Tararua Ranges: how REAL pest control should work

Tararua Ranges: how REAL pest control should work

Local Alan H Hay talks about his run-up pest trap, which he uses and manages in the Tararua Ranges to trap suspecting possums that lurk the area – an alternative to aerial 1080 poisoning. “Its a good idea because possums travel up to eleven kilometres a night. You might say...

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WorkSafe charges 13 parties in relation to Whakaari/White Island eruption

WorkSafe charges 13 parties in relation to Whakaari/White Island eruption

WorkSafe New Zealand has filed charges for 13 parties concerning the Whakaari/White Island eruption that happened during December of 2019. “22 people have lost their lives in this tragic event. WorkSafe is tasked with investigating workplace incidents to determine whether those with health and safety responsibilities met them. This was...

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PM Jacinda Ardern Post-Cabinet press conference (30.11.20)

PM Jacinda Ardern Post-Cabinet press conference (30.11.20)

PM Jacinda Ardern speaks to press – Post-Cabinet conference for 30.11.20.   Image: Jacinda Ardern /Facebook

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4 new cases of COVID-19 reported in managed isolation

4 new cases of COVID-19 reported in managed isolation

There are 4 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community. Of today’s new cases, the first arrived from Ethiopia via Dubai and Kuala Lumpur on 14 November. They tested positive on day 11 on Friday. This case was included...

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Man reported missing in August believed to be Shaun Donovan, body found

Man reported missing in August believed to be Shaun Donovan, body found

Police received reports at around 5:45 pm on Saturday 28 November that a body was located in the area of the Wharawhara track, Katikati. Formal identification has yet to take place but Police believe the body is a local man named Shaun Donovan, who went missing during August (Aug 13)...

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Man in critical condition after crashing into Tree on SH1, Northland

Man in critical condition after crashing into Tree on SH1, Northland

A driver of a vehicle has been reported as critically injured after police received a report of an incident at a bank in Paihia at around 10:45 am. The vehicle left the bank and continued onto State Highway 1, heading towards small-town Moerewa. Police monitored the vehicle, but there was...

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Palmerston North Church robbed by a Thug, Police seek public’s help

Palmerston North Church robbed by a Thug, Police seek public’s help

Palmerston North Police are seeking the public’s help after St Patrick’s Cathedral on Broadway was robbed during the weekend. Food and gifts that were collected to be distributed to families in need over Christmas were taken, in a large amount. Area Prevention Manager Senior Sergeant Darren Paki says Police would...

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Joe Biden twists ankle while playing with his dog

Joe Biden twists ankle while playing with his dog

American President-elect Joe Biden reportedly slipped and unfortunately twisted his ankle in the process while playing with his German Shepherd dog named Major. The 78-year-old will be undergoing examinations by an orthopedist on Sunday following the incident for precautions. Reporters and press were not allowed to view Biden getting checked...

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Police offer $100,000 reward in relation to 2013 death of Gisborne man

Police offer $100,000 reward in relation to 2013 death of Gisborne man

Police are offering a $100,000 reward to find more information about a 2013 death of a Gisborne man named Ronald Russell Allison. The 88-year-old had died in a suspicious fire at his home address, 290 Whatatutu Road, Te Karaka, near Gisborne. The fire started at the address in the early...

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