Company lighting illegal toxic fires fined $11,900, Hawke’s Bay

Company lighting illegal toxic fires fined $11,900, Hawke’s Bay

A company in Hawke’s Bay has been fined $11,900 for lighting fires that contained toxic items, plastic, bottles, clear tiles and strapping. Other items included wood that was painted, insulation, a mattress and polystyrene and lastly timber. Earlier this year another company was fined for $12,555 for lighting an illegal...

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One person has died after falling into water at West Auckland Beach

One person has died after falling into water at West Auckland Beach

Police have said that one person has died after falling into the water at around 3:15pm at Whites Beach, Anawhata — West Auckland. The person was recovered from the water by surf lifesavers. Emergency crews attended the scene. Attempts by the Emergency crew to revive the person were unsuccessful. The...

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Anchor announces new 2L plant-based Milk Bottle

Anchor announces new 2L plant-based Milk Bottle

Anchor has introduced a brand new addition to the milk bottle family, but this one is better for the environment, and it is for good. The new 2L blue range bottle is made from sugarcane and is a natural, renewable and a sustainably sourced material. The company claims that the...

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COVID-19: Three new cases reported in New Zealand today

COVID-19: Three new cases reported in New Zealand today

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report today in New Zealand. The new cases are reported all-in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community today. Of the three new individual positive cases, one arrived from India on September 26 and was retested after returning a...

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The Salvation Army will not support the End of Life Choice Act

The Salvation Army will not support the End of Life Choice Act

The Salvation Army says they will not be supporting the End of Life Choice Act, recognising there are ‘diverse’ opinions in New Zealand about euthanasia and assisted dying. Upon the view that the Salvation Army holds as Christians, the value of life leads to the natural process of dying that...

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Animals Rights and Climate Activists to protest at Leaders Debate tonight

Animals Rights and Climate Activists to protest at Leaders Debate tonight

The Leaders Debate is on tonight at the Christchurch Town Hall featuring Prime Minister and Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern and National Party Leader Judith Collins. Activists are planning to protest, and this includes the Extinction Rebellion and SAFE groups, The angry activists are planning the protests because ‘more needs to...

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Police Officer charged over unjustified use of Taser and Pepper Spray

Police Officer charged over unjustified use of Taser and Pepper Spray

Police have said that an officer has been found guilty in court from an incident that happened outside of the SkyCity carpark in September 2017. At the time, Police were chasing a vehicle through Auckland city for around 40 minutes before it stopped in the SkyCity carpark. A male who...

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