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Avoid swimming in Kāpiti waterways for the next 48 hours

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 03:49 PM
With the unsettled weather over the past week, the Kāpiti Coast District Council is advising people to avoid swimming in our beaches, rivers and streams for the next 48 hours. Environmental Standards Manager Jacquie Muir says tests show that levels ... Read more...

ASCC Officially Opens New Multipurpose Center

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 02:45 PM
The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) reached a milestone in its history last week with the official opening of its new Multipurpose Center (MPC). The new multi-story building which will serve as the center for the system of support provided to ASCC ... Read more...

HBRC - Summer Climate Briefing

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 02:43 PM
Summer Climate Briefing Hawke’s Bay Regional Council environmental scientists gave a climate briefing today to a group of interested people. The full briefing is available to watch here https://youtu.be/3RMnQZUAeV8 Climate – HBRC Climate ... Read more...

Fatal crash in Alexandra

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 02:40 PM
Emergency services were called to the intersection of Ventry St and Clutha St at 12.48pm. Read more...

ORC seeking feedback on Leith river project with new tool

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 02:11 PM
ORC seeking feedback on Leith river project with new tool Otago Regional Council (ORC) has begun public engagement on the enhancement of the Forth St to Otago Harbour reach of the Water of Leith, one of the final stages of the Leith Flood Protection ... Read more...

Crash in Whanganui now a fatal

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 02:05 PM
Police previously reported that the crash in Castlecliff was between a truck and a pedestrian. Read more...

NIWA's Hotspot Watch 19 January 2018

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 02:01 PM
A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent hotspot regions ... Read more...

Further water restrictions issued for Queenstown suburbs

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 01:55 PM
The Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has today issued water restrictions for Lake Hayes Estate, Shotover Country and Arthur’s Point to help reduce the high demand on local water supplies. Read more...

Update on search for missing Frenchman

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 01:54 PM
Hawke’s Bay Police continue to investigate the disappearance of 32-year-old Frenchman, Pierre Antoine Paludet, who was last seen a week ago. Read more...

Labour candidate for Maungakiekie Tamaki Ward campaign

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018 01:46 PM
Long time Maungakiekie Tamaki resident and local board chair Josephine Bartley will launch her bid to become an Auckland councillor this Read more...
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