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NZ Police deliver Christmas gifts

Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:04 pm | Wellington Hospitals Foundation

A team from New Zealand Police visited the children’s hospital this morning to deliver gifts they collected as part of a Christmas toy appeal for sick kids. More >>

Update - Grace Millane investigation - Dec 10

Monday, 10 December 2018, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Police

The enquiry team working on the murder of English tourist Grace Millane have continued investigations throughout the day. More >>

EPA: Inquiry into 1080 operation in Mapara

Monday, 10 December 2018, 5:17 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Chief Executive Dr Allan Freeth has announced an inquiry under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO) Act 1996 into an aerial 1080 operation on 6 September 2018, at Mapara near Te Kuiti, ... More >>

Update - Stokes Valley firearms incident

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:55 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have executed a number of search warrants in the Stokes Valley area in response to the firearms incident in Hanson Grove on Friday, 7 December. More >>

Join the Vigil for Grace

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:44 pm | White Ribbon

Join us to honour Grace Millane and offer New Zealanders the opportunity to stand together and take a moment to say Time’s Up on the violence, intimidation and the senseless waste of beautiful lives all around the world. More >>

Update: Christchurch homicide

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:26 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now name the man who died in Christchurch Hospital on Saturday 8 December. More >>

Murder sentencing in Invercargill (+ Family statement)

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:14 pm | New Zealand Police

Police acknowledges the sentences handed down in the Invercargill High Court today for the murder of Jack McAllister. More >>

Medical Marvels Exhibition - 14 December to 15 March

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:05 pm | University of Otago

In 1929, the historical collection of the University of Otago’s Health Sciences (formerly Medical) Library was established with the donation of the famed Monro Collection. The some 450 volumes in that collection were owned by Alexander Monro, father ( primus ... More >>

Murder sentencing in Invercargill

Monday, 10 December 2018, 3:58 pm | New Zealand Police

Police acknowledges the sentences handed down in the Invercargill High Court today for the murder of Jack McAllister. More >>

Thousands of New Zealand homes put through new health check

Monday, 10 December 2018, 1:16 pm | Green Building Council

Thousands of Kiwi homes have been put through a new healthy home check – launched just three weeks ago – to gauge how warm, safe and dry they are. New Zealanders have put over 5,000 homes through the free HomeFit online check, which was launched ... More >>

Mixed Week’s Weather

Monday, 10 December 2018, 1:08 pm | MetService

Thanks to some welcome high pressure, the working week has started off settled, although with plenty of cloud around. Aotearoa, land of the long white cloud is certainly earning its name today, but expect brighter spells for most of us this afternoon. More >>

Serious crash, Puketutu Road

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Police

The two-car crash happened at the intersection of Puketutu Road and Hinuera Road just before 12:25pm. More >>

Serious crash, State Highway 29

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Police

Diversions are being put in place - motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible. More >>

Route protection for Warkworth to Wellsford corridor

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:28 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is completing the work necessary for designations to be put in place for a new road alignment between Warkworth and Wellsford. More >>

Work to begin sooner on busy Kenepuru intersection

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:26 pm | Porirua City Council

Upgrade work on the busy Kenepuru Drive/Raiha Street intersection has been brought forward by two years, without affecting the timing of other major roading work in Porirua City. More >>

Bridge clip-on lanes to close for maintenance over holidays

Monday, 10 December 2018, 11:50 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency plans to close the clip-on lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge for annual maintenance over the Christmas - New Year holiday period. More >>

Safer speeds for rural roads

Monday, 10 December 2018, 11:12 am | Porirua City Council

Speed limits will be lowered to 60km/h on some Porirua rural roads, to make them safer for motorists and residents and tie in with the reduced speed limit on State Highway 58. More >>

Local icon celebrates 140 years

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:57 am | Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School has been celebrating its 140th birthday in style this year with a variety of occasions, starting with a wonderful pōwhiri welcoming new students and Principal Narelle Umbers. A full school Service at Wellington’s ... More >>

Work to Start on Wellington Defence Site

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:33 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Work is to begin on removing three buildings, two of which are earthquake-prone, from the New Zealand Defence Force’s Buckle Street site in Wellington. More >>

Auckland Sport Sector Forum focuses on change and challenges

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:24 am | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

