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Last known hind removed from Fiordland's Secretary Island

Two of the last remaining deer on Secretary Island, in Fiordland’s Doubtful Sound, have been culled by the Department of Conservation’s (DOC) Secretary Island hunting team.

Allied Workforce to offer WelTec scholarship

"There is a significant labour market shortage of skilled trades people in Wellington," says Mark Sorenson of Allied Workforce.

$25m proposed Viaduct bridge 'not needed'

Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer, says it’s totally unacceptable that the popular Te Wero drawbridge is set for scrap heap from next year to be replaced with a shiny new $25m bridge fit for future light rail no less.

Trans-Tasman contract to boost search and rescue capability

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) have signed a contract that will provide a major boost to search and rescue (SAR) in the region.

Student visa applications go online

People from all over the world who want to study in New Zealand can now apply for their visas online.

Give your dad a goat this father's day

A challenge that most Kiwis can relate to in the weeks leading up to father’s day: How do we honour the great men in our life in a meaningful way?

You can be the coolest kid on the block by giving your dad a goat this father’s day!

Police seek assistance to identify injured man

At about 9.30 pm last night, a man was admitted to Tauranga Hospital by ambulance, after collapsing at a local business premise.

Detective Sergeant Darryl Brazier, of Tauranga Police said "He gave us the name ‘Dave’ but now is unable to speak to police due to his condition.

Insect invasions halved by adoption of international standard

International science collaboration shows insect infestations of trees are halved with the adoption of an international invasive species standard, preventing billions of dollars in future damages.

NZ ratifies Arms Trade Treaty

By ratifying the new Arms Trade Treaty today New Zealand has played an historic role in helping end the irresponsible, lethal trade in weapons and ammunition that has devastated the lives of millions of people, according to campaigners.

Be prepared for springtime wind storms in Selwyn

September brings the start of Spring. With warmer days and more sunshine, comes the risk of strong nor’west winds.

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