Four fatal crashes have happened since Labour Weekend started

Four fatal crashes have happened since Labour Weekend started

Police are strongly advising that motorists behave safely on roads around the country during Labour Weekend after a devastating start resulting in four fatal crashes. Front line staff have attended four fatal crashes across the country since the official weekend period began at 4 pm yesterday afternoon. National Road Policing...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for central and eastern North Island

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for central and eastern North Island

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by MetService from this afternoon to 9:00 pm tonight. There is a possibility of thunderstorms with a chance that some of these may be severe in Hawke’s Bay, the east of Taupo and south of Gisborne. These thunderstorms could be accompanied by hail...

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Light magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shakes Horowhenua, felt by over 4,000 people

Light magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shakes Horowhenua, felt by over 4,000 people

A magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shook Horowhenua and surrounding areas on Saturday afternoon at around 2:04 pm. The earthquake was located 30 km north-west of Levin and had a depth of 34 km according to Geonet. The shaking intensity was light. Over 4,000 people have reported feeling the shake.

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Reports of a three vehicle crash near Te Horo

Reports of a three vehicle crash near Te Horo

Emergency services are responding to a three-vehicle nose-to-tail crash near Te Horo. The crash happened near Te Horo Beach Road at around 1:10 pm. Motorists are asked to avoid the area or expect delays. Further updates will be provided when available.

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COVID-19: 11 new cases to report in New Zealand today

COVID-19: 11 new cases to report in New Zealand today

There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. All of the new cases are reported in managed isolation facilities. Five of these cases were a part of day 6 testing of the international fishing crew in Christchurch. Of the other cases reported today that were...

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51-year old Shearer jailed for killing Lamb with Shears

51-year old Shearer jailed for killing Lamb with Shears

A 51-year old man who is a shearing contractor was sentenced to 16 months imprisonment at the Alexandra District Court yesterday afternoon. His name is Christopher John Tredinnick — he was previously disqualified from exercising authority over or being the person in charge of any animal for a period of...

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Law firm gender study reveals ‘steady’ improvement

Law firm gender study reveals ‘steady’ improvement

LawFuel does an annual study that shows how firms are adopting strategies involving mentoring, paying audits, leadership and other courses or specific programmes. The ratio of women partners in New Zealand’s largest known law firms continues to grow. As the first setup up, their leadership is encouraging the advancement of...

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NZ Defense Force to carry out military training in Palmerston North CBD

NZ Defense Force to carry out military training in Palmerston North CBD

The New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF) will be carrying out military training exercises in Palmerston North’s CBS in the vicinity of the Plaza on October 27 after dark. The training involves a Royal New Zealand Air Force NH90 helicopter and army soldiers carrying weapons. In order to maintain NZDF’s readiness...

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