More than 115 leaders from 65 different sporting, health and community organisations attended the re-cent Auckland Sport Sector Forum 2018: Changes, Challenge and Choice for Sport and Recreation, run by Aktive - Auckland Sport & Recreation (Aktive), ... More >>

Traffic delays - SH 29 - Bay of Plenty

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:22 am | New Zealand Police

Road works are causing traffic disruption and the journey towards Tauranga between Bay Park and Oripi is taking close to an hour. More >>

Arrest made in Hamilton aggravated robbery

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:10 am | New Zealand Police

Two men have been arrested in relation to the aggravated robbery of the River Road Food Market in Hamilton on 30 November. More >>

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Wellington office relocating

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:06 am | Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision’s Wellington office will be moving in Autumn 2019 from its current location in Taranaki Street to the National Library building on Molesworth Street. Chief Executive Rebecca Elvy says, “The move from Taranaki Street ... More >>

Council takes tough love approach with freedom campers

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:59 am | Whangarei District Council

Campers enjoying a pre-Christmas stay at one of Whangarei’s designated freedom camping areas are in for some tough love. More >>

Marlborough Airport – tell us what you think

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:53 am | Marlborough District Council

In a bid to identify areas for improvement since the completion of the new terminal, an online survey is underway covering a range of topics including airport parking, security, baggage and the terminal building. More >>

70 years of Universal Human Rights: Past, Present and Future

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:50 am | United Nations Association of New Zealand

The United Nations Association of New Zealand (UNA NZ) and the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) have collaborated in bringing the public a rare opportunity to participate in a symposium celebrating 70 Years of Universal Human ... More >>

Why this year’s Christmas is different for City Mission

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:45 am | Auckland City Mission

From Eden Park to Marae in South Auckland, the wider community is getting behind the Auckland City Mission like never before this festive season, but we still need help to ensure all children get the Christmas they deserve. More >>

Tu Te Manawa brings whare to Shannon park

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:32 am | Horowhenua District Council

Ngati Whakatere is leading the construction of a new whare taiao, or information kiosk, in Te Maire Park, Shannon. More >>

Grandmother appeals court for right to protest mining

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:30 am | Protect Karangahake Group

A 65-year old Coromandel woman appealing her conviction, served last August, for obstructing a mining company prospecting in conservation land in the Karangahake Gorge, will appear tomorrow morning in the Waihi District Court. More >>

Police Training Exercise, Wellington

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:15 am | New Zealand Police

Police will be conducting a training exercise at the old Arlington Apartments on Hopper Street in Wellington from Monday 10 to Wednesday 12 December. More >>

Sunday evening update – Grace Millane investigation

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 6:48 pm | New Zealand Police

Since early this morning a scene examination has been underway in a section of bush on Scenic Drive in the Waitakere Ranges. More >>

Man arrested for Mt Roskill fatal stabbing

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 6:34 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have made extensive enquiries over the last few days following the fatal stabbing of Rima Fernando Sikei, aged 21, on Friday night. More >>

Name release – Invercargill fatal crash

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 6:33 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the person who died following a crash in Invercargill on Friday night (7 December). More >>

UPDATE: Homicide investigation launched, Christchurch

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 6:32 pm | New Zealand Police

Police continue to make enquires following the death of a man in Christchurch late last night (Saturday 8 December). More >>

Pedestrian struck by train in Mt Albert Auckland

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 6:31 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are attending an incident where a person has died after being struck by a train in Mt Albert at about 12.20pm today. More >>

Aggravated robbery, Nelson

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 6:30 pm | New Zealand Police

Nelson Police are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated robbery early today (Sunday 9 December). More >>

Media advisory regarding Grace Millane Investigation

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 1:46 pm | New Zealand Police

Police investigating the murder of English tourist Grace Millane have identified a location of interest. More >>

Summer Upon us but Still Some Wet Weather this Week

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 12:34 pm | MetService

We are firmly in summer, with the countdown to Kirihimete (Xmas) underway. With MetService forecasting some showers in the week ahead, it might be a good opportunity to get onto the presents! More >>

COP24 addresses climate change displacement

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 12:15 pm | United Nations

As hundreds of decision-makers are gathering in Marrakech to agree new standards for global migration, the United Nations climate change conference ‘ COP24 ’ is looking at concrete ways to help countries tackle large-scale displacement caused ... More >>

