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Labour MP joins line-up at Speak Up For Women event

Speak Up For Women NZ have today announced the addition of another speaker to the line-up for their event ‘Let’s Talk About Sex Self-ID’ on Tuesday 26th February.

Body recovered from river after truck crash near Opotiki

A body has been recovered from the scene of a serious crash in Waiotahe, near Opotiki, earlier today.

Emergency services were advised around 11.10am that a truck and trailer had gone off State Highway 2 and into a river near Toone and Ruatuna roads.

New Predator Free funds for regions and new technologies

Predator Free 2050 Limited has initiated a second funding round to support predator eradication in regional New Zealand and fast track the production of improved predator control tools and technologies.

Nelson fires: Police appeal for man to come forward

Nelson Police continue to investigate the cause of a fire in the Iwa Road/Walters Bluff area about 2.30pm on Friday 8 February.

As part of the investigation, Police are seeking a man who may have relevant information.

Police seeking information on Opotiki robbery

Police investigating an armed robbery in Opotiki are seeking information from the public.

Around 9:15am on Saturday February 16, a male entered the Four Square on Church Street armed with a knife.

He stole cash and cigarettes.

There were no injuries.

Police make enquires about allegation of missing items from the Pike River Mine

Police are making enquiries into suggestions that an electrical cabinet from the Pike River Mine went missing in the aftermath of the 2010 disaster.

Update on serious crash near Opotiki

Police are still at the scene of a crash that occurred on State Highway 2 in Waiotahe near Opotiki earlier today.

Police were notified that a truck was in the river near Toone and Ruatuna Roads around 11:10am.

Gisborne District Council: Keep conserving water

Restrictions on outdoor water use remain in place as water levels in the city reservoirs continue to recover.

The community and industry have taken action over the weekend to keep water use below 19 million litres, under the average daily consumption of 20 million litres.

Council halts roadside mowing while fire danger high

With Ruapehu moving to a Restricted Fire Season as of today (Monday 18 February) all roadside mowing has been put on hold temporarily until the fire danger reduces.

Queensland fruit fly in Auckland - Situation update 2

Work continues at pace on the biosecurity response following the discovery last week of one male Queensland fruit fly in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Devonport.