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At about 10.55pm on Saturday 29 August 2015 two males entered the Woolston Liquor Store on Ferry Road, Woolston, Christchurch. Both males picked up large bottles of alcohol and tried to leave the store without paying.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 30, 2015, 5:06 am

The guilty verdicts handed down against Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are an affront to justice that sound the death knell for freedom of expression in Egypt, said Amnesty International.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 30, 2015, 3:05 am

Pasifika students in South Auckland this week will be the first in the country to feel first hand the effects of a volcanic eruption.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 30, 2015, 12:57 am

An area of low pressure is forecast to bring periods of heavy rain to the upper and central North Island on Monday and Tuesday. Easterly gales are also expected for many parts of northern and central New Zealand.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 30, 2015, 12:13 am

Counties Manukau Police are looking for Thomas Shortcliffe, who has breached his bail conditions by cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet and fleeing.

The 44 year-old was on bail at a Papakura address for a number of charges, including kidnapping.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 10:31 pm

On Saturday the 29th of August 2015 the Woolston Tavern was the subject of an aggravated robbery where a number of males entered the premises, stole alcohol and assaulted the attendant before leaving.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 9:50 pm

Winter is going out on a generally cloudy, wet, note for many people - while spring may well kick off the exact same way.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 9:11 pm

Auckland City Police are investigating a serious assault in the city overnight.

At around 2.30am, a 21 year-old man was assaulted by numerous people on the corner of Albert Street and Wyndham Street, Auckland City.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 9:10 pm

The National Council of Women of New Zealand supports the College of Midwives taking action over what the college sees as structural sexism which impacts on midwives’ pay and conditions and the level of support women giving birth receive.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 8:31 pm

Four males in their 20’s were arrested by Ashburton Police staff in Burnett Street after having left a local bar at closing time just after 3.00am.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 7:37 pm

A low pressure system is forecast to bring a period of heavy rain to the upper and central North Island during Monday and Tuesday, along with northeast to easterly gales for many parts of northern and central New Zealand.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 8:32 am

Lotto, Powerball and Strike have all jackpotted tonight meaning there is a combined prize pool of $10.5 million on offer for players next weekend.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 8:30 am

A 28 year old Hawera woman will be appearing in the Hawera District Court on the 1st September 2015 facing a number of charges after failing to stop for Police at an Alcohol Checkpoint.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 5:51 am

This year, the New Zealand Chinese Association (NZCA) celebrates and commemorates the 150th anniversary of the first main group of Chinese businessmen to visit New Zealand at the invitation of the Otago Provincial Council and the Otago Chamber of Commerce.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 5:32 am

As WeatherWatch.co.nz alluded to earlier this week we have a series of low pressure systems crossing the country within the next 14 days - and now we're in a position to clarify more details for you, from an Auckland perspective.

6PM SATURDAY to 12 NOON SUNDAY

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 4:29 am

Three Kiwi school children have been named best in class for their handwriting in a national letter-writing competition.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 29, 2015, 12:32 am

A wet weekend will be followed by even heavier rain on Monday and Tuesday.MetService is already keeping a close eye on the upper North Island, including Auckland, for potential heavy rain and severe gales.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 11:50 pm

An active front, preceded by strong moist northerlies, moves eastwards across the South Island today and the North Island during Sunday.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 9:02 pm

An active front, preceded by strong moist northerlies, moves eastwards across the South Island today and much of the North Island during Sunday, before becoming slow-moving over Northland.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 9:00 pm

Hamilton City Council has approved a proposal by the Hamilton Roller Skating Club to construct a speed skating track at Melville Park.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 8:14 am

People wanting to connect between the University of Canterbury and the Central City have a new option with the opening today of a cycleway along Matai Street East.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 4:55 am

Selwyn’s newest cycleway is now ready to ride.

The new Rolleston to Lincoln cycleway was completed in late August and provides a 9km off road link between Selwyn’s two largest townships.

Local children JT Mailau and Isla McKay enjoy the new smooth Selwyn District cycleway.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 4:51 am

The report from an audit undertaken by the SPCA New Zealand on behalf of Council following a complaint from a member of the public about treatment of their dogs by Council staff has concluded there is insufficient evidence for prosecution under the Animal Welfare Act 1999, however a list of recom

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 4:40 am

Kapiti Coast District Council yesterday confirmed that only the most significant indigenous trees will be protected in urban areas of Kāpiti from 4 September, and that property owners will have much more freedom to trim protected trees without the need for a resource consent.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 4:31 am

The Arthur’s Pass Volunteer Rural Fire Force have put their new emergency response vehicle to good use - rescuing stranded travellers from a snow storm earlier this month.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 4:28 am

Police have completed the scene examination at the two vehicle crash that occurred on the Riversdale Waikaia Road intersection with Two Chain Road, North of the Riversdale township.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 4:20 am

Water New Zealand supports the Wellington Water Committee’s move to taking a collaborative and regional approach to the challenge of getting Wellington’s water network up and running after a major incident announced today (Friday August 28, 2015).

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 3:37 am

Police investigating the death of four year-old Maggie Watson, whose body was found in her Onehunga home at about 4am on Friday, August 7, believe her death was not an accident.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 3:21 am

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has opened the first South Island cycleways to be funded by the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme in Christchurch today.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 3:19 am

Westhaven Marina is hosting a gala open day on Saturday 3 October and invites all Aucklanders and prospective boaties to visit.

Author: Fuseworks Media
Posted: August 28, 2015, 3:18 am