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Over 67,000 people and their property 'endangered by Police negligence' - COLFO

Confirmation today that a register of firearm owners stolen from Auckland Police station covers 2003-2018, means over 67,000 firearm owners and their private addresses may have been in the hands of criminals.

Parliament occupation investigators seek public assistance - NZ Police

Police investigating criminal activity on the final day of the occupation at Parliament grounds earlier this year are appealing for the public’s help to identify 15 people.

Elizabeth Street to reopen to two-way traffic - Tauranga City Council

Some welcome news for people visiting and working in the city centre: from tomorrow, Thursday 23 June, Elizabeth Street will once again be open to two-way traffic.

AA 'eagerly' anticipates arrival of tyre recycling scheme

The AA is pleased that the country’s first tyre recycling scheme, Tyrewise, is set to get underway next year, and believes it will be revolutionary in terms of New Zealand’s sustainability efforts.

No change to kerbside services for Matariki - Hamilton City Council

Enjoying a long weekend to celebrate Matariki is a change for New Zealand, but what won’t change is your kerbside collection date.

Despite the long weekend, Hamilton City Council kerbside collections for Friday 24 June will still go ahead as usual.

Waitomo District Council kickstarts community consultation

Waitomo District Council is seeking feedback on how to spend Central Government’s 3 Waters ‘Better off Funding’ allocation.

WDC’s funding is worth $14.2m and is split into two tranches. The first tranche of $3.55m is available in September 2022 and $10.64m in July 2024.

New Vice-Chancellor appointed at Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington

Internationally renowned scholar and senior university sector leader Professor Nic Smith has been appointed to be the next Vice-Chancellor of Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington.

Ngati Hine leads development of world first indigenous forestry strategy

Over the next few years Ngāti Hine Forestry Trust (NHFT) is leading key projects focused on new approaches to Māori led indigenous land and forestry systems supported closely by Scion (a Crown research institute specialising in forestry).

Wairarapa logistics sector supported by two new programmes - UCOL

Two commercial road transport programmes have been launched at UCOL Wairarapa to support the region's booming logistics sector.

Manufacturing workers reject pay offer for strike - E Tu Union

Workers at an Auckland lock manufacturing plant are walking off the job this week over a pay offer they say doesn’t go far enough to help members - some having to work regular overtime just to meet their daily expenses.