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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.
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.
Pasifika students in South Auckland this week will be the first in the country to feel first hand the effects of a volcanic eruption.
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.
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.
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.
Winter is going out on a generally cloudy, wet, note for many people - while spring may well kick off the exact same way.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Three Kiwi school children have been named best in class for their handwriting in a national letter-writing competition.
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.
An active front, preceded by strong moist northerlies, moves eastwards across the South Island today and the North Island during Sunday.
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.
Hamilton City Council has approved a proposal by the Hamilton Roller Skating Club to construct a speed skating track at Melville Park.
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.
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.
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
Kapiti Coast District Council yesterday confirmed that only the most significant indigenous trees will be protected in urban areas of KÄpiti from 4 September, and that property owners will have much more freedom to trim protected trees without the need for a resource consent.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has opened the first South Island cycleways to be funded by the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme in Christchurch today.
Westhaven Marina is hosting a gala open day on Saturday 3 October and invites all Aucklanders and prospective boaties to visit.