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Canterbury drivers: Safety first this long weekend

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Police

For many of us, a long weekend is around the corner and Canterbury Police will again be running Operation Drive Safe. More >>

Māori Zero Waste Gathering in Kawhia

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 12:10 pm | Marae Para Kore

“We are excited to bring Para Kore’s Hui ā-Tau to Kawhia this month. The hui brings together people from across Aotearoa working towards Zero Waste on marae and in the community” says Jacqui Forbes, kaihautū matua for Para Kore. More >>

Defence Forces on Alternate Picton/Christchurch Highway

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:51 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency and NZ Police are working together to support the New Zealand Defence Force 'Exercise Southern Katipo 17' which is underway until mid-November. More >>

Inaugural Wellington Heritage Week goes down in history

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:38 am | Wellington City Council

We’re proud supporters of the inaugural Wellington Heritage Week, which will showcase the history of the capital through events, tours, exhibitions, and behind the scenes sneak peeks from 23-29 October. More >>

Don’t become a statistic this summer

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:29 am | Surf Life Saving

The second highest number of drowning fatalities last year occurred on beaches; one more compared to 2015 and three more than the five year average. With 21 beach drownings in 2016, it is the highest beach toll since 2011. Surf Life Saving New ... More >>

Update – Serious crash in Waiuku

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:04 am | New Zealand Police

Police are working to establish how a crash involving a taxi van occurred this morning just after 8am in Waiuku Road, Mauku. More >>

Preventing poaching and stock theft in Eastern District

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:57 am | New Zealand Police

Police in northern Hawke’s Bay and southern Tairāwhiti will be increasing their presence to prevent stock theft and illegal poaching. More >>

Prep your boat, check your gear, know the rules

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With the long weekend just around the corner, boaties are being urged to prep their boat, check their gear and know the rules before hitting the water this season. With motorised vessels often being stored over the colder months, its hoped this reminder ... More >>

New Hawke’s Bay Secondary School Sport Scholarship

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:02 am | Sport Hawke's Bay

A new sport scholarship is up for grabs at the Hawke’s Bay Secondary School Sport Awards on October 30. More >>

It’s full steam ahead for Aotea Lagoon’s miniature train

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:54 am | Porirua City Council

The popular miniature train at Aotea Lagoon in Porirua is back on track. More >>

Police at scene of Takanini incident

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:42 am | New Zealand Police

Police are at the scene of an incident in Takanini involving a collision between a train and a vehicle on Taka St. More >>

Serious crash in Waiuku

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:41 am | New Zealand Police

Police are currently in attendance at a serious crash in Waiuku Road, Mauku. More >>

Appeal for information on attempted aggravated robbery

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:22 am | New Zealand Police

Police are asking for the public’s assistance with enquiries into an attempted aggravated robbery at the St Kilda Tavern on Prince Albert Road, Dunedin on October 1st. More >>

Shane Hohepa Named Fatal Fleeing Driver in Cambridge

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:43 am | NZ Police

Police can now release the name of the man who died in a fatal fleeing driver incident on Scott Street, Cambridge on Wednesday 27 September, 2017. More >>

Niki Continues Fight for Glen Innes Home & Community

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:27 am | Glen Innes

Elderly (former-state) social housing tenant, Niki, has been served notice of eviction by Tāmaki Regeneration Ltd (TRL). Last week Niki was told bailiffs would arrive at 10am on Wednesday 18 October. More >>

Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School Fair - Sunday 5 November

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:24 am | Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School

The Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School fair will be on Sunday 5th November, 1 Fern Road, Maia, from 11am to 3pm. More >>

Great Glenorchy Getaway Day Event on 22nd October Cancelled

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:21 am | Headwaters

Due to the recent tragedy that has saddened all of us in the Glenorchy community, the Great Glenorchy Getaway Day that was planned for Sunday, 22nd October has been cancelled. More >>

South Auckland community groups supported

Monday, 16 October 2017, 8:30 pm | Auckland Foundation

Thirteen local groups and charities have been granted more than $250,000 for projects supporting literacy and life skills, thanks to the Auckland Airport Community Trust. Auckland Airport Community Trust’s 2017 grants were officially announced at the ... More >>

Court hearing over coal mine in water reserve

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:32 pm | Forest And Bird

The future of a West Coast public reserve will be debated at a High Court hearing in Christchurch tomorrow. Stevenson Mining Limited want access to the Buller District Council’s Water Conservation Reserve for the proposed Te Kuha opencast coal mine, ... More >>

Update: Palmerston North robbery

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:31 pm | New Zealand Police

Palmerston North Police are seeking sightings of a red car taken during a robbery over the weekend. More >>

Electrical fire - The Esplanade, Island Bay

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:29 pm | New Zealand Police

Police and Fire are currently at the scene of an electrical fire at a property on The Esplanade, Island Bay, Wellington. More >>

