Greece and Turkey Earthquake: search for survivors continue

Greece and Turkey Earthquake: search for survivors continue

On Friday (local time) a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea that left many without power or a safe building to shelter in overnight (local time) in Turkey and Greece. The earthquake flattened 20 buildings in coastal Turkey. The large shake sent a surge of seawater flooding streets...

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Armed Offenders Squad arrest person in North Canterbury town

Armed Offenders Squad arrest person in North Canterbury town

Armed Offenders Squad (AOS) teams and Police were looking for a person of interest in North Canterbury. Search warrants were executed to arrest the person of interest. They were arrested at around 9:15 pm. AOS teams were at a property on Dunns Road in Pines Beach searching for the individual...

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Greens accept Labour’s offer of a ‘Cooperation Agreement’

Greens accept Labour’s offer of a ‘Cooperation Agreement’

Green Party members have voted to accept a deal with Labour after PM Jacinda Ardern announced a ‘cooperation agreement’ that’d give two ministerial portfolios outside of the cabinet — the agreement on the deal was blocked from favour and required 75 per cent of the party members to secure the...

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Likely chance Greens will not make up 75% under Labour Cooperation Agreement

Likely chance Greens will not make up 75% under Labour Cooperation Agreement

OPINION: There’s a likely discreet chance that the Greens will not make up 75 per cent under the newly announced Cooperation Agreement by the Labour-led government and here is why. 150 Green Party members have been in a zoom call since 4 pm today, and the party needs at least...

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Labour offers two ministerial portfolios to Greens, will they take it?

Labour offers two ministerial portfolios to Greens, will they take it?

PM Jacinda Ardern has offered two ministerial portfolios to the Greens during an announcement made at the Beehive Theatre which resulted in ‘cooperation agreement’ with Labour. The Green Party, on the other hand, is voting on whether to accept the proposed deal with Labour. It is now in the ‘hands’...

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Greens offered a ‘cooperation agreement’ with Labour

Greens offered a ‘cooperation agreement’ with Labour

The news is in.  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has offered Greens a ‘cooperation agreement’ with the Labour-led government. A strong and stable government was and is needed to recover safely from COVID-19 the PM said. The policy and experience of the Greens could contribute to the Labour government in environment...

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LIVE: PM Jacinda Ardern to discuss proposed deal with Greens

LIVE: PM Jacinda Ardern to discuss proposed deal with Greens

Will the Greens be collaborating with the Government? find out now with live updates.

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Why you need to have a say about Kāpiti’s Beach Bylaw

Why you need to have a say about Kāpiti’s Beach Bylaw

So, why do you need to have a say about Kāpiti’s Beach Bylaw? OPINION: If the bylaw isn’t proposed with ideas from the community, you might as well say goodbye to it. The bylaw requires that it gets proposed every decade (10 years) in order for it to stay, otherwise,...

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COVID-19: Seven new cases in managed isolation, none in community

COVID-19: Seven new cases in managed isolation, none in community

There are seven new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation today. There are no cases to report in the community. Of the seven new cases reported today, one case arrived from the United States on October 26, one case arrived from Ukraine on October 26,  two cases arrived...

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Earthquake hits Greece and Turkey, causing deaths and floods

Earthquake hits Greece and Turkey, causing deaths and floods

A strong magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea that left at least 19 people dead Friday (local time) in Turkey and Greece and flattened around 20 buildings in coastal Turkey. The large shake sent a surge of seawater flooding streets of Izmir and Samos. Turkey put the magnitude...

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