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New Wellington District Commander welcomed today

Monday, 9 September 2019, 7:58 pm | New Zealand Police

New Wellington District Commander Superintendent Corrie Parnell brings a breadth of knowledge and experience from a number of areas in Police to his new role in the capital, and was formally welcomed into the role today, Monday 9 September, at Waiwhetu ... More >>

Pūkaha launches new cultural immersion tour

Monday, 9 September 2019, 7:57 pm | Pukaha

Mount Bruce, Masterton: Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre along with local iwi, has developed a new cultural tour for their visitors to enjoy. Te Hikoi o Pūkaha will see local iwi members from Rangitāne o Wairarapa guide visitors through the Pūkaha ... More >>

Serious crash, Northwestern Motorway

Monday, 9 September 2019, 5:34 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious four-vehicle crash on the Northwestern Motorway, westbound between Waterview and Patiki Road. More >>

QLDC Requests Proposals

Monday, 9 September 2019, 4:58 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has today published a Request for Proposals (RFP) to undertake Economic and Social Impact Assessments relating to possible airport development scenarios. The assessments were committed to by resolution at a recent ... More >>

Firearms collection events in Rotorua

Monday, 9 September 2019, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Police

Police encourage firearms holders in Rotorua not to leave it to the last moment and to hand in their prohibited firearm/s and part/s at collection events this weekend. More >>

Porirua Sports Awards nominations open for 2019

Monday, 9 September 2019, 4:12 pm | Porirua City Council

It’s time to get those nominations in for the Porirua Sports Awards. More >>

Firearms collection event at Eden Park

Monday, 9 September 2019, 4:11 pm | New Zealand Police

Police encourage firearms holders in Auckland to attend a collection event at Eden Park this weekend. More >>

Firearms collection events in Taihape and Palmerston North

Monday, 9 September 2019, 4:11 pm | New Zealand Police

Police encourage firearms holders in Taihape and Palmerston North not to leave it to the last moment and to hand in their prohibited firearm/s and part/s at collection events in Taihape and Palmerston North. More >>

Firearm collection events in Northland

Monday, 9 September 2019, 4:10 pm | New Zealand Police

Police encourage firearms holders in Northland not to leave it to the last moment and to hand in their prohibited firearm/s and part/s at collection events in the region. More >>

Chamberlain Carve-up Plan To Be Dumped

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:51 pm | Mark Thomas

Auckland Council plans to spend $30 million cutting down 1,000 mature trees will be dumped if the C&R team leads the next Albert-Eden Local Board and Mark Thomas joins Christine Fletcher as a councillor for the area. More >>

Recycling wheelie bin numbering error

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:49 pm | Carterton District Council

An error made when delivering Carterton’s new recycling wheelie bins has seen all residents receive a bin labelled with a number 1. More >>

Firearm collection events in Waikato

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:44 pm | New Zealand Police

Police encourage firearms holders in the Waikato not to leave it to the last moment and to hand in their prohibited firearms and parts at collection events in the region. More >>

Simple, Practical Solutions To Getting Around Auckland

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:43 pm | Better Auckland

9th September 2019 Carmel Claridge, Better Auckland candidate for Maungakiekie Tāmaki in this year’s Auckland Council elections, says there are plenty of simple, practical solutions to facilitate easier and safer movement around the city, which needn’t ... More >>

Illegal whitebait structures on the increase in local rivers

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:39 pm | Environment Canterbury

Concrete plinths, wooden platforms and a pellet jetty are amongst the dozens of illegal structures erected in Canterbury’s rivers this whitebaiting season. More >>

Levin Police seeks owners after recovering property

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:06 pm | NZ Police

Officers in Levin conducting a vehicle search have recovered a substantial amount of what is believed to be stolen property. More >>

Update: Unexplained death, Upper Hutt

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:04 pm | NZ Police

Police continue to investigate the unexplained death of a man on Main Street, Upper Hutt on Wednesday 4 September. More >>

Lakes District Mayoral Candidate Launches Bold Plan

Monday, 9 September 2019, 2:32 pm | Nik Kiddle

Queenstown Lakes mayoral candidate, Nik Kiddle, today launched his “Before Christmas Action Plan”, an ambitious programme of work to start the job of fixing the damage and neglect of the last three years. More >>

High school swimmers head for Waterworld

Monday, 9 September 2019, 1:49 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hundreds of competitive high school swimmers will descend on Hamilton’s Waterworld this weekend, when the refurbished facility hosts the 2019 NZ Secondary School Swimming Championships. More >>

