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Golders Road, Upper Hutt stabbing victim named

Police can now release the name of the man who died after being stabbed in Golders Road, Upper Hutt on Thursday 20 September.

He was 45-year-old Glen Collins, of Upper Hutt.

Police extend our sympathies to his family and friends.

Brief closure for Pukete boat ramp - Hamilton City Council

The Pukete boat ramp will be closed for a few hours on Thursday 27 September, to allow for the launch of a Waikato River Explorer vessel.

The closure will be from 8am to 11am. Boat owners can still launch vessels from the Grantham St boat ramp in the central city.

Supporting young people into employment

Two Massey University academics have used their research findings to craft guidelines for businesses, to help support young people into employment.

University of Auckland cements top status in tertiary sport with third title

The University of Auckland has triumphed as Overall National Tertiary Champion once again, holding the University and Tertiary Sport Shield aloft for the third year in a row.

Strike action tomorrow morning a disruption for Hamilton bus passengers

Hamilton bus services will be disrupted tomorrow morning due to industrial action by bus drivers.

First Union members have given notice to Go Bus Transport that they will strike from 5.30am tomorrow, 26 September, until 9.30am.

Wine gummy bears raise concern for children - Family First

Family First NZ is concerned about reports that a Marlborough candy company is marketing wine gummy bears, and is warning that alcohol edibles will be attractive to children, and could normalise the taste and consumption of alcohol to underage children.

Milson/Cloverlea bus reverts to less frequent times during peak hours

Horizons Regional Council’s Passenger Transport Committee has decided the Cloverlea/Milson urban bus service will return to running every 20 minutes during peak times from 1 October 2018.

Congratulations to Loder Cup winner

The Loder Cup, one of New Zealand’s oldest conservation awards, has been awarded to Robert McGowan for 2018 for his outstanding work ensuring mātauranga Māori in conservation management.

No young person should face cancer alone - CanTeen

CanTeen is an organisation close to our hearts as it is the support for teenagers living with cancer and teenagers who have lost a parent to cancer. Past and present Bedeans have been or are members of CanTeen. For us, as a school, this is a chance to put our words into action and help them out.

Plastic recycling changes for Taupo District

Changes in the global market will see Taupō District Council stop recycling 3-7 plastics from October 1 due to China no longer accepting them from New Zealand.