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Napier Police seek missing rifle magazine

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 8:54 am | New Zealand Police

Help from the public is sought to locate an M4 Bushmaster rifle magazine that was lost following the execution of the search warrant in Napier today. More >>

West End, Palmerston North robbery

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 8:53 am | New Zealand Police

Palmerston North Police are seeking information from the public following a robbery in West End yesterday evening. More >>

Fatal workplace incident near Hamilton

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 8:52 am | New Zealand Police

Police and emergency services have been in attendance at a workplace incident near Hamilton this evening. More >>

Serious crash on Main Road, Tawa near Wellington

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 7:11 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are currently at the scene of a vehicle collision on Main Road in Tawa, Wellington. More >>

Community feedback sought on Arrow River water allocation

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 4:00 pm | Otago Regional Council

One hundred and fifty years ago the Arrow River found fame as the one of the first sites where gold was discovered in Otago. More recently it has been a draw for Lord of the Rings fans. More >>

Methamphetamine and ammunition seized in Western BoP

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Police

Western Bay of Plenty Police have seized methamphetamine, firearms and ammunition today following the execution of a number of search warrants. More >>

Blind Foundation collaborates with 2degrees in technology

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:45 pm | Blind Foundation

Blind Foundation collaborates with 2degrees in technology partnership Blind Foundation clients, who are on the 2degrees mobile network, can now download their favourite magazines and books on the BookLink app without worrying about the cost of data. ... More >>

Ambitious road safety goal welcomed by cycling advocates

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:17 pm | Cycling Action Network

Cycling advocates have welcomed a decision by Hamilton City Council to set an ambitious goal for road safety: zero deaths. More >>

Attestation parade for new constables - Wing 305

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:17 pm | New Zealand Police

Fifty nine new constables will parade at the Royal New Zealand Police College this Thursday 22 June, following the completion of their studies this week. More >>

Detailed seismic assessments returned to Council

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:59 pm | Napier City Council

Napier City Council staff are considering the implications of the outcome of Detailed Seismic Assessments carried out on the Library and Civic Administration Buildings. More >>

Harbour dredging consent brings long term certainty for Port

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:51 pm | Port Otago

Granting of a 25-year maintenance dredging and disposal consent for the Otago Harbour channel will allow Port Otago to cater for increasingly bigger ships on the New Zealand coast. Geoff Plunket, outgoing Port Otago Chief Executive, said the latest dredging ... More >>

Joint study into Tūtaepatu lagoon water quality research

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:37 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are launching a joint study into the water quality and its effects on freshwater fish fauna, mahinga kai and wider ecosystems in Tūtaepatu Lagoon, in North Canterbury. More >>

VNZ Releases InvolveMe

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:31 pm | Volunteer New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is pleased to release ‘InvolveMe’ a free online tool designed to help strengthen the effort of our nation’s 1.2 million volunteers. More >>

Information sought following incident in Wellington

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:29 pm | New Zealand Police

Wellington Police are investigating an incident from Saturday night, June 17, which has left a 53-year-old Lower Hutt man in hospital with critical injuries. More >>

Taranaki’s ‘rock star’ supermarket checkers named

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:15 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

21 June 2017 Taranaki’s ‘rock star’ supermarket checkers named Last night, 31 checkout operators from New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the Taranaki region took to the tills onstage at the TSB Showplace to compete for the chance to be named ... More >>

Police seek to identify two men

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:13 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are hoping to identify two males that we believe can help us in our enquiries to locate missing 43 year old Auckland man Jason Chase. More >>

Body found following house fire in Nelson

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 1:58 pm | New Zealand Police

The body of a person has been located in the remains of the house that was on fire in the Nelson suburb of Stoke overnight. More >>

Eden Park gears up for the big match

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 12:39 pm | Eden Park

The two teams aren’t the only ones making final tweaks to their approach ahead of this weekend’s much anticipated test match, with Eden Park preparing to roll out a revamped food and beverage offer. More >>

Still time to lodge EQC claims for land damage

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 12:21 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Anyone on the Coromandel that had land damaged from landslips or flooding during the April floods still have time to lodge a claim with the Earthquake Commission. More >>

Update – fire in Stoke, Nelson

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:55 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services remain at the scene on Main Road Stoke after being called there just after 4am. More >>

Road closed while crane rights trailer

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:48 am | New Zealand Police

Motorists are advised that a section of Glenbrook Road in Kingseat will be closed for several hours between the roundabout at Kingseat Road and Ostrich Road. More >>

