"Volunteer numbers remain stable, a good sign considering the economic climate," says Vanisa Dhiru, Chief Executive of Volunteering New Zealand.
But there is still a need for more people to give time to their communities if they are able.
After an extensive investigation North Shore Police have arrested four men in conjunction with assaults committed during an incident late on Friday the 3rd of May 2013 at the Deep Creek Brewing Company, BROWNS BAY (Also known as Deep Creek Brews and Eats).
Today at approximately 3pm the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Acacia Bay to attend a man thrown from his horse. Local St.
Farms in the South Island, which will likely feel the first blast of an imminent winter storm, are largely prepped for what winter will throw at them and their stock.
It looks like a week of wild weather.
With snow forecast for some areas later today and tomorrow, the Dunedin City Council is reminding people to be particularly careful when driving, cycling or walking to work or school.
The predicted south-west change in the weather is likely to result in major snowfalls down to 300 metres in low-lying parts of Otago. The Taieri, Lower Clutha, and Pomahaka Rivers are high and are expected to remain so for at least a week.
Auckland has maintained its record for producing outstanding young entrepreneurs, contributing half of the six-person ‘all star’ team of Young Enterprise Scheme students selected to take part in the FedEx International Trade Challenge in August.
A near miss at sea has resulted in a commercial fisherman being found guilty in the Napier District Court today of the unsafe operation of a ship on 15 February 2012.
Robert Greathead was convicted and sentenced to 100 hours community service after a 2 day defended hearing.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers there will be day time work on Puhinui Road (State Highway 20B) starting on Monday (24 June), which will have an impact on travel to and from Auckland International Airport.
Cold wet weather is expected to converge on Wellington in the next 24 hours, and the NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to plan their journeys to ensure they keep safe and leave enough time for travel.
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