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More buses on Te Puke - Tauranga bus route

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 17:05

The Te Puke - Tauranga bus commuter route has proved to be such a popular transport option for Te Puke residents that additional trips have been added to the service.

Categories: New Zealand News

Wellington Police investigate early morning attack

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 15:50

Wellington Police are currently investigating a sexually motivated attack around the area of the Terrace/Boyd Wilson Field/Victoria University.

Boyd Wilson Field is situated between the Terrace and Victoria University on Fairlie Terrace, Wellington.

Categories: New Zealand News

Pedestrian in highway fatality named

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 15:50

Canterbury Police have released the name of the pedestrian who died after being struck by a vehicle on State Highway 1 south of Hinds, early on Friday morning [18 April].

He was Alan Hammond, aged 80, of Ashburton.

Categories: New Zealand News

Antarctic scientists warns NZ 'not ready' for worst

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 15:50

Lisa Owen interviews Chuck Kennicutt and Gary Wilson on Antarctica

Headlines:

Top Antarctic scientists warns New Zealand "not ready" for worst as ice shelves and sea ice in Antarctica retreat and the climate changes

Categories: New Zealand News

Time for Ryall to fix mistakes and help families - Dyson

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 15:50

Families who won a long and lengthy court battle for financial help to support their disabled daughters and sons are now facing a new battle with health system bureaucracy and need the Health Minister's help, Labour's Disability Issues spokesperson Ruth Dyson says.

Categories: New Zealand News

Woman dies after car struck by rockfall

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 15:50

At about 10:30 am today a car heading North on State Highway Three between Mahoenui and Pio Pio was struck by a rockfall which fell from a cliff above the roadway.

There were two women in the car. The passenger, aged 76 died at the scene. The driver escaped with minimal injuries.

Categories: New Zealand News

Suspicious death now a homicide enquiry

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 15:50

Christchurch Police are treating the death of a teenage girl in a house fire yesterday as a homicide.

Categories: New Zealand News

Politicians 'should maintain workers' easter break'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 13:34

Family First NZ is rejecting calls for any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and says that workers deserve a break to spend time with their families.

Categories: New Zealand News

Storm fans fire service commitment - O'Connor

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 02:20

Further damage from the huge storm that battered the West Coast was prevented by the great work of our volunteer Fire Service and locals will be extremely grateful, Labour’s MP for West Coast-Tasman Damien O’Connor says.

Categories: New Zealand News

New Director Of OFCANZ Appointed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 16:20

Detective Superintendent Malcolm Burgess has been provisionally appointed as the Director of the Organised & Financial Crime Agency of New Zealand (OFCANZ).

Commissioner Howard Broad says Mr Burgess has an outstanding investigation profile within the NZ Police.

Categories: New Zealand News

Auckland Girls' Grammar sends warning to College Netball rivals

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 16:20

Auckland Girls’ Grammar School (AGGS) have sent out an ominous warning to schools in the College Netball competition after advancing to the next round in style.

Categories: New Zealand News

Savers 'pay high price for procrastination'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 16:20

New Zealanders who put off saving for their retirement year after year will pay a high price for their procrastination and will struggle to plug the gap if they depend on NZ Super alone for their income, Financial Services Council analysis shows.

Categories: New Zealand News

Storms in the Bay of Plenty - update

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 16:20

The storms of the past few days have caused some issues around the Bay of Plenty. The worst hit areas appear to be around Whakatāne and the Eastern Bay.

Whakatāne District

Categories: New Zealand News

Bolton Street partially closed while crane goes up

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 16:20

Part of Bolton Street will be closed tomorrow (Tuesday 26 March) while contractors finish assembling a large crane.

Categories: New Zealand News

Whitaker takes advantage

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 16:20

Wellington’s Jake Whitaker is a fast learner ... and a teacher too.

Categories: New Zealand News

Kiwi shot-put star Adams gets Olympic sponsorship

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 16:20

Visa, a proud sponsor of the Olympic Games for 25 years, announced today that New Zealand shot-putter, Valerie Adams, will join sporting greats including American swimmer Michael Phelps and Australian gymnast Lauren Mitchell as the face of its London 2012 Olympic Games campaign.

Categories: New Zealand News

Businesses need to respect workers this Easter - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 16:20

Businesses intent on flouting Easter shopping laws should face stiff penalties, Green Party industrial relations spokesperson Denise Roche said today.

Categories: New Zealand News

SH3 between Mahoenui and Pio Pio reopens to a single lane

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 16:20

The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 3 between Mahoenui and Pio Pio is now open to a single lane with manual stop/go traffic control in place, following a tragic accident yesterday.

Categories: New Zealand News

Weather forces abandonment on day one of Softball Challenge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 15:05

As a result of bad weather day one of the Southern Cross Softball Challenge at Mainland Foundation Ballpark in Christchurch featuring the women’s draw has been abandoned.

A new draw with both men’s and women’s games starting at 10am has been confirmed at http://www.csa.org.nz/

Categories: New Zealand News

Two men killed in crash on remote gravel road

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2014 - 15:05

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.

Categories: New Zealand News