Large Fire breaks out south of Dunedin, crews battle to contain it

Large Fire breaks out south of Dunedin, crews battle to contain it

A large fire has broken out near the Waipori River south of Dunedin. The fire was reported at around 1:20 pm. Eight helicopters, eleven fire trucks, a command unit from Dunedin, and 60 firefighters and support crew responded to the incident who are working to extinguish 80-hectare blaze west of...

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Private Investors: Key to unlock NZ’s Venture Capital

Private Investors: Key to unlock NZ’s Venture Capital

New Zealand's Private Investors are the key to a venture capital future. New Zealand Private Capital Association executive director Colin McKinnon believes the market has the strength in both private equity and angel investing. “The New Zealand private capital market has strength in both private equity and angel investing. For...

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9 year Learner License driver who worked for NZTA kills Motorcyclist

9 year Learner License driver who worked for NZTA kills Motorcyclist

After a lengthy investigation, a New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) employee will be sentenced in March for killing a motorcyclist after turning in front of him at the intersection of Rangiotu Road and Rangitane Road near Palmerston North. The NZTA employee Laura Amy Brown​ was found to have a learner...

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Helicopter Pilot suffers moderate injuries after crash on Mahia Peninsula

Helicopter Pilot suffers moderate injuries after crash on Mahia Peninsula

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed has sustained moderate injuries while carrying out agricultural work on the Mahia Peninsula in Hawke's Bay. Emergency services received reports about the crash by a member of the public at around 6:26 am this morning. Uninjured, the pilot was transported by the Hastings...

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