Political poll shows Labour down, National up

TVNZ's latest Colmar Brunton poll has Labