The homicide investigation into the death of 30-year-old Jasmine Wilson, who died on 2 August after receiving non-accidental injuries in Whanganui on 31 July, is continuing. A team of investigators from Whanganui, Manawatu and Taranaki are working on the case and making good progress. The examination of the white Toyota Carib station wagon has now... Continue Reading →
One person has died following a crash on State Highway 4, south of Kakatahi yesterday. Police received a report of the two-vehicle crash around 7pm. Seven other people received minor injuries. Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.
Few places in New Zealand managed to escape the wild weather this weekend,as a complex low-pressure system moved slowly onto the country from the Tasman Sea. This system was very active due to support from strong upper level winds (jet-stream), which brought rain to most regions,thunderstorms to western parts of northern and central New Zealand,... Continue Reading →
Emergency services are attending a serious crash on State Highway 4, south of Kakatahi. The two-vehicle crash occurred about 7pm. Initial indications are multiple people are injured. The road is completely closed and will likely remain closed for some time. Motorists are urged to delay travel or use alternative routes.
Hon Ruth Dyson, Chairperson of the Abortion Legislation Committee, is calling for public submissions on the Abortion Legislation Bill. The bill seeks to have abortion services provided like other health services. It would do this by decriminalising abortion, modernising legislation related to abortion, and better aligning the regulation of abortion services with that of other... Continue Reading →
Thousands of new predator traps have been recently installed in the Godley Cass and Macaulay river systems as part of conservation project, Te Manahuna Aoraki. There is now renewed hope that kakī, the world’s rarest wading bird, will one day be able to thrive without human intervention. Yesterday, 45 juvenile kakī were released at Mt... Continue Reading →
Vodafone has announced it will switch on a 5G network this December, starting in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. InternetNZ is pleased to see progress on rolling out 5G for New Zealanders. “InternetNZ is here to help New Zealanders harness the power of the Internet, and 5G will help give Kiwis the potential to reach... Continue Reading →
Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This year’s theme of indigenous languages reminds us all that more can be done to revitalise, preserve, promote, and support the growth and development of indigenous languages. In New Zealand’s case our effort to promote the growth and revitalisation of te reo Māori will impact on... Continue Reading →
The new Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) facility was opened by Minister of Defence Ron Mark, and Associate Minister for Social Development Poto Williams, at Trentham today. LSV is a residential six-week programme run jointly by NZDF and MSD aimed at helping turn the lives of at risk young people around and move them into employment.... Continue Reading →