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A front is expected to move north over New Zealand Friday.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 7:23 am

Tauranga's Callum Riddington has won the Baldwins supreme award at Bright Sparks 2014 for his invention, Kiwi Drones.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 6:00 am

Turangi mall’s iconic turtle was found to be damaged beyond repair when it was removed to allow for revitalisation works to take place this week but plans are already underway to install a worthy replacement.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 3:50 am

Drivers are being asked to be patient as people get used to new road layouts following the opening of Te Horeta Rd in Panmure on Sunday.

Te Horeta Rd provides a new north-south link between Morrin Rd and Mt Wellington Highway, bypassing Panmure roundabout.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 3:21 am

Waikato Regional Council has today adopted a draft regional public transport plan which sets out what services will be delivered and how over the next 10 years.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 3:17 am

A four-hour search for an obsolete distress beacon transmitting in error has prompted the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) to remind beacon users to dispose of old beacons properly.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 3:02 am

Aucklanders wanting to celebrate Guy Fawkes are urged to find a public display or keep to their backyards - and not let off fireworks in public places, where the activity is banned.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 2:57 am

Specsavers today announced it has raised more than $75,000 for local charities nationwide, including its national charity partner The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ, since launching the Specsavers Community Program one year ago.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 2:09 am

Christchurch Police have laid charges following the pursuit of a vehicle in Christchurch city this morning (30 October 2014).

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 2:03 am

A front is expected to approach southern New Zealand late Saturday, then move northeast over the country during Sunday and Monday.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 1:40 am

Police are concerned for the safety of Glenn David MCLEAN who left Pauanui on Tuesday 28 October 2014. Glenn MCLEAN is believed to be travelling in a black 2006 Range Rover stationwagon, registration DNK812 and possibly heading to Auckland.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 1:31 am

Wednesday was a very active and thundery day for the upper parts of the North Island, with lots of heavy and squally showers affecting Northland and Auckland. "The good news is that there will be a brief break", MetService Meteorologist Elke Louw said.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 1:24 am

Christchurch Police are appealing to the public to help to identify a vehicle that was driving along Armagh St at approximately 9.30pm on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 1:18 am

Experience the wonder of seeing rare bird species return to a slice of ancient New Zealand bush transformed by pest eradication, as part of Conservation Week at Rotorua Canopy Tours.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 1:16 am

Manawatu Police are currently searching for Tony Winslade aged 42. Tony was last seen leaving an address in Takaro, Palmerston North, on Sunday 26 October 2014 at 09:30am.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 1:11 am

Rotorua’s inner city is set to be scrubbed, brushed, water-blasted and polished on Saturday as building owners, business operators and staff roll up their sleeves to take part in the city’s second Scrub Rotorua Day.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 12:52 am

Where to from here?

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 30, 2014, 12:38 am

A new plan to tackle the spread of the dangerous marine pest Mediterranean fanworm into Coromandel harbours and the Firth of Thames has today been endorsed by Waikato regional councillors at their meeting in Hamilton.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 11:52 pm

Two important new plans designed to help protect and restore the health of the Waipa River catchment and the Upper Waikato River catchment have today been endorsed by Waikato regional councillors.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 11:45 pm

Police actions in dealing with a demonstration in Central Auckland known as Blockade the Budget on 1 June 2012 were justified and appropriate, an Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today found.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 11:00 pm

Wellington Rape Crisis has added its voice to the public outcry following the announcement that there will be no charges in the teen rape gang case.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 10:52 pm

Canterbury Police were alerted to a fatality at a residential Timaru address shortly before 12.30am on Monday 27 October 2014 where friends had gathered to celebrate Labour Day Weekend.

Police are able to confirm the name of the victim as 18 year old Bayli Marie Elliot from Timaru.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 10:50 pm
Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 10:33 pm

A contingent of New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel will join their Australian counterparts at Australia’s first major commemoration of the First World War centenary in Albany, Western Australia this weekend.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 10:32 pm

The seafood industry is backing seabird protection.

Seafood New Zealand today welcomed the collaborative efforts of the Black Petrel Working Group to develop means of reducing the risk to this threatened seabird from fishing.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 10:32 pm

After the success of the popular 3D printing lecture series, Hutt City Libraries is holding a series of introductory workshops designed for beginners.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 10:22 pm

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car near Whakatane last night.

The crash occurred at approximately 6.10pm on SH2, Awakeri on a stretch of highway known as White Pine Bush Road.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 10:01 pm

Today the search for a building Apprent-ICE to support New Zealand's southern-most construction project at Scott Base, Antarctica has begun.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 9:42 pm

Being blind has often made it hard for Pam MacNeill (56) to get a job. But her determination to establish a career for herself, and at the same time help other disabled people find work, has paid off in an unexpected way.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 9:31 pm

When Petronella Spicer (57) was diagnosed with an eye condition resulting in blindness, she was supported by the Blind Foundation. For more than a decade she has dedicated her time and energy into giving back to the foundation that assisted her.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: October 29, 2014, 9:14 pm