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Essential workers to walk off job at Marsden Point

Essential workers who are a key link in New Zealand’s fuel supplies are planning to walk off the job before Christmas after their employer sought to grab back hard-won conditions.

A month's worth of rain possible in 7 days for some (not all) - WeatherWatch

A low will rapidly form in the Tasman Sea across Tuesday, then will fall apart over Wednesday and Thursday as it crosses NZ.

Icy science, but without the scientists on ice - Antarctica New Zealand

Despite a reduced season to due COVID-19 restrictions, Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to have successfully continued an important sea ice project.

UCOL and Business Wairarapa offering scholarships for local business

A key partner in the region’s post COVID journey to prosperity, UCOL has teamed up with the Manawatu, Whanganui, and Wairarapa Chambers of Commerce to offer free qualifications to improve the capabilities of local businesses.

'Family violence victims and their pets brace for Christmas spike'

Victims of family harm are bracing for a spike in violence over the Christmas period - and with it a rise in animal abuse.

Foundation calls for Royal Commission report to be publicly released

"We demand that the government act in a transparent manner to publicly release the full Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mosques and act upon the recommendations and findings with urgency following its hand over to the Governor-General on 26th November," said

Omihi crash victim named

Police can now release the name of the man who died following a crash on SH1, Omihi, on Thursday 19 November.

He was Grant Raymond Dellow, 55, of Kaiapoi.

Police extend their sympathies to his family and friends.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.

Crash on Southern Motorway

Police are at the scene of a car vs motorcycle crash on the Southern Motorway ( State Highway 1), Penrose, Auckland.

Emergency services were alerted to the crash just before the Mount Wellington off ramp at around 5:10pm.

One person has serious injuries.

Fatal crash in Warkworth

One person has died after a crash in Warkworth this afternoon.

Emergency services were notified just after 5pm that a car had crashed into the river near the intersection of Baxter Street and Queen Street.

Fatal motorcycle crash in New Plymouth

A motorcyclist has died following a crash on Carrington Street, New Plymouth, this morning.

Police received a report of the single-vehicle crash around 9:45am.

The crash occurred near the intersection with Victoria Road.