botanic Garden, and the Chimpanzee Park at Wellington Zoo have all been recognised at two award ceremonies over the ... More >>

Mayor welcomes Voice of the Community Report

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:01 am | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has today released the Voice of the Community Report on Naenae Pool and town centre. More >>

New Zealand net migration rate remains high

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Migration in the past year increased New Zealand’s population by about 11 more people for every 1,000 already living here, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Gardening a communal activity for Petal Power winner

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 10:38 am | Hastings District Council

He’s already legendary among Parkhaven residents for his culinary prowess, and now Peter Johnson’s skills in the garden are under the spotlight. More >>

‘Tis the season to be Welly

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 10:00 am | Wellington City Council

A Very Welly Christmas will kick-off the festive season with a two-day whanau-friendly free event filled with fun, activities, and entertainment for everyone – yule love it! On the weekend of 23-24 November, Lambton Quay will be transformed into a winter(ish) ... More >>

Coastguard Volunteers join in the search for missing Kayaker

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9:55 am | Coastguard

At 2200 hours last night Coastguard’s Operations Centre was advised by Police of a missing Kayaker who had been reported overdue having failed to return before dark. More >>

Have you seen Siaumau Lote Telea?

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9:51 am | New Zealand Police

He was last seen by family in Masterton about 2.30pm on Thursday 5 November. More >>

One-day only chance to Become a Bug Buddy at Waikato Museum

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9:35 am | Hamilton City Council

Waikato Museum is offering an exclusive one-day only chance to touch and hold insects and other small creatures at its family-friendly Bugs! Our Backyard Heroes exhibition on Saturday 30 November. More >>

Journal Evidencing Positive Transformation Release Latest

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:57 am | Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Te Whānau o Waipareira has released its third issue of a journal that evidences positive transformation for Māori and indigenous communities. Te Kura Nui o Waipareira Journal is an online resource that brings together frontline Whānau Ora workers, ... More >>

NPDC investment in core infrastructure a major factor

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:45 am | New Plymouth District Council

Infrastructure investment has been identified as a key economic driver in the region, with $1.65 spent in the Taranaki economy for every $1 invested by NPDC, a new report from Berl says. More >>

Forest & Bird calls for urgent action to save Hamilton bats

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:41 am | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird says rare native bats desperately need better protection in Hamilton, before they disappear from the region. More >>

Wellington Police remind cyclists to secure bicycles

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:28 am | New Zealand Police

In the last few months Wellington Police have received numerous reports of bicycles stolen by opportunistic thieves throughout the CBD. More >>

Arrest - Ashburton homicide investigation

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:27 am | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police have arrested a 19-year-old woman in relation to the death of a 23-year-old man at a property on McDonald Street, Ashburton on Friday 8 November. More >>

Arrest in relation to Invercargill firearms incident

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:25 am | New Zealand Police

Southland Police have today arrested a 29-year-old man in relation to the firearms incident on Brown Street on Saturday 9 November. More >>

Police appeal for sightings of missing Hillcrest woman

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:16 am | New Zealand Police

Kate, aged 25, was wearing black trousers and a black "Mickey Mouse" hoodie when last seen. More >>

Guru Nanak 550th Anniversary

Monday, 11 November 2019, 5:37 pm | New Zealand Sikh Society

This year Sikhs all over the World celebrate 550 years of the Birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, The founder of Sikhism. The year 2019 in Palmerston North, on the occasion of 550 years of Guru Nanak Dev’s birth, is a good time to remind ourselves of the ... More >>

Feedback sought on vision and principles of draft strategy

Monday, 11 November 2019, 5:01 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A strategy to oversee the planning, investment and delivery of transport-related infrastructure in Horowhenua for the next 30 years has reached the next milestone with the release of a Vision and Transport Principles (and potential initiatives) ... More >>

New evidence supports precautionary approach for dolphins

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:53 pm | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird says that new evidence showing that Hector’s and Māui dolphins are often present off the Taranaki coast is further support for a precautionary approach towards fishing and other threats. More >>

Name release - Boating incident, Onemana

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:47 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who died following a boating incident near Onemana, which was reported to Police yesterday (10 November). More >>

Civic Award nomination ‘broke the mould’

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:43 pm | Hamilton City Council

When Fairfield Rotary Club submitted a Hamilton City Council Civic Award nomination earlier this year, it was an attempt to ‘break the mould’ of those who get recognised. More >>

Remote Otago Surf Life Saving Club wins national competition

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:34 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

BP and Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) have today announced that the remote Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club, located nine kilometres north of Nugget Point Lighthouse in Otago, is the winner of BP’s 2019 Vote the Boat campaign. The winning club will ... More >>

Community groups, meet scientists – funding and experts

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:24 pm | Otago Museum

The Otago Participatory Science Platform (PSP) grant is now open for applications. If you have a burning question that science could answer, PSP can help connect you with the scientists and the funding to do so. More >>

