Two Opotiki men have died this afternoon after the tow truck they were in left a narrow gravel road and rolled down a 30 metre bank.
The Football Ferns will get a true sense of where they stand in the world game next month when they tackle world number three side Japan in Osaka on May 8.
On the eve of winter as New Zealanders are turning on their heaters, power prices have soared sky high, Labour’s Energy spokesperson David Shearer says.
Businesses intent on flouting Easter shopping laws should face stiff penalties, Green Party industrial relations spokesperson Denise Roche said today.
This Easter, at least one major garden centre chain intends to open on Good Friday despite this being in breach of Easter trading laws.
The Government’s decision to "reprioritise" scarce labour inspector resources by abandoning the enforcement of Easter Sunday Shop Trading laws means workers can kiss goodbye to a guaranteed day off, says Labour’s Associate Labour Issues spokesperson Darien Fenton.
Power has now been restored to the all but a few small pockets of customers, the largest being 30 customers on Kahuranaki Road, where our crews are finishing the last of 30 repairs to restore supply.
Residents who are on the Acheron water supply are advised to begin boiling water.
Adverse weather conditions have increased the turbidity of this water supply.
Two men who died when the tow truck they were in rolled down a bank in a remote area east of Opotiki yesterday have been identified as Gordon Douglas Nelson, aged 67 and Frederick Michael Ruff, aged 70.
Both men were from Opotiki and Mr Nelson was the driver of the vehicle.
Police have released the name of the motorist killed in a fatal crash on the Fairlie-Tekapo Road (SH8) in South Canterbury yesterday [Thursday 17 April].
She was Yulane Margaret Cadigan, aged 44, from Twizel.
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At approximately 00:30am this morning, Emergency services were called to a workplace incident on the wharf at Wellington.
A 47yr old male, was killed when he was caught between a forklift and cargo during a warehouse packing operation.
Hawke’s Bay Airport Business Park is powered for the future, with local electricity company Unison Networks completing construction of a new, dedicated power supply and ultra-fast fibre broadband network for the Park.
More than sixty of New Zealand’s up-and-coming young baseball players will converge on Lloyd Elsmore Park in Auckland this weekend to prepare for their respective world championship baseball tournaments in the U.S.A.
Vector is pleased to advise that customers in the Mahurangi/Puhoi area have been fully restored as have customers in the Mangawhai and Titirangi areas.
The total number of customers remaining out is now down to under 1000.
Power has now been restored to the all but a few small pockets of customers.
The deep low currently west of New Zealand which has been bringing unsettled weather to many parts of the country (refer to latest Warnings and Watches for more details) should weaken and move across the lower South Island Saturday night.
Every month The Attic will release a new exclusive single by one of our favourite local artists. The A-side comprises an original recording of the band's output and to make things interesting, the B-side is a cover nominated by The Attic residents.
Answers given in Parliament today suggest Minister for Transport Gerry Brownlee has reversed his decision on the mothballed Gisborne-Napier railway, says New Zealand First.