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Northland Council Continues Four-year Māori Ward Fight In Face Of Government Changes

Published: Thu 25 Apr 2024 03:59 PM
The Northland council that played a key role in getting Māori ward polling removed is now lobbying against Government plans to reinstate binding referendums. It plans to write to Local Government Minister Simeon Brown expressing concern over his signalled ... Read more...

Ruawai Leader Slams Kaipara Council In Battle Over $400k Property

Published: Thu 25 Apr 2024 03:56 PM
Kaipara District Council (KDC) earlier this month rescinded its December decision that sale proceeds from a $400,000 residential property could be returned to the Raupo drainage committee. When the 16 Ruawai Wharf Rd property sells, the sale proceeds ... Read more...

Anzac Day Services Commemorate Sacrifice And Service

Published: Thu 25 Apr 2024 01:53 PM
Tauranga's Anzac Day services brought the community together in solemn remembrance today, honouring the sacrifice and service of those who have served, and currently serve, in the armed forces. Read more...

Firearm Discharged Towards Police During Incident In Bay Of Plenty

Published: Thu 25 Apr 2024 10:30 AM
A man is in custody and facing numerous charges following a serious incident in Eastern Bay of Plenty overnight. Read more...

Shuffling The Chairs On The Titanic Won’t Resolve Underfunding Of Disability Support

Published: Thu 25 Apr 2024 06:33 AM
Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA) welcomes the move to place the new disability Minister position inside Cabinet but is concerned that on its own the move will not resolve the underlying issue of chronic underfunding of disability support. Read more...

Third Bailey Bridge Installed By Council

Published: Wed 24 Apr 2024 06:48 PM
Another Bailey bridge has been successfully installed in Tairāwhiti. Read more...

Have You Seen Jay?

Published: Wed 24 Apr 2024 06:39 PM
Police are appealing for information from the public to assist us in locating Tailo, who goes by the name Jay. Read more...

Update: Homicide Investigation, Hāwera

Published: Wed 24 Apr 2024 06:37 PM
Detective Senior Sergeant Debbie Gower: Police can now name the man who died on Monday night in Hāwera. He was 26-year old Whatitiri Whakaruru from Hāwera. We continue to support his family at this distressing time and offer them our sincere ... Read more...

Is Ōtara Town Centre Really Alcohol Free?

Published: Wed 24 Apr 2024 05:51 PM
Ōtara town centre is legally an alcohol free zone, but “you wouldn't know it” according to some community advocates. Ōtara Youth Hub manager Victoria Hearn said drinking is a “huge issue” in the town centre, even though it has been an alcohol-free ... Read more...

Police And Otago University Urge Residents To Keep Your Property Secure From Thieves

Published: Wed 24 Apr 2024 05:48 PM
Among the many important things students will learn in Dunedin this year, Police want to add just one more: Don’t make a thief’s job easy. Police on Sunday arrested a 20-year-old man, thanks to members of the public reporting suspicious behaviour ... Read more...
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