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Time for a ‘youthquake’ in NPDC elections

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 10:04 am | New Plymouth District Council

Voting papers are about to arrive in mailboxes, and one New Plymouth teen is mad keen to show she cares about the District’s future and cast her vote. New Plymouth Girls’ High School student Jezza Vivian says it’s crucial young people turn out ... More >>

Update: Maramarua Forest crash

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 9:39 am | New Zealand Police

The driver, a 45-year-old man and the sole occupant of the car, died at the scene. The Serious Crash unit attended and enquiries into the cause of the crash are ongoing. More >>

Homicide investigation, Rakaia

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:44 am | New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Richard Quested: Canterbury Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a 29-year-old man in Rakaia yesterday. Police were called to an address on Gardiners Road shortly after 9am. The man had sustained ... More >>

The Remarkables celebrates the return of kea

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:37 am | NZSki

Conservation Week is off to a flying start for The Remarkables ski field, with the official naming of one of the seven native kea birds that have recently returned to the area. More >>

Home sensor charity director speaks out

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:23 am | Whare Hauora

TEDx Wellington has released a powerful video featuring Whare Hauora director Hiria Te Rangi speaking at their most recent showcase of ‘the best ideas the capital has to offer’. More >>

Town and shearing world prepares to farewell Koro Mullins

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:15 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing identity Koro Mullins will have a town hall send-off when his tangi ends in the Southern Hawke’s Bay town of Dannevirke on Friday. More >>

Forest & Bird calls for urgent action on ocean acidity

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:11 am | Forest And Bird

Greenhouse gas emissions could double the acidity of New Zealand’s oceans within 80 years, damaging sea life and the fishing industry, says a new report by Forest & Bird. More >>

Police make arrest following Penrose incident

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:06 am | New Zealand Police

Police investigating an incident where a person was located injured on Station Road, Penrose yesterday have made an arrest overnight. More >>

Two arrested for Thames burglaries

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 5:48 pm | New Zealand Police

Two people have been arrested in relation to two daytime burglaries in Thames on Monday. More >>

Protect yourselves from burglaries

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 5:11 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are aware of concerns over burglaries in the Christchurch area and we recognise the impact burglaries have on the community. More >>

Auckland Councillors condemn Nazi comments

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 5:04 pm | Phil Goff

Phil Goff, current Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore, and Councillors Chris Darby, Richard Hills, Josephine Bartley and Penny Hulse today condemned the use of Nazi slogan by mayoral candidate John Tamihere during a debate last night. In response to Phil Goff ... More >>

Save the Basin Campaign recommends candidates

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 4:46 pm | Save the Basin Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign today shared with supporters its preferred candidates for Wellington Mayor and other local body positions, based on responses received to a survey sent to all candidates. In alphabetical order, the mayoral candidates ... More >>

K2 Cycle event signs up with major sponsor MitoQ

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 4:30 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Coromandel's K2 is the toughest one-day cycle challenge in the Southern Hemisphere, and it's getting an energy boost with a new major sponsor MitoQ, a Kiwi company selling healthy ageing and energy support supplements. More >>

Holocaust Centre of New Zealand condemns John Tamihere

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 4:12 pm | Holocaust Centre

New Zealand’s leading organisation for Holocaust education and remembrance condemns the actions of Auckland Mayoral candidate John Tamihere for his use of a Nazi salute during a recent debate at the Chapel Bar. More >>

Voting opens for 2019 Local Elections – Nga Pōti

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 4:03 pm | Nelson City Council

. Voting papers will be sent out to enrolled voters from 20 – 25 September 2019 and must be returned by post or be hand delivered by 12 midday on Election Day 12 October 2019. More >>

Crash on Ulster St in Hamilton, expect delays

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Police

The Northbound lane is currently blocked and traffic is being diverted towards Edgecumbe and up Maeroa/Ulster Roads. More >>

The birds are back in town

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:44 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington’s wildlife continues to thrive as a result of sustained predator control efforts across the cities reserves and backyards. A recent report commissioned by Wellington City Council has found significant increases in the number of species ... More >>

Incident - Station Road, Penrose

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Police

A man has been located outside an address on Station Road, Penrose with serious injuries. More >>

Brynderwyn Hills emergency works begin this Sunday

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:10 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises emergency works to replace the retaining wall on the south side of the Brynderwyn Hills will begin on Sunday 22 September. More >>

