By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
Mangakino's Kayne Lamont rose to the challenge, turning disaster into victory in a "watered down" King of the Mountain motocross event in Taranaki at the weekend.
There were the usual thrills and spills and some great performances by local drivers as the Speedworks Motorsport Championship visited Teretonga Park on the outskirts of Invercargill this weekend.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
It was a breakthrough moment for Bulls racer Riley Campbell at the annual King of the Mountain motocross in Taranaki at the weekend.
Police have closed a section of Vivian St in Wellington due to unstable glass above the footways and the road.
It is shut between Taranaki St and Cambridge Terrace.
One piece of glass has fallen from a building, landing on a parked car.
Statement from Sergeant Richard Panting:
Dunedin Police and LandSAR teams comprising 20 staff and volunteers have today completed a search of Brighton Beach and Blackhead.
They have been responding to a report of a person seen entering the water yesterday morning.
‘The idea from Prime Minister Bill English that New Zealand and other countries might proceed with Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement without the US is quite bizarre - especially in an election year’, says Professor Jane Kelsey from the University of Auckland.
"No one wants to kill a child, but our current Government certainly doesn't seem to be too concerned about the safety of children on our roads", says Lucinda Rees NZ School Speeds.
Wellington Water staff and contractors worked all night Friday to find and repair a leak affecting the main supply pipe to Wellington City. They are back again today (Sunday morning), in the bottom of a four metre deep hole, next to the Wellington Railway Station.
On Friday the 20th of January 2017, at approximately 4pm, two cars were involved in a crash on Goulding Avenue in Hornby, Christchurch.
The crash occurred near the entrance and exit ramp into Dress Mart near the Shands Road and Goulding Avenue intersection.
The latest international survey of housing markets provides more damning evidence that National’s half-hearted attempts to tackle the housing crisis are failing miserably, says Labour Leader Andrew Little.
An overnight storm hasn't stopped the sun from coming out in time for one-day cricket action at Seddon Park today, where home captain Dean Brownlie won the toss and put the Central Stags in the field in round three of The Ford Trophy.
There has been significant progress in restoring power to Auckland after storm related damage.
Vector’s latest storm-related outage update has the number of affected households down to 3,000 from 15,000 this morning and then 9,500 in the afternoon.
This weekend’s NZ Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs belonged to Ken Smith but next year the Waikato circuit will celebrate all things Bathurst. Hampton Downs owner Tony Quinn is excited about bringing the cars and stars from the iconic Australian racetrack to New Zealand.
The Lebanon Rugby League Federation (LRLF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ivan Cleary as the new head coach of the national team.
Local Government New Zealand welcomes the Government’s proposals to ban products containing plastic microbeads and hopes it signals a new approach to removing plastics from the environment.
A 14 man squad has been named for the BLACKCAPS opening two ANZ ODI matches of the Chappell-Hadlee series against Australia, including potential debutant Tom Blundell.
Manawatu Police are looking for Quentin Barrett, a 19-year-old man who is missing from Terrace End, Palmerston North.
His family and friends have concerns for his safety.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says efforts to increase our deceased organ donations and transplant rates have resulted in a record number being carried out in 2016.
The Wellington Firebirds team to play the Auckland Aces at Wellington’s Basin Reserve on Sunday 22nd of January has been named.
Late last year private insurers and the Earthquake Commission (EQC) reached an agreement that will see insurers, including IAG, lodge, assess and settle personal home and contents claims, regardless of whether they are under or over EQC’s cap.