Light magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shakes Horowhenua, felt by over 4,000 people

Light magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shakes Horowhenua, felt by over 4,000 people

A magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shook Horowhenua and surrounding areas on Saturday afternoon at around 2:04 pm. The earthquake was located 30 km north-west of Levin and had a depth of 34 km according to Geonet. The shaking intensity was light. Over 4,000 people have reported feeling the shake.

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NZ Defense Force to carry out military training in Palmerston North CBD

NZ Defense Force to carry out military training in Palmerston North CBD

The New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF) will be carrying out military training exercises in Palmerston North’s CBS in the vicinity of the Plaza on October 27 after dark. The training involves a Royal New Zealand Air Force NH90 helicopter and army soldiers carrying weapons. In order to maintain NZDF’s readiness...

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Reports of a serious Truck vs Car crash injuring three people, Palmerston North

Reports of a serious Truck vs Car crash injuring three people, Palmerston North

Emergency crews are currently attending a report of a serious crash at the corner of Roberts Line and McLeavey Drive in Kelvin Grove, Palmerston North. The crash involved a truck and a car, it was reported at around 12:35 pm. Both lanes are blocked. Diversions are being put in place...

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Police name Mt Ruapehu climber who died after falling

Police name Mt Ruapehu climber who died after falling

Police and the family of a woman who died after falling at Mt Ruapehu on Saturday have now released her name. 37-year-old Emma Langley, who is a UK national living in Wellington. Emma was a senior advisor at the Ministry of Social Development (MSD). The family of Emma Langley has...

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Man arrested after stealing Taps from Levin homes and businesses

Man arrested after stealing Taps from Levin homes and businesses

#CRIME: A mystery has been uncovered, it was an uncertain time for Levin businesses and homeowners where a nasty thief popped some hose garden taps. The thief, a 21-year-old man, has popped Taps without turning the water supply off, causing thousands of water damage to several premises. He is due...

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Document reveals cause of Levin house fire was ‘undetermined accidental’

Document reveals cause of Levin house fire was ‘undetermined accidental’

A fire that took a house in Kinross St in Levin on September 11 during the afternoon burst out a large plume of smoke over the surrounding neighbourhood. The fire started at around 3:15 pm, and the emergency crews arrived shortly after. No one was injured during the fire. But...

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Horowhenua Grey Power calling for Banks to respect the elderly

Horowhenua Grey Power calling for Banks to respect the elderly

In the past, checks were eradicated from banking in New Zealand and select few who used the checking system at their local banks had no time to lose and exchange it. Terry Hemingson, a speaker at a recent Grey Power event in Levin had his say on the Banks in...

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Social Credit Candidate Amanda Vickers talks small business & recession

Social Credit Candidate Amanda Vickers talks small business & recession

Social Credit Candidate for Otaki Amanda Vickers, who attended a ‘meet the candidates’ meeting in Levin on September 13, talked a bit about how small businesses are suffering more than ever during the current COVID-19 pandemic, on top of New Zealand’s current recession. Amanda says that there are ‘two solutions’...

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National Candidate Tim Costley talks academics

National Candidate Tim Costley talks academics

Tim Costley, who attended a ‘meet the candidates’ meeting in Levin on September 13, talked a bit of academics for young women and or under 25s. The event allowed candidates from all sorts of small to at-large political parties registered and unregistered have their say to an audience. Costley talked...

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One person has died from Train vs Bus crash

One person has died from Train vs Bus crash

Police today have confirmed to mmedia that one person has died following a Train vs school Bus crash on Railway Road, Bunnythorpe this morning. 41 peoole were on the school Bus that was carrying high school students at the time of the crash. The driver died at the scene. No...

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