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Entries open for 2017 Grey District Community Awards

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:34 am | TrustPower Community Awards

Cobden Aromahana Sanctuary and Recreation Areas shared their story of transformation at the Trustpower National Community Awards with an inspirational presentation. More >>

Community workshop to design part of Foxton’s Main Street

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:32 am | Horowhenua District Council

Members of the community are invited to contribute their vision for the future of the north-end of Foxton’s Main Street. More >>

30-year-old man missing from Dunedin located

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:27 am | New Zealand Police

The 30-year-old man who was reported missing from Dunedin on Friday 24th of March has been located safe and well overnight. More >>

Mānuka Open Day to explore options for marginal landowners

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:23 am | Horizons Regional Council

Evan and Roseanne Parkes’ farm in Taumarunui will host a Mānuka Open Day this Thursday afternoon, allowing for interested marginal landowners to hear about sustainable land use options, technical advice and funding options to get them started. Identified ... More >>

Preserving Wellington's Heritage Buildings

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:10 am | City Talks

Maurice Clark is recognised for his significant commitment and contribution to the architectural landscape of Wellington through his restoration projects of some of Wellington's most notable heritage buildings. More >>

Committee report on Westgate Massey town centre

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 10:49 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has today released a report responding to the Auditor-General’s inquiry into the Westgate Massey town centre that was considered in confidence by the Governing Body last week. More >>

Baseline results for Wastewater Pilot programme

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 10:44 am | New Zealand Police

The baseline results for the first three rounds of testing in the Wastewater Pilot programme have been released today. More >>

UPDATE - Serious crash, Culverden

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 10:36 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services remain at the scene of a serious crash on Mouse Point Road, Culverden, North Canterbury. More >>

Wellington Rape Crisis launches its Annual Appeal

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 10:35 am | Wellington Rape Crisis

Wellington Rape Crisis’ annual appeal is happening this week, with street collectors raising money on 30th March and sponsor events running through the week. More >>

Majority of November quake claims to be complete by year end

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 10:13 am | Insurance Council

Private insurers plan to have made the majority of cash settlement offers by the end of the year for all commercial and residential claims. More >>

Feminist Parenting Forum

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:57 am | Auckland Women's Centre

Auckland Women’s Centre is hosting a forum on Feminist Parenting in Mt Eden tomorrow night. A large crowd is expected to turn up to hear speakers Emily Writes, Tania Pouwhare and Sisilia Eteuati share their experiences and insights. More >>

Sockeye Salmon Are Spawning in the Mackenzie Country

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:52 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The Southern Hemisphere’s only population of the mysterious sockeye salmon has started its spawning run in the MacKenzie Country’s alpine rivers, providing the region with a new tourist attraction. More >>

Wellington - Petone ferry service is a must!

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:49 am | Ginny Anderson

Ginny Andersen, Labour candidate for Hutt South says a Wellington - Petone ferry service is a must! More >>

Search for missing boatie suspended off coast of Tauranga

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:42 am | New Zealand Police

After five days, the official search for missing boatie Karl Earwaker has now been suspended. More >>

Investigations ongoing into sexual assaults in Dunedin

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:41 am | New Zealand Police

Dunedin Police continue to investigate the sexual assaults that occurred in the city on Friday 17 March. More >>

Resource Consent Approved for New Pool in Edgeware

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:36 am | St Albans Pavilion and Pool group

That from St Albans Pavilion and Pool Group President Paul Somerville after a Resource Consent has been approved for the build of a new complex on the former pool site on Edgeware Road. More >>

Support for NZ China Young Leaders Forum 2017

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:34 am | New Zealand Government

Funding of $25,000 to support the New Zealand China Young Leaders Forum 2017 was announced today by Youth Minister Nikki Kaye More >>

Investigation into fatal helicopter crash

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:32 am | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into the Robinson R22 helicopter which crashed last night near Reefton. More >>

Council to Consult Community on Maori Representation

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:31 am | Palmerston North City Council

The Palmerston North City Council is to ask the community about its views on the possibility of establishing a Maori ward or wards for the 2019 local body elections. More >>

Delays on SH1 Russley Road this weekend

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:27 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to expect delays when travelling on State Highway 1 Russley Road this weekend as work on the $112 million Russley Road Upgrade continues. More >>

Serious crash, Culverden

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:13 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash in Culverden, North Canterbury. More >>

Fatal crash on SH2, Mangatawhiri

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:10 am | New Zealand Police

An investigation is being conducted by the Serious Crash Unit and the Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit. More >>

