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Queenstown Boil Water Notice Lifted

Published: Sat 9 Dec 2023 05:10 PM
Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has confirmed the boil water notice for remaining parts of Queenstown can now be lifted. Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Glyn Lewers said the news follows confirmation by Taumata Arowai that the requirements ... Read more...

Serious Crash, Karapiro - Waikato

Published: Sat 9 Dec 2023 05:09 PM
Emergency services are responding to a serious crash in Karapiro reported around 4:45pm. The crash involved four vehicles and took place at the intersection of Buckland Road and Karapiro Road. Initial indications suggest there are serious injuries. Motorists ... Read more...

Fatal Incident, Albany

Published: Sat 9 Dec 2023 04:09 PM
One person has died following a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian outside the Albany Bus Station at around 2.10pm today. Cordons are in place at the location and enquiries are underway to determine the circumstances of the incident. Buses ... Read more...

Bank Cards Stolen During Medical Event Returned To Victim

Published: Sat 9 Dec 2023 01:57 PM
Police in Tauranga have arrested the person who stole a woman’s purse and bankcards from her husband’s phone case while her husband suffered a medical event.  The couple were driving down Te Awanui Drive in heavy traffic on Monday 27 November ... Read more...

Arrests And Speeding Infringements Issued In Manawatu

Published: Sat 9 Dec 2023 01:55 PM
Four arrests were made and 17 speeding infringements were issued overnight as Police focused on anti-social road users and their continued harm across Manawatu. The operation took place between 6pm Friday and 4am today (Saturday 9 December). Four people were ... Read more...

Better Public Media commends RNZ for its planned new "digital experience"

Published: Sat 9 Dec 2023 01:53 PM
Better Public Media commends RNZ for its planned new "digital experience" entailing a mobile app offering elements of a news website and social media. "As audiences move away from traditional linear broadcasting, the future for public service ... Read more...

Fatal Crash, Epsom

Published: Sat 9 Dec 2023 01:51 PM
One person has died in hospital after being involved in a crash in Epsom overnight. The light truck rolled on its side and hit a power pole on King George Ave, near Gillies Ave, around 11pm. The driver and sole occupant was freed from the vehicle ... Read more...

Fatal Fire, Paraparaumu Beach

Published: Sat 9 Dec 2023 01:50 PM
A scene examination is ongoing this morning at a fatal fire in Paraparaumu Beach. Police were called to assist Fire and Emergency NZ at the Manly Street property shortly after 6pm last night. A person at the address was located in critical condition, ... Read more...

Fatal crash, SH1 Kekerengu

Published: Sat 9 Dec 2023 01:49 PM
Police can advise that one person has died following a crash yesterday involving two vehicles on State Highway 1, Kekerengu, north of Kaikoura. The crash was reported shortly after 1:30pm. The road was closed while emergency services attended. Sadly, ... Read more...

Fatal Crash, Masterton

Published: Fri 8 Dec 2023 06:52 PM
Police can advise that one person has died following a serious crash in Masterton. The crash, involving two vehicles, was reported shortly after 1:50pm. The Serious Crash Unit attended, and the road has since reopened. Police wish to thank motorists ... Read more...
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