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Dunedin boil water notice update #6

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 6:51 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin boil water notice update #6 Dunedin (6pm, Thursday, 17 August 2017) – The Dunedin City Council is hopeful that the boil water notice for parts of Dunedin will be lifted late tomorrow. Chief Executive Sue Bidrose says the DCC had needed ... More >>

UPDATE: Search for Raymond and James Fleet

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 6:36 pm | New Zealand Police

Police searching for Raymond and James Fleet have today found two bodies in the Mamaku Forest. More >>

Council reduces capital expenditure programme

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:22 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Council’s Operations and Finance Committee today approved changes to the capital expenditure programme for the 2017/18 financial year, reducing it to a level that better reflects the amount of work that can realistically be delivered within a year. More >>

Power pole damaged following collision in Mangere

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a crash on the corner of Massey Road and Tussock Avenue, Mangere, where a car has collided with a pole. More >>

Free Gig-Enabled Wifi Network Extends Across Dunedin City

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:05 pm | GigCity

A free gig-enabled wi-fi hotspot at Dunedin’s Exchange is the latest in New Zealand’s fastest free city wi-fi network. More >>

QLDC Chief Executive Review

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 4:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Council has moved to extend the term of Queenstown Lakes District Council Chief Executive Mike Theelen, QLDC Mayor Jim Boult confirmed today. More >>

Update - Lower Hutt incident

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 4:07 pm | New Zealand Police

Following an incident in Kings Crescent, Lower Hutt this morning, Police have charged a 25-year-old woman. More >>

Council invites community hall users to workshops

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 3:47 pm | Waikato District Council

If you do, there’s an opportunity coming up to share your opinion of the community hall in your area at a series of workshops at the end of the month. More >>

UPDATE - Rollie Heke search

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 3:33 pm | New Zealand Police

Police searching for Rollie Heke are also seeking 43-year-old Irene Scanlon (see attached photo), an ex-partner of Heke’s who we believe may be assisting him to evade Police. More >>

Police attending workplace accident in Wairau Valley

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 3:25 pm | New Zealand Police

The worker had been operating a wheeled log hauler when it came off the road. More >>

Police still seeking to identify man assaulted in Takanini

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 3:23 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are further seeking the public’s help to still identify an Indian male who was seriously assaulted in Takanini on Tuesday night. More >>

Aggravated robbery of Waitakere superette

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at 2.40pm yesterday (16 August 2017) at the Waitakere Township Superette. More >>

Preparations Underway For Kawakawa Bay Christmas Concert

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:42 pm | Kawakawa Bay Christmas in the Park

Summer may seem an age away, but work is well underway in Kawakawa Bay for the annual Christmas in the Park celebration. Kawakawa Bay will once again resound to the sound of community and Christmas when the annual event takes place on Sunday December 10 ... More >>

Arrest made in joint Customs and Police investigation

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Police

Following a joint investigation between Police and Customs, a Palmerston North man has been arrested for the importation of drugs into New Zealand. More >>

Arrest made in joint Customs and Police investigation

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Police

Following a joint investigation between Police and Customs, a Palmerston North man has been arrested for the importation of drugs into New Zealand. More >>

Candlelit Vigil for Water - Sunday 20 August

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:16 pm | Forest And Bird

One year since the Havelock North water crisis, communities around New Zealand will hold a candlelit ‘Vigil for Water’ this Sunday at twilight. More >>

Horizons restricts river access as a precaution

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 1:29 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is working with river users to restrict on-water activities through Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge as a safety precaution. More >>

Dunedin boil water notice update 17/8/17

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 1:21 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Thursday, 17 August 2017) – Initial water test results received last night from samples taken while the DCC was flushing the system show clear bacterial results for the parts of Dunedin affected by this week’s water quality issue. More >>

Council Chief Executive’s reporting line expanded

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 1:20 pm | Horowhenua District Council

The Chief Executive is the elected Council’s only employee, who in turn employs all other Council staff. More >>

New leads into historical murder of Chris Bush

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 11:51 am | New Zealand Police

Police are following positive lines of enquiry as the investigation continues into the 1987 murder of Chris Bush in Maramarua. More >>

