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Nine year old boy missing in Upper Hutt

Police are currently looking for a 9 year old boy in the Upper Hutt area who has not been seen since leaving school in Oxford Crescent at about 2.30pm this afternoon.

Prison safety to be boosted as on-body cameras go nationwide

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says staff and prisoner safety in prisons will be boosted by the wider use of on body cameras in sites around the country.

The Encyclopedia of NZ launches latest theme

New Zealand’s creativity and thinking will be on show when Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand - launches its latest theme, ‘Creative and Intellectual Life’, on Wednesday 22 October. Tomorrow’s launch also marks the successful completion of the first build of Te Ara.

Weekend lane closures on Auckland Harbour Bridge

The NZ Transport Agency says the two lanes on the northbound box girder extension, or clip-on, of the Auckland Harbour Bridge will be closed for four hours this Sunday morning (26 October).

Safe speeds will make for safe Labour weekend - NZTA

Roads in Northland and Auckland will be busy this Labour Day Weekend and the NZ Transport Agency says it will be working with the Police to keep traffic moving and families safe on their travels during the holiday break.

Chch Police investigating theft of civil defence equipment

Christchurch Police are investigating a burglary of equipment from a vacant store next to the Civil Defence facility in Sockburn. The break-in was reported to Christchurch Police just before 1pm yesterday (20 October 2014).

Dunedin City Council surveying views on parking

The Dunedin City Council wants to hear what the public thinks about possible changes to how parking is managed in areas close to the CBD.

What Antarctica's past reveals about future climate

A PhD student at Victoria University of Wellington’s Antarctic Research Centre is looking to the distant past to discover what’s ahead for the world’s climate.

Man to appear in court following Taihape search warrant

Whanganui Police have recovered a significant quantity of drugs, firearms, cash and over $20,000 in stolen property and vehicles at an address near Taihape today.

Employers urged to tackle pedestrian and cyclist casualties

Brake, the road safety charity, is issuing an appeal to employers to play their part in preventing devastating casualties among pedestrians and cyclists. Government figures show that in 2012 41 pedestrians and cyclists were killed and 388 were seriously injured on NZ roads.

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