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Serious crash in Bay of Plenty

Serious crash in Bay of Plenty

Receive News & Ratings Via Email – Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts’ ratings with MarketBeat.com’s FREE daily email newsletter. Two people have died following a crash in Waiotahi, Bay of Plenty. Photo: Google Maps Four others were injured in the crash. Emergency services are at the scene of […]

by × December 30, 2019 ×
Suspicious fire at Wellington softball club

Suspicious fire at Wellington softball club

Firefighters have put out the fire at a Wellington softball club that is being treated as suspicious. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller Fire and Emergency were called to the blaze at the Miramar softball club rooms on Park Road just before 4am. The fire was put out at about 9am and police are now in charge of the scene. There […]

by × December 29, 2019 ×
Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus is coming to town

Auckland‘s biggest Christmas parade will take place today. Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly Thousands of people are expected to attend Farmer‘s annual santa parade, which is in its 86th year. Many roads in the central city, including Queen and Victoria Streets, will be closed for most of the day because of the event, which starts at 1pm. Auckland transport has […]

by × December 29, 2019 ×
Environmental protesters storm oil ship in Timaru

Environmental protesters storm oil ship in Timaru

About 30 environmental protesters have stormed an Austrian oil company‘s support ship in Timaru to prevent it leaving port. The Austrian oil company‘s support ship has been prevented from leaving the Timaru port. Photo: Supplied / Greenpeace The Bahamas-flagged OMV was preparing to leave the Port of Timaru and travel north to the oil rig off the coast of Taranaki. […]

by × December 29, 2019 ×
Ultra-fast broadband now reaches a million households

Ultra-fast broadband now reaches a million households

The Broadcasting and Communications Minister says almost 80 percent of New Zealanders now have access to high quality broadband. Photo: RNZ /Dom Thomas The first phase of the government‘s Ultra-Fast Broadband programme has been completed, and Kris Faafoi said it is ahead of schedule and within budget. The programme was tendered by the government in 2009 with the aim of […]

by × December 28, 2019 ×