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Search and Rescue operation carried out in Picton yesterday

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 12:34 pm | New Zealand Police

Yesterday afternoon Police and a SAR rescue team carried out a search and rescue operation for an elderly man who became lost in Essons Valley, Picton while out for a scenic walk. More >>

Police treating death of Tirau woman as homicide

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 11:24 am | New Zealand Police

Police investigating the death of Tirau woman Roma Midwood in a house fire on 1 May 2017 are treating the death as a homicide and are seeking information from the public. More >>

Win Seed Capital for Social Enterprise in Greater Auckland

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 11:10 am | Akina Foundation

The Rotary Club of Newmarket and the Ākina Foundation have joined forces for a second year to kick-start social enterprises in the greater Auckland region with a chance to win $10,000 in cash. More >>

Community feedback proposed for future of Ladies Mile

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 11:05 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Potential options for the development of Queenstown’s Ladies Mile will be discussed by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at its full Council meeting this Friday. At this point the Council is considering whether to amend its current Lead Policy ... More >>

Waitemata Police hold Pay Parade Awards this Friday

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10:55 am | New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police is proud to be holding its first ever District Pay Parade event, which will be accompanied by a District Awards Ceremony this Friday 23rd June. More >>

Police Name Driver Killed in Taupo Crash

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10:26 am | New Zealand Police

Police Name Driver Killed in Taupo Crash Police can now name the person killed on Mapara Road yesterday morning. He was 18-year-old Mathew Owen Forsyth of Taupo. Police extend their sympathies to the family and friends of Mr Forsyth. Police continue ... More >>

Mayor Boult wears a wig in support of Child Cancer charity

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10:17 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult is challenging other Mayors around New Zealand to support the Child Cancer Foundation and don a wig for Wig Wednesday (21 June). More >>

Public transport the best way to get to the rugby

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9:30 am | Auckland Transport

The British and Irish Lions will be back at Eden Park on Saturday 24 June when they take on the All Blacks for the DHL Lions Series. More >>

Information sought following assault in Whitianga

Monday, 19 June 2017, 8:54 pm | New Zealand Police

Whitianga Police are seeking information from the public after an incident on Saturday 17 June when a woman was assaulted. The incident happened between 11pm and 11.15pm in Bryce Street, Whitianga. More >>

Arrest in Kim Richmond case

Monday, 19 June 2017, 8:52 pm | New Zealand Police

This afternoon Waikato Police arrested a 45-year-old Waikato man and charged him with murder in relation to the death of Kim Louise Richmond of Arohena. The man will appear in the Hamilton Court on Tuesday 20 June 2017. Police advised Kim's family ... More >>

Name release following death of pedestrian in Gisborne

Monday, 19 June 2017, 8:52 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now release the name of the pedestrian killed in Gisborne on Friday 16 June following a collision with a car. More >>

Bring Your Own Bag: Think Beyond Plastic

Monday, 19 June 2017, 4:56 pm | Grey Lynn 2030

Bring Your Own Bag: Think Beyond Plastic Helps Move Auckland Towards Goal of Sustainability 16 June, 2017 Grey Lynn Waste Away presents Bring Your Own Bag: Think Beyond Plastic, a fun and interactive event educating public about the effects of plastic bags on ... More >>

Free snow play key to mountain fun

Monday, 19 June 2017, 4:22 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU June 19 2017: Mt Ruapehu ski fields' operator Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) has listened to public feedback and now Turoa snow lovers will have access to a free sledding and snow play area at the bottom of the Alpine Meadow. More >>

Waterview Tunnels continue the momentum

Monday, 19 June 2017, 3:49 pm | National Road Carriers

The opening of the Waterview Tunnels is another important step in the continuing development of Auckland’s road transport network says the country’s largest road freight organisation, National Road Carriers. “We welcome the opening of the tunnels, ... More >>

Free Stands at Marlborough Home & Garden Show

Monday, 19 June 2017, 3:24 pm | Marlborough Home and Garden Show

Organisers of the upcoming Marlborough Home & Garden Show, running 7-9 July at the Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000, have announced today that they have two free exhibitor stands to give away to local community groups. More >>

UPDATE: Stabbing in Mataura, Southland

Monday, 19 June 2017, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Police

Southland Police continue to investigation the stabbing of an elderly male in Mataura on Saturday night. More >>

Council looking at options for special needs toilets

Monday, 19 June 2017, 2:24 pm | Marlborough District Council

Council staff are examining what would be required to provide specialised toilet and changing facilities within Blenheim’s CBD. More >>

One dead in crash on Mapara Road, Taupo

Monday, 19 June 2017, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Police

At 7.20am this morning a Mazda utility vehicle collided with a tree on Mapara Road, Taupo. More >>

"Crash on Southern Motorway, Auckland City"

