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Lion New Zealand opens Fanshawe Street doors

Lion New Zealand has opened the doors to its new head office in the stunning 6 Green Star building at 136 Fanshawe Street.

Lion New Zealand Country Director Craig Baldie said: "This office move feels like a positive sign of things to come.

The new face rebuilding Scott Base - Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand has a new Project Director steering the redevelopment of New Zealand’s home on the ice.

Jon Ager has been brought on to lead the delivery of the Scott Base Redevelopment project and manage Antarctica New Zealand’s engineering portfolio.

Diamond Lake spared in Emerald Bay Wanaka fire

Te Papa Atawhai - The Department of Conservation says it’s still too early to know the full extent of damage to public conservation land from a devastating fire that started at Emerald Bay on Wānaka’s Glendhu Bluff on 9 January.

Mayor calls on community to support Tongan recovery

Mayor Stoltz is urging the Tairāwhiti community to support Tonga’s recovery from the weekend’s volcanic eruption and tsunami by donating to the Red Cross.

Turtle discovery prompts plea to pet owners

A weathered old red-eared slider turtle found on a Bell Block walkway last week is believed to have been on the run for at least a year, possibly a lot longer.

Wairarapa fire season change

The whole of the Wairarapa District has moved into a restricted fire season.

The restriction took effect Wednesday January 19 2022 at 8am.

Fire season change for Northern and Central Waikato zones

The Northern and Central Zones of the Waikato Fire District are now in a prohibited fire season.

The change occurred at 9 am Wednesday 19 January 2022.

Wellington wins global prize for innovation

Wellington has gained global recognition and US$1 million in prize money as one of 15 cities worldwide to win the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge.

Emergency conserve water notice for Turangi and Tokaanu

Residents in Turangi and Tokaanu are being urgently asked to only use water for essential purposes.

A fire in a bush area near the Taupō District Council’s Turangi Water Treatment Plant has cut power to the plant. Fire and Emergency NZ is in attendance.

DART network proves invaluable in assessing tsunami threat following eruption

Aotearoa New Zealand’s network of DART buoys proved vital over the weekend as tsunami experts raced to analyse the tsunami threat to our coastlines following a large, explosive eruption at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga.