Napier Floods: Locals told to avoid collecting Shellfish

Napier Floods: Locals told to avoid collecting Shellfish

Hawke's Bay District Health Board is advising and warning locals to not harvest shellfish from Hawke's Bay until December 7 due to recent flooding in Napier. Medical Health Officer Dr Nick Jones says that the warning was due to the health risk of eating the shellfish, as they could be...

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Heavy Haulage Truck gets ‘stuck’ on Akatarawa Rd, Reikorangi

Heavy Haulage Truck gets ‘stuck’ on Akatarawa Rd, Reikorangi

The Kapiti Coast District Council has advised motorists about a truck becoming stuck on Akatarawa Road, near Reikorangi. The truck was reported stuck at around 1:05 pm. The heavy haulage truck attempted to cross Akatarawa from Waikanae and has unfortunately gotten stuck, not being able to turn around. It may...

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Introduced wasps are not bad, but the media say so

Introduced wasps are not bad, but the media say so

Introduced wasps are not at all bad, but the media portray the story as if they're going to kill all living things and rival their mates. Introduced Asian and Australian paper wasps may be playing a more complex ecological role in New Zealand than previously thought. They can even help...

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