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Electric scooter scheme to be launched in two NZ cities

A company launching an electric scooter ride share scheme in Christchurch and Auckland says they can be used on the footpaths as well as the roads. San Francisco-based company Lime plans to introduce its electric scooters in the two cities over the...... Read More

1080 drop begins in Hunua Ranges

The Auckland Council has started its 1080 drop in the Hunua Ranges after an interim injunction imposed by the Environment Court lapsed. The council was given the go ahead to drop the poison after the interim injunction lapsed on Friday evening. The...... Read More

Car smashes into busy cafe on West Coast

A car has smashed into a full cafe on the West Coast, caving in part of the building. The incident happened at the Junction Cafe and Honey Centre on the Taramakau Highway, south of Greymouth, about 10am. A cafe worker said the shop was full when the...... Read More

NZ resident involved in people-smuggling to be deported

A Pakistani man involved in a people-smuggling operation in America, who gained residence in New Zealand, is the subject of a fraud investigation and is going to be deported. But he has been told he can make a fresh application for residence. In 2005,...... Read More

30 minutes with Treble Cone Ski Patrol

Multiple World Champion and world number stand-up paddleboard athlete, Annabel Anderson, had a serious accident a few weeks ago at the Motatapu Chutes area of Treble Cone. But fortunately for Anderson, who had dislocated her hip and was knocked unconscious,...... Read More

Murder charge following Papamoa homicide

A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a 48-year-old man in Papamoa yesterday. The man was known to the deceased and will be appearing in Tauranga District Court tomorrow. A police spokesperson says the police investigation...... Read More

Oceania Exhibition to open in London

Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage and Pacific Peoples Carmel Sepuloni will represent New Zealand at the opening of the Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London on Tuesday September 25. “Oceania marks 250 years...... Read More

A cold snap on its way next week

A cold front is forecast to move north across New Zealand during Monday, while a low develops to the east of the South Island and then moves away to the east late Tuesday. This front is expected to deliver a cold and showery south to southwest flow...... Read More

Investigation after Papamoa robbery

An investigation is being carried out in Papamoa after a robbery took place last night. Police were called to the Super Liquor store in Papamoa after a man pushed a shop attendant and stole some alcohol. A police spokesperson says the man decamped...... Read More

More spring snow this week

It’s the Spring Equinox today, which is when the overhead sun shifts from the northern hemisphere to the southern hemisphere.   The hours of daylight and nighttime are of approximately equal duration all over the planet, and in New Zealand...... Read More

Cordons still in place after Papamoa stabbing

Cordons are still in place in Papamoa after a man was allegedly stabbed to death. Police were called to the private address on Harding Drive around 8.30am on Saturday September 22. A police presence was at the scene all night and Todd Madden, who...... Read More

Ruapehu crater now a no-go zone after death

The upper reaches of Mt Ruapehu have been declared a no-go zone after a man died after falling into the crater lake. The man died on Saturday, and the Department of Conservation announced a rāhui for the mountain on Sunday that would stay in place...... Read More

Council takes up Kiwi Camp offer for campers

Western Bay of Plenty District Council has accepted a $200,000 grant from Central Government to trial a KiwiCamp facility in Waihi Beach this summer to help manage freedom camping. Council considered several sites and decided on the Waihi Beach Community...... Read More

Big day for the Kiwis shearing sports in Perth

New Zealand shearers and woolhandlers have got off to a good start at the Royal Perth Show with three big wins on Saturday on the eve of three transtasman tests. A New Zealand Merino Championhips team of Southland shearers Nathan Stratford and Troy...... Read More

Pride setting pace in women’s league

The team to beat in this season’s National Women’s League appears to be the Canterbury United Pride after last year’s runners-up posted their second big win in succession, sweeping aside WaiBOP 6-0 yesterday afternoon in Christchurch. They...... Read More

Heavy rain and snow expected for the South Island

Heavy snow is expected about parts of Otago, and the Canterbury High Country and heavy rain for Eastern Otago. A complex trough is expected to move on to the South Island tonight, with a low deepening east of the country on Monday. Cold south to southeasterlies...... Read More

Mount Ruapehu death prompts warning

A second death at Mount Ruapehu's crater lake in 12 months has prompted calls for people to take extra care at the top of the mountain. A man's body was pulled from the lake by members of the group he was with yesterday afternoon. Another...... Read More