Most Read | Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Latest Regional Headlines

Northland Representation review final proposal adopted

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 12:55 pm | Northland Regional Council

Representation review final proposal adopted The Northland Regional Council (NRC) has now adopted its final proposal for representation arrangements in Northland; effectively opting only to ‘fine-tune’ sweeping changes implemented after its ... More >>

Firearms incident Castlecliff, Whanganui

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 11:59 am | New Zealand Police

Inquiries are ongoing to locate the offender and parts of Puriri Street are currently closed. More >>

School student examines expired sunscreens

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 10:21 am | NIWA

A 13-year-old Waikato school student has been testing his mother’s assurance that sunscreens past their expiry dates are still effective. Spencer Cleland, of St Peter’s School, Cambridge, entered the annual NIWA Waikato Science and Technology Fair being ... More >>

Kiwis make it easy for thieves to steal jewellery

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 10:11 am | AA Insurance

Auckland – 21 August 2018 – Poor security is a worrying trend among customers with high-value jewellery, says AA Insurance. More >>

AGGS back in the clear with ERO

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 9:46 am | Auckland Girls' Grammar School

The Education Review Office has reinitiated its status quo for the school and recommended that the Ministry of Education reviews the need for AGGS’ Limited Statutory Manager. More >>

Tornado in New Plymouth

Monday, 20 August 2018, 7:08 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are in the Belt Road area of New Plymouth after a tornado hit around 5:30pm this evening. More >>

Eco-Sanctuary Proposal Goes Out to Community

Monday, 20 August 2018, 4:38 pm | Uenuku Charitable Trust

The proposal for an iwi-led Eco-Sanctuary at Pōkākā in the Ruapehu district was put before the community on Monday in Raetihi at the first of a number of planned stakeholder hui. More >>

Angler anticipation accelerates for new trout licences

Monday, 20 August 2018, 3:53 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Trout fishing licences for the coming year are going on sale (eds: 21 August, 2018) as freshwater anglers eagerly look forward to the start of the 2018-19 freshwater sports fishing season. More >>

Police appeal for witnesses to Tikipunga incidents

Monday, 20 August 2018, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing to the public for witnesses to two incidents involving a black ute in Tikipunga yesterday. More >>

Top teams battle it out at annual chess tournament

Monday, 20 August 2018, 2:29 pm | Hastings District Council

The Hasting Sports Centre was a scene of intense concentration on Friday last week (August 17) when the Hawke’s Bay Districts Interschool Teams Chess Tournament was held. More >>

Community Forum for the Lake Hayes Estate, Shotover Country

Monday, 20 August 2018, 2:28 pm | Shaping Our Future

Media Release: Shaping our Future Inc and Lake Hayes Estate and Shotover Country Community Association More >>

Council to spend $30,000 cleaning up dumped rubbish in tomo

Monday, 20 August 2018, 2:23 pm | Kaipara District Council

A council contractor recently identified to Council a large tomo on Spur Road, south of Te Kopuru, which was full to the brim with illegally dumped rubbish. More >>

Person of interest identified after 1080 threats

Monday, 20 August 2018, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have spoken to the person they believe is responsible for making threats to use 1080 poison in public places, including Freyberg Pool, in Palmerston North on Friday 17 August. More >>

Southern Police District to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Police

District Commander Superintendent Paul Basham has welcomed the 88 officers allocated to Southern District today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Canterbury District to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury District Commander Superintendent John Price has welcomed the 121 officers allocated to Canterbury today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Tasman Police to benefit from additional Police staff

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:53 pm | New Zealand Police

District Commander Mike Johnson has welcomed the 55 officers allocated to Tasman today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Commissioner details allocation of 1800 police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Police

Police Commissioner Mike Bush has today confirmed further details around the allocation of the 1800 additional officers, following a $298.8 million increase for Police in Budget 2018. More >>

Wellington District to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:49 pm | New Zealand Police

District Commander Superintendent Sam Hoyle has welcomed the 101 officers allocated to Wellington District today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Central District to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Police

District Commander Superintendent Lauano Sue Schwalger has welcomed the 116 additional officers allocated to Central District today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Eastern District to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:44 pm | New Zealand Police

Eastern District Commander Superintendent Tania Kura has welcomed the 114 officers allocated to Eastern District today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Trout Anglers Want Whitebait and Eels “De-commercialised”

