INDEPENDENT NEWS

Latest Regional Headlines

Fire won't hamper Opera House development

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 05:29 PM
Although the fire at the Hawke’s Bay Opera House on Sunday night caused some damage that will need cleaning up, the earthquake strengthening project will still be completed on time and on budget. Read more...

Serious crash, Marlborough

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 05:10 PM
Emergency services are working at the scene of a serious single-car crash on State Highway 1 near Ward, Marlborough. Read more...

Significant flooding through wider Dunedin

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 05:00 PM
People are urged to stay off the roads where possible as significant flooding affects much of Dunedin and the Taieri Plain. Read more...

Flooding advice in Otago: avoid non-essential travel

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:51 PM
The NZ Transport Agency is advising travellers in Otago and around Dunedin to avoid any non-essential travel today and tonight as flood waters cover highways. Read more...

Planned power outage from midnight - wider Taupō region

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:50 PM
Following yesterday’s events in Taupō, our engineers have identified that further work needs to be done at the Wairakei substation to avoid the risk of another unexpected outage. Read more...

Measles case identified in Milford Sound

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:46 PM
A case of the measles has today been confirmed in a resident of Milford Sound. Read more...

Correction: Flooding affecting travel plans in Otago

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:40 PM
However conditions in the area are poor and Police still advise motorists across Otago delay or avoid travel where possible, and drive to the conditions. Read more...

Research award recognises New Zealand’s resilience

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:37 PM
Last week Christchurch researcher Dr Erica Seville was awarded an honorary fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), a prestigious award that recognises her innovation at the forefront of research in organisational resilience globally. The ... Read more...

NZDF Volunteer of the Year generous with time and skills

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:31 PM
New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Volunteer of the Year Sergeant Maaka McKinney carries four pagers – he’s on call 24/7 to Coastguard Tutukaka, the Rural Fire Service, St John Ambulance, and his local fire brigade in Northland. Sergeant McKinney is ... Read more...

Parent Help values World Day to reflect on Child Abuse

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:31 PM
Parent Help Inc joins with other organisations, both governmental and non-governmental as we acknowledge today as the World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse. Read more...
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media