Many Government websites reported down

Many Government websites reported down

thisquality reports that ANZ Banking is down including New Zealand’s Transport Agency website (Waka Kotahi), and many other Government department websites. It is not immediately known why the websites are down. Upon an attempt to load webpages by the Government Transport Agency website, an error reading ‘ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED’ appears. The same...

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Body of overdue Fisherman found near Tekapo, Canterbury

Body of overdue Fisherman found near Tekapo, Canterbury

A search and rescue was underway after a man failed to return home from a fishing trip overnight on March 6. A search started at the Tekapo Canal with the Police National Dive Squad’s assistance. Earlier today they had recovered the body of a man. Formal identification is underway. Image:...

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1 new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation

1 new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There is 1 new case of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The new case arrived on March 8 from the United States They person tested positive on day 0 and is staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. The total number of active COVID-19...

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High Court dismisses appeals against the East-West Link Project, Auckland

High Court dismisses appeals against the East-West Link Project, Auckland

The High Court in Auckland has dismissed a decision to two appeals against route designations and resource consents for the East-West Link transport project. Appeals were heard during June by Forest and Bird and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei against consents and designations. From an independent Board, they were heard of the...

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Wastewater Network in Picton worth $1m nears final stages to get major upgrades

Wastewater Network in Picton worth $1m nears final stages to get major upgrades

Malborough District Council announced a new update on its wastewater network upgrade that is nearing its completion. The major upgrade is set to start on March 15 for Stage 4b between the Waikawa Foreshore carpark and 287 Waikawa Road. Upgrades of the sewer at the lower end of Waimarama Street...

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NZ’s Royal Navy leaves Canterbury to go to Raoul Island following quakes

NZ’s Royal Navy leaves Canterbury to go to Raoul Island following quakes

New Zealand’s Royal Navy vessel HMNZS Canterbury has left for Raoul Island. The vessel has taken Metservice New Zealand and GNS Science staff to assess and provide maintenance to critical weather systems and tsunami warning systems. Staff will be transported, including equipment, via Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) NH90...

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Fuel Truck catches fire on the Waikato Expressway, Counties Manukau

Fuel Truck catches fire on the Waikato Expressway, Counties Manukau

Emergency services responded to reports of a fuel truck that caught fire on Great South Road, on the Waikato Expressway near Pokeno. The incident occurred between Ridge and Razorback Roads at around 10:20 pm last night. At around 11 pm three tankers and three fire trucks were in attendance. It...

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