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The Caledonian Bowling Club site in Dunedin's Andersons Bay Road is to be sold.

Dunedin City Council Chief Executive Dr Sue Bidrose says the decision has been made after carefully considering feedback from public consultation, including 20 written submissions and a public hearing.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 7:38 am

New Plymouth Airport is closed after the 2.40pm flight to Wellington stopped on the runway when it lost steering in the nose wheel.

The 40 passengers have been removed from the plane and are being bussed to Wellington.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 4:36 am

Evidence gathered solely from a cell phone has been used for the first time to convict a Hastings man for possessing child sexual abuse pictures.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 3:32 am

Changes to the Dunedin bus network timetable, which take effect from the end of next week (1 August), have taken into account community advice about the efficiency and frequency of some city services.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 3:32 am

Gisborne District Council has closed the Bright Street jetty until further notice. The jetty’s piles and foundations are structurally unsafe. A wooden barrier has been erected to stop access onto the jetty.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 3:30 am

A boat wash-down facility to reduce the risk of further lake weed species being introduced to Lake Horowhenua is now open for use.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 3:25 am

The NZ Transport Agency welcomes a draft decision by the Board of Inquiry to grant consents to construct the first section of a new motorway north of Auckland - the PÅ«hoi to Warkworth section of the Ara TÅ«hono PÅ«hoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 3:18 am

A New Zealand Red Cross nurse working in Gaza says she has never experienced anything like the current conflict in her long aid work career.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 3:13 am

Tree stumps and broken branches are being removed from Spa Thermal Park next week to make way for the planting of new native trees.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 2:51 am

A ridge over New Zealand during Sunday should weaken over the South Island overnight Sunday as a front approaches the country from the Tasman Sea.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 2:33 am

Three projects have been set up by concerned adults and young people in the wake of the tragic deaths of two local young people in 2012.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 2:26 am

A report released this week shows a large majority of New Zealanders want Maui’s and Hector’s dolphins protected and they are prepared to pay for it.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 1:34 am

Written from the author's first-hand experiences, personal knowledge and research, 'The Power and the Peril of Oil' is a passionately written account of how oil has given strength and empowered some countries, while it has imperiled others.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 1:29 am

Oxfam New Zealand has accepted a cheque for almost $1000 today from the Pacific Corporation Foundation toward recovery efforts in the Solomon Islands, following April’s flash flooding that left thousands homeless.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 1:24 am

Wild Start, Wellington Zoo’s new early childhood programme, started with a roar this Friday 25 July.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 12:20 am

State Highway 3 (SH3) travellers may experience short delays while important construction work is carried out on an area south of Piopio, from Monday July 28.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 12:19 am

Helen Craig has joined Whanganui UCOL as Director of Community Relations, a role established as a result of the Joint Taskforce with Wanganui District Council last year.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 25, 2014, 12:06 am

The three top students in mathematics, statistics and computer science at Albany were presented with trophies to celebrate their achievement recently.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 11:58 pm

A section of one of Hamilton’s busiest CBD streets will have a new more modern look and feel after much-needed maintenance and renewals work is completed.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 11:22 pm

The union representing the Auckland Transport parking officer severely beaten on July 17 says everyone has a right to go about their job without fear for their safety.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 10:51 pm

The popular Long Bay to Tucks Bay walking track near Coromandel Town will now have boot cleaning stations at both ends as officials expand efforts to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.

The track passes an emergent kauri tree and a section of regenerating kauri bush.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 10:13 pm

The Northland Regional Council has begun presenting cheques to the six schools in the Whangarei district which are sharing a $6580 slice of this year’s Environmental Curriculum Awards (ECAs).

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 10:03 pm

Community orientated people with a strong sense of personal responsibility toward protecting people and property are being sought to join Ruapehu’s northern rural fire crew based in Taumarunui.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 9:02 pm

One in six New Zealanders lives with some type of hearing loss. We all know someone who lives with and manages the impact of not being able to hear, and the subsequent communication difficulties that arise with the invisibility of deafness.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 8:55 pm

There has been a four car crash on Auckland's southern motorway near the Walter Strevens Road over-bridge. This occurred in the northbound lanes.

Emergency services are on the scene.

Motorists involved have minor injuries.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 7:55 pm

A prestigious award for the Tui Mine remediation work at Te Aroha has come in the same week as the project reaching a major milestone, with the transfer of assets to the Department of Conservation and Matamata-Piako District Council.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 7:41 pm

The Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust’s (TECT) decision to provide valuable funding to a planned tertiary campus in downtown Tauranga has been welcomed by the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Education Partnership.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 12:00 pm

As we enter the final few days for entries for the Trustpower Buller Community Awards, locals are encouraged to ensure their favourite voluntary groups are part of this regions biggest celebration of volunteers.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 10:41 am

Ideas for how Waikanae town centre might be in future are starting to take shape.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 5:28 am

Police can now release the name of the youth who died in a head-on collision on State Highway 2, Mangamutu, 5 kilometres south of the Pahiatua Township yesterday evening.

He was Cheyenne Ihaka, aged 16, of Eketahuna.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: July 24, 2014, 5:10 am