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Preferred site of Regional Freight Hub announced - KiwiRail

The announcement of the preferred site for the Regional Freight Hub near Palmerston North is a significant milestone for this nationally important logistics project, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says.

New trustee appointments of Trust Tairawhiti - council

Council has appointed Dr Jill Chrisp and Kristen Kohere-Soutar as trustees of Trust Tairāwhiti for 2020/21.

Dr Jill Chrisp was first appointed to the Trust three years ago and successfully sought reappointment for the position.

New jobs and new footpaths for Opotiki district - council

Boots are on the ground and work is already underway to build new footpaths across the Ōpōtiki district bringing new employment and work opportunities for locals.

Students design app to monitor clinical hours in osteopathy programme

One of the benefits of studying at an organization that is home to a wide range of study disciplines is the opportunities that are available for learners to hone their growing skills on real-world challenges from other disciplines.

Woman prosecuted for failing to provide care for her unwell dog - SPCA

An Auckland woman has been prosecuted by SPCA after failing to seek veterinary care for her severely unwell dog.

Whanganui District Council credit rating remains unchanged

Global rating agency Standard and Poor’s has confirmed Whanganui District Council’s long-term credit rating has remained unchanged at AA long-term (A-1+ short-term).

Library fines scrapped for children and teens

Far North children and teens no longer need to worry about fines for holding onto library books beyond the due date. From 1 July, overdue fines for child and young adult library card holders are being scrapped.

New ChildFund and MFAT partnership announced

ChildFund New Zealand and MFAT partnership to have a positive impact in Pacific communities and Southeast Asia

A new $11.2m partnership will reach more than 100,000 children and youth to create meaningful, lasting change and help them thrive

Police acknowledge IPCA report

Police acknowledge the Independent Police Conduct Authority’s findings in relation to a serious incident in Gore last year.