Monday, 19 June 2017, 1:42 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are advising motorists that will be delays on the Southern Motorway after a crash this afternoon. More >>

Māori eats and beats to star at Te Korakora on Federal

Monday, 19 June 2017, 1:41 pm | Auckland Council

If you love great tunes and kai don’t miss Te Korakora on Federal – a free event in celebration of Māori street food, music and dance taking place on Thursday 22 June. Come down after work to Federal Street at SKYCITY Auckland, which will be transformed ... More >>

Update: Moray Place suspicious package

Monday, 19 June 2017, 12:33 pm | New Zealand Police

Dunedin Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a suspicious package located in Moray Place on Friday 16 June. We can confirm that the package was not an explosive device, and that we have identified and interviewed the person ... More >>

Man struck by car in Manukau

Monday, 19 June 2017, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Police

At 10.46am Police attended an incident at the intersection of Great South Road and Te Irirangi Drive in Manukau. More >>

Health and sport centre site start in October

Monday, 19 June 2017, 11:12 am | Hastings District Council

Work on the buildings that will make up the first stage of the new community health and sports centre will get underway in October at the Hawke’s Bay Regional Sports Park. More >>

Congestion-Free Wellington welcomes release of LGWM papers

Monday, 19 June 2017, 10:53 am | Congestion Free Wellington

The Let's Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) project has released papers from its work on developing and evaluating possible future transport scenarios. More >>

Calling performers and stallholders for the Diwali Festival

Monday, 19 June 2017, 10:42 am | Diwali Festival of Light

Do you make an incomparable dahi puri? Gulab jamun that people will travel across town for? Or are you part of a dance group able to help showcase Indian performance styles, from a brilliant Bharatanatyan, an awesome Odissi to a magnificent Manipuri ... More >>

Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō

Monday, 19 June 2017, 10:37 am | Department of Conservation

The new fishing season will see some changes to the existing Taupō Fishery regulations as the Department of Conservation strives to provide better opportunities to help anglers, and families, enjoy this this fantastic fishery. More >>

Fatal Crash at Kinloch - Motorists to Avoid Area

Monday, 19 June 2017, 10:02 am | NZ Police

Police are investigating a crash that occurred at 7.34 this morning, June 19, on Mapara Road in Kinloch, between King Road and Katelyn Place. More >>

Serious Crash - Waitemata SH 16

Monday, 19 June 2017, 10:01 am | NZ Police

Motorists are advised that diversions are in place on State Highway 16 near Matua Road in Kumeu following a serious crash. More >>

Police investigating Glenfield aggravated robbery

Monday, 19 June 2017, 8:46 am | New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police are investigating following an aggravated robbery at a Downing Street, Glenfield address yesterday evening. More >>

Males arrested following incident in Lower Hutt

Monday, 19 June 2017, 8:45 am | New Zealand Police

Two males have been arrested following an incident in Lower Hutt overnight. More >>

Crash at Springlands, Blenheim

Monday, 19 June 2017, 8:44 am | New Zealand Police

Police and emergency services have been called to a crash on the intersection of Colemans Road and Orchard Lane, Blenheim at about 6.20am, 19 June. More >>

Crash at Horokiwi, Wellington district

Monday, 19 June 2017, 8:42 am | New Zealand Police

Motorists heading into Wellington city on State Highway 2 can expect delays after a crash at Horokiwi this morning. More >>

Christchurch Police: Missing Taliu located safe and well

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 9:50 pm | New Zealand Police

Mr Taliu, who was reported missing to Police after family hadn't seen him for a week, has been located safe and well. More >>

Enquiries continuing into unexplained death in Freemans Bay

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 9:49 pm | New Zealand Police

Enquiries are continuing to be made following an unexplained death in Freemans Bay, Auckland yesterday morning. More >>

Lions Series week in Rotorua a roaring success

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 9:48 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

British & Irish Lions Series week in Rotorua a roaring success The excitement of the DHL NZ Lions Series isn’t quite over for Rotorua with many visitors expected to return to the district during the coming weeks. Saturday night’s game at Rotorua ... More >>

The Calm After The Storm

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 3:37 pm | MetService

It was a wintery start to the week, as a series of fronts spread quickly up the country, bringing cold, stormy weather for some in the south. More >>

Clear Flaws in Let’s Get Welly Moving’s Scenario

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 3:35 pm | Save The Basin Reserve Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign has welcomed the public release of Let’s Get Welly Moving’s long list of scenarios for the future of Wellington transport. But spokesperson Tim Jones is concerned that some vital questions appear to have been ignored during ... More >>

Netherton crash fatalities – statement

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Police

There were five people in a white Toyota Corolla – three people from this vehicle have died. More >>

Police investigating stabbing incident in Mataura last night

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 3:33 pm | New Zealand Police