Police seek witnesses to Invercargill assault

Monday, 9 September 2019, 1:48 pm | University of Auckland

Police are seeking witnesses to an assault that occurred on the corner of Dee and Esk Streets, Invercargill, yesterday, Sunday 8 September. More >>

Regional Council staff responding to oil spill

Monday, 9 September 2019, 1:20 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are currently responding to a hydraulic oil spill in the Sulphur Point area of Tauranga Harbour. More >>

Road patrol parade is street smart

Monday, 9 September 2019, 12:24 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington primary schools will hit the streets to celebrate road safety in the annual Orange Day Parade this Friday. More >>

Police reminds Invercargill community to secure property

Monday, 9 September 2019, 12:03 pm | New Zealand Police

Invercargill Police is urging the community to be vigilant following a recent spate of thefts from vehicles. More >>

Does our draft District Plan hit the mark?

Monday, 9 September 2019, 11:59 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua is growing and changing rapidly. We want to work with you through our District Plan review to help us shape and plan for this change. More >>

UPDATE FROM IHUMAATAO 9 September 2019

Monday, 9 September 2019, 9:08 am | ProtectIhumaatao

49 days ago we were forced to call upon Aotearoa to stand with us in stopping Fletcher Building Ltd from constructing their housing development on the confiscated land here at Ihumaatao. Since that day, tens of thousands have come from near and far ... More >>

Fire and Emergency acts to support Te Wiki o te reo Māori

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:49 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

To mark Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Fire and Emergency New Zealand has today launched a reo Māori version of its Escape My House website. More >>

Generation Zero welcome Auckland Council transport decision

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:36 am | Generation Zero

Generation Zero acknowledges that this is a significant improvement, as it makes public transit more accessible and viable for those who are young and for families travelling together. More >>

Working together to prevent suicide

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:27 am | Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust

A collaboration between Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust and the community will see everyone join together at 6 pm on September the 10th in the 6th annual World Suicide Prevention Day being held at First Church, Moray Place in Dunedin. More >>

Show me the money! Candidates drive costs up with promises

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:25 am | Rohan Biggs

As the election season hots up, Mayoral candidates are trying to outdo each other in convincing voters they have the answers to transport, housing, earthquake prone buildings, and climate change. More >>

Update: Serious crash - Haywards, Lower Hutt

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:19 am | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm three people have been transported to Hutt Hospital following a crash on River Road, Haywards, last evening. More >>

Waitemata's Youngest Candidate

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:18 am | Josh Doubtfire

Josh Doubtfire is a name you won’t forget in a hurry. Remember “Mrs Doubtfire” the movie? Born in 2000 Josh missed the instant fame of his family surname but at 19 he’s out to make a difference of his own. Running for a spot on the Waitemata ... More >>

Māori Language Commission tribute to NZers embracing Te Reo

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:17 am | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Māori Language Commissioner Rawinia Higgins says everyday New Zealanders are proving Māori language critics wrong by coming together and embracing our national, indigenous language. More >>

Thunderstorms rattle upper North Island

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 12:04 pm | MetService

An active front crossed northern New Zealand early Sunday morning, bringing rain to much of the North Island and thunderstorms to northern regions. MetService Meteorologist Peter Little comments, “There were 841 lightning strikes recorded over the upper ... More >>

One person dies following boating incident, Fiordland

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 12:01 pm | New Zealand Police

The boat, containing three occupants, is believed to have been swamped and rolled over at around 3pm yesterday afternoon near the river mouth at Wairaurahiri. More >>

Serious crash, Kaingaroa Forest

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:27 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on Dun Road, near Kaingaroa Village, where a single vehicle has crashed into a tree. More >>

Aggravated robbery - Sockburn, Christchurch

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:26 am | New Zealand Police

Police are appealing for information following the aggravated robbery of a liquor store in Sockburn, Christchurch, on Sunday 1 September. More >>

Missing 15-year-old located

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:25 am | New Zealand Police

The 15-year-old girl reported missing by her family in South Auckland on Monday 2 September has been located. She is safe and well. Police thank those who contacted us with information on her whereabouts. ENDS More >>

Police appeal for vehicle sightings in Arrowtown

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:23 am | New Zealand Police

Police are seeking sightings of a black 1967 Porsche involved in a crash in Arrowtown this afternoon. More >>

Two arrested in Gisborne following spate of tagging

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:22 am | New Zealand Police

Two men have been arrested in Gisborne in relation to a recent spate of tagging in the town. More >>

