It’s In The Ballot – Election night Special

It’s In The Ballot – Election night Special

Watch It’s In The Ballot hosts Sam Somers and Alex Garside talk with small party candidates in each electorate on the election road trip so far.

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One person has died following serious two-vehicle crash, Waikato

One person has died following serious two-vehicle crash, Waikato

Emergency services responded to a serious two-vehicle crash in Gordonton, Waikato this afternoon at around 3:10 pm. The crash happened on Waverley Road. One person has died while another person is understood to be in serious condition. Two other people sustained moderate injuries.  The road is blocked between Piako Road...

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Weather change made Reikorangi fire uncontrolled on private property

Weather change made Reikorangi fire uncontrolled on private property

Fire trucks blocked Rangiora Rd after a fire broke out at a private property near Reikorangi at around 12:50 pm on October 14. The surrounding area was closed down and evacuated as it posed risk to spreading further. The owner of the private property refused to give media comments on...

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Two people seriously injured from two-vehicle crash, Waikato

Two people seriously injured from two-vehicle crash, Waikato

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash in Gordonton, Waikato. The two-vehicle crash occurred on Waverley Road at around 3:10 pm this afternoon. Two people are reported as seriously injured from the crash. The road is blocked between Piako Road and Seddon Road and motorists are advised to avoid...

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Police say two bodies found near Lake Taupo are not suspicious

Police say two bodies found near Lake Taupo are not suspicious

Police today have announced to media that two deceased bodies found near Lake Taupo by a member of the public yesterday are not suspicious.  Police were called to the incident about 7.15 am. Police have not revealed any more information on the two deceased bodies at this time. The deaths...

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Many whales reported stranded in Coromandel

Many whales reported stranded in Coromandel

Two separate pods of pilot whales have become stranded in shallow water at Colville Bay, which is in a remote area of the peninsula. Locals spotted the whales milling but not yet stranded early this morning. Source: CC/ Project Jonah New Zealand Source: CC/ Project Jonah New Zealand DOC (Department...

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COVID-19: 3 new cases reported in New Zealand today

COVID-19: 3 new cases reported in New Zealand today

There are four new cases of COVID-19 to report today in New Zealand. All cases are reported in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community today. The imported historical case reported yesterday will be officially reported in the Ministry’s figures tomorrow. Of the three new cases, the...

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Global spending on Mobile Games surges by 27% in third quarter

Global spending on Mobile Games surges by 27% in third quarter

Safe Betting Sites says a research study they did reveals global spending on mobile games went up 26.7% in Q3 of 2020 to $20.9b meaning 2020 has had a constant increase. During Q1 of 2020, it started at $17.5b then going to $19.3b in Q2 of 2020. There was a...

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Five things to do on Twitter during Election Day

Five things to do on Twitter during Election Day

So, it’s done. The 2020 General Elections have set rules from midnight on October 16 until 7 pm on October 17, you cannot post or share content that is likely to, or intended to influence someone’s candidate, party or referendum vote. On election day supplementary limitations apply when you’re posting...

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