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Incorrect date advertised for Rolleston firearms collection

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 01:19 PM
An incorrect date for Rolleston’s firearms buy-back and amnesty collection event was advertised in the Selwyn Times on 10 July. Read more...

Local Government needs to be part of Climate solution

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 01:03 PM
Greater Wellington Regional Council is calling for the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill to be changed to allow greater input from local government. Read more...

Fire in Marble Court, Northwood

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 12:41 PM
Fire and Emergency was called to a house on fire in Marble Court in the Christchurch suburb of Northwood at 10.16am today after a gas explosion. Read more...

Christchurch residential explosion

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 12:30 PM
WorkSafe has been notified of the explosion in Northwood, Christchurch this morning and is making inquiries. Read more...

Cake and gifts mark Waikato Women’s Fund’s first birthday

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 12:13 PM
A significant financial gift was ‘the cherry on the top’ at the Waikato Women’s Fund’s recent first birthday ‘cake breakfast’, announced following powerful speeches from two local leaders. The Waikato Women’s Fund team blew out their first ... Read more...

Nominations open to make a stand for Greater Wellington

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 11:37 AM
Greater Wellington Regional Council is urging people to make a stand for their region by securing nomination as candidates in October’s local body elections. Nominations open today (19 July) and close at 12noon on 16 August. Read more...

Northland DHB dissapointed with Whangarei retailers

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 11:15 AM
Northland District Health Board were disappointed to see retailers continuing to sell cigarettes to minors after they conducted a controlled purchase operation (CPO) involving several Whangarei retailers recently. Read more...

Serious incident, Northwood

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 10:49 AM
Emergency services are currently responding to an incident on Marble Court, Northwood, where a house is on fire. Read more...

Blunt council report challenges voters to get the facts

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 10:32 AM
Hamilton City Council Chief Executive Richard Briggs is urging those standing for elected positions on the Council to “be well-informed and base their views on fact”. Read more...

Council supports Maaori representation at Committees

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 10:17 AM
Waikato District Council voted Wednesday (17 July) in support of the concept of Maaori representation on its three principal committees. In a strong signal of the Council’s intention, the vote – which provided “in principle” support for ... Read more...
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