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Police name man killed in Burnham crash

Police can now release the name of the two people killed in a crash on Main South Road, Burnham yesterday morning.

They were 71-year-old Aalix Sandra Roake, and 63-year-old Richard John Roake.

New Chancellor for Lincoln University

Incoming Chancellor Bruce Gemmell will put collaboration at the top of his agenda when he takes the reins at Lincoln University in January.

Masterton Police seek those responsible for aggravated robbery

Masterton Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at a Renall Street home on the evening of Monday 10 December.

Synthetic drug crackdown - expert reaction

The Government has signalled a range of changes to drug policy in response to increased synthetic drug-related deaths.

Maui dolphin death 'the mandate for change'

With another death of a critically endangered Māui dolphin on a west coast North Island beach, global animal welfare organisation World Animal Protection is shining an international spotlight on the critical status of the species, and the need for definitive action from the New Zealand Governm

Taumarunui revitalisation projects proceeding well

Community excitement around Taumarunui’s township revitalisation is anticipated to increase next year with the start of the landscaping and garden work between the clock tower and the old library site on Hakiaha St.

Further charge laid in Timaru strawberry incident

Police have laid a further charge against a 28-year-old woman in relation to a false complaint of a needle in strawberries in Timaru.

As a result of further inquiries, Police have also charged the woman with causing loss by deception.

Missing - have you seen Alan Pauling?

Tasman Police are seeking the public's assistance to locate 59-year-old Alan Pauling who was last in contact with family on Saturday 8 December.

Mr Pauling is from Tapawera, it is believed he may now be in Whangapeka, Takaka or down the West Coast.

NZBA concerned about prospect of undermining trial of Millane accused

Leading New Zealand barristers are concerned that the trial of the man accused of the murder of Grace Millane might be compromised by ongoing breaches of court orders suppressing the name and information about the accused.

NZQA and SoNET working to deliver digital NCEA examinations

Securing a key service provider will help New Zealand Qualifications Authority deliver about a third of NCEA examinations online in 2019.