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Police have now formally charged a 22 year-old male with murder in relation to the death of Vicki Lee Warrington at a Waldronville address in Dunedin.
Temperatures are set to dip for much of the country this week as a trough of low pressure extends across New Zealand. Unsettled southwesterlies will bring showery weather, falling as snow to low levels for the lower South Island.
The investigation into a serious assault in the early hours of Saturday morning at Franklyn Village in Nelson is now a homicide inquiry following the death of a 46 year old man in Wellington Hospital.
Wellington based Police staff were pleased with the overal behaviour of the crowds who flocked to the cake tin and the CBD last night.
There was a full house at the final and the crowd were in good spirits, with only a few minor alcohol related issues and two minor arrests.
Children living in areas of Gaza hardest-hit during last year’s conflict are still showing signs of severe emotional distress, including high levels of bed wetting and nightmares.
A new assessment by Save the Children found that:
A front is expected to bring a period of heavy rain to FIORDLAND from Saturday evening through to early Sunday morning, and accumulations may approach warning criteria.
Rain in Auckland and the Coromandel Peninsula is easing and the watch for heavy rain in these areas is lifted.
A 17 year old Nelson man and a 27 year old Nelson man are in custody and have both been charged with assault with intent to injure following an incident at Franklyn Village in Nelson in the early hours of this morning.
A complex low north of New Zealand extends a trough over the upper North Island. This trough is expected to bring periods of heavy rain to the far north of New Zealand today. The low is expected to move away to the southeast overnight.
Valid until 10:00pm Saturday 04th July
Dunedin Police have launched a homicide investigation after an incident at a Waldronville address last night where a woman was found deceased.
Police can confirm the woman as Vicki Lee Warington, aged 48, of Dunedin.
A complex low north of New Zealand extends a trough over the upper North Island, and this trough is expected to bring periods of heavy rain to northern New Zealand today.
Police were called to a Waldronville address tonight, Friday 3 July, at 6.30pm where a female was found deceased inside the property.
A 22 year-old male has been arrested in relation to the incident.
Another male has also been located outside the address with injuries.
The SkyPath walking and cycling extension to the Auckland Harbour Bridge is a step closer with announcement of their successful resource consent today.
Last night (Thursday, 3 July) at around 11.30pm, Police attended a Maitland Street address where it appears a male has been shot with an air rifle.
The male was taken to hospital and is now in a stable condition.
An Auckland man has today been found guilty of recklessly ill-treating an animal after his pet dog was found in skeletal condition almost starved to death having been fed on instant noodles.
As part of an ongoing commitment to disrupt drug supply in Canterbury a search warrant targeting drugs was executed this morning at a residential address in Kaiapoi.
A complex trough is expected to move east onto the North Island tonight (Friday) and then move slowly east to eventually clear the country early Sunday morning.
The phenomenal success of a groundbreaking programme to develop MÄori Health professionals has been celebrated at a special hui in Auckland today.
Masterton Police are seeking information about any recent sightings of a White Holden SS Commodore motor vehicle, registration WS5279. The vehicle is a 1998 VT model, and has been in the Masterton area over recent days.
Weather forecasts for the weekend look increasingly positive as agencies from across the Region work to ensure all precautions are in place.
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced a Government Statement on Building Financial Capability in New Zealand, which supports New Zealanders getting ahead financially.
Counties Manukau Police confirm one person is in a serious condition in hospital and two others have received minor injuries following a fleeing driver incident this afternoon.
The Department of Conservation today laid charges in the Invercargill District Court against a 61-year-old Northland man for the alleged hunting and possession of a protected species under the Wildlife Act.
Two new greenfield Special Housing Areas (SHAs) that will provide up to 1800 new homes in Auckland have been announced today by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown.
Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council and the NZ Transport Agency are urging people to plan ahead for travel to the Hurricanes v Highlanders final. This game is a sellout so get there early - you don’t want to miss a minute of the final!
Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of all the directors of crown company Network for Learning (N4L) whose terms expire in 2015.
The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) is catering for Vocational Pathways in secondary schools with its suite of interactive short courses.
It’s time again for a bit of fine-feathered photography.
The biennial Hamilton Halo photo competition is on again this year, with people invited to submit their best snap of a tui, kereru or bellbird.
Wellington dental practice, Simply Dental, say excellent teamwork is the reason they are a finalist in this year’s Wellington Gold Awards.
Counties Manukau Police is seeking the public’s help to locate missing 14-year-old Alex Nepe.
Alex was reported missing by her family on 13 April 2015 and they have not had any contact with her since.
Police have serious concerns for her safety.