Sustain Voices of Pacific Youth & Nurture Leadership

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:39 am | PIANGO

Investments by the Pacific Youth Council (PYC) in civil society leadership is one way that it can sustain the voices of youth in the Pacific development discourse, a roundtable meeting in Suva has been advised. More >>

Christchurch Tenants Benefit From Declining Rents

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:23 am | Trade Me Property

Tenants in Christchurch have something to smile about, with rents in the Garden City falling again in May, according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index. More >>

Name Release – Penrose workplace accident

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:23 am | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the man that died in a workplace accident in Penrose on 15 June 2017. More >>

Police accept Authority’s report justifying shooting

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:21 am | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police acknowledge the Independent Police Conduct Authority’s report which finds that the fatal shooting of Nicholas Marshall in Hamilton on 12 July 2016 was justified. More >>

Answer found for road safety issue at Waikawa Bay

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:00 am | Marlborough District Council

A longstanding request from the families of children attending Waikawa Bay School is to be answered with the formation of safer roadside space along Waikawa Road. More >>

World’s largest rat trapping network completed by community

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:51 am | Taranaki Mounga

Members of the Taranaki community have come together to complete the world’s largest ever network of self-resetting rat traps as part of a trapping training day on the Mounga. The trapping training day on 20 June was organised by environmental restoration ... More >>

Special pest rate paying off for Whangarei Heads environment

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:36 am | Northland Regional Council

Two years after its introduction, a groundbreaking rate designed to target pests threatening kiwi and help eradicate selected weeds on private land at Whangarei Heads is adding to the successes of existing community-led work there. More >>

Missing Auckland woman found safe

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:26 am | New Zealand Police

Police would like to advise that the 19 year old Auckland woman who was reported missing yesterday has been found safe and well. More >>

Queenstown becomes New Zealand’s first town with 4.5G

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:08 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult welcomes the announcement by Spark that Queenstown has become the first town capable of getting the fastest mobile data speeds in the country. More >>

Police praise fans at Chiefs-Lions match

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:03 am | New Zealand Police

Waikato District Police are praising the behaviour of fans at last night's match between the Chiefs and British and Irish Lions in Hamilton. More >>

UPDATE: Car v pedestrian crash in Masterton

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:00 am | New Zealand Police

Masterton Police are speaking to a person of interest following a crash in Lansdowne this evening. More >>

Two Unaccounted For After Nelson Fire

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 8:59 am | New Zealand Police

Two people are unaccounted for following a house fire in the Nelson suburb of Stoke overnight. More >>

Name release following workplace incident in Rolleston

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 8:58 am | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the man killed in a workplace incident in Rolleston on 9 June. The man killed was 59-year-old Dayal Parbhu Patel of Christchurch. Worksafe were notified of Mr Patel’s death at the time of the incident. Police offer their ... More >>

Information sought on car v pedestrian crash in Masterton

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9:08 pm | New Zealand Police

Masterton Police are seeking information from the public after a crash in Lansdowne this evening where a pedestrian has been hit by a car. More >>

Council adopts annual budget

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:46 pm | Christchurch City Council

Council adopts annual budget Christchurch City Council today confirmed its annual budget for the coming financial year. The 2017–18 Annual Plan includes a slightly lower-than-proposed average rates increase of 5.46 per cent, down from the 5.5 per ... More >>

Strong Partnership Preventing Relationship Violence

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:43 pm | Zonta

Strong Partnership Preventing Relationship Violence Zonta International supporting the Sophie Elliott Foundation Loves-Me-Not Programme More >>

Royal Humane Society of New Zealand Award Presentations

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:18 pm | Governor General

Citations – Strictly embargoed until 2.45pm, 20 June Murray Michie – Stanhope Gold Medal Christopher Muller – Royal Humane Society Silver Medal ________________________________________________________________________ Murray Edward Michie, Stanhope Gold Award Shortly after 2.00 pm on Saturday 11th ... More >>

James Shaw to host public meeting in Rotorua

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:14 pm | Green Party

Green Party Co-leader James Shaw to host public meeting in Rotorua What: Green Party Co-leader James Shaw and Rotorua Green Party candidate Richard Gillies are hosting a public meeting in Rotorua. Where: Rydges Hotel, 272 Fenton Street, Glenholme, Rotorua. ... More >>

Name Release – fatal Kaiangaroa crash

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:04 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the woman who died in a crash on SH10 in Kaiangaroa on Saturday 17 June, 2017. More >>

