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One-way traffic system approved for Titirangi Domain

Council today approved a one-way traffic system for Titirangi Domain to be implemented over the next two years.

A 30km speed limit will be put in place over the length of the one-way system as a safety measure, along with distinct separation of vehicle and pedestrian lanes.

Missing person in Whanganui

Whanganui Police are looking for missing woman Mary Collinson.

Mary, 53, has been missing since yesterday and Police have concerns for her well-being.

Mary was last seen wearing dark pants and a pinkish t-shirt with a collar.

Jennifer Ward-Lealand Te Atamira named Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year

Actress and te reo Māori me ngā tikanga advocate Jennifer Ward-Lealand Te Atamira has been named 2020 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year.

Drowning incident at Baylys Beach

Emergency services were in attendance at an incident at Baylys Beach, Kaipara after a report of a drowning around 5.45pm.

One person is in a critical condition and another person has minor injuries.

Emergency services are responding to a crash on SH6

Emergency services are responding to a crash on Rai Valley Saddle, SH6,Nelson.

The crash involving a motorbike was reported around 6.29 pm.

Police ask that motorists avoid the area as the road is currently blocked.

Wainuiomata Heartland Ride gets green light - Hutt City Council

A new on-road cycle touring route through Wainuiomata has been given provisional approval after a successful application to Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency for a Heartland Ride through Wainuiomata.

Tararua district water supplies update

What’s happened? Water levels in rivers and streams in the Tararua District are very low after a long period of hot and dry "drought-like weather" across the entire Manawatu-Whanganui region. In the Tararua District, a total hosing ban is in place.

QLDC calls for community to give feedback on airport assessments

Online feedback on the future of airports in the Queenstown Lakes District was launched today, giving everybody an opportunity to participate.

Waikato Museum’s collection secrets revealed

A new guided tour at Waikato Museum will showcase hidden treasures and allow visitors to enter areas of the museum normally out of bounds.

Taranaki council staff eager to hear from EQC experts

A team of EQC experts found a receptive audience on their roadshow to Taranaki this week.