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Police credit scientific developments for arrest

Waikato Police say scientific developments played a major part in today's arrest of a man in relation to an indecent attack on a little girl in the Coromandel early last year.

Families who do crime together, do time together warn Police

Families who do crime together, do time together warn Police

Families that carry out crime together can expect to do time together is the message from Waikato Police after an investigation that spanned several months led to the recovery of a tractor worth over $120,000 yesterday.

Splore wins international 'A Greener Festival Award'

Splore received a Highly Commended award announced in Wales last Friday 18th October for the outstanding sustainability results from Splore festival in February 2014.

New book on life and death in NZ

Non-Māori New Zealanders held the record for the highest life expectancy in the world from 1870 to 1940. No other country has ever held the record for that long.

Waikato continues to provide good maternity services

The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators yearly report released today by the Ministry of Health demonstrates that women in Waikato are receiving good maternity care and Waikato is doing well against the national average for all district health boards (DHBs).

Charges laid in alleged Meridian scam

Christchurch Police have arrested two people this week in relation to an alleged Meridian scam that has targeted elderly residents in Christchurch.

Drugs and stolen property found at Kawakawa address

Far North Police located more than $6000 worth of methamphetamine and hundreds of dollars worth of stolen property during a search warrant at a Kawakawa address yesterday.

Buses to and from Feilding to stop outside airport terminal

Horizons Regional Council buses to and from Feilding will travel via the Palmerston North Airport terminal from Monday 3 November, making it even easier for passengers to catch a plane.

Orewa Bridge to get facelift for safety

The Orewa Bridge is getting a facelift to make it easier for walkers and cyclists to cross safely.

Contractors have started installing a new shared cycle path on the western side of the bridge and on-road cycle lane.

Jim Hickey announces retirement

TVNZ Senior Weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his plans to retire from broadcasting at the end of this year.