Lake Taupo has ‘drought’ water levels once again

Lake Taupo has ‘drought’ water levels once again

Source: Sam Hudson Lake Taupo is well known for its tourism industry and luxury views. In recent times, people fear that their properties may lose value if the lake drops to the previous low levels once again. The drop is caused by Mercury NZ’s hydroelectric power stations on the Waikato...

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Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake shakes Levin

Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake shakes Levin

Source: Geonet A moderate 4.7 magnitude Earthquake shook Levin on Saturday evening at 10:56 PM. The earthquake was located 30 km north-west of Levin and had a depth of 36km according to Geonet. More than 11,137 people reported that they had felt the Earthquake. This is the 293rd aftershock from...

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Gunshots reported at Morgan Crescent in Levin

A person is on the loose firing gunshots near Morgan Crescent in Levin, people calling police had reported loud gunshot sounds being fired near their homes. Three gunshots went through a door & also a window. Police are searching for the person involved and there will be an increased police...

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Dumpster catches on fire, burns Briscoes sign

Dumpster catches on fire, burns Briscoes sign

Source: SUPPLIEDJesse Stephens sent a news tip showing a fire break out in Paraparaumu at Briscoes from inside a dumpster at around 12 AM on 28th May 2020. “We (workmates) came outside for our break at the Warehouse at around about 12 AM from one of our side doors, and...

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Michael Kay & Sue Grey: “It was great!” [Parliament Experience]

Michael Kay & Sue Grey: “It was great!” [Parliament Experience]

Michael Kay & Sue Grey discuss a parliament experience lead by the NZ Outdoors Party. Lots of people had turned up to support them. Watch episode three of a multi highlight series of live streams packed into short episodes featuring Michael Kay (New Zealand Outdoors Party Otaki Electorate) and guest...

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Police look to identify a man who gave a ride to a hitch-hiker, police investigation from Ōtaki homicide

Police look to identify a man who gave a ride to a hitch-hiker, police investigation from Ōtaki homicide

Police investigating the recent homicide in Ōtaki are looking to speak with a man who gave a ride to a hitch-hiker on Saturday 16 May 2020. The man, driving a red car, picked the male hitch-hiker up between 5 pm and 6 pm from State Highway One south of the...

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Limited recovery for two missing trampers due to bad weather

Limited recovery for two missing trampers due to bad weather

/NZPolice The search for two missing trampers: Jessica O’Connor and Dion Reynolds has continued today with support from FENZ, LandSAR, USAR, NZDF, Mt Cook Alpine Cliff Rescue, and other volunteers. Earlier, an aerial shoreline search from the Kahurangi Lighthouse north to Farewell Spit did not locate anything of note. Up...

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Recovery operation of body at Cape Farewell

Recovery operation of body at Cape Farewell

/Wikimedia Commons A recovery operation is underway to recover a body at Cape Farewell today. Police received a call yesterday afternoon reporting personal items were found on a clifftop track at Cape Farewell. A drone deployed to search the surrounding area and located the body of a man some way...

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Coronavirus: Does New Zealand really need to close down, for every virus in the future?

Coronavirus: Does New Zealand really need to close down, for every virus in the future?

We’ve closed down from the Coronavirus, so what will we do if a virus happens to arrive over winter once again in New Zealand in the future? Is the Government going to lock everyone up again? The question that everyone really should be asking is if the Government will have...

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Michael Kay & Sue Grey: “I believe the RCEP is a terrible thing”

Michael Kay & Sue Grey: “I believe the RCEP is a terrible thing”

Michael Kay & Sue Grey discuss the Christchurch gun law changes & the RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership). Watch episode two of a multi highlight series of live streams packed into short episodes featuring Michael Kay (New Zealand Outdoors Party Otaki Electorate) and guest speakers, including Sue Grey (co-leader of...

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