Hamilton's i-SITE to relocated to ArtsPost

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 2:27 pm | Hamilton City Council

The i-SITE is operated by Hamilton City Council, and is part of a network of visitor and tourism information services around New Zealand. More >>

Arrests following cannabis operation in Tasman District

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Police

Tasman Police have arrested two men and seized assets worth approximately $5 million dollars following a major operation in the district. More >>

Serious crash, Maramarua Forest

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 2:18 pm | New Zealand Police

Diversions are in place at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Okaeria Road, and the intersection of Okaeria and Kopuku Roads. More >>

Firearm owners can apply for compensation for unique items

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Police

Firearm owners with unique prohibited items can now apply to Police for compensation as part of the firearms buy-back scheme. More >>

Auckland businesses a priority for council contracts

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 2:05 pm | John Tamihere

Auckland businesses will be given preferential treatment over multinationals in regard to council procurement contracts when John Tamihere wins the mayoralty. Tamihere said far too many contracts are given to multinational companies who “don’t pay ... More >>

Auckland to host 18th Australasian Tunnelling Conference

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 1:56 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has secured another business event for 2022, with the largest tunnelling conference in Australasia coming our way. More >>

Enjoy free Metro transport this weekend

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 1:55 pm | Environment Canterbury

Join in World Car-Free Day by making the most of free transport on the Metro network this weekend. World Car-Free Day takes place on 22 September each year, and in support of this, Environment Canterbury is offering free public transport across the network ... More >>

Mike Greer Homes gives back to Tāmaki community

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 1:37 pm | Tamaki Regeneration Company

Every child at Tāmaki Primary School in Panmure will now get the chance to learn to ride a bike, thanks to a $25K donation from Mike Greer Homes as part of their contribution to the Tāmaki regeneration programme. More >>

Carrying on with Council Meetings Risks Pork-Barrel Politics

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 1:24 pm | Wayne Harpur

Invercargill City Council candidate Wayne Harpur says the continuation of Council meetings during the campaign period gives sitting Councillors a platform that other candidates do not have. More >>

New Zealand’s Most Famous Buildings to go Green

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 12:11 pm | Green Building Council

Three of New Zealand’s most famous buildings – The Beehive, Parliament House, and the Parliamentary Library – are set to be greener, healthier, and more energy efficient. More >>

Changes to Wellington ferry terminal operation

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 12:09 pm | KiwiRail

As from today, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Interislander ferry passengers arriving in Wellington will be rerouted through the Departures Hall, following new information. More >>

Exhibition celebrating bequests now open in Wills Month

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 12:07 pm | Hamilton City Council

Coinciding with Wills Month, a new exhibition at Waikato Museum celebrates the generosity of local citizens, philanthropists, collectors and artists who have bequeathed a range of taonga and artworks to the Waikato Bequests Trust collection. at the Museum. More >>

A transformative opportunity for Auckland

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 11:40 am | ATEED

Auckland, New Zealand – Being selected as the main production base for Amazon Studios’ television project based on The Lord of the Rings – announced today by Amazon Studios – will deliver a massive boost for Auckland’s economy, and ... More >>

Mayoral Debate on sport generates keen discussion

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 11:04 am | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

More than 100 people, including sport, recreation and community leaders, academics and advocates, recently attended a Mayoral Debate on sport and recreation in Tāmaki Makaurau, organised by Aktive in partnership with Auckland University of Technology. More >>

BLOOM – Ōtautahi Christchurch’s celebration of spring

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:57 am | ChristchurchNZ

At its core, BLOOM incorporates all the happenings of the spring season, from events and festivals to horse racing and gigs, fashion shows and public gatherings to sports and entertainment. More >>

Findings from Eastern Suburbs Bus Network Review available

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:50 am | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Findings from the Eastern suburbs bus network review community sessions were tabled at Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Sustainable Transport Committee today. More >>

Canterbury District - Firearms Collection

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:29 am | New Zealand Police

Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event soon. More >>

High seas fishery patrol completed

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:24 am | New Zealand Defence Force

A multi-national, interagency, high seas fisheries patrol in support of the sustainable management of Pacific tuna fisheries has recently concluded with high levels of compliance found. More >>

Auckland Mayoral Debate generates keen discussion

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:17 am | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

More than 100 people, including sport, recreation and community leaders, academics and advocates, recently attended a Mayoral Debate on sport and recreation in Tāmaki Makaurau , organised by Aktive in partnership with Auckland University of Technology. ... More >>

What lies beneath our two biggest harbours?

