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Update: E-scooter incident, central Auckland

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 05:45 PM
The driver of the vehicle sought by Police in relation an e-scooter incident on Symonds Street yesterday has been located and is assisting Police with enquiries. Read more...

Homicide investigation, Invercargill

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 05:06 PM
Officers attended a North Road, Waikiwi address around 11:00am today after receiving a report of concern. Read more...

Vocal Tree Advocate Takes 2019 Ronald Flook Award

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 04:43 PM
The Ronald Flook Award was established in 1993 to recognise high standards of practice in arboriculture. Each year the recipient is selected for their exceptional management of trees. The award is named after well-known Nelson-based Landscape Architect Ron ... Read more...

Health warning lifted at Lake Tekapo

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 04:41 PM
The Community and Public Health division of South Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its health warning at Lake Tekapo at the camping ground. Latest water testing results show faecal bacteria levels in Lake Tekapo at the camping ground ... Read more...

The Prince of Wales to meet rangatahi in Northland

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 01:13 PM
The Prince of Wales to meet rangatahi in Northland with The Prince’s Trust NZ Tourism and sustainability will be the focus of conversation between a group of young entrepreneurs and The Prince of Wales when he tours Northland next week. The young ... Read more...

A changeable week behind us, but another ahead

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 12:22 PM
A series of fronts brought heavy rain and strong winds to parts of the country late this week. 24-hour rain totals approached 200mm at Arthur’s Pass on Saturday. More rain is on the way today and tomorrow, with an Orange Heavy Rain Warning in force ... Read more...

Pair rescued after being caught out by weather conditions

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 12:11 PM
"Pair rescued after being caught out by weather conditions" Please attribute to Sergeant Mark Kirkwood, O/C West Coast Search and Rescue: A search team has this morning located a father and son who were reported overdue from a tramp to the Cedar ... Read more...

Driver and witnesses sought following e-scooter incident

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 12:10 PM
Police have commenced an investigation after a man reportedly fell off an e-scooter before being struck by a vehicle in central Auckland last night. Read more...

Police investigating two suspicious fires at Epsom property

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 12:09 PM
Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Kathryn Bostock, Manager Auckland City Crime Squad: Police are investigating after two suspicious fires at a property on Manukau Road, Epsom, this weekend. At around 3am on Saturday, emergency services ... Read more...

Fatal Crash, Karapiro

Published: Sun 17 Nov 2019 12:08 PM
"Fatal Crash, Karapiro" One person has died following a crash on Tirau Road, Karapiro this morning. Emergency services were alerted to the single-vehicle crash at around 3.30am. The deceased person was the sole-occupant of the vehicle. ... Read more...
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