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:42 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and rivers advocacy the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers want native fish in whitebait and eels largely de-commercalised. Federation president Graham Carter spoke out in support of the Forest and Bird Society who recently said whitebait ... More >>

Waikato to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:38 pm | New Zealand Police

District Commander Bruce Bird has welcomed the 127 officers allocated to Waikato today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Bay of Plenty District to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:38 pm | New Zealand Police

District Commander Andy McGregor has welcomed the 125 additional officers allocated to the Bay of Plenty district today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Counties Manukau District to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:37 pm | New Zealand Police

District Commander Jill Rogers has welcomed the 137 officers allocated to Counties Manukau District today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Auckland City District to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Police

District Commander Superintendent Karyn Malthus has welcomed the 102 officers allocated to Auckland City District today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Waitematā to benefit from additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Police

District Commander Tusha Penny has welcomed the 107 officers allocated to Waitematā today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Northland to benefit from 87 additional Police

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:34 pm | New Zealand Police

Acting District Commander, Justin Rogers has welcomed the 87 officers allocated to Northland District today by Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More >>

Low Pressure Dominates Bringing Heavy Rain And Strong Winds

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:10 pm | MetService

A large area of low pressure currently affecting the country is forecast to linger, with periods of heavy rain and strong winds set to affect some areas right through until Thursday. More >>

Guests Embrace Mission to Save the Rowi Kiwi

Monday, 20 August 2018, 12:50 pm | Scenic Hotel Group

Franz Josef, New Zealand. August 2018. With only 400 Rowi (Okarito) kiwi left in the wild, the little brown kiwi, who calls the West Coast of the South Island home carries the unenviable title of New Zealand’s most endangered icon. More >>

Suspected dog attack on Leopard seal

Monday, 20 August 2018, 12:44 pm | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation is seeking information about an injured leopard seal believed to have been attacked by a dog in Porirua at the weekend. More >>

Woman dies after incident in Tauranga

Monday, 20 August 2018, 12:43 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services were called to Gravatt Road in Tauranga shortly before 10am today after a woman suffered an incident on her mobility scooter. Preliminary enquiries indicate that an item of clothing became caught in one of the wheels of the mobility ... More >>

$10,000 helps secure safe trail for Tasman cyclists

Monday, 20 August 2018, 12:34 pm | Walking Access Commission

Source: New Zealand Walking Access Commission -- The New Zealand Walking Access Commission has made a $10,000 grant to the Nelson Cycle Trails Trust towards the cost of securing access on the Belgrove to Spooners Tunnel section of the Great Taste ... More >>

Significant delays on SH58 near Moonshine Rd

Monday, 20 August 2018, 12:12 pm | New Zealand Police

SH58 near Moonshine Rd heading east-bound has been closed following a crash this morning. More >>

Te Ngutu o Te Manu and the South Taranaki Campaign Events

Monday, 20 August 2018, 11:42 am | South Taranaki District Council

A week long programme of events has been planned to take place around South Taranaki in September to commemorate the 150 year anniversary of skirmishes at Te Ngutu o Te Manu between Crown and Maori forces. More >>

Update: Sudden death at Castle Rock, near Whitianga

Monday, 20 August 2018, 11:35 am | New Zealand Police

About 10am on Sunday 19 August, Police attended the scene of a reported climbing incident at Castle Rock, near Whitianga. More >>

Christchurch, city of opportunity for a new generation

Monday, 20 August 2018, 11:26 am | ChristchurchNZ

Not many university graduates get to launch their career in a city under daily transformation. Today, a new generation of talent is joining the central city workforce at a time when Christchurch is busy exploring its new identity and the opportunities that come ... More >>

Call for further submissions on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora

Monday, 20 August 2018, 11:10 am | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is now inviting further submissions on Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Plan Change 1 and Variation 1 to Proposed Plan Change 1. More >>

Council serious about improving wastewater resources

Monday, 20 August 2018, 10:35 am | Waikato District Council

A two year programme which has seen a large portion of the Waikato district wastewater network cleaned and inspected shows Waikato District Council is serious about improving the state of its assets. More >>