Missing tramper Clint Hewitt, safe and well

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:09 am | New Zealand Police

Clint Hewitt was located safe and well along the Double Hill Run Road late this afternoon, 27 March. More >>

Hamilton Police investigating aggravated robbery

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:06 am | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for information to help identify those responsible for an aggravated robbery in the Hamilton city centre on 19 March. More >>

Police appeal for information following drug discovery

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:01 am | New Zealand Police

Police are calling for information after staff discovered a cannabis plot at the Buckler Burn River Flats near Glenorchy, Central Otago, today. More >>

Missing tramper Clint Hewitt, safe and well

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 8:58 am | New Zealand Police

Clint Hewitt was located safe and well along the Double Hill Run Road late this afternoon, 27 March. More >>

Grants available for waste reduction projects

Monday, 27 March 2017, 5:05 pm | Auckland Council

Groups with innovative ideas for reducing waste to landfill can apply for grants of up to $5,000 from the ‘zero waste’ fund, opening on 1 April until 30 April 2017. More >>

Pekatahi Bridge deck replacement reaches half-way milestone

Monday, 27 March 2017, 4:12 pm | NZTA

A project to replace the Pekatahi Bridge deck on State Highway 2 has reached the half-way point, the NZ Transport Agency says More >>

Record crowds use public transport

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:32 pm | Auckland Transport

On Thursday, the day of the first Adele concert there were a fraction under 400,000 trips made on public transport, a one day record for Auckland. The numbers were 261,000 bus trips made, 113,000 on the rail network and 25,000 on ferries. More >>

Hamilton Police investigating aggravated robbery

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:29 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for information to help identify those responsible for an aggravated robbery in the Hamilton city centre on 19 March. At around 2.35am, a man walking on Anglesea Street near the Ward Street intersection was approached by a group of ... More >>

Appeal after aggravated robbery of service station

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:16 pm | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police are seeking information in relation to an aggravated robbery of a service station in the early hours of Sunday morning, 26 March 2017. More >>

Te Awamutu Rugby Sports And Recreation Club Tells Its Story

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:12 pm | TrustPower

Te Awamutu Rugby Sports And Recreation Club Tells Its Story at Trustpower National Community Awards More >>

Loss of Community Leader, Memea Eleitino Bubsy Ma’aelopa

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:09 pm | Pasifika Futures Limited

Pasifika Futures expresses their deepest condolences for the sudden loss of Christchurch community leader, the late Memea Eleitino Bubsy Ma’aelopa. More >>

Ratepayer’s SWOT Analysis rejects Rotorua’s 'Vision 2030'

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:05 pm | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

When the Rotorua District Council (RDC) invited feedback only on its strengths and opportunities, to help revise its Vision 2030 , the RDRR responded with a full analysis of Council’s internal Strengths and Weaknesses, and its external Opportunities ... More >>

30-year-old man missing in Dunedin

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Police

Southern District Police are looking to locate Thomas (Tom) Padget who was reported missing from Dunedin on Friday 24th of March. More >>

Community House Mid Canterbury Tells Its Story

Monday, 27 March 2017, 2:54 pm | TrustPower

Community House Mid Canterbury shared their journey from tragedy to triumph this weekend at the Trustpower National Community Awards with an inspiring presentation. More >>

Biosecurity staff snare live snake at Auckland Airport

Monday, 27 March 2017, 2:31 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity officials have snared a live snake that hitchhiked to New Zealand on a private jet. More >>

Chinese Cultural Centre for Auckland

Monday, 27 March 2017, 2:22 pm | Auckland Council

A Chinese Cultural Centre is to be established in Auckland. It follows the signing of an agreement between Mayor Phil Goff and Chinese Ambassador Wang Lutong. More >>

Buoyant Coromandel economy according to newly released data

Monday, 27 March 2017, 1:53 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Coromandel economy grew by 3.3% in 2016, and the indicators are that spending and investment is set to continue, according to the latest data provided by Infometrics, an independent company that provides economic analysis and forecasts. More >>

Production at Ardmore Water Treatment Plant remains stable

Monday, 27 March 2017, 1:42 pm | Watercare Services

While Adele fans received a soaking during last night’s [Sunday 26 March] downpours, production at Ardmore Water Treatment Plant remained stable. More >>

Production at Ardmore Water Treatment Plant remains stable

Monday, 27 March 2017, 1:22 pm | Watercare Services

While Adele fans received a soaking during last night’s [Sunday 26 March] downpours, production at Ardmore Water Treatment Plant remained stable. More >>

