State Highway 3 blocked, Helicopter called following serious crash near Whanganui

State Highway 3 blocked, Helicopter called following serious crash near Whanganui

Emergency services attended the scene of a crash between a Ute and a Van near Whanganui on Tuesday evening. The crash occurred south of Ratana on State Highway 3 just after 5 pm. According to reports, initial indications suggested that one person sustained critical injuries, and three others have sustained...

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Police charge Man who crashed into Crates, Hastings – video

Police charge Man who crashed into Crates, Hastings – video

Police have charged a 27-year-old Napier man after allegedly having had more than three times over the legal blood alcohol limit inside his system. The man will appear in Hastings District Court on Wednesday for charges of driving recklessly, driving with excess blood alcohol and failing to stop for authorities....

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Chris Hipkins says flights between New Zealand and Perth will resume

Chris Hipkins says flights between New Zealand and Perth will resume

Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins announced on Tuesday that quarantine-free travel between New Zealand Western Australia would resume from midday tomorrow. Those who have been identified as contacts to positive cases across the trans-Tasman bubble will have to get a test and return as negative, self-isolate for 14 days before...

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Australia suspends travel from India following massive Covid-19 outbreak

Australia suspends travel from India following massive Covid-19 outbreak

Australia announced that it had shut its borders to India as the country struggles to fight against a massive outbreak of the Covid-19 virus. The suspension of all direct flights from India will remain until May 15. It will affect direct flights going into Sydney and two return flights in...

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Mending New Zealand: What 1080 Poison is – thisquality ORIGINALS Clips

Mending New Zealand: What 1080 Poison is – thisquality ORIGINALS Clips

#ORIGINALS: Watch Trapper Lefur Dan describe what 1080 Poison is and why it has a lot of negatives in the first episode of short clips of the Mending New Zealand Documentary. Mending New Zealand, an exclusive thisquality ORIGINALS documentary, covers the buildup of days before New Zealand’s biggest anti-1080 protest...

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Man dies following fatal single-vehicle crash at Lake Ōkareka, BoP

Man dies following fatal single-vehicle crash at Lake Ōkareka, BoP

One person has died following a single-vehicle crash last week at Lake Ōkareka in the Bay of Plenty. Police said the crash occurred on Millar Road at around 2.45 pm on Wednesday, April 21. The driver of the vehicle was the sole occupant. He was taken to Rotorua Hospital, where...

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Eight new Covid-19 cases in MIQ, none in Community

Eight new Covid-19 cases in MIQ, none in Community

There is eight new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation and none in the community. The first and second new cases arrived on April 12 from Pakistan via the United Arab Emirates. They both tested positive as being close contacts of another case at around day 12...

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Whittaker’s the ‘Most Trusted Brand’ for Tenth Year in New Zealand

Whittaker’s the ‘Most Trusted Brand’ for Tenth Year in New Zealand

Whittaker’s is celebrating its tenth year as New Zealand’s most trusted brand. The company says it is proud to be named the most trusted brand and has thanked the public for helping them reach its goal of a ten-year milestone. “Winning the top honour in the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted...

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Hunter hospitalised from steep fall following Search and Rescue operation

Hunter hospitalised from steep fall following Search and Rescue operation

On April 21 Police launched a search and rescue after reports indicated a 76-year-old hunter had fallen approximately 150 metres from the road. It followed through with a five-hour rescue in Waikawa, Picton. Cries for help were heard by residents in Amelia Crescent, including another member of his hunting party,...

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Police charge Man with Murder following Sydenham Death in Christchurch

Police charge Man with Murder following Sydenham Death in Christchurch

Police charged a person following an arrest in relation to the death of a man on Sunday in Sydenham, Christchurch. The person arrested, a 28-year-old man, was charged with murder and appeared in Christchurch District Court yesterday morning. A homicide investigation was launched on April 24 after a man was...

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