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Canterbury Police investigations into a burglary at a residential property in Rolleston on 30 January 2015 where a quantity of jewellery, personal items and motocross equipment was stolen has resulted in one person being arrested this afternoon (1 April 2015).
Police are searching for a 71 year old man missing from Mangere East since the early hours of the morning. There are concerns for the man's safety as he has health issues and suffers from dementia.
Hutt Valley Police say a fantastic response from the public and the news media has been pivotal in identifying a critically ill man rescued from the sea at Eastbourne on Monday.
"The New Zealand Police Association welcomes the Lundy guilty verdict on behalf of the police teams involved in both the investigations and trials," Police Association President Greg O'Connor said today.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists travelling on Waikato and Bay of Plenty roads to start their Easter break online and plan ahead to avoid joining the holiday traffic queues.
At the High Court in Wellington today Mark Lundy was convicted of murdering his wife Christine and daughter Amber at their family home in Palmerston North on 30 August, 2000.
Cyclists need to make sure they are well lit as daylight saving ends, says the Cycling Advocates Network.
"The end of daylight saving on Sunday means it's time for cyclists to check their lights and batteries," says CAN spokesperson Patrick Morgan.
Overall recorded crime in Canterbury District for the year ending 31 December 2014 has fallen by nearly 6 percent compared to 2013.
Three New Zealand Police staff have been honoured today - receiving the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) for exceptional service, commitment and achievement to Police and communities throughout New Zealand.
Minister for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner today encouraged nominations to the New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Board to help NZSL users reach their potential.
Four people have been arrested and charged following two separate incidents involving stolen cars in the North Shore overnight.
At around 3am this morning, a couple awoke to noises outside their Devonport property.
A road safety charity is seeking people affected by a road crash to get in contact and help pass on road safety messages to communities.
The Blues rugby organisation is helping Coastguard achieve its mission of saving lives at sea by helping to educate Kiwis on how to stay safe when out on the water.
Work to create a new second lane on the Johnsonville motorway off-ramp is going well but residents coming home late at night may find they need to take the Glenside/Churton Park exit on occasions.
The Royal New Zealand SPCA is delighted by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy’s announcement that the Government will amend the Animal Welfare Act to ban the use of animals for testing cosmetics .
Horizons Regional Council’s recent audit of Sustainable Land Use Initiative (SLUI) erosion works has revealed works have been completed to a high standard and are on track to reduce erosion by 80 per cent.
One of New Zealand’s most experienced recreation and health administrators has been appointed to the Board of the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA).
New Zealand Red Cross is working with Neighbourly.co.nz to connect neighbours and communities and to promote the work of local humanitarians.
Outward Bound, New Zealand’s outdoor adventure school in the Marlborough Sound is inviting applications from people aged 18 to 26 to attend its three week Classic course.
The ecologist behind a dune restoration project extensively damaged by a suspicious fire holds hope some of the native plants will regenerate.
The Funding Network (TFN) is back - with a mission to raise much-needed funds for Kiwi charities in a fun and philanthropic way.
The University of Otago Council has agreed to spend in excess of $200 million on a number of capital projects, including a new Dental School building and a major refurbishment of a Science building on its Dunedin campus.
Easter 2015 coincides with the start of the school holidays and the NZ Transport Agency is warning motorists to plan ahead with traffic expected to be heavy on Auckland and Northland’s highways and roads.
Traffic is expected to be heavy on Canterbury highways this Easter with the long weekend break coinciding with the start of the school holidays and the NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays.
Family First NZ is supporting calls for intervention in families where obesity is an urgent health issue, but says that intervention by CYF and removal of children from their families will only exacerbate the problem.
A South Auckland Church Minister who ripped off thousands of taxpayers’ dollars has been sentenced.
Today’s increase of 90 cents per week to the Student Loan and Allowance schemes is a joke, and simply does not meet the increased cost of living faced by students, says the Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA).
TomTom today releases its annual Traffic Index, revealing that the average congestion levels across New Zealand cities are increasing year on year.
A visiting Victoria University of Wellington researcher will provide a peep into where bird’s travel in a new project investigating the activities of young kÄkÄriki.
No chance of idle hands at this weekend’s big annual Easter activity at Manfeild, with an organiser assuring that as always every waking minute will be put to positive use.