Agents clamping down on money laundering practices

People out shopping for a new house or property will face more scrutiny from real estate agents from now on. New Zealand introduced its Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing Terrorism legislation in 2009 and banks, financial institutions and...... Read More

Evacuated Wakefield residents able to return home

Police are supporting the return of evacuated Wakefield residents. The residential areas of Wakefield will remain closed to everyone except residents until 7am tomorrow morning. Sate Highway 6 will have reduced speed limits through the Wakefield township...... Read More

Two fires believe to be deliberately lit

Nelson Police are seeking information from the public as they work alongside Fire and Emergency New Zealand to investigate two fires believed to be intentionally lit. One was on Rabbit Island, on Wednesday February 6, and another on Iwa Road around...... Read More

MPI and SPCA praising efforts of animal welfare

MPI and the SPCA are praising the efforts of staff and the many volunteers involved in the animal welfare response to the Tasman fires. “With over 200 lifestyle blocks in the fire affected area of Tasman District, the animal welfare effort has...... Read More

Ministry of Health releases Dunedin hospital rebuild plans

Major infrastructure changes may be afoot in Dunedin as the Ministry of Health unveils the masterplan for the city's hospital rebuild. The ministry released the 80-page document to the public this afternoon. Last month, the Southern Partnership...... Read More

Rise in $1m plus property sales in Bay of Plenty

  There’s a rise in the number of million dollar properties being sold in the Bay of Plenty.   The latest figures from the Real Estate Institute shows 428 properties were sold for more than a million dollars last year. That’s...... Read More