Southland Police are currently investigating the stabbing of an elderly man that occurred at an address in Main Street, Mataura last night. More >>

Suspicious fire on Tyrone Street, Otara

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 11:10 am | New Zealand Police

June 17 Counties Manukau Police are investigating the cause of a house fire in Otara this evening. More >>

Rotorua Police praise community engagement

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 11:09 am | New Zealand Police

Rotorua Police are praising the good humour and high levels of community engagement shown by people across the city ahead of and during tonight’s match between the Māori All Blacks and the British and Irish Lions. More >>

Multiple fatalities in SH2, Netherton crash

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 11:07 am | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are attending a fatal crash on State Highway 2, Netherton, in the Hauraki District. More >>

SPCA votes to create new national organisation

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 5:42 pm | SPCA

SPCA votes to create new national organisation SPCA delegates today voted to form one national organisation from its current 45 independent centres. The delegates voted at the RNZSPCA Annual General Meeting and the move will create a unified and ... More >>

Our Week to Recognise our 1.2 Million Volunteer Workforce

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 5:40 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

National Volunteer Week is here! It’s a week to recognise and celebrate the efforts of 1.2 million kiwis who volunteer their time for the good of our communities and nation. More >>

Update: Crash on SH1, north of Wellington

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 4:50 pm | New Zealand Police

SH1, near Paekakariki, is now open following a crash involving a car and a motorcycle. More >>

Concerns for Richard Taliu/Fualau - missing in Christchurch

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 4:50 pm | New Zealand Police

Police in Christchurch are seeking sightings of missing man Richard Taliu, who also goes by the name of Richard Fualau. More >>

Crash on SH1, north of Wellington

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 4:49 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are at the scene of a serious crash on SH1, at Paekakariki involving a car and a motorcycle. More >>

Serious crash on Kaipara Coast Highway

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are at the scene of a serious crash on the Kaipara Coast Highway, Kaukapakapa near Anderson Road where a car has rolled. More >>

Success at the Giant Haka 2017

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 2:01 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Thousands of people poured into Rotorua’s Village Green today to help break the record for the world’s largest haka. More >>

Woman dies following vehicle crash in Far North

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 1:59 pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are at the scene of a vehicle crash on State Highway 10, Kaingaroa, Far North. More >>

Future Of NZ Alpine Snow Safety Comes Under The Spotlight

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 1:58 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The Future Of NZ Alpine Snow Safety Comes Under The Spotlight The Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) got underway today in Christchurch. Chief executive Mike Daisley is excited to have such a wide variety of delegates and speakers. “As we ... More >>

Body identified in search for Kim Richmond

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 12:33 pm | New Zealand Police

A body found in the Ford Ranger ute recovered from Lake Arapuni, Waikato on Thursday is that of missing Arohena woman Kim Richmond. More >>

Pedestrian dies in Gisborne

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Police

Police and paramedics were notified of the incident on Cobden St at 11.06pm last night. More >>

Fatal crash, Dairy Flat, Auckland

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 12:31 pm | New Zealand Police

Two people have died following a car crash on Dairy Flat Highway, Auckland this morning. More >>

UPDATE: Moray Place, Dunedin cordons stood down

Friday, 16 June 2017, 6:28 pm | BusinessDesk

The suspicious package at Moray Place, Dunedin has been rendered safe and there was found to be no threat. More >>

Evolution Mining Ltd has withdrawn from their exploration

Friday, 16 June 2017, 5:56 pm | Mine Watch Northland

While their gradual withdrawal has been evident, though the signs may have reflected only a temporary withdrawal, Evolution today has finally admitted that they are withdrawing from their exploration activities at Puhipuhi. More >>

Job done - Kevin marks turning point for kiwi conservancy

Friday, 16 June 2017, 5:52 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Job done - Kevin marks turning point for kiwi conservancy New forest resident secures kiwi future for next three decades A very ordinary brown kiwi with an unremarkable name signalled a truly outstanding feat of endangered species conservation last week. ... More >>

Electric buses confirmed for Wellington fleet

Friday, 16 June 2017, 5:50 pm | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Electric buses confirmed for Wellington fleet 16 June 2017 Wellington commuters will be able to travel on electric buses from next year after Greater Wellington Regional Council signed contracts today with preferred tenderers Tranzit and Uzabus. The two ... More >>

Sergeant Lehi and the Lions

Friday, 16 June 2017, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Police

When the Māori All Blacks take the field against the British and Irish Lions in Rotorua tomorrow, few will be watching more closely than Sergeant Lehi Hohaia. More >>

Ready, Set, Bake! Bikkie baking - help guide dog puppies

Friday, 16 June 2017, 4:10 pm | Blind Foundation

Keen bakers are being urged to whip up a batch of delicious bikkies to sell to friends, family and workmates to raise vital funds for the Blind Foundation. More >>




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