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Nearing the end of degree studies at EIT, Hannah van Kampen has already scored a job that underpins her road cycling ambitions.
Auckland War Memorial Museum last night honoured the careers of four outstanding individuals in its annual Museum Medals ceremony held at the Museum on Tuesday 24th November. The medals were presented to:
Canterbury Police would like to thank the public for supplying information in response to an appeal to identify the man found approximately 200 metres south of the New Brighton Pier on Sunday (22 November).
New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) military personnel are to be issued with new generation Glock 17 pistols to replace the Sig Sauer pistols currently in use.
The new pistols will be introduced into service across the Navy, Army, and Air Force in the second half of 2016.
Erroneous information in a Bay of Plenty Regional Council public transport report highlighting declining bus usage in Rotorua prompted mayor Steve Chadwick to table an urgent item of business at today’s Rotorua Lakes Council’s Operations and Monitoring Committee.
The tragic disappearance of a man crab fishing at Uretiti Beach in Northland highlights the importance of wearing lifejackets.
Statement by Mark Evans, Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy:
Police places a high value in academic research which provides evidence to improve Police policy and practice.
It is essential that our policing strategies and tactics are effective and focused.
Fishery officers finished 12 months of monitoring black market activity when they moved in and seized paua, dive gear and electronic equipment across Bay of Plenty over the past two days (24 and 25 November).
A 19 year-old girl who was the subject of an extensive rescue effort by multiple people at Piha yesterday afternoon remains in a serious condition in Auckland Hospital.
At 2.20pm Police received several calls that two people had been swept out to sea on the north side of Lion Rock.
Five years of safety and highway improvement work costing $45 million on Dunedin’s main State Highway south of the city was celebrated today (25 November) by Minister of Transport Hon Simon Bridges and parties involved in the project.
Keeping the opera house is "a no-brainer", says internationally acclaimed urban designer James Lunday.
Long-time Turangi resident Chrissie Biddle was convinced she had the perfect name for her town’s aquatic centre when TaupÅ District Council announced a competition to name it - and the Turangi Tongariro Community Board agreed.
Letters to people working at Unitec outlining how much money they would get if they take voluntary redundancy will go in the trash this Friday.
New valuations for residential and commercial properties in Hamilton are now on the Council’s website.
Changes to the MÄori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) programme from next year will open the door to trade careers for more MÄori and Pasifika learners, Tertiary Education Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and MÄori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell announced today.
The last Rahui placed around the Te Maari eruption centre in August-October 2012 has been lifted by NgÄti TÅ«wharetoa.
This morning, Hutt Valley Police arrested Sonny Carl Smith who was wanted to arrest on a parole recall warrant.
Detective Sergeant Mike Fischer of the Hutt Valley Tactical Crime Unit would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating Mr Smith.
The NZ Transport Agency is asking people to start planning their summer journeys and allowing extra travel time, as road works season gets underway across Auckland and Northland.
Wellington Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) now has 24/7 support for victims of domestic violence, thanks to a new partnership with Wellington Women’s Refuge.
If you are going through a significant event in your life, you are most likely to seek help from family members, according to new research from Statistics New Zealand.
In New Zealand one in three women experience domestic violence at some point during their lives. 2014 research by the Public Service Association found the cost of family violence to employers is about $368 million annually. The social, human and personal costs are incalculable.
The conviction over the shooting of a black-billed gull/tarÄpuka highlights some people don’t realise the birds are rare and protected, the Department of Conservation’s operations manager in Invercargill, Ros Cole, said.
Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy confirmed today she had no plans to ban Christmas or any other sacred or religious day.
Earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, fires and wars: major disasters occur around the world each year but recovering from them takes many years and vast resources.
Home is looking sweeter for Kiwi expats, with a growing number planning to return to New Zealand according to a ‘global census’ by Kea and Colmar Brunton.
With the main upgrade work on a Paekākāriki stormwater pipe completed in July, the Kāpiti Coast District Council has decided further, non-critical parts of the project will remain on hold for now.
Understanding our future climate so New Zealanders can adapt and thrive is the aim of the Deep South National Science Challenge, which today announced its first allocation of funds to improve predictions of climate change.
When Lynette Kingsbury researched the history of Pahiatua’s Polish children for her MA thesis she discovered the power of education had protected and enhanced their culture and identity at the Pahiatua Polish Children’s Camp.
The Packaging Forum today hosted the Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment, politicians, businesses, officials from local and central government and community groups at the launch of the Soft Plastics Recycling Programme at New World, Mt Roskill in Auckland.
Ten Countdown stores in Auckland are participating in the new Soft Plastic Recycling Programme, which was launched today.