Truck and Car crash on Auckland’s Southern Motorway

Truck and Car crash on Auckland’s Southern Motorway

Police responded to a crash that involved a truck and car on Auckland's Southern Motorway in Grafton. The crash happened before the Lambie Drive offramp at around 10 pm. It is unknown if injuries were involved. The northbound lane was blocked as a result of the incident. Lambie Drive offramp...

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Two vehicles crash on State Highway 1 south of Wellsford, Auckland

Two vehicles crash on State Highway 1 south of Wellsford, Auckland

Emergency services attended a serious crash between two vehicles on State Highway 1, south of Wellsford in Auckland region. The crash was reported at around 4 pm. Two people have reportedly sustained serious injuries, while four others involved have sustained moderate injuries. One occupant of the crash was airlifted to...

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Large Ship reported on fire at Napier Port, explosions heard

Large Ship reported on fire at Napier Port, explosions heard

Emergency services responded to a large ship reported on fire at Napier Port at around 11:30 am. Fire and Emergency crew and ship engineers were on board fighting the fire. NZHerald reported that the smoke fumes were potentially toxic, and explosions were reportedly heard from witnesses on the Bluff Hill...

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National: Kiwi families are in hardship, more than ever before

National: Kiwi families are in hardship, more than ever before

National's Social Development spokesperson Louise Upston says New Zealand families are in hardship after several people are joining onto a benefit looking forward, during the summer break. “A stark reminder that many Kiwis are struggling to make ends meet and are anxious to find work,” Ms Upston says. Today's figures...

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Police seek to find 6-year-old who has gone missing, Hamilton

Police seek to find 6-year-old who has gone missing, Hamilton

Hamilton Police are seeking to find a missing 6-year-old. Laurel went missing from his home in Maeroa, Hamilton.  He is described as a small build, blonde hair, and blue eyes. The missing boy was last seen wearing a plain black t-shirt and tan coloured shorts. If you have seen him...

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ACT’s Chris Baillie: Minimum Wage increase brings negativities for 2021

ACT’s Chris Baillie: Minimum Wage increase brings negativities for 2021

ACT Party's Small Business spokesperson Chris Baillie says Labour must stop picturing employers as the enemy, and avoid doing any further harm to the productive sector. “The Government was told its latest minimum wage hike would have a ‘disproportionately large’ negative impact on the number of jobs created over the...

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Operation Grad: Police arrest 22-year-old woman following threat, Otago University

Operation Grad: Police arrest 22-year-old woman following threat, Otago University

Police have arrested a woman concerning a recent threat that targeted the University of Otago graduation ceremonies. A 22-year-old woman was charged with threatening harm to people that were going to be attending the ceremony, including threats to the property. On December 9, the University of Otago had to cancel...

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Greenpeace: Tropical Cyclone Yasa caused by Climate Change

Greenpeace: Tropical Cyclone Yasa caused by Climate Change

Greenpeace says Tropical Cyclone Yasa has been ‘turbocharged' by climate change, that the coal and mining industry is to blame. As the oil and gas industry continues to contribute to intensifying extreme weather events, Australia is a big taker in the sector which the Pacific, as a result, sees more...

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