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:09 am | Auckland Council

More often than not, the Manukau and Kaipara harbours are often seen as the poor relation to the sparkling Waitematā. More >>

Taranaki Climate Action Week announced Sep 20-27

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:53 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

“In response to increasing effects of climate change across the world from wildfires, cyclones and dried up glaciers, and the call to action from students and communities across the globe for next week, Climate Justice Taranaki has compiled a week of climate ... More >>

Southern District - Firearms Collection

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:42 am | New Zealand Police

Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event soon. More >>

Eastern District - Firearms Collection

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:40 am | New Zealand Police

Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event soon. More >>

Central District - Firearms Collection

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:39 am | New Zealand Police

Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event soon. More >>

Wellington District - Firearms Collection

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:38 am | New Zealand Police

Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event soon. More >>

Waikato District - Now is the time to hand in firearms

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:36 am | New Zealand Police

Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event soon. More >>

Bay of Plenty - time to hand in your prohibited firearms

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:35 am | New Zealand Police

Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event soon. More >>

SPCA prosecutes Petstop pet store business

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:32 am | SPCA

A pet store business, E Z Step Ltd trading as Petstop, has been prosecuted by SPCA for improper care of a kitten, a water dragon, and two geckos in its stores. More >>

Coromandel Locals Protest New Talisman AGM

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:28 am | Coromandel Watchdog

Local people from the Karangahake Gorge and the 'Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki' group are holding a rally outside the AGM of the New Talisman Mining company at the Pullmans Hotel, Waterloo Quadrant in central Auckland from 9.30am today. More >>

Police concerned after loaded shotgun found under bed

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:24 am | New Zealand Police

Hawke’s Bay Police are alarmed that a loaded shotgun was found under the bed of a gang member’s house with a five-year-old child living there. More >>

Community Engagement Charter

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:16 am | Tina Salisbury

A number of new Tauranga city candidates Erika Harvey, Andrew Hollis, Heidi Hughes, Dawn Kiddie, Tina Salisbury, A.j. Tuhoro and current Kelvin Clout have chosen to initiate a change to Council’s engagement with our community ahead of the elections ... More >>

Lower Hutt suburban centres now smoke-free

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:15 am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt’s main suburban shopping centres are now designated smokefree following a review of Hutt City Council’s smokefree policy. More >>

New Mobile Dental Unit Ready to Hit the Road

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:09 am | Northland DHB

Northland DHB’s latest mobile dental unit (MDU) was officially named Kōtare and blessed yesterday at Tohorā House, making it ready to be put to work for the benefit of Northland children’s oral health far and wide. More >>

Wellington young women report improved wellbeing with Shift

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:06 am | Shift Foundation

Wellington-based non-profit, The Shift Foundation, launches a microsite to celebrate their impact for young women in the community since inception in 2016. More >>

Meet the youngest candidate for Auckland Elections

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:06 am | Isaac Mercer

Isaac Mercer, 19, is the youngest candidate for an Auckland Council position in the upcoming elections and is one of the youngest candidates in the history of the Auckland super-city. Isaac is running for a position on the Ōrākei Local Board ... More >>

Auckland ranked highest in the country for average rates

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 8:32 am | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Ratepayers’ Report 2019: Auckland Council ranked highest in the country for average rates 18 SEPTEMBER 2019 More >>

Serious crash on Huntly Rd, Dunedin

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 7:58 pm | New Zealand Police

Two people have died following a crash on Huntly Road in Woodside, Dunedin this evening. More >>

Now is the time to hand-in your prohibited firearms

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 5:16 pm | New Zealand Police

Police encourage all firearms holders who have a prohibited firearm and/or prohibited part to attend a collection event soon. More >>

Immigration changes to benefit rural Canterbury

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 5:05 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s policy announcements around employer-assisted temporary work visa settings will provide welcome relief for some rural Canterbury businesses according to Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Council Calls for Responsible Freedom Camping Ambassadors

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 4:53 pm | Whangarei District Council

You saw them in their high-viz vests at Whangarei’s freedom camping spots last year, and this year you could be one of them. More >>

Auckland mayoral candidates and the Living Wage

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 4:50 pm | Living Wage Aotearoa

London had the first Living Wage Olympics, Auckland could have the first Living Wage America’s Cup. An election forum tomorrow in Auckland will call on mayoral candidates to back a Living Wage council and a Living Wage for workers engaged in large scale ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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