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Illegal earthworks raising concerns for Waitaki District Council

Waitaki District Council is concerned about a recent increase in the number of reported illegal earthworks occurring in the district.

Waitangi Regional Park takes out top Hawke's Bay landscape award

Hawke’s Bay’s Waitangi Regional Park and Atea a Rangi Star Compass has taken out the coveted landscape architecture Te Karanga o te Tui award.

NZ Police continuing public appeals following Browns Bay incident

Attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Callum McNeill, Waitemata East Area Investigations Manager:

NZ Police: Firearms and drugs recovered in Masterton incidents

Police have seized firearms and drugs in three separate incidents in Masterton recently.

Around 1.45am on Friday 8 November Police noticed a disqualified driver behind the wheel on Chapel Street.

The vehicle was searched and a shotgun was recovered.

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Marine Parade receives national accolades

Successfully bringing together a series of spaces along Napier’s waterfront has resulted in Marine Parade winning an Award of Excellence at the Resene New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture (NZILA) Awards.

Tourism Central Otago and Google launch 360 imagery of Otago experiences

Tourism Central Otago has partnered with Google New Zealand to capture 360-degree panoramas of several prominent Central Otago trails and attractions - with imagery captured in May and June now available on Google Street View for everyone around the world to see.

Lower Hutt Mayor welcomes Voice of the Community Report

Hutt City Council has today released the Voice of the Community Report on Naenae Pool and town centre.

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry has welcomed the Report and says through it, the community have given Council a clear steer on the things that are important to them.

Mazda Foundation supports community in latest round of funding

Specialist online coaching that will change a 15-year-old’s life, long john wetsuits for white water rafting, and support to develop Taupo’s arts community were among the 30 grants given in the latest Mazda Foundation funding round.

Over 500 Plastic-filled parcels mailed to MPs in environmental action

More than 500 letters and parcels filled with nonrecyclable single-use plastics have now been mailed to MPs in Parliament via freepost.