New crop of kiwi set to return to Hawke’s Bay forests

Monday, 20 August 2018, 10:34 am | Forest Lifeforce

Three out of every four viable kiwi eggs lifted from a Hawke’s Bay forest during the 2017/2018 season of Operation Nest Egg have resulted in juvenile birds that will be returned either to the forest or to a captive breeding programme this summer (2018/2019). More >>

Police investigate after elderly Greymouth man assaulted

Monday, 20 August 2018, 9:57 am | New Zealand Police

Greymouth Police are investigating after an elderly man was assaulted at his home at around 8.15pm last night, Sunday 19 August. More >>

Locals take on Swimathon challenge

Monday, 20 August 2018, 9:49 am | Horowhenua District Council

Keen local swimmers will be out in force this weekend to take on the Aquatics Horowhenua Swimathon challenge. More >>

Police seek information after tourists robbed near Turangi

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Police

Police would like to hear from anyone with information about a reported aggravated robbery just south of Turangi yesterday afternoon. More >>

Sudden death at Castle Rock, near Whitianga

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 3:05 pm | New Zealand Police

Inquiries are ongoing to understand the circumstances of the death which is being treated as unexplained. More >>

Fatal crash in Bay of Plenty

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 1:42 pm | New Zealand Police

One person has died in a two-car crash on State Highway 2 at Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty. More >>

Appeal for information on Dunedin assault

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Police

Dunedin Police are appealing for information on an assault that happened in the city early this morning. More >>

Fine and frosty weather isn’t expected to last

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 1:07 pm | MetService

Clear skies made for a frosty start to Sunday across much of New Zealand. MetService Meteorologist Peter Little commented, “The mercury dropped to -7.2°C at Pukaki Aerodrome in the South Island, while in the North Island our weather station at South ... More >>

Arrest following stabbing in Glen Eden

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 6:16 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have arrested a 43-year-old woman following an assault in Glen Eden this afternoon. More >>

Two arrested in Herekino

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Police

A man who fired shots into the air out a car window near Kaitaia last month after failing to stop for Police has been arrested. More >>

Serious crash Waikato

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 2:22 pm | New Zealand Police

The crash happened shortly after 1pm and involved one car hitting a tree opposite the Horsham Downs Golf Club. More >>

Person dies after being hit by truck

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 11:32 am | New Zealand Police

A person has died after being hit by a truck on State Highway 29A, Tauranga at 4.40am today. More >>

Serious crash - Ngaruawahia

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 11:31 am | New Zealand Police

A cyclist has been seriously injured in a collision with a car on Great South Road, Ngaruawahia at 10.35 this morning. More >>

Missing Blockhouse Bay man found

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 11:31 am | New Zealand Police

Police have located a 75-year-old man reported missing from his Blockhouse Bay home on Thursday morning. More >>

Information sought following assault in Manurewa

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 11:30 am | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are seeking information from the public following a stabbing in Manurewa this evening. More >>

Serious crash in Auckland CBD

Friday, 17 August 2018, 8:21 pm | New Zealand Police

A crash in Auckland's CBD has blocked the road and left one person in a serious condition. More >>

UPDATE: Serious crash south of Sanson, Manawatu

Friday, 17 August 2018, 6:47 pm | New Zealand Police

SH1 between Rongotea and Sanson has re-opened following a serious crash earlier this afternoon. More >>

Safer speeds to prevent unnecessary deaths

Friday, 17 August 2018, 6:39 pm | Movement

Proposals to implement safer speeds in Auckland have the support of the MOVEMENT, a national coalition of organisations supporting safe active transport. More >>

Find out what an Impact Hub can do in the Coromandel

Friday, 17 August 2018, 5:23 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Wintec and Trust Waikato will be hosting a group of global Impact Hub delegates next week in our district. More >>

Kids Go Wild for Te Papa’s Monster Exhibitions

Friday, 17 August 2018, 4:44 pm | Te Papa

Two monstrous new art exhibitions for kids and teens open in Toi Art at Te Papa More >>

Missing Blockhouse Bay man

Friday, 17 August 2018, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Police

Mr Jin left his Blockhouse bay home at approximately 10am yesterday and police and his family have concerns for his welfare. More >>

7 days to enter: Wellington Good Food Boost

Friday, 17 August 2018, 4:33 pm | Good Food Boost

Calling all early-stage food businesses serving up something healthy, fresh and sustainable from the Wellington region! More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages