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Following a call-out to the New Zealand public to help them raise $100,000 in just six days to build the World’s Biggest Waterslide 2.0, depression charity ‘Live More Awesome’ were last night celebrating after receiving a call from kiwi businessman and entrepreneur, Eric Watson offering the
Hutt Valley Police continue to search for the offender who robbed a Waterloo Road dairy at knife point around 4.45pm today.
Waikato Police say scientific developments played a major part in today's arrest of a man in relation to an indecent attack on a little girl in the Coromandel early last year.
Families that carry out crime together can expect to do time together is the message from Waikato Police after an investigation that spanned several months led to the recovery of a tractor worth over $120,000 yesterday.
Splore received a Highly Commended award announced in Wales last Friday 18th October for the outstanding sustainability results from Splore festival in February 2014.
Non-MÄori New Zealanders held the record for the highest life expectancy in the world from 1870 to 1940. No other country has ever held the record for that long.
The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators yearly report released today by the Ministry of Health demonstrates that women in Waikato are receiving good maternity care and Waikato is doing well against the national average for all district health boards (DHBs).
Christchurch Police have arrested two people this week in relation to an alleged Meridian scam that has targeted elderly residents in Christchurch.
Far North Police located more than $6000 worth of methamphetamine and hundreds of dollars worth of stolen property during a search warrant at a Kawakawa address yesterday.
Horizons Regional Council buses to and from Feilding will travel via the Palmerston North Airport terminal from Monday 3 November, making it even easier for passengers to catch a plane.
The Orewa Bridge is getting a facelift to make it easier for walkers and cyclists to cross safely.
Contractors have started installing a new shared cycle path on the western side of the bridge and on-road cycle lane.
TVNZ Senior Weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his plans to retire from broadcasting at the end of this year.
A fresh interpretation of early writing by author Katherine Mansfield has not only enhanced understanding of her work, but also sheds light on an important period in New Zealand’s history.
Police can now name the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash at the roundabout on Johns Road and Harewood Road at approximately 11.52pm last night (23 October 2014).
He was 26 year old Christchurch man, Ben Francis GIBBONS. The death has been referred to the Coroner.
Thirty-two students from throughout Northland have gathered for the 2014 Northland Regional Council Youth Summit in Whangarei.
It's been almost half a year since our last public holiday and many New Zealanders are keen for a dry and settled weekend.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reminding all recreational fishers to check the rules before they head out for a fish this Labour Weekend.
A new Justice of the Peace drop-in clinic is starting in Selwyn to cater for the needs of the growing population.
There are currently 46 Justices of the Peace (JPs) in Selwyn, servicing a population of around 50,000.
With the festive season fast approaching, Hutt City Council is delighted to announce the date for the highly anticipated 2014 Les Mills Christmas in the Hutt.
Real-life survival stories during New Zealand’s first ever Safer Boating Week highlight the genuine value of safety messages, Maritime NZ Director Keith Manch says.
An award-winning choreographer and dancer, whose work is a fusion of Pacific and street dance, is creating new work to perform at next year’s Auckland Fringe Festival, helped by a Summer Scholarship from the University of Auckland.
Police are in attendance at a Kawerau business where an employee has suffered injuries whilst working with machinery.
The injuries are not life threatening, however the employee has now been flown to Rotorua hospital.
The Department of Labour have been advised.
Safer Boating Week ends Friday, and with the start of Labour weekend here, there’s no better time to check your boat is safe and prepared to get out on the water over summer. Coinciding with the Labour Weekend, new Auckland Council Navigation bylaws also come into effect from Saturday.
Thousands of students have passed beneath the eagles and anchor of Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)’s original 1904 building on Hardy Street.
Te Atatu man and Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Sergeant (SGT) Jack Xiong has returned home from hunting pirates in the Middle East.
Moa were hunted to extinction less than 200 years after human arrival, according to a major new study that has produced a new and more refined date for their disappearance than ever before: a five-year window between 1440-1445 AD.
Rotorua District Council is encouraging local people to be part of a global torch relay next week to help promote world peace.
The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run will arrive in Rotorua on Thursday (30 October) to a welcome ceremony at Eat Streat from 10.30am.
A determined fundraising campaign is underway for a 42-year-old Christchurch woman with terminal breast cancer who has made the gut-wrenching decision to be apart from her husband and three young daughters to take part in a ground-breaking world wide drug trial.
Public Service Association (PSA) members working at Anglican Family Care (AFC) in Dunedin will hold two rallies in Dunedin next week as they seek a fair pay offer, following a week of low-key industrial action.
What: Anglican Family Care staff rally
A University of Canterbury (UC) composer and music teacher has hit the right notes by being elected to the Executive Committee of the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM).