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Horizons depot cleared of all hazardous substances

Horizons Regional Council’s Levin depot has been cleared of all hazardous substances following a fire that damaged property, equipment and vehicles in January.

Appeal for potential fraud victims to contact Police

Police is appealing for information regarding failed agreements for the purchase or sale of motor vehicles.

The appeal for information follows the arrest of a man from Thames, Waikato on Wednesday.

Council takes a closer look at homelessness in the city

Hutt City Council is about to launch a survey as part of its work to better understand homelessness in the city.

Would an earthquake early warning system work for NZ?

Earthquake early warning systems are starting to come into use in a number of countries. Here, a team of researchers is asking if and how New Zealanders would use earthquake early warnings.

Child hit by car in Mission Bay

Police are currently attending an incident in a car park in Mission Bay after a child was hit by a vehicle at approximately 1:30pm.

The child has been taken to Starship Hospital in a critical condition.

The Serious Crash Unit have been advised.

AA top result for Hastings

The AA long-term credit rating awarded to Hastings District Council is confirmation that Council’s financial management is strong and expected to remain so.

Council moves to future-proof heritage buildings

The hunt is on to find new uses for some of Christchurch’s treasured heritage buildings.

Since the earthquakes, the Christchurch City Council has repaired and strengthened 30 of the heritage buildings it owns.

However, there are more than a dozen that still require work.

Motorists urged to avoid crash site on SH1 near Puhoi

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists using State highway One north of Auckland that a crash has blocked the motorway near Puhoi.

Police appeal for sightings of missing Alexandra man

Police are appealing for any sightings of 22-year-old Christopher James Bates.

Chris was last seen leaving home in Central Alexandra about 1pm on Sunday 11 February, when he said that he was heading to the river to meet with a friend but has not been seen since.

Three injured in serious Warkworth crash

Police are currently at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 1 south of Warkworth involving a truck and a car, which occurred around 11.50am.

SH1 is currently blocked in both directions.

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