Police seeking getaway thugs following crash on SH 75, Christchurch

Police seeking getaway thugs following crash on SH 75, Christchurch

Police are seeking any information from the public following a crash that happened on Akaroa Road, State Highway 75 — Christchurch. At around 4:30 pm yesterday two cars crashed in the Gebbies Valley area. One vehicle involved fled the scene without stopping, they were heading towards Christchurch. The occupants in...

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COVID-19: Five new case reported in New Zealand today

COVID-19: Five new case reported in New Zealand today

There is 5 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in New Zealand. The new cases are reported in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community today. The five new individual positive cases, two arrived from Switzerland from the United Arab Emirates and Malaysia on September 29....

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New permanent strut installed on Auckland Harbour Bridge

New permanent strut installed on Auckland Harbour Bridge

Waka Kotahi (NZ Transport Agency) says the installation of a new permanent strut for the Auckland Harbour Bridge was a success, after previously announcing the bridge southbound lanes going into the city would be closed from 9 pm yesterday. The bridge was damaged two weeks ago after one truck that...

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Waitaki Mayor shows damage done to homes from Mackenzie Basin forest fire

Waitaki Mayor shows damage done to homes from Mackenzie Basin forest fire

Waitaki’s Mayor Gary Kircher shows the damage that the Mackenzie Basin forest fires have done. At around 9:30 am this morning, the Mayor shared photos of a damaged lakeside home on Facebook. Source: CC/ Waitakii Mayor Gary Kircher Source: CC/ Waitakii Mayor Gary Kircher He says that the loss and...

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Mackenzie Basin forest fire threatens homes, village evacuated

Mackenzie Basin forest fire threatens homes, village evacuated

Rapid growing fires have feared that several homes have been destroyed and has ripped through a forest in Mackenzie Basin. The responding Emergency crews were called to reports of the fire early Sunday morning at around 3:00 am. 16 Fire and Emergency crews are fighting the blaze.  Lake Ohau Road,...

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