A low over the north Tasman Sea is expected to move southwards and become slow moving west of the upper South Island by midday Monday.
The low will spread a moist northeast flow over New Zealand during, bringing rain to many northern and central areas of New Zealand.
Only a week after Greenpeace targeted a Statoil rig heading to the Artic, the Norwegian oil giant has begun oil exploration research off Northland.
Nine innovators from across New Zealand have been chosen by a selection panel from Waikato’s entrepreneurship hub SODA Inc. to pitch their innovations at the Fieldays Innovation Den at Fieldays in Hamilton next Thursday (12 June).
The NSW Swifts’ 2014 season is over after losing to Waikato/Bay of Plenty Magic by the narrowest of margins, 50-49, in their sudden-death Minor Semi Final at Allphones Arena today, Sunday 8 June.
New Zealand’s newest marine reserve in Akaroa Harbour was formally opened today by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith, and local MP and Environment Minister Amy Adams to coincide with World Oceans Day.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce told TV One’s Q+A programme that the private sector needs to step up alongside the government to fund Team NZ.
Steven Joyce says he met with the America’s Cup Team NZ board last week at which they asked for more money.
Sir Peter Gluckman told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that it would have been good to have left tuck shop rules in place but the issue is multi-dimensional.
A two car head on crash occurred near Green Island on Dunedin's southern motorway at about 5.53pm on Sunday evening the 8th of June.
Initial indications are that immediately prior to the crash, one of the vehicles was travelling north in the South bound lane.
The Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel was sadden to hear of the death of a Wakefield man crushed by a log while doing maintenance work. "We extend our sympathies to his family, friends and community" Panel Chair George Adams said.
"Further to the of the decision of the High Court at Auckland last Thursday, I will resign the seat of Epsom effective from 5pm this Friday the 13th of June 2014" Mr Banks said.
"I will write to the Speaker tomorrow advising him of my resignation, said Mr Banks.
Tararua District Council would like to advise that the Pahiatua Recycling Centre on the corner of Queen Street and Tudor Road has been closed today, Sunday 8 June after an early morning fire broke out.
The IRB Junior World Championship 2014 enters the second week of rugby action and organisers are encouraging schools and parents to take the children along to see the 'Future Stars of World Rugby' for free.
Three of the four semi-finalists for the 2014 ASB Women’s Knockout Cup are known after quarter-final action played over the weekend.
Dunedin is in the running to win the fastest broadband speeds in the southern hemisphere, which would bring major economic development benefits.
A group of five Year 12 students from Rangi Ruru Girls' School are doing their bit to increase awareness of meningitis.
Two lucky Powerball players from Kumeu and Hastings have taken home a share of one of the largest jackpots ever won in New Zealand after winning $13.2 million each on tonight’s live Lotto draw.
There will be a few extra stars shining bright for Matariki celebrations this week in Central Hawke’s Bay as festivities get underway.
Rodney Loges, from Occoquan, Virginia, has become the first traveler in the world to reserve a hotel room using the Google Glass. The businessman is the first client of Hotel Near Me, the edge-cutting app developed by Destinia.com to search for and reserve a hotel.
A slow moving front lies over northern Westland and Buller this evening, accompanied by a band of rain which is expected to continue during through Sunday. This rain is likely to be heavy at times, especially in the ranges.
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