VIDEO: Large fire spreads rapidly near Mt Cook Aoraki

VIDEO: Large fire spreads rapidly near Mt Cook Aoraki

VIDEO: Watch as the large fire spreads rapidly engulfing the surrounding area with smoke plumes near Mt Cook Aoraki. Fire and Emergency were called to reports of a large blaze at Mount Cook Road towards the Dusky Trail on Sunday at around 11.25 am. 14 helicopters and two planes were...

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Large fire spreads rapidly near Mt Cook Aoraki

Large fire spreads rapidly near Mt Cook Aoraki

Fire and Emergency were called to reports of a large blaze at Mount Cook Road towards the Dusky Trail on Sunday at around 11.25 am. 14 helicopters and two planes were battling the blaze during the day but had to halt work overnight. Multiple fire crews were also battling the...

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One person has died following workplace incident at Ports of Auckland

One person has died following workplace incident at Ports of Auckland

Media were addressed early this morning by police that Emergency services were alerted at about 2.15 am to a workplace incident on Sunderland Street in Parnell. Police can confirm a person has died today. WorkSafe has been advised. Enquiries are ongoing.

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Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake shakes 120km north-west of Te Kaha

Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake shakes 120km north-west of Te Kaha

A magnitude 4.6 Earthquake shook Bay of Plenty and parts of Waikato on Saturday evening at 8:29 PM. It was originally marked as magnitude 4.8, upon revision it was changed. The earthquake was located 120km north-west of Te Kaha and had a depth of 5km according to Geonet as of...

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Anti-lockdown protestors spark interest in Wellington City

Anti-lockdown protestors spark interest in Wellington City

A protest is planned on Saturday, to go against the Government is aiming to stop lockdowns from happening. It is run by Aroha for Aotearoa & NZ Liberty March. “Calling ALL Kiwi patriots and freedom fighters,” says the event organisers on a social media event. The organisers say that it...

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One person has died following a single-vehicle crash, Kaitaia

One person has died following a single-vehicle crash, Kaitaia

Police can confirm a woman has died following a single-vehicle crash on Pukepoto Road in Kaitaia. Emergency services were alerted to the crash just before 3 am. The woman died at the scene. Two other people received moderate injuries and have been treated at Kaitaia Hospital. The road is currently...

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Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake shakes 105km north-west of Te Kaha

Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake shakes 105km north-west of Te Kaha

A 3.7 magnitude Earthquake shook Bay of Plenty and parts of Waikato early Saturday morning at 12:38 AM. The earthquake was located 105 km north-west of Te Kaha and had a depth of 40km according to Geonet as of 12:53 AM. M4.1 quake causing weak shaking near Te Kaha https://t.co/HiiDyNgvqI...

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Car hits pedestrian in Wellington, two taken to Hospital

Car hits pedestrian in Wellington, two taken to Hospital

Emergency services are responding to a report of a serious crash on Grafton Road in Roseneath.  The crash involving a car and a pedestrian was reported around 5.30 pm.  Two people have been taken to hospital, one with serious injuries and another with minor injuries.  The road is closed and...

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (28.08.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (28.08.20)

There are 12 new total cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today, all linked to the Auckland cluster. There are 161 people linked to the community cluster who have been transferred to the Auckland quarantine facility, which includes 88 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and their...

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Coca Cola donates $300K each year to local environmental group Sea Cleaners

Coca Cola donates $300K each year to local environmental group Sea Cleaners

Coca-Cola Oceania and Coca-Cola Amatil NZ have significantly reduced their use of virgin plastic in 2020 by using only recycled plastic across some of New Zealand’s best-known drinks brands. All plastic soft drink bottles smaller than 1 litre and water bottles in all sizes produced by Coca-Cola Amatil NZ are...

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