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Arrest made after search warrant in Lower Hutt - NZ Police

One man has been arrested, and firearms and drugs located, following a search warrant in Lower Hutt today.

Police located 10 firearms in a bedroom at the Tirohanga property - eight of these had been recently stolen from an address in Eketahuna.

Protecting our water supplies - Far North District Council

Summer officially starts in New Zealand next week on 1 December. Of course, we have already experienced temperatures in the low to mid-20s, prompting many to wonder whether we are in for a repeat of last summer’s record-breaking drought. The short answer is no.

Sunnyhills homicide update

Statement attributable to Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers, Counties Manukau CIB:

The Police homicide investigation into a body located in Sunnyhills on Saturday is continuing to make progress.

Maori Language Commission welcomes Stuff announcement

Kei te rāhiritia te pānui a Stuff e Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori

The Māori Language Commission has welcomed the unprecedented, new direction taken by the editorial team at Stuff NZ.

Wellsford homicide investigation: Police seeking Desmond Bourne

Police are continuing to carry out a number of enquiries as the investigation continues into the murder of a man in Wellsford on Saturday evening.

The victim, who is aged in his 30’s, was located deceased in a vehicle on Wayby Station Road after receiving a gunshot injury.

'Curious polar bears greet Wellington scientist in history-making Arctic expedition'

Wellington snow and ice physicist Dr Ruzica Dadic has just returned from the North Pole, where her work on the high-profile international MOSAiC expedition included an unusual challenge-extremely curious polar bears.

Wild weather, sick pets and road trips gone wrong - Cover-More

Now that domestic travel is number one for New Zealanders and summer holidays on the horizon, should travel insurance factor into holiday plans?

'NRC offers qualified support to Auckland congestion charging'

NRC offers qualified support to congestion charges Congestion charges for Auckland roads would be supported by the road freight industry if the user-pays scheme delivered the claimed benefits of faster travel times and increased productivity across the city, says National Road Carriers (NRC) Chie

'Reaffirmed road pricing benefits demonstrate the need to take action and implement'

"Today’s release of a study showing the benefits of road pricing in Auckland is a step in the right direction, but if we don’t take action and move to implementation, we will be having the same conversation again in another five years," says Hamish Glenn, Policy Director at Infrastructure New

Council reminds public to flush only the 3Ps - council

Council contractors today cleared a wastewater pipe blockage near Potae Avenue, which turned out to be caused by wet wipes.