Waikato Regional Council charges Huntly landfill 44 times over fire

Waikato Regional Council charges Huntly landfill 44 times over fire

Waikato Regional Council charged a Huntly landfill forty-four times over a continuous fire on August 13. The charges were commenced under the Resource Management Act against one company and one individual over activities at the Puke Coal landfill site at Pukemiro, west of Huntly. An ongoing fire has been occurring...

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Three anti-lockdown flouters arrested in Christchurch, two given warnings

Three anti-lockdown flouters arrested in Christchurch, two given warnings

Thursday, three arrests were made in Christchurch to reduce the further spread of Covid-19 in the community. Christchurch Police arrested three people involved allegedly in an anti-lockdown protest. A group of ten people gathered on the Bridge of Remembrance on Cashel Street just after 1pm. They were encouraged by authorities...

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State Highway 29 crash in Bay of Plenty prompts road closure as emergency services respond

State Highway 29 crash in Bay of Plenty prompts road closure as emergency services respond

Reports indicate emergency services are responding to a crash on State Highway 29 in the Bay of Plenty. The crash involved a truck and trailer that occurred at around 11:33am near Omanawa between SH2 and Belk road. No injuries were reported. Motorists are asked to avoid the area; diversions are...

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‘Alarm that awoke neighbourhood’: Horowhenua College sprinkler system malfunctions

‘Alarm that awoke neighbourhood’: Horowhenua College sprinkler system malfunctions

Horowhenua College released a statement apologising after reports of loud alarm sound occurred awaking the surrounding neighbourhood shortly before midnight on Wednesday. It was found that the fire alarm went off at the College due to a fault in their sprinkler system. Identifying the fault took some time to find...

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LIVE: Prime Minister Ardern, Director-General Dr Bloomfield Covid-19 update

LIVE: Prime Minister Ardern, Director-General Dr Bloomfield Covid-19 update

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield will give a Covid-19 update in a 1pm press briefing today. It follows a case that was identified in Auckland's community earlier on Tuesday afternoon. Any new cases will be announced as follows.     Video/Image: Ministry of Health

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Billy Te Kahika and Vinny Eastwood charged following arrests at illegal lockdown rally in Auckland

Billy Te Kahika and Vinny Eastwood charged following arrests at illegal lockdown rally in Auckland

Conspiracy Theorists Billy Te Kahika and Vinny Eastwood appeared in Auckland District Court today to face charges after being arrested at an illegal anti-lockdown rally in Auckland, Wednesday. In a statement, police said to thisquality both are facing two charges under the Covid-19 Public Health Response Act 2020. In addition,...

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