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Nominations Increase For Whangārei 2022 Local Elections

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 11:27 AM
With the close of nominations at 12pm on 12 August, Whangarei District Council recorded an increase in candidate numbers for the 2022 local elections, up 21% from the 2019 local elections. The final tally showed 7 Mayoral nominations, up from 3 in 2019, ... Read more...

Thirty Candidates Confirmed For Upcoming Kaipara Elections

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 11:06 AM
Thirty candidates are confirmed for Kaipara District Council’s local elections on 8 October. The candidates include six for Mayor and 24 for Councillor positions. Councillor candidate nominations include seven nominations for Mangawhai-Kaiwaka ... Read more...

Operation Kian: Update Into Investigation Of Pauline Hanna's Death

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 11:03 AM
Police can now provide a brief update in relation to the investigation of Pauline Hanna’s death reported to Police on 5 April 2021. Today, a 69-year-old male has been arrested and charged with murder. He is due to appear in the Auckland District ... Read more...

Fatal House Fire, Thames

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 06:26 AM
One person has died following a house fire in Thames overnight. Police and FENZ were called to the property on Paeroa Kopu Road about 12.30am. Sadly, one person was found deceased at the scene. A scene guard is in place. The death will be referred ... Read more...

Urgent Government Action Needed To Support Renters’ Human Rights

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 06:15 AM
An immediate freeze on rent increases could give renters some reprieve during the cost-of-living crisis says Te Kahui Tika Tangata, the Human Rights Commission. “Too many New Zealanders are sacrificing their fundamental human rights to pay the rent,” ... Read more...

All Aboard Aotearoa Welcomes Auckland's Transport Emissions Reduction Pathway

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 05:53 AM
All Aboard Aotearoa is excited to see the release of Auckland's Transport Emissions Reduction Pathway (TERP). The TERP offers a fast, fair, and affordable opportunity to substantially reduce our transport carbon emissions, delivering a healthier city, ... Read more...

Helen Clark To Launch Sustainable Waihi Beach

Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022 07:08 PM
Former Prime Minister Rt Hon Helen Clark – and Waihi Beach local – will officially launch Sustainable Waihi Beach as its ambassador next month. Sustainable Waihi Beach (SWB) founder Pippa Coombes said she was thrilled that Helen agreed to be the organisation’s ... Read more...

Heavy Rain Warning For Marlborough Tomorrow Until Thursday - Marlborough District Council

Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022 07:03 PM
Heavy rain is expected for the Marlborough Sounds, Bryant and Richmond ranges, including the Rai Valley from 1.00 pm tomorrow, Tuesday 16 August, until 9.00 pm Thursday 18 August. MetService advises that during this time the Marlborough Sounds can expect ... Read more...

Operation Cobalt- Charges Follow Mataura Arrests

Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022 06:50 PM
Three Mongrel Mob members were arrested in Mataura on Friday, following the execution of a search warrant at the gang’s headquarters in Albion Street. The search warrant was undertaken by Southland Police and Southern District’s Organised Crime Group, ... Read more...

Applications Now Open For Natural Heritage Fund 2023

Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022 04:33 PM
Applications for Gisborne District Council’s Natural Heritage Fund are now open. The Natural Heritage Fund is available to assist projects on private properties that increase the well-being of our environment. Applications are ranked on biodiversity ... Read more...
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