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Update – SH 41 crash

By   2 hours ago

Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Update – SH 41 crash Saturday, 21 October 2017 – 2:03pm Police can now advise that the person killed in a crash on State Highway 1 this morning was a 47-year-old woman.   The woman was riding a motorcycle and no other vehicles were involved in the crash.  Police […]

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Matamata robbery update

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Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Matamata robbery update Saturday, 21 October 2017 – 1:44pm A member of the Waikato community has offered to reimburse the Belgian tourist who was robbed at knife point. The tourist had cash stolen during the robbery in Matamata on the 15th of October when he was hitch […]

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Fatal crash State Highway 41

By   4 hours ago

Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fatal crash State Highway 41 Saturday, 21 October 2017 – 12:01pm State Highway 41 is closed at Tokaanu, near Turangi following a fatal crash. Police were called to the scene at 11.22am. One person is dead and no one else is injured.  Traffic management is in place […]

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Name release – Burnham crash

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Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Name release – Burnham crash Saturday, 21 October 2017 – 11:59am Police can now provide details of the person killed in a crash near Burnham overnight. She was Jaimey Leigh Fellows, 32, of Christchurch. Police extend their sympathies to Jaimey’s family and friends. The cause of the […]

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Green Party announces Ministers

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Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green Party announces Ministers James Shaw MP on Saturday, October 21, 2017 – 10:34 The Green Party is today announcing the people who will have Ministerial and Undersecretary roles in the Labour-led government. These will be Green Party Co-leader James Shaw and MPs Eugenie Sage, Julie Anne Genter, […]

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Police request assistance regarding suspicious approach

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Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Police request assistance regarding suspicious approach Saturday, 21 October 2017 – 10:15am Police are requesting assistance from the public in relation to an approach to a young woman walking on Orontes Street, Shirley at around 10.15am on Friday 20 October.   A man in a black four wheel […]

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Road kills rowi kiwi

By   7 hours ago

Source: Department of Conservation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Road kills rowi kiwi Date:  22 August 2017 The kiwi, named Monte Carlo had been hatched and raised in captivity before being released back into North Ōkārito Forest near Franz Josef in 2014, and at four years old was just coming up to breeding age. There are only […]

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Rats: a major mischief managed at Bushy Park

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Source: Department of Conservation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Rats: a major mischief managed at Bushy Park A predator-free fence protected them, but in 2014 the birds at Bushy Park Sanctuary, a 90 ha forest near Whanganui, faced a savage threat from invading rats. A massive effort by volunteers, the Bushy Park team and DOC staff […]

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Melodic mohua on the move

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Source: Department of Conservation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Melodic mohua on the move Birdsong in the Eglinton Valley has become that much sweeter after 100 mohua were released at Kiosk Creek on Friday.  The mohua, which were translocated from Anchor Island in Dusky Sound, will join a population that’s been slowly increasing in the valley […]

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One person dead following crash overnight

By   9 hours ago

Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: One person dead following crash overnight Saturday, 21 October 2017 – 6:15am One person died in a crash overnight on State Highway 1, near Burnham. The single-vehicle crash occurred shortly after midnight, near Thompsons Road. Another occupant of the car was transported to hospital with serious injuries. […]

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