Devonport Rotary's Fine Homes Tour is back

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 11:37 am | Rotary Club

The Fine Homes Tour of Devonport provides a rare opportunity to visit 10 Devonport homes of distinction, plus an extra bonus garden in Spring 2017! More >>

Urgent Road Repairs - SH16 & SH18 - 17.08.2017

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 11:18 am | NZTA

Urgent Road Repairs - SH16 & SH18 - 17.08.2017 Closure of the State Highway 16 (SH16) and State Highway 18 (SH18) lanes and ramps – tonight, Thursday, 17 August 2017 The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the following closures on State ... More >>

Papakura & Bombay Community Feedback Sought on Transport

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 10:52 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is seeking community feedback on proposed improvements to Auckland’s Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) between Papakura and Bombay, to support population growth along this busy corridor. More >>

Zoo’s orangutans to relocate while new home developed

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 10:43 am | Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo’s three Bornean orangutans will move south to Orana Wildlife Park for a two-year stay in late September ahead of construction of a major new precinct for South East Asian wildlife. The $50m two-year development in the heart of the ... More >>

Update: Kaimanawa Forest search

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 9:54 am | New Zealand Police

Police, Defence and LandSAR staff will continue the search today for two men lost in rugged bush in Tongariro National Park. More >>

Plan early consultation closes tomorrow

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 9:53 am | Timaru District Council

People in Timaru have until tomorrow to have their initial input into council spending priorities over the next 10 years. More >>

Incident in Lower Hutt resolved

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 9:07 am | New Zealand Police

The incident in Kings Crescent, Lower Hutt, has now been resolved. A 25-year-old woman has been taken into custody. Another woman is currently being attended to by Ambulance staff. She sustained minor injuries in the incident. More >>

Invercargill Police Remind Public To Secure Their Property

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 8:57 am | NZ Police

Residents of Invercargill are reminded to be secure their property following a number of burglaries and incidents of cars being broken into over the last two weeks. More >>

Witnesses to Driving Incident Sought in Christchurch

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 8:49 am | NZ Police

Police are seeking witnesses to a road rage incident on Saturday 12 August at about 1.40pm at the intersection of QE2 Drive and Burwood Road, Christchurch. More >>

Rental Warrant of Fitness for Wellington

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 8:40 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is partnering with the University of Otago, Wellington, to launch a voluntary Rental Warrant of Fitness for minimum housing standards in Wellington, Mayor Justin Lester has announced. More >>

Dunedin: first water test results

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 8:31 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin: first water test results Update - water test results Water test results received tonight show clear results for the parts of Dunedin affected by this week’s water quality issue. However, a boil water notice remains in place until at least ... More >>

EOC still in place at Southern DHB

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 8:00 pm | Southern District Health Board

EOC still in place at Southern DHB in response to central Dunedin boil water notice More >>

Road re-opens following Coromandel crash

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 7:57 pm | New Zealand Police

State Highway 25, at Hikuai Settlement Road, Coromandel, has now re-opened following a crash this afternoon. More >>

UPDATE: French skier missing near Wanaka

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 7:55 pm | New Zealand Police

Missing French skier Tom Garatadour has been found safe after a day-long search in the mountains to the west of Lake Wanaka. More >>

Rail union slams Auckland rail's “profit before people"

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 7:53 pm | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

RAIL AND MARITIME TRANSPORT UNION MEDIA RELEASE Rail union slams Auckland rail operator's “profit before people” attitude The union representing Auckland train crews is slamming the company running Auckland commuter trains, the French-owned Transdev, ... More >>

Heavy rain expected in parts of the South Island

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 5:29 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE 16 August 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION Heavy rain expected in parts of the South Island, in particular Fiordland, Westland and Nelson over the next forty-eight hours More >>

Mayoral statement regarding boil water notice

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 5:23 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Wednesday, 16 August 2017) – We want to be able to support small businesses and residents who may suffer hardship because of this week’s water quality issue. More >>

Dunedin boil water notice continues

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 5:18 pm | Dunedin City Council

A boil water notice remains in place for the CBD, Woodhaugh, Leith Valley and the tertiary precinct. At this stage there have been no notified cases of illness related to water. More >>

Earthquake rebuild work programme ramps up south of Kaikoura

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 4:39 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Spring/summer earthquake rebuild work programme ramps up south of Kaikoura - highway delays several places More >>

