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The Waterstone/Otaihanga Road cycleway/pedestrian pathway is to be closed temporarily next week when work begins on removing trees which are encroaching on the rail line near the Otaihanga landfill.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:11 am

Robbie Tocher mucks in to plant a flax bush during the Foundation Members' Day under the watchful eye of his grandmother, Naomi.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 4:58 am

Palmerston North City Council has been congratulated by the Minister for the Environment the Hon Amy Adams, for its exceptional resource consent processing performance.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 4:57 am

The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter crew responded to a 58 year old male truck driver who suffered suspected spinal and head injuries after falling three metres from a trailer at a woolshed near Napier Airport.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 4:41 am

On Monday the 14th April at about 1.30am the Silverdale branch of OPSM glasses was the target of a 'smash and grab' style burglary.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 4:40 am

Police have visited at least 22 addresses of Brett Makiri's known associates throughout the Auckland Central, Waitemata, Counties Manukau and Waikato Police Districts today.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 4:15 am

Massey University Master’s student Vanessa Robinson recently returned from an all-expenses-paid trip to Holland thanks to a scholarship from CRV Ambreed, where she spent time in the company’s head office learning about the AI industry to support her own research into dairy cow reproduction in

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 4:12 am

Police want to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of LandSAR volunteers after a busy few days that have seen plenty of search and rescue action around the Central Plateau.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 3:11 am

A post-mortem examination has been conducted today on the body found in a Beach Haven creek on the North Shore yesterday afternoon.

Police can confirm that the man has now been formally identified and his next of kin have been informed.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 2:40 am

On Saturday, a ridge of high pressure moves onto the country bringing briefly settled weather.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 2:36 am

From 1st May all refuse being disposed of at the Ruapehu district landfill in Taumarunui will be charged based on weight (per kilogram) instead of volume (per cubic metre).

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 2:27 am

There may be short delays for city-bound traffic on the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) tonight as the NZ Transport Agency repairs damage to safety equipment near the Carrington Road overbridge at Point Chevalier

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 2:25 am

Friday 25 April marks the 99th anniversary of the ANZAC Cove landings in the First World War, and the New Zealand Defence Force will be present at over 270 commemorative events across New Zealand, and around the globe.

Highlights include:

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 12:55 am

The Christchurch City Council is establishing a task force dedicated to improving the flood risk across the city, in response to recent floods.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 12:38 am

The wet spell during ANZAC day, and in Auckland at first on Saturday,will clear away by the weekend as a front departs and a large anticyclone builds in across the country.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 24, 2014, 12:37 am

Police advise friends, family and associates of Brett Makiri to ensure they do not unnecessarily get caught up in an investigation by assisting him to flee from Police.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:51 pm

Today five police divers and ten search staff have returned to Makara to continue the search for the shotgun allegedly used in the Easter Monday shooting at Makara Beach. The search will primarily focus on the Makara Stream and roadside area.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 10:52 pm

Skylight, a national organisation supporting all ages through trauma, loss and grief in their lives, has responded to the latest storms and floods by posting up a dedicated webpage offering both practical information and emotional support to those affected.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 10:37 pm

Motorists are advised that portable traffic signals will be operating along State Highway 29 near Hastings Road from Monday night during repairs to a small slip. Access for local Hastings Road residents will be available.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 10:35 pm

Innovation, creativity and ‘pure genius’ is once again being asked of the youth and yo-pros living in the Bay.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 9:33 pm

Motorists are advised that traffic will be switched across onto the new eastbound lanes between Mangatawa and Domain Road, as part of on-going construction of the NZ Transport Agency’s Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) project.

The traffic switch will occur overnight on Monday 28 April.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 9:21 pm

The Northwestern Motorway has been re-opened following this mornings serious crash. Traffic remains heavy as the backlog disperses.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 9:12 pm

Police are attending a truck and trailer that has flipped on the Karangahake Gorge Road, 18 kilometres east of Paeroa.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 6:41 pm

University of Canterbury history and anthropology second year students mostly believe forging links with Australia has benefits but sharing the same currency was not an option.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 6:30 pm

Just prior to 5 am this morning police were told of a crash on the North Western Motorway City bound under the Carrington road overbridge.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 6:10 pm

The forecast for Anzac day morning looks mostly dry for most of the top main centres but showers may also be in the mix for a few.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 3:27 pm

A front is moving onto the lower North Island on Thursday, bringing rain to Mt Taranaki and the Tararua Range.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 8:03 am

At around 3pm this afternoon a member of the public discovered the body of a middle aged man in a creek in Beach Haven, on the North Shore.

Police are in attendance and enquiries to confirm the man's identity are ongoing.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 7:31 am

Auckland Central Police have advised that 23 year old Brett Makiri, arrested earlier today in relation to a kidnapping and assault, has escaped police custody.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 6:01 am

An open fire season has been declared in the Whangarei and Kaipara districts, says Principal Rural Fire Officer Kevin Ihaka.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: April 23, 2014, 3:52 am