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Ex-tropical cyclone Gita update: Heavy rain and strong winds expected overnight in lower North Island

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Ex-tropical cyclone Gita update: Heavy rain and strong winds expected overnight in lower North Island

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Ex-tropical cyclone Gita update: Heavy rain and strong winds expected overnight in lower North Island NZ Transport Agency Senior Journey Manager Neil Walker says driving conditions will be difficult in affected areas, and more roads may be closed at short notice for safety reasons, […]

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Cyclone Gita update: wind intensifies, more highways closed South Island

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: wind intensifies, more highways closed South Island

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: wind intensifies, more highways closed South Island Recent closures since 5.30 pm today, include: SH73 (West Coast side of Arthurs Pass/Otira to Christchurch) Jacksons to Kumara Junction – closed due to strong winds and falling trees across highway. This highway may […]

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Cyclone Gita – prepare for heavy rain and damaging winds

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Natural Events, New Zealand Civil Defence, Security  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Civil Defence – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita – prepare for heavy rain and damaging winds Storm tips: Secure, or move inside, anything that could cause damage in strong winds Close windows and doors, close curtains to prevent injury from breaking windows Stay inside and bring your pets inside. If […]

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Charity bike ride coming Thursday to weekend Central South Island, cycle race Rakaia Gorge Saturday

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Charity bike ride coming Thursday to weekend Central South Island, cycle race Rakaia Gorge Saturday

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Charity bike ride coming Thursday to weekend Central South Island, cycle race Rakaia Gorge Saturday “Please be patient and take extra care around cyclists riding in these two events in the South Canterbury area this week,” says Pete Connors, Transport Agency Network System Manager. […]

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Cyclone Gita update: Further road closures as severe weather intensifies

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: Further road closures as severe weather intensifies

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: Further road closures as severe weather intensifies SH6 from Hokitika to Franz Joseph was closed at 4pm due to strong winds and is likely to remain closed overnight. SH6 from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth) was closed earlier today due […]

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Eastern Bay of Plenty Police investigating homicide make arrest

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Eastern Bay of Plenty Police investigating homicide make arrest

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Eastern Bay of Plenty Police investigating homicide make arrest Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Eastern Bay of Plenty Police investigating homicide make arrest Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 5:10pm Attributable to Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Standen: Eastern Bay of Plenty Police investigating yesterday’s homicide in Opotiki have arrested a […]

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Police searching for wanted Northland man Rawiri Ihaka

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Police searching for wanted Northland man Rawiri Ihaka

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Police searching for wanted Northland man Rawiri Ihaka Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Police searching for wanted Northland man Rawiri Ihaka Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 4:22pm Attribute to Inspector Rik Whiu, Area Commander, Far North Police Police are currently searching for 44-year-old Rawiri Teruru Ihaka, who has a […]

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Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 6 closed from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth)

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 6 closed from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth)

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 6 closed from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth) A detour route is available via SH6, SH69 and SH7, but drivers are urged to delay travel if possible until the heavy rain and strong winds affecting the area have […]

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Complaint to Auditor-General regarding partnership schools

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Complaint to Auditor-General regarding partnership schools

Source: National Party – Headline: Complaint to Auditor-General regarding partnership schools National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye has today sent a letter to the Auditor-General outlining potential issues to be investigated regarding the Government’s handling of the impending potential closure of partnership schools. “I want to stress that I while I believe there are serious grounds […]

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Serious crash, Hastings

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Serious crash, Hastings

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Serious crash, Hastings Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Serious crash, Hastings Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 1:13pm Police are at the scene of a serious crash on Longlands Road, Hastings. Emergency services were called to the two car collision near Te Aute Road at midday. One person has critical […]

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Police advise caution on the roads

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Police advise caution on the roads

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Police advise caution on the roads Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Police advise caution on the roads Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 1:13pm Please attribute to Inspector Peter McKennie, Manager: Operations, Road Policing: Police are reminding the public to take care as Cyclone Gita crosses the country today, particularly on […]

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Police seeking witnesses to Waitara assault

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Police seeking witnesses to Waitara assault

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Police seeking witnesses to Waitara assault Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Police seeking witnesses to Waitara assault Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 11:59am New Plymouth Police have arrested a local Waitara man in relation to a serious assault on Friday 16 February. A 63-year-old male was assaulted around 2:15pm […]

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The Next Leader of the National Party – Where Do They Stand On Key Family Issues?

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Next Leader of the National Party – Where Do They Stand On Key Family Issues?

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: The Next Leader of the National Party – Where Do They Stand On Key Family Issues? 20 February 2018 With the sudden announcement of Bill English retiring from politics and leadership of the National Party, the battle is now on for a new leader (and ultimately the […]

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Offenders sought after three burglaries in South Canterbury

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Offenders sought after three burglaries in South Canterbury

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Offenders sought after three burglaries in South Canterbury Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Offenders sought after three burglaries in South Canterbury Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 10:57am Police are investigating three burglaries in rural South Canterbury during the early hours of Sunday morning 18 February. “At around 3am the […]

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Cyclone Gita: State Highway 1 closed north and south of Kaikoura

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita: State Highway 1 closed north and south of Kaikoura

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita: State Highway 1 closed north and south of Kaikoura With steady rain falling along the Kaikoura coastline, the Transport Agency closed State Highway 1 on both sides of the town, Mangamaunu to Clarence and Peketa to Goose Bay, just after 8:30am. There […]

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Vehicle crime at Hagley Park reduced following focus efforts

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Vehicle crime at Hagley Park reduced following focus efforts

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Vehicle crime at Hagley Park reduced following focus efforts Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Vehicle crime at Hagley Park reduced following focus efforts Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 10:05am A recent focus from Police and our partners on theft from cars in the Hagley Park area has seen a […]

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Goodbye Gunnera, be gone old friend

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Chilian rhubarb, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Gunerra, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, War on Weeds, Weeds, West Coast  /  Comments Off on Goodbye Gunnera, be gone old friend

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Goodbye Gunnera, be gone old friend By Fiona Anderson, Senior Biodiversity Ranger “What is that plant that looks like giant rhubarb?” Gunnera leaves (giant or Chilean rhubarb) A decade or so ago the answer may have been “That’s Gunnera (giant or Chilean rhubarb), a South […]

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Fatal crash – South Canterbury

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Fatal crash – South Canterbury

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Fatal crash – South Canterbury Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Fatal crash – South Canterbury Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 6:06am One person had died following a car crash near Winchester, South Canterbury overnight. Police were called to the incident at around 12.05am on 20 February. Only one vehicle […]

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Search continues for man near Bulls

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Search continues for man near Bulls

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Search continues for man near Bulls Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Search continues for man near Bulls Monday, 19 February 2018 – 6:22pm Attributable to Sergeant Andy Brooke, Manawatu Search and Rescue, Manawatu Police: Around 100 people have spent today search for 54-year-old Kevin Hartley, last seen in the […]

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Homicide investigation launched in Opotiki

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Homicide investigation launched in Opotiki

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Homicide investigation launched in Opotiki Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Homicide investigation launched in Opotiki Monday, 19 February 2018 – 5:47pm Attributable to Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Standen, Eastern Bay of Plenty Police: Around 1:15pm today Opotiki Police responding to a reported domestic incident found a woman deceased in […]

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