Gisborne - Drainwise: Jetting maintenance beginning

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 4:35 pm | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne - Drainwise: Jetting maintenance beginning Council is progressing maintenance on its wastewater network this week. Contractors from Intergroup begun flushing the Eastern Interceptor pipeline this week. More >>

92 year-old bowls club calls it quits

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 3:30 pm | Bayley's Real Estate

Nearly a century since it was first founded, the Hillsboro Bowls Club is calling it quits as recreational club memberships fall out of favour. More >>

Auckland Transport sending a message about seatbelts

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 3:18 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport and the New Zealand Police are working together to reduce the number of lives lost and serious injuries because people are not wearing their seatbelt or buckling their children safely into vehicles. More >>

Police seeking Darren Miller

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 2:58 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking to locate 41-year-old Darren Roger Miller, who has a warrant to arrest for breaching bail. More >>

French skier missing near Wanaka

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Police

Wanaka Police and search and rescue volunteers have mounted a search for an 18 year-old French skier missing in mountainous terrain to the west of Lake Wanaka. More >>

Porirua’s second JOBfest geared for success

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 2:33 pm | JOBfest

Porirua’s JOBfest will put employment in the spotlight, connecting senior students and young jobseekers to employers and businesses in the region. More >>

Crash closes road on the Coromandel

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 2:21 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are attending a crash at the intersection of State Highway 25 and Hikuai Settlement Rd on the Coromandel. Two vehicles are involved. More >>

Be wary of door knocker claiming to fix smoke alarms

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are advising the public to be wary following reports of a man going door-to-door offering to service smoke alarms in residential houses. More >>

Public's help needed to identify man assaulted in Takanini

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 2:03 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man who was seriously assaulted in Takanini last night. More >>

Hutt community reps create own mental health plan

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 1:56 pm | Ginny Anderson

Fed up with government inaction on mental health issues, Hutt community representatives have taken matters into their own hands and created a plan of their own. More >>

Update – Kaimanawa Forest search

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 1:16 pm | New Zealand Police

The Army will today assist the Police co-ordinated search for two men lost in rugged bush in Tongariro National Park. More >>

Arrest made in relation to serious assault in Hamilton

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have arrested one person in relation to the serious assault of a man on Collingwood Street, Hamilton last Friday morning. More >>

Robbery at Kawerau Dairy

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 12:40 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking information from public in relation to a robbery at the River Road Dairy in Kawerau on Saturday 5 August. More >>

Why tax irrigation to improve rivers ?

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 11:36 am | Irrigation New

IrrigationNZ is further challenging Labour’s plan to tax water used for irrigation to fund the clean-up of rivers after an analysis of the latest Ministry for the Environment data on water quality showed rivers in areas with irrigation are more swimmable than ... More >>

Plastic Bags Survey – the results

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 11:36 am | Malborough Discrit Council

More than 900 people took part in Council’s survey gauging attitudes to plastic bags and their use. More >>

Council signs new roads maintenance contracts

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 11:03 am | Christchurch City Council

New maintenance contracts for the city’s roads will lead to a more proactive response to pothole repairs and general maintenance. More >>

Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management changes name

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:45 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management has changed its name and is now known as Auckland Emergency Management. More >>

Blue Springs bottling take application on hold

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:26 am | Waikato Regional Council

NZ Pure Blue Springs Limited’s consent application to take water for bottling purposes from the Blue Springs has formally been put on hold, says Waikato Regional Council’s resource use directorate. More >>

Christchurch's Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre Grand Opening

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:24 am | Christchurch City Council

It’s Sumner’s turn to welcome an eagerly-awaited new facility, with the grand opening of Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre on Saturday 19 August. More >>

Dunedin Medical Pioneer’s Home & Healthcare Centre For Sale

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 9:38 am | Bayley's Real Estate

The home and doctor’s clinic built for one of New Zealand’s medical pioneers – and still operating more than 110 years later as a commercial healthcare practice – has been placed on the market for sale. More >>

Hamilton Police Investigate Two Robberies & A Burglary

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 9:34 am | New Zealand Police

Hamilton Police are investigating two aggravated robberies and a burglary overnight which they believe are linked. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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