ANZAC Day Poppy Project

Monday, 27 March 2017, 1:19 pm | Palmerston North City Council

An ordinary grey blanket is being collaboratively transformed into a commemorative textural wall-hanging honouring ANZAC Day. If you can sew a button on, then you could help with its creation. More >>

Wellington Chamber applauds rates rise restraint

Monday, 27 March 2017, 12:03 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Council has done well to keep the 2016/17 rates increase to 3.3 per cent, in light of the many pressures put on spending, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Serious crash on State Highway 1 north of Wellsford

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:59 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on SH1 at Te Hana just north of Wellsford. More >>

Chinese functions hugely successful at Alexandra Park

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:58 am | Alexandra Park

Auckland’s popular function centre at Alexandra Park is enjoying considerable success with its Chinese functions thanks to its attention to detail and good marketing,” says Joel Reichardt, Sales & Marketing Manager at Alexandra Park. More >>

Tūpare lesson on growing grass with class

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:56 am | Taranaki Regional Council

Tūpare is one place where the art of lawn care has been perfected – and you can learn some of the secrets at a free public workshop on Sunday (2 April) at the iconic New Plymouth heritage property. More >>

Kaikoura train on the move

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:34 am | KiwiRail

Rail was back moving near Kaikoura as the KiwiRail train stuck between slips was shifted to allow vital work to begin on realigning the road and track at one of the major slip site More >>

Search for Kim Bambus continues today in Piha

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:19 am | New Zealand Police

The search for Kim Bambus has resumed this morning at Piha. More >>

A Soupy Start to Autumn

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:00 am | MetService

The past Monday marked the Autumn Equinox, where the length of our day shortens by a greater amount than any other day of the year. Early morning risers may have noticed recently sunrises rapidly becoming later, ushering on that Autumn feel with ... More >>

Gisborne Police investigating death in Tolaga Bay

Monday, 27 March 2017, 10:45 am | New Zealand Police

Gisborne Police are investigating the death of a 26-year-old Tolaga Bay man on the night of Saturday 25 March. More >>

Lane changes on SH16 from Westgate to Lincoln Road

Monday, 27 March 2017, 10:42 am | NZTA

Motorists using State 16 between Westgate and Lincoln Road are being advised to expect lane changes in early April as work progresses as part of the Lincoln to Westgate Upgrade. More >>

Controlled Purchase Operation held in Nelson Bays

Monday, 27 March 2017, 10:38 am | New Zealand Police

A joint Controlled Purchase Operation run by Police, District Licencing Agencies and Public Health was held on Saturday 25 March 2017. More >>

Vehicle crash - South-Western Motorway, Auckland

Monday, 27 March 2017, 10:03 am | New Zealand Police

The crash was called in at 6.47am this morning and is south bound on the South-Western Motorway in Mangere just beofre the Walmsley Road exit. More >>

Wellington to encourage new developments on city fringes

Monday, 27 March 2017, 9:59 am | Wellington City Council

The Capital will look at ways to encourage the development of thousands of new homes on the city fringes over the next ten years, says Wellington Mayor Justin Lester More >>

Wellington rates rise well below forecast

Monday, 27 March 2017, 9:56 am | Wellington City Council

Despite over $5 million in emergency spending due to the November earthquake, Wellington’s average rates will increase by just 3.3 per cent this year, rather than the 5.1 per cent originally forecast in the Council’s long term plan, Mayor Justin Lester has ... More >>

Native geckos rehomed on pest-free island

Monday, 27 March 2017, 9:51 am | Department of Conservation

Eight native lizards received a helping hand from Department of Conservation Director General, Lou Sanson on Saturday, 25 March, when they were transferred to Mana Island near Wellington, as part of a GBC Winstone project. More >>

Aucklanders say ‘Yes’ to the Living Wage!

Monday, 27 March 2017, 9:40 am | Living Wage Aotearoa

Living Wage Auckland will today present nearly 2000 submissions on behalf of Aucklanders in support of the Living Wage at Auckland Council. More >>

Christchurch Police seeking sightings of missing tramper

Sunday, 26 March 2017, 11:39 pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police are appealing for any sightings of an American tramper who has been reported overdue by his friends. More >>

Sumner assault victim dies, charges upgraded

Sunday, 26 March 2017, 5:01 pm | New Zealand Police

The victim of a serious assault in Sumner, Christchurch, on Thursday 23 March has now died in hospital. More >>

Unique and original handmade on offer at Berhampore School

Sunday, 26 March 2017, 3:33 pm | Berhampore Primary School Knack Market

If you in the mood for something a little bit different and interesting to brighten up the shortening days, drop by the Autumn Knack Market this weekend at Berhampore Primary School. More >>

 

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