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Witnesses sought following serious crash in Aro Valley

Police are asking for the public’s help following a serious crash at the corner of Devon and Aro Streets, Aro Valley, on Sunday 26 January.

Police were called about 9.45pm following the crash, which involved a car and a motorbike.

Police name Kaitaia crash victim

Police can now confirm the name of the man who died following a crash in Kaitaia yesterday.

He was David Harold Hitchens, 44, of Kaitaia.

Police extends its condolences to his family and friends.

Repair work to be undertaken at Napier Aquatic Centre

The Ivan Wilson Pool at Napier Aquatic Centre has been temporarily closed due to ceiling tiles falling into the pool. There were no injuries to anyone.

Grounds established to reassess neonicotinoids - EPA

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has determined that grounds exist to reassess approvals of substances containing neonicotinoids used in New Zealand.

Homicide investigation in Taita

A homicide investigation has been launched in relation to the death of a man in Taita yesterday morning.

Emergency services were alerted to a man with critical injuries near the intersection of Futter Grove and Hughes Crescent at around 5.30am.

Diving incident in Whangarei

One person has died following a diving incident near Whangarei today.

About 12.25pm Police received a report of a diver having failed to surface off the coast of Taiharuru.

The diver was found deceased about 1.20pm.

The death will be referred to the Coroner.

Update: Matarua fatal crash

Enquiries into yesterday's fatal crash on State Highway One, Mataura are ongoing.

The crash occurred at around 5pm.

The driver of the crashed car and the front seat passenger were both injured in the crash.

Adulttoymegastore supports Australian bushfire relief

Adulttoymegastore is proud to have supported a major fundraiser for Red Cross Australia’s bushfire relief efforts.

Mayor Boult Comment on Road Safety Initiatives

Like many in our community, I am deeply concerned about the horrific consequences of poor driving in our district that leads to accidents.

Frankton Motor Camp redevelopment set to begin

The redevelopment of Frankton Motor Camp at Yewlett Crescent to a ‘camping only’ facility is set to begin at the end of the month.