Canterbury Police staff are being stood down after members of the New Zealand Fire Service contain the fire near New Brighton.
Superintendent Lane Todd says the majority of the cordons have been taken down and those people who were evacuated as a precaution are now back in their homes.
As they work to establish the cause of a fatal weekend motorcycle crash, Waikato Police say one thing is clear; too many riders are losing their lives on the district’s roads.
Aucklanders have an opportunity to do something good for some of New Zealand’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people at a cracker of an event - Christmas for a Cause.
Canterbury Police and the New Zealand Fire Service are urging the public to stay calm while cordons are in place on Caspian Street to protect properties in the Marine Parade / Rockinghorse Road area of New Brighton.
Police has reviewed matters raised by Dr Jarrod Gilbert in relation to the research application made by the company Independent Research Solutions in 2014.
The website Govt.nz won the ‘Best Plain English website’ award for the public sector at the recent WriteMark Plain English awards, held this month in Wellington.
The busy summer boating season has kicked in with Coastguard Radio receiving 898 trip report and 34 calls for assistance throughout the Northern Region over the weekend.
If you’re driving, Police are reminding you to "check your speed", as from Tuesday 1 December, the speed threshold reduces to 4km/hr through until the end of January.
The Board of Trustees of Epsom Girls Grammar School has great pleasure in announcing its decision to appoint Lorraine Pound as its 11th Principal.
Police have been alerted to an incident on Mount Tarawera, near Rotorua, involving a helicopter.
Initial information indicates that a helicopter has made a heavy landing.
There are four people on board and it is understood that no one is injured.
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