PNA-FFA support minimum standards for fishing crews

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 12:10 pm | PNA Tuna

Honolulu 7 December 2018 — Pacific Island fisheries leaders are calling on members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to adopt a resolution to ensure conditions for crew on fishing vessels meet international minimum standards. More >>

Update, Stokes Valley incident

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 12:07 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are continuing to make enquiries after a 39-year-old man was shot in Stokes Valley. More >>

Name release: Fatal stabbing in Mount Roskill

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 12:06 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the man who died after being stabbed in Mount Roskill on Friday 8 December. More >>

Homicide investigation launched, Christchurch

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police have launched a homicide investigation overnight after a man was admitted to Christchurch Hospital at around 11:00pm having suffered life threatening injuries. More >>

Stokes Valley Incident

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Police

At about 11.56pm Saturday 8th December 2018 Lower Hutt Police were advised of a male having been shot in Stokes Valley. More >>

Well-behaved crowds at Christmas in the Park

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Police

Auckland Police say Christmas in the Park was a resounding success with no significant issues. More >>

Grace Millane investigation: Final Saturday update

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 9:18 pm | New Zealand Police

The 26-year-old who has been speaking with Police in relation to the disappearance of Grace Millane will be charged with her murder. More >>

AOS call-out Westport

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 6:31 pm | New Zealand Police

At about 4pm today West Coast Armed Offenders Squad were called to reports of a man with a firearm threatening another man. More >>

Update on Grace Millane investigation - now a homicide

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 6:13 pm | New Zealand Police

Just after 3pm this afternoon, a 26 year-old man was located at a central Auckland address by Police. More >>

Invercargill fatal crash appeal for information

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Police

A 37-year-old woman died following the two car crash at the intersection of Newscastle and Clifton Streets at around 9.10pm. More >>

Update on Grace Millane Investigation - Dec 8

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Police

Police investigating the disappearance of English tourist Grace Millane are releasing photographs of her necklace and watch. More >>

Collaboration within Tūwharetoa delivers greater benefit

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 12:44 pm | Tuwharetoa Settlement Trust

Working collaboratively with other Tūwharetoa entities has seen Tūwharetoa Settlement Trust (the Trust) continue to strengthen its position in the 2017-2018 financial year, delivering further positive results and increasing grants available to whānau ... More >>

New fire station in Christchurch

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 12:20 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A new fire station has been officially opened in Christchurch’s eastern suburbs today, bringing volunteer and career firefighters together for the first time in Canterbury. More >>

Vote on Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 12:16 pm | Wellington City Council

Vote on Convention and Exhibition Centre next week Wellington City Council will next week decide whether to proceed with a new Convention and Exhibition Centre. More >>

Fatal stabbing in Mount Roskill

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 11:56 am | New Zealand Police

Auckland Police are investigating the death of a man who was stabbed in Mount Roskill last night. More >>

Serious crash in Kingseat, Patumahoe, Auckland

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 11:55 am | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm one person has died in a crash south of Auckland on Kingseat Road. More >>

Serious crash in Invercargill

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 11:53 am | New Zealand Police

The two vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Newcastle Street and Clifton Street about 9.10pm yesterday. More >>

Paraglider dies on Mt Maunganui

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 11:52 am | New Zealand Police

The 48-year-old local man died at the scene. The crash occurred near the summit on the eastern side of the Mount. More >>

Kiwis asked to “Band Together” to stop litter

Friday, 7 December 2018, 8:03 pm | The Packaging Forum

A summer campaign asking New Zealanders to pledge to stop littering is being launched at the Coca Cola Christmas in the Park in Auckland on Saturday 8th December. The campaign which sets out to remind Kiwis of their love of “place” has been developed ... More >>

Pilots Demand End to Alleged Bullying at Auckland Rescue

Friday, 7 December 2018, 7:57 pm | New Zealand Airline Pilots' Association

Pilots Demand End to Alleged Bullying at Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust The New Zealand Air Line Pilots‘ Association is demanding an end to alleged bullying and harassment at the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust and wants an inquiry into both ... More >>

World Socialist Web Site's David North to speak

Friday, 7 December 2018, 7:55 pm | Socialist Equality Group

David North, chairperson of the World Socialist Web Site editorial board and a leading member of the International Committee of the Fourth International, the world Trotskyist movement, will speak at a public meeting in Wellington on Sunday, December 9, at ... More >>




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