Fatal crash, Puketapu Road, Puketapu

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:21 am | New Zealand Police

"Fatal crash, Puketapu Road, Puketapu " One person has died following a motorcycle crash on Puketapu Road, Puketapu, this evening. Police were called to the crash around 6pm. The rider died a short time later. Police are investigating ... More >>

Serious crash - Rangitikei Line, Newbury, Manawatu

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:20 am | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm five people were transported to Palmerston North Hospital following a single-vehicle crash on Rangitikei Line, Newbury this evening. More >>

Eight new measles cases in Queenstown

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 6:56 pm | Southern District Health Board

Eight new measles cases in Queenstown The total number of confirmed Queenstown measles cases has risen to fifteen. Eight new cases were confirmed late Friday night and today. Six of the new cases are NZ Ski staff who work at The Remarkables ski fields ... More >>

Serious crash Puketapu, Hastings

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 6:54 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious motorcycle crash on Puketapu Road, Puketapu. More >>

Have you seen Leiloga?

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 6:53 pm | New Zealand Police

She may be wearing a black and white stripe top and is thought to be moving around South Auckland. More >>

Protesters against animal testing took on Victoria

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 3:24 pm | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) and SAFE protested outside Victoria University’s Kelburn Campus from 11 am - 1 pm today over the institution’s use of the Forced Swim Test. More >>

Update: Serious crash - Christchurch

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Police

The Serious Crash Unit will be attending and the road is expected to remain closed for some time. More >>

Man sought in relation to Rotorua incident located

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 12:42 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have located a man being sought in relation to an incident in Rotorua on Sunday 1 September. The 25-year-old man was arrested in Hamilton overnight after attempting to evade a police checkpoint. He has been charged with failing to stop for police ... More >>

Serious crash - Christchurch

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 12:29 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding after a pedestrian was struck by a car at/near the intersection of Ferry Road and Olliviers Road in Christchurch at 11.45am. More >>

Crash on Waikato Expressway near Hampton Downs

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 12:29 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a crash involving two vehicles on Waikato Expressway near Hampton Downs. More >>

An invitation to local government officials

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 10:30 am | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero is once more doing their scorecards for the upcoming local body elections, and at a time when selected councils throughout the country have rightfully declared a climate emergency, it is more important than ever that ... More >>

Protesters against animal testing will take on Vic

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 10:28 am | SAFE For Animals

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) and SAFE will be protesting at Victoria University’s Kelburn Campus at 11am today over the institution’s use of the Forced Swim Test. More >>

Week on our streets

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 10:23 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is undertaking work on streets in various parts of the city over the next week to address safety issues and meet routine maintenance requirements. More >>

Police appeal for information following property damage

Friday, 6 September 2019, 8:40 pm | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police are appealing for information after a flare was let off in the Redwood/Casebrook area, causing significant damage to the roof of a residential property. More >>

Dune washout at Pare Street

Friday, 6 September 2019, 6:55 pm | Gisborne District Council

Spring tides and massive swells have washed away gabion baskets and the dune from three beachfront properties at Pare Street in Wainui today. More >>

Illegal bike tracks carved into historic Takarunga

Friday, 6 September 2019, 6:50 pm | Auckland Council

Three tracks have been carved illegally into the northern slopes of Takarunga / Mt Victoria in the Auckland suburb of Devonport, causing extensive damage. More >>

UPDATE: Police operation in Whangarei

Friday, 6 September 2019, 6:47 pm | New Zealand Police

A 23-year-old man has been arrested following a Police operation in Whangarei this afternoon. More >>

Serious crash, Belmont, Lower Hutt

Friday, 6 September 2019, 6:45 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on Fairway Drive, Belmont, Lower Hutt. More >>

Talking about money matters

Friday, 6 September 2019, 4:42 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

As financial advisers, our members know all too well the positive impact that having a conversation about financial circumstances, goals and issues can have on the financial health, wealth and wellbeing of Kiwis. The simple act of taking the time to talk ... More >>

Mix and mingle with Hamilton leader hopefuls

Friday, 6 September 2019, 4:18 pm | Hamilton City Council

All candidates in the running to be Hamilton’s mayor are fronting up at next week’s Hamilton City Council Mayoral Debate. More >>

Police operation underway in Whangārei

Friday, 6 September 2019, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Police

Northland Police have closed a section of State Highway 1 in Whangārei due to an ongoing Police operation. More >>

Rail Investment to prove ‘significant boost’ for Northland

Friday, 6 September 2019, 4:09 pm | Northland Inc

Northland Inc’s Vaughan Cooper has welcomed the government’s decision to invest in the maintenance and improvement of the region’s rail line, describing it as a “significant boost” for the local economy. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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