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A subtropical low over the Tasman Sea will move southeastwards across the upper North Island and East Cape during Saturday, bringing a period of heavy rain and strong easterly winds.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 7:52 am

A 29 year-old man from Manurewa will appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow charged with murder following the death of a woman who was allegedly attacked at a learning institute on Auckland’s Queen St earlier today.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 7:52 am

A national collaboration in brain research was launched using a live link to the University of Otago from the Centre for Brain Research on the University of Auckland’s Grafton Campus on Friday.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 5:44 am

19 year old Alex Milne was at school last year but is now earning money as an apprentice at Chorus.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 5:42 am

Police are disappointed with the behaviour of protesters at Sky City today who continually tried to force their way into the building.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 4:40 am

Canterbury Police are investigating two burglaries that were reported in less than an hour in the Cashmere area of Christchurch on 13 May 2015.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 4:31 am

Teams competing in Dunedin matches as part of the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 start flying into the city on Monday and people are encouraged to give them a warm welcome.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 3:57 am

Today, May 22nd, is the United Nations International Day for Biological Diversity. It is a day to note that we need to do much better in managing our relationship with New Zealand’s unique flora and fauna.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 3:46 am

Counties Manukau Police are reminding motorists to take all precautions this weekend to avoid their car being stolen, after more than 30 cars were taken in the District between Friday 15 and Sunday 17 May.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 3:10 am

On Sunday and Monday, a very cold and strong south to southwesterly airstream is forecast to affect the South Island, and there is high confidence of heavy snow above 200 metres from Fiordland to north Otago. A Severe Weather Watch is already in force.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 2:30 am

As Australasian Fraud Week comes to an end, the Electricity Authority is reminding consumers to check their electricity options and rights to make sure they are getting the best deal.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 2:07 am

Shortland Street actress Grace Palmer has penned and recorded a song to raise awareness about child hunger in Bangladesh and money for World Vision’s annual 40 Hour Famine.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 1:58 am

Two main weather systems will tackle each end of the country this weekend.The first, a low from the north Tasman Sea, will track over Northland and the Coromandel Peninsula on Saturday bringing rain and strong winds to the northern half of the North Island.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 1:51 am

With winter weather on the way, remember to drive to the conditions.

With heavy rain, ice and sometimes snow a feature of winter, the Dunedin City Council is reminding people to be particularly careful when driving, cycling or walking to work or school.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 1:51 am

Serious Incident at Queen Street Shortly after midday today police were called to an address at Queen St Auckland. Two persons have injuries as a result of the incident. One of the two has died as a result of injuries sustained. A third person is in custody.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 1:40 am

From 25 - 29 May, 107 Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA) kindergartens will be taking part in Discover Your Local Kindergarten Week! Come along and experience your local kindy during its open day and rekindle the joy and magic it creates.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 12:47 am

As children walk to school and adults rush to work or appointments, it is easy to forget that some of the streets they travel are named for people whose contribution to their fellow man can only be described as heroic.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 12:44 am

Releasing the updated 2015 Bullying Prevention Guidelines on Pink Shirt Day at Silverstream School, Chief Human Rights Commissioner, Mr David Rutherford said he is confident that the drive to stop bullying across New Zealand schools is really gaining ground.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 12:34 am

Increases to New Zealand’s international aid budget announced yesterday are welcome, but there is concern about whether the money will reach the most vulnerable, says international development agency Oxfam.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 22, 2015, 12:10 am

Normally when a storm is coming in it's fairly clear cut as to where the rain will go and where the winds will be.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 11:21 pm

Manawatu Police have today laid further charges against a 34-year-old man who was charged with sexual assault in mid-January 2015 in relation to an incident at a Ferguson Street property in Palmerston North.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 11:15 pm

The NZ Transport Agency says closures to part of the Northwestern motorway during Queens Birthday weekend may have an impact on motorists.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 10:55 pm

The annual Palmerston North Red Cross Book Sale on Queen’s Birthday Weekend will raise funds for local and international aid projects, with a specific focus on Nepal following the recent devastating earthquakes.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 9:43 pm

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to expect lane changes from Tuesday 2 June when driving westbound on Auckland’s State Highway 16 (Northwestern motorway).

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 9:28 pm

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is conducting urban flying operations training of Air Force and Army personnel from 24-28 May 2015. The training will occur in and around the Kaipara Air Weapons Range and in the Auckland Central Business District.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 9:21 pm

Three of the seven pest free islands in the Bay of Islands will soon provide safe new havens for tīeke (saddleback) and pōpokotea (whitehead) bird species from Tiritiri-Matangi Island, in the Hauraki Gulf.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 9:20 pm

There is a very strong case that existing New Zealand law does not preclude a doctor providing a mentally competent, terminally ill patient with the means to achieve a peaceful death, according to a University of Otago law professor and a US lawyer well known for advocacy for such patients.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 9:19 pm

BMX champion Taylor Smith and her friend Ana Bati were among thousands of secondary school students from across the North Island to attend the University of Waikato Open Day.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 12:00 pm

A tertiary campus in the centre of Tauranga is a step closer following the approval of a Heads of Agreement document.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 12:00 pm

A 20 per cent increase in tertiary funding for agriculture announced in today’s budget is being welcomed by Lincoln University Deputy Vice-Chancellor International and Business Development Jeremy Baker.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: May 21, 2015, 4:34 am