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Fraud accused in court; other victims urged to come forward

Joshua Johnston has pleaded guilty in the Wellington District Court to three charges of obtaining by deception following a Police investigation.

Sporting legends get on their bikes to support Prostate Cancer

All Black legend Buck Shelford, former Silver Fern Jenny-May Clarkson and cycling great Jack Swart are jumping on their bikes for an endurance cycling race to raise awareness of prostate cancer.

Auckland Airport Community Trust Grant open for applications

Auckland Airport Community Trust’s $300,000 funding round for 2018 is now open. The Trust is encouraging charitable organisations offering cultural, recreational and other activities that benefit the community as a whole within South Auckland to apply.

Waikato Uni scientist wins NZ Marine Sciences Society award

University of Waikato scientist Professor Conrad Pilditch is the 2018 winner of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society award, awarded to a scientist who has made a major contribution to the advancement of marine science in New Zealand.

Free Speech Coalition to take legal action against Auckland Council

The Free Speech Coalition can confirm it will this week be filing judicial review proceedings against Auckland Council for its ban on two Canadian speakers from Council-owned venues.

Second person dead after incident at Muriwai

Police remain at the scene of an incident at Muriwai Beach were two people, a male and a female, were swept off rocks around 2pm.

Tragically, a second person who was rescued from the water has also not survived.

The deaths will be referred to the Coroner.

Police responding to Muriwai incident

At approximately 2pm this afternoon Police and emergency services were called to Muriwai Beach in Auckland after reports of two people being swept off rocks.

Preventing mould in your home this winter

With nearly half of New Zealand houses having visible mould,- how do we eliminate this problem?

EECA Energywise says New Zealand’s relatively damp, maritime climate encourages mould growth but mould is worse in houses that aren’t ventilated or heated adequately.

Additional charges laid following Rothesay Bay crash

Police have now filed additional charges in relation to the fatal Rothesay Bay crash on 23rd June, 2018.

An 18-year-old male who was initially charged with dangerous driving causing injury has also been charged over the weekend in relation to the following:

Thousands of families helped to keep house

Thousands of struggling New Zealanders have been given extra support thanks to Colgate-Palmolive and Countdown customers.