Defence Forces on Alternate Picton to Christchurch Highway

Monday, 16 October 2017, 4:22 pm | NZTA

NZ Defence Forces on the Alternate Picton to Christchurch Highway three nights this week The NZ Transport Agency and Police are working together to support the New Zealand Defence Force “Exercise Southern Katipo 17” which is underway until mid-November. More >>

Students compete in Challenge Day for Conservation Week

Monday, 16 October 2017, 4:19 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Students compete in Challenge Day for Conservation Week Students from nine local schools will be competing in Horizons Regional Council’s Challenge Day at Totara Reserve on Thursday 19 October to celebrate Conservation Week. The theme of this ... More >>

Secure your tools; protect your livelihood

Monday, 16 October 2017, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Police

Hey tradies, it’s time for you to take more responsibility for the security of your tools. More >>

Police at scene of fatal workplace incident

Monday, 16 October 2017, 3:41 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are currently responding to a workplace incident on Kaitemako Road in Welcome Bay, Bay of Plenty. More >>

Plenty to See And Do in Wairarapa This Labour Weekend

Monday, 16 October 2017, 3:33 pm | Destination Wairarapa

An eclectic range of events set to showcase the Wairarapa’s artistic communities and highlight its wine and food reputation will keep visitors in the region entertained this long Labour Weekend. More >>

Paua-poacher banned from fishing for three years

Monday, 16 October 2017, 3:21 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

A member of a Wellington-based paua poaching operation has been banned from fishing for three years and ordered to serve seven months home detention after earlier pleading guilty to more than 20 charges under the Fisheries Act. More >>

Pedestrian hit in Otaki - correction

Monday, 16 October 2017, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Police

The date of the crash was Saturday 14 October 2017, not Friday 13 as previously reported. More >>

MetService: A Settled Week in Store

Monday, 16 October 2017, 1:50 pm | MetService

As the kids go back to school today, Spring conditions continue. A front moves over the central North Island today, bringing showers ahead of it for the west and leaving scattered rain in its wake to the east. This front is quickly chased through by a ... More >>

Texaco Tanker to Make Historical Journey

Monday, 16 October 2017, 1:48 pm | Bill Richardson Transport World

In what is a once in a lifetime occasion, one of the rarest trucks in the world, Bill Richardson Transport World's ‘Texaco Tanker’ will drive in the Southland Truck Parade this weekend. More >>

Update on pedestrian hit in Otaki last week

Monday, 16 October 2017, 1:30 pm | New Zealand Police

Police attended a crash on SH1 Otaki, north of Wellington on Friday 13 of October, where a pedestrian was struck and injured. More >>

Boost in resident satisfaction with the DCC

Monday, 16 October 2017, 1:11 pm | Dunedin City Council

Boost in resident satisfaction with the DCC Dunedin (Monday, 16 October 2017) – Overall resident satisfaction with the Dunedin City Council is as high as it has been in the last 15 years. More >>

Community feedback sought to refresh Panmure town centre

Monday, 16 October 2017, 12:54 pm | Auckland Council

Community sessions led by the council’s urban regeneration agency Panuku Development Auckland will kick off this month to find out what people think of Panmure town centre. More >>

Celebrate Conservation Week at Wellington Zoo

Monday, 16 October 2017, 12:29 pm | Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo is celebrating Conservation Week 2017 this Labour weekend with a range of fun conservation themed activities based on this year’s Conservation Week theme of ‘Love my Backyard.’ ‘It’s important to celebrate how close we are ... More >>

Police appeal for information after hitchhiker robbed

Monday, 16 October 2017, 12:27 pm | New Zealand Police

At approximately 5:30pm on Sunday October 15th a male hitchhiker chose to accept a ride from a driver in an old red Nissan car on State Highway 27, Matamata. More >>

Search continuing for missing Dunedin man

Monday, 16 October 2017, 11:55 am | New Zealand Police

Police units and a dog team are currently continuing the search for missing 63-year-old Dunedin man Gordon Mclean. More >>

New tsunami information boards for Whangarei beaches

Monday, 16 October 2017, 11:30 am | Northland Emergency Management

Whangarei beachgoers can now boost their tsunami readiness using new information boards at popular district beaches. “With summer coming, more people than ever will be going to the beach. We want to help beachgoers, boaties, fishers and tourists ... More >>

Iconic Hastings Vineyard For Sale

Monday, 16 October 2017, 10:49 am | Colliers International

An iconic Hawke’s Bay winegrowing estate for sale at 305 Ngatarawa Road, Hastings, offers buyers a unique chance to write the next chapter in an already richly storied history. More >>

Youths arrested after assault at Z in Motueka

Monday, 16 October 2017, 9:55 am | New Zealand Police

On the 15th of October at about 2.20am an altercation occurred between two groups of people at Z Service Station on High Street, Motueka. More >>

