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It's time to stop metals leaching into NZ's drinking water - Master Plumbers

Master Plumbers is urging the Government to stop sitting on its hands over a serious public health issue which sees harmful metals leaching into drinking water.

Sudden death in Whanganui - NZ Police

Emergency services were called to a premises on London Street, Whanganui at about 2.00pm today.

A child was subsequently taken to the Whanganui Hospital where they were unable to be revived.

Sharemilker who bashed cows with a pipe given a slap on the wrist - SAFE NZ

Northland sharemilker Mike Luke who was filmed repeatedly and violently bashing his cows was sentenced in the Whangārei District Court today and fined $3,130. The footage was taken by Farmwatch after complaints from farm workers were ignored by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Russell Maher jailed for $1.55 million fraud - SFO

A foreign exchange broker who defrauded his clients of approximately $1.55 million by using forged documents has been sentenced to three years and four months’ imprisonment.

New construction policy will deliver more timber use - Forest Owners Association

The Forest Owners Association says the MBIE announcement of ‘Building for Climate Change’ will mean more timber is used in New Zealand construction.

Horizons Regional Council prosecutes Rangitikei District Council and Coles Transport

Horizons Regional Council acknowledges today’s sentencing of RangitÄ«kei District Council (RDC) for untreated wastewater discharge into the Hautapu Stream near Taihape, and Coles Transport for effluent discharge from a stock truck wash-down into the Rangitikei River last year.

Deadline extended for entries to the Australasian Fleet Champions Awards

- Deadline for entries extended to Friday 24 July 2020

Investigation into Covid-19 active cases privacy breach - SSC

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the details of an investigation into the breach of sensitive personal information last week.

The Commissioner said the Minister of State Services, the Hon Chris Hipkins, had asked him to undertake the investigation.

Night time closures for repairs to Penrose Road bridge over SH1 - NZTA

Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency advises that essential repair work on the Penrose Road bridge over State Highway 1 in Auckland will require motorway closures and other traffic restrictions over the next three weeks.

New research examines link between religion and parental support - Otago University

"Be fruitful and multiply" says the Bible, and worldwide religious people tend to have more children than their secular counterparts.