Twitter Bot set up to encourage more positive messages towards Women Candidates

Twitter Bot set up to encourage more positive messages towards Women Candidates

Areto Labs, who has launched a Twitter bot called @ParityBOT_NZ is aiming to encourage a positive message towards woman candidates during the General Elections for 2020 in New Zealand—dismantling online toxicity. Their vision is an equal balance for humanity for a more positive internet. The tech startup is collaborating with...

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No more ‘daily’ 1pm press briefings, what happens next?

No more ‘daily’ 1pm press briefings, what happens next?

The 52nd Parliament dissolved on Sunday 6 September at 11 am, originally meant to be running on 12 August. In terms of Wellintons sketchy weather, it wasn't exactly the best day to run the service on 12 August due to the shower of rain and wind on that day, and...

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Three early morning fires in Christchurch treated as suspicious

Three early morning fires in Christchurch treated as suspicious

Police and Fire and Emergency are seeking information from the public regarding three fires in Christchurch during the early hours of this morning that are being treated as suspicious. Source: CC/ Google - Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Parklands Police were alerted to three separate fires, one being at...

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31 year old man charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old man

31 year old man charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old man

Police have charged a 31-year-old, who is a local, with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old man in Christchurch.  He is due to appear in the Christchurch District Court tomorrow. Earlier today police launched a homicide investigation after a man was found seriously injured at an address...

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Cows get excited as they are released on to fresh grass

Cows get excited as they are released on to fresh grass

Watch as Attica Project Candidate for Otaki Micahel Kay releases young Cows onto freshly grown grass. The cows get so excited they start jumping for joy and running in circles to celebrate the fresh grass. Cows appreciate being together to celebrate each other in the fresh air. They love walking...

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Youth arrested in relation to indecent assaults – Porirua

Youth arrested in relation to indecent assaults – Porirua

Porirua Police has arrested a young person in connection to six indecent assaults in the area of Porirua's train station recently. Police received several reports since February of multiple women also being assaulted in Awatea Street, the Mungavin Avenue underpass and the Kivell Street area. The young person has been...

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Auckland Sky Tower will be lit Blue for Fathers Day

Auckland Sky Tower will be lit Blue for Fathers Day

SkyCity Auckland says the Sky Tower will be lit blue this Father's Day, to say acknowledge all the Fathers and Father-figures in our lives, saying ‘thank you'. The Sky Tower is the Southern Hemisphere's tallest free-standing building. Based in the middle of Auckland, it is one of New Zealand's most...

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VIDEO: Washed up Whale gets removed from tide at Hokio Beach

VIDEO: Washed up Whale gets removed from tide at Hokio Beach

A dead whale washed up overnight at Hokio Beach on Friday. The cause of death is unknown, and officials have not yet confirmed the species of the whale. Source: CC/ Sam Hudson The Department of Conservation had a ranger on site accompanied by local iwi throughout the day. “It had...

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VIDEO: Whale can be seen washed up at Hokio Beach

VIDEO: Whale can be seen washed up at Hokio Beach

Reports of a Whale washed up at Hokio Beach LIVE UPDATES: Whale washes up at Hokio Beach Whale washed up overnight at Hokio Beach A dead whale has washed up overnight at Hokio Beach. “Currently, the tide is nearly full and the carcass is inaccessible.  It had been seen offshore...

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Police arrest three for selling opium-based products

Police arrest three for selling opium-based products

Three people have been arrested, after a long-running investigation by Counties Manukau CIB into the importation and distribution of opium-based goods into New Zealand from India. The investigation launched after Police received information late 2019 describing to the sale and supply of Kamini, which contains the Class B controlled drug...

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