Police have released the name of the motorist killed in a fatal crash on the Fairlie-Tekapo Road (SH8) in South Canterbury yesterday [Thursday 17 April].
She was Yulane Margaret Cadigan, aged 44, from Twizel.
Residents who are on the Acheron water supply are advised to begin boiling water.
Adverse weather conditions have increased the turbidity of this water supply.
The Government’s decision to "reprioritise" scarce labour inspector resources by abandoning the enforcement of Easter Sunday Shop Trading laws means workers can kiss goodbye to a guaranteed day off, says Labour’s Associate Labour Issues spokesperson Darien Fenton.
Power has now been restored to the all but a few small pockets of customers, the largest being 30 customers on Kahuranaki Road, where our crews are finishing the last of 30 repairs to restore supply.
At approximately 00:30am this morning, Emergency services were called to a workplace incident on the wharf at Wellington.
A 47yr old male, was killed when he was caught between a forklift and cargo during a warehouse packing operation.
Hawke’s Bay Airport Business Park is powered for the future, with local electricity company Unison Networks completing construction of a new, dedicated power supply and ultra-fast fibre broadband network for the Park.
More than sixty of New Zealand’s up-and-coming young baseball players will converge on Lloyd Elsmore Park in Auckland this weekend to prepare for their respective world championship baseball tournaments in the U.S.A.
The Campaign for Better Transport today labelled the proposed Warkworth toll road as "fundamentally flawed".
Qantas customers will be able to fly direct from Perth to Auckland again later this year, following the success of the new twice-weekly service introduced last summer.
The secret, often shameful history of New Zealand's psychiatric hospitals is laid bare in Mental Notes, a new feature-length documentary by award-winning filmmaker Jim Marbrook.
Motorists need to take extra care negotiating the Kapiti Road/Te Roto Drive intersection over the next few months, as temporary 30kph speed restrictions apply to allow the start of the major upgrading works.
Turners Auctions Limited (Turners, NZX: TUA) is targeting a 10% increase over its 2013 profits, as its new multi-channel, retail focused business model, deployed in the middle of 2013, continues to deliver promising results.
North Island dairy farmers are urged to look out for Theileriosis in cattle, as reports emerge of an increase in cases.
Kiwi taxpayers have been robbed of $130 million by the Government in its final failed asset sale, says Labour’s SOEs spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove.
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today released a consultation paper on the Asia Region Funds Passport initiative, which will open up opportunities for cross-border offerings of managed funds.
Labour is pleased to support action which will give proper recognition to the now famous Haka 'Ka Mate Ka Mate', said Labour’s Maori Development spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta.
Today marks two years since Labour MP Sue Moroney's Bill extending paid parental leave to 26 weeks was drawn from the members' ballot.
"It’s time the Government acted in the interests of families," Sue Moroney says.
"Paula Bennett is today proudly telling New Zealand that beneficiary numbers have decreased by 15,000 in the past year. There is no proud declaration that 15,000 jobs have been created in the same period," says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson, Alastair Russell.
Auckland Council’s ban on using legal highs in a public place is an excellent idea that should be replicated around New Zealand, says Labour’s Associate Health Spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway.
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