Name Release - fatal Matekohe crash

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the man who died in a crash on SH12 in Matekohe on Friday 16 June, 2017. More >>

Police and Community Board Team Up

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:28 pm | Papanui-Innes Community Board

Media Release 20 June 2017 Police and Community Board Team Up To Tackle Traffic Law Breakers Concerns from parents about red light running threatening the safety of St Albans schoolchildren are being addressed by the Papanui Innes Community Board ... More >>

Investor suspicions lead to fraud charges

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:13 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Paul Clifford Hibbs (48), has appeared in the Christchurch District Court today in relation to a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution. More >>

New Zealand resident sentenced

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:03 pm | Immigration NZ

A New Zealand permanent resident who tried to fraudulently bring a child into New Zealand has been sentenced for providing false and misleading documents to Immigration New Zealand. More >>

Emergency Closure - SH1 Greenlane Northbound onramp June 20

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:03 pm | NZTA

20 June 2017 The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the State Highway 1 (SH1) Greenlane Northbound onramp will be closed tonight, Tuesday, the 20th June , for urgent repairs to a damaged guardrail. The work will be carried out between ... More >>

Community Patrol volunteers needed in Hastings

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:01 pm | New Zealand Police

"Community Patrol volunteers needed in Hastings " Community Patrols New Zealand (CPNZ) is looking for more volunteers across Hastings to support patrols and help keep our community safe. Community patrols are made up of volunteers working ... More >>

Stage one of Hawthorne Drive to open this week

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Stage one of Hawthorne Drive is almost complete, with contractors working hard to get the final pieces in place before it is officially opened by Mayor Jim Boult this Thursday. Formerly known as the Eastern Access Road, Hawthorne Drive will provide ... More >>

Local businesses expected to benefit from Winter Festival

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:45 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Local businesses expected to benefit from Winter Festival Palmerston North’s Winter Festival is expected to bring big crowds into the city at the end of the month with benefits for local businesses. The three-day festival hosted by Palmerston North ... More >>

Council votes to fund New Brighton hot pools

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:44 pm | Development Christchurch

Council votes to fund New Brighton hot pools Work on the New Brighton hot pools will push ahead following today’s Christchurch City Council decision to approve an additional $11.2 million to fund the project. The funding has been included in the 2017-18 Annual ... More >>

Statement regarding Todd Barclay MP investigation

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:34 pm | New Zealand Police

Police received a complaint in February 2016 regarding an allegation that private communications had been intercepted by an individual. More >>

Statement regarding Todd Barclay MP investigation

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:33 pm | New Zealand Police

Police received a complaint in February 2016 regarding an allegation that private communications had been intercepted by an individual. More >>

Call for NEW TRANSPORT ERA safety measures

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:28 pm | Brennan Rigby

20 June 2017 Call for NEW TRANSPORT ERA safety measures at high risk site for pedestrian and cyclists. A cyclist versus pedestrian incident in Ash St today (20 June 2017) is an early signal that the safety profile of our transport network is under-going ... More >>

Red zone panel discussion this Thursday

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:28 pm | Regenerate Christchurch

National and international thought leaders will stimulate public debate about the red zone’s future in a free public talk this Thursday. More >>

Aggravated robbery in Glenfield

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for assistance from the public after a masked male offender entered the Postman’s Leg bar in Glenfield and threatened staff with a firearm before fleeing with a sum of cash. More >>

South Otago Police investigating Milton burglaries

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:03 pm | New Zealand Police

South Otago Police are currently investigating burglaries at several businesses in the Milton area that have occurred in the past few weeks. More >>

Police searching for missing Auckland woman

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are currently looking for 19 year old Lisa Harrison (pictured) who has been missing since Friday 16th June. More >>

Forbury Road intersection improvements proposed

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:48 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Tuesday, 20 June 2017) – A proposal to install a roundabout and pedestrian crossing points at the intersection of Forbury, Bay View and Allandale Roads in South Dunedin is out for public feedback. More >>

Forty-five thousand new riders in Auckland last year

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:35 pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland is experiencing a biking boom with a report released today by Auckland Transport showing big numbers taking to two wheels over the past year and confidence in cycling at an all-time high. More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations brings shocking result

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:26 pm | Northland District Health Board

Two recent Controlled Purchase Operations conducted at licensed premises throughout Northland by Northland DHB and NZ Police staff are shocked at the result. More >>

Decision digest |Finance and Performance Committee

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 12:57 pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee today agreed to divest of the final $130 million contained in its diversified financial asset portfolio. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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