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Athenree Wetland Widened

The breach of a stop-bank along the Waiau River by Department of Conservation (DOC) staff yesterday, was the first step in fulfilling the dying wishes of the late Maurice (Snow) Garde-Browne who wanted part of his Athenree farm restored to wetland.

Rotorua Hotels See Benefits In New Trans-Tasman Air Service

Rotorua Hotels See Benefits In New Trans-Tasman Air Service

Rotorua region members of the New Zealand Hotel Council (NZHC) are delighted with the news that Air New Zealand has announced scheduled air services between Sydney and Rotorua commencing 12 December 2009.

The Day The Library Went Psycho

The Day The Library Went Psycho

One of Australia's funniest children's writers, Andy Griffiths, is getting ready to cross the Tasman to help celebrate the very special 150th birthday of the Christchurch City Libraries.

Concern About Nick Smith's ACC Amendment Bill

Concern About Nick Smith's ACC Amendment Bill

The ACC Futures Coalition is concerned that moves by ACC Minister Nick Smith are likely to reduce front line services for people claiming accident compensation. Dr Smith is preparing an ACC Amendment Bill and has also announced an ACC stocktake committee.

Update On Search For Survivors Of Ferry Sinking

The crew of a Royal New Zealand Airforce (RNZAF) P3 Orion will rest for the night in Tonga after spending the day searching for survivors of the sinking of the inter-island ferry Princess Ashika, near Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

Police End Greenpeace Blockade Of Trawler

Police End Greenpeace Blockade Of Trawler

Greenpeace New Zealand oceans campaigner Karli Thomas said the activists had drawn attention to an issue which impacted on seafood consumers and the New Zealand economy.

Meat & Wool New Zealand Chief Hits Back

Meat & Wool New Zealand Chief Hits Back

Meat & Wool New Zealand Chairman Mike Petersen has hit back at the Murray Turner and Robin Hilson-led campaign against the levy vote.

SH1 At Puhoi Re-Opens

SH1 At Puhoi Re-Opens

The NZ Transport Agency says SH1, including the Northern Gateway Toll Road, has re-opened after a fatal accident just north of Puhoi.

One person died after a collision between a logging truck and a car.

Important Public Health Advice For Hauraki Gulf And Great Barrier Island

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is unable to rule out the risk to the public for the Hauraki Gulf and Great Barrier Island until results from testing are received.

Arson Arrest At Queenstown

Queenstown Police have today arrested and charged a 26 year old Queenstown man with 3 charges of arson, following events occurring on the 20th-21st May at Arthur's Point, and 1st of July and 6th August at Frankton.