MetService issues severe weather warning

Update, 11am: Heavy rain watches are in force for Northland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Mount Taranaki and northwest Tasman. "An active trough is... Read More

Don't risk it on the road over Matariki

No matter where you're heading at Matariki, make sure you get there in one piece, says Police. Police are informing motorists to expect the appropriate enforcement... Read More

Rangitāiki River stopbank construction completed

Construction on a 1.25km section of Rangitāiki River stopbank next to Thornton Beach Road is now complete. This upgrade is part of Toi Moana Bay of Plenty... Read More

Groundwater contamination risk attracts large fine

A Waikato farming company has been convicted and fined $94,500 in the Hamilton District Court for unlawful discharges of dairy effluent into the environment... Read More

Witnesses sought after Kawerau serious assault

Eastern Bay of Plenty Police are asking for the public's help following a serious assault in Kawerau this afternoon, says area manager investigations, detective... Read More

CBD crime: What the latest police data shows

Reported crime in Rotorua's inner city has dropped, a top cop says - a trend one hospitality stalwart calls a 'wonderful trajectory”. It comes about... Read More

Micronutrients used to treat antenatal depression

University of Canterbury researchers are using vitamins and minerals to alleviate symptoms of depression during pregnancy. Antenatal depression affects some... Read More

Unsolved cold cases 'prolongs grief and trauma'

Nearly 20 homicide cases remain unsolved across the country, according to police. Data obtained by RNZ through an OIA reveals 19 homicide cold-cases currently... Read More

Simple steps to avoid life-threatening Listeriosis

New Zealand Food Safety wants people to take some practical steps to prevent a rare and life-threatening foodborne illness. 'While rare, every year people... Read More

Overcoming adversity to achieve her goals

Every time Milly Marshall-Kirkwood gets ready to compete, she thinks of her mum. She can see her in the stand, sitting next to her dad Rob. She can hear... Read More

Volcanic unrest continues at Whakaari/White Island

Volcanic unrest continues at Whakaari/White Island, says Duty Volcanologist Paul Jarvis, in the latest volcanic activity bulletin published by GeoNet. As... Read More

Horticulture New Zealand levy referendum

Growers are being asked to have their say in the upcoming levy referendum to enable Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) to continue its work for the sector. A... Read More