Glenhope, SH6, Tasman District, closure continuing

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Road crews working for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency have been busy since Sunday clearing large slips and ensuring vehicles and drivers were safe on State Highway 6, the Kohatu-Kawatiri highway, north of Murchison. “All stranded vehicles, caught ... More >>

Waiwhakareke opens to the public

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:12 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s “urban island” long-term ecological restoration project, Waiwhakareke, will be open to the public from this Saturday, 16 November. More >>

A better way to commute for Waimakariri residents

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:03 pm | Environment Canterbury

Direct commuter buses from Rangiora and Kaiapoi to central Christchurch are proposed for when the Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC) opens mid next year. More >>

Kāpiti Arts Trail 2019 draws out art lovers

Monday, 11 November 2019, 3:28 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

A successful Kāpiti Arts Trail 2019 has wrapped up with people from the Wellington region and beyond taking in a spectacular range of Kāpiti art over the two weekends. More >>

Fun Day to celebrate 20th anniversary of Marine Reserve

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:56 pm | Department of Conservation

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve, the Department of Conservation (DOC) and Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve Committee are holding a Family Fun Day at the reserve this Saturday 16 November. More >>

Demolition to old ANZ Bank building to start this week

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:34 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council has confirmed that contractors will begin work on the demolition of the ANZ Bank Building from Wednesday 13 November 2019 if weather permits. More >>

Deep Stream update - 2pm 11/11/19

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:02 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has remapped the burn area of the blaze and now estimate it to be about 5000 hectares. It hasn’t grown in size, we have just reviewed the burn area and its size. More >>

Hutt Road bridge and pathway blessed, cycle counter unveiled

Monday, 11 November 2019, 1:57 pm | Wellington City Council

The new Hutt Road walking and biking paths and wider new bridge over the Kaiwharawhara Stream were blessed by Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika this morning, and officially opened by Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter. More >>

Culture and Stakeholder Relationships focus of Roundtable

Monday, 11 November 2019, 1:18 pm | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

Aktive’s recent Chairs’ Roundtable saw National and Regional Sport Organisation and sector organisation Chairs focus on ‘Culture and Stakeholder Relationships.’ More >>

Christ Church Cathedral to host Prince Charles

Monday, 11 November 2019, 12:59 pm | Christchurch Cathedral Reinstatement

The Right Reverend Dr Peter Carrell, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch, and the Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Project team are delighted to be hosting His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales during his 22 November visit to Christchurch. More >>

Serious crash, Palmerston

Monday, 11 November 2019, 12:38 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway One, Flag Swamp, Palmerston. More >>

Submissions open for Glenaray Station tenure review

Monday, 11 November 2019, 12:05 pm | Land Information NZ

Submissions are now open for the public to have their say on the tenure review of New Zealand’s largest high country pastoral lease, Glenaray Station. More >>

Deep Stream Update - 10.30am

Monday, 11 November 2019, 10:41 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Today we will be using thermal imaging camera over the fire grounds to continue our search for hotspot, grounds crews will then be deployed to put these out. More >>

Police statement on sentencing for murder of Alex Latimer

Monday, 11 November 2019, 10:40 am | New Zealand Police

The sentencing of two men in the Napier High Court today has provided the family of Alex Latimer with a sense of justice. More >>

Person dies following serious crash, Flat Bush

Monday, 11 November 2019, 6:48 am | New Zealand Police

On arrival a man was found in a critical condition, however he sadly died at the scene. More >>

Boating incident, Onemana

Monday, 11 November 2019, 6:47 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services have responded this afternoon to a report of two people being found near Pokohino Beach, Onemana, having been earlier involved in a boating incident. More >>

Deep Stream fire final update

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 5:09 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The fire in the Deep Stream area in Otago has burned 4664 hectares and is now contained. More >>

Serious assault, Rotorua

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 3:33 pm | New Zealand Police

A 17-year-old was taken to Rotorua Hospital after receiving stab wounds outside a residential address on Frank Street around 2.30am. More >>

Ashburton homicide investigation progressing

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 3:32 pm | New Zealand Police

The investigation into the death of a 23-year-old man at a property in McDonald Street, Netherby, is progressing. More >>

Body located, Mt Pirongia

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 3:31 pm | New Zealand Police

Police searching for a Waikato man who went missing in June have located a body. More >>

Over Half a Metre of Rain

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 12:28 pm | MetService

MetService forecasters have been busy this week, as a series of fronts and troughs brought significant rain. The largest accumulations were seen on the West Coast of the South Island, where several weather stations recorded over half a meter during ... More >>

UPDATE: Missing person, Christchurch

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 11:58 am | New Zealand Police

"UPDATE: Missing person, Christchurch" The 60-year-old man reported missing in Christchurch this weekend has been located. ENDS More >>




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