The Warehouse Commercial Property For Sale in Snells Beach

Monday, 16 October 2017, 9:41 am | Bayleys

The biggest commercial property in the coastal township of Snells Beach just north of Auckland – housing one of New Zealand’s biggest retailing names – has been placed on the market for sale. More >>

Cambridge Police seek witnesses to serious crash

Monday, 16 October 2017, 8:21 am | New Zealand Police

Cambridge Police are seeking a driver and any further witnesses to a serious crash which occurred on Friday night. More >>

Oamaru Police seek witnesses to Thames Highway collision

Monday, 16 October 2017, 8:20 am | New Zealand Police

Oamaru Police are seeking witnesses to a crash in Oamaru on Friday 13 October, 2017. More >>

The first-ever NZ Bike Expo launches a unique consumer show

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 8:40 pm | Cycling Action Network

The first-ever NZ Bike Expo launches in Christchurch on 28 and 29 October 2017 at the Air Force Museum of NZ at Wigram, 10am-5pm both days. More >>

Name release - Jet boat incident on Waimakariri River

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 8:27 pm | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police can now release the name of the man who died on the Waimakariri River following a jet boat accident earlier today. More >>

Fatal jet boat incident on Waimakariri River

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 3:28 pm | New Zealand Police

Police’s thoughts are with the person’s family while we continue to make enquiries on behalf of the Coroner. More >>

Spring Weather Brought Fine And Wet Spells This Past Week

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 2:10 pm | MetService

New Zealand has seen both rain and shine this week in typical spring fashion. The second week of the school holidays got off to a wet start for most as a low pressure system over the Tasman Sea spiralled bands of rain onto the country. The low continued ... More >>

Turoa hosts Breast Cancer Foundation Fundraiser

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 1:52 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 15 OCTOBER 2017: Skiiers and snowboarders took to the slopes of Mt Ruapehu's Turoa ski field yesterday in bikinis - all for a great cause. More >>

Introducing the new board of Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 11:38 am | Keep NZ Beautiful

During its 50th anniversary celebrations, The Keep New Zealand Beautiful Society, Inc. (KNZB) has announced that Alexandra Davids has been named the organisation’s new Chairperson. More >>

Assault in Motueka - witnesses required

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 11:12 am | New Zealand Police

Overnight on the 15th of October at about 2.20am an altercation between two groups of people at Z Service Station High Street Motueka More >>

Police urge Dunedin residents to check their backyards

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 11:11 am | New Zealand Police

Police continue to search for 63-year-old Gordon Mclean, who has not been seen since 3pm Thursday afternoon. More >>

UPDATE - Serious crash at Otaki

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 6:10 pm | New Zealand Police

Traffic is being diverted off State Highway 1 at Mill Road, Waerenga Road, and Rahui Road. More >>

Serious crash in Otaki

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Police

State Highway 1 at Otaki is closed following a serious crash just before 4pm near the main roundabout. More >>

UPDATE - Serious crash near Dunedin

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 4:36 pm | New Zealand Police

Police remain at the scene of a serious crash near Dunedin this afternoon, at the intersection of Tirohanga Road and Outram-Mosgiel Road. More >>

Serious crash in Mosgiel

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 3:58 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash near Dunedin in which two people remain trapped. More >>

Westport man found safe and well

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Police

The 24-year-old Westport man, who has been missing since Monday, has been found safe and well. More >>

TenForward Technology Lounge for Kids Opens Its Doors

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 2:50 pm | Ten Forward

REMUERA, AUCKLAND - 13 October 2017 - TenForward Limited has opened its doors as a technology lounge with after school and school holiday programmes, aimed at young adolescents who love gaming, technology, social media and other creative pursuits. More >>

Havelock North the most beautiful suburb

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 12:07 pm | Hastings District Council

It is official: Havelock North is the nation’s Most Beautiful Suburb. The annual Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards were announced tonight (October 13). More >>

Henare O’Keefe: A new Keep New Zealand Beautiful hero

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 12:05 pm | Hastings District Council

“As we look around our undoubtedly beautiful district, we must think about all the spaces our children are growing up in; they need to be proud of the place they are growing up in; the place that nurtures them”, says Hastings District councillor ... More >>

Masterton named New Zealand’s most beautiful city

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 12:02 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful were thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 Beautiful Awards at a Gala Dinner, held at the Craggy Range Vineyard in Hastings on Friday evening. Masterton took out the top prize for Most Beautiful City, with Greytown ... More >>

Legacy Project to Create Tech-Savvy Generation for Dunedin

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 11:45 am | GigCity

Legacy Project to Create Tech-Savvy Generation for Dunedin A $90,000 GigCity Community Fund grant has been awarded by Chorus to a network of technology educators in Dunedin who plan to create a new generation of tech-savvy youth. Under the governance of ... More >>




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