Police are attending a crash in Tauranga near the Bayfair Shopping Centre roundabout.
At approximately 1.55pm a car hit a pedestrian and the person has suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries.
New Zealand’s top women’s teams are looking forward to sharing the cricket spotlight with their male counterparts this week when two of the three imminent national Women’s Twenty20 round four matches take place as doubleheaders with crunch McDonald’s Super Smash contests.
A 60 year-old Gore man has been arrested and charged with assault following an incident at the Traffers Hotel in Gore on the evening of Thursday 29 December.
He will appear in the Gore District Court on 18 January 2016 and further charges may follow.
Police are at the scene where a body has washed up on a private beach in Tangoio, Hawke’s Bay this afternoon.
The unknown woman’s body has been found on the beach.
Police are at the scene making inquiries to identify her and the circumstances surrounding the death.
One lane has reopened following the crash on State Highway 1 near Sanson.
Traffic is backed up and it will take time to clear.
Diversions remain in place at Fagan and Speedy Roads.
The Canterbury Kings are batting first after winning the toss in today’s do-or-die final round clash of the McDonald’s Super Smash against the Knights at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
The 2017 New Zealand Superbike Championships kick off in Christchurch this coming weekend and so will begin the battle to find the nation's best motorcycle racers across half a dozen separate bike categories.
Hawke's Bay Police have not been able identify the woman who was found washed up on Tangoio Beach, Hawkes Bay this afternoon just before 2pm and someone must know her.
BusinessNZ congratulates the 17 New Zealanders who have received New Year Honours for services to education.
Today’s list includes a large number of honours for those working in education, including science and education, and Maori and Pasifika education.
Police are continuing their search along the river banks of the Waikato River with a focus on the camp site confirmed as belonging to Tama Hurinui Retimana whose body was discovered on 27 Devember 2016.
Tonight’s New Year’s Eve celebrations - perfect for the whole family - are definitely happening from 8pm around Whairepo Lagoon and at Frank Kitts Park on the Wellington waterfront.
Nominations are open for the 2014 Health Volunteer Awards. These awards celebrate and recognise the commitment, dedication and hard work of volunteers in New Zealand’s health and disability sector.
Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the successful introduction of 100 fairy prion chicks to Mana Island and congratulated those involved with the community partnership project.
The University of Otago has appointed leading marketing researcher Professor Sylvie Chetty as its next Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of its Centre for Entrepreneurship.
"Hospital specialists are saddened by the tragic death of our Whanganui Branch President Dr Chris Cresswell while mountain bike riding last Saturday," says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).
In March 2011 the New Zealand Government committed to a goal of becoming smoke free by 2025. Recently the government re-committed to a further four 10% annual tobacco tax increase to nudge more people to quit so we can all reach the Smokefree 2025 goal.
Waikato DHB’s chief executive Dr Nigel Murray urges people to sign up to SmartHealth to help relieve pressure on the Emergency Department.
Retail NZ is calling on the Government to make one of its 2017 priorities the closure of a tax loophole that allows foreign retailers not to pay their fair share of tax when selling low value goods to New Zealanders.
There are four things that we must consider when handling any food:
Clean, Cook, Cover, Chill - the 4Cs of Food Hygiene
Make sure your hands are clean before you do any food preparation.