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Otago Polytechnic apprentices reach finals of national women's construction awards

Two apprentices enrolled in Otago Polytechnic building programmes are finalists for a national women’s construction award.

NZ bounces back fast to warmer than average - Weather Watch

Monday was cold for many regions with single digit highs. Tuesday morning saw some heavy frosts. Now Wednesday looks warmer than average while Thursday looks warmer still.

The ups and downs are due to changing wind directions and air flows caused by the chaos of spring.

One dead after crash in Papakura

One person has died following the crash at the intersection of Boundary Road and Hunua Road, Papakura, last night.

Police received a report of the single-vehicle crash around 10:35pm.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Multi-agency response announced to identify risks from legacy landfills

Risks from existing and legacy landfills will be identified in a multi-agency project led by the Ministry for the Environment and 16 regional councils, in collaboration with Local Government New Zealand and the Department of Conservation announced Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sa

Serious crash in Papakura

Emergency services are currently responding to a serious crash at the intersection of Boundary Road and Hunua Road in Papakura.

Police received a report of the single-vehicle crash around 10:35pm.

Initial indications are that one person has sustained serious injuries.

Govt's Freshwater Action Plan a 'disaster for the Waiau River'

Our children may never swim in the Waiau River if the Government’s draft National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management is approved. The Government has committed to putting the health of the water first - but not for Southland’s Waiau River.

Porirua school wins at 2019 PM’s Education Awards

Holy Family School in Porirua won the Excellence in Engaging award at the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards event held in Parliament.

Rotorua Boys’ High bags Supreme Award at 2019 PM’s Education Awards

Rotorua Boys’ High School in the Bay of Plenty region emerged as the biggest winner of the night at the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards ceremony held in Parliament, as it took home the top prize, the Supreme Award.

Auckland Kura Kaupapa Māori wins major award at PM’s Education Awards

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi Marae in Auckland won the 2019 Focus Prize: Excellence in Māori-medium Education at the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards ceremony held in Parliament.

Bay of Plenty wins big at 2019 PM’s Education Awards

It was a big night for the Bay of Plenty region as three of its finalists each picked up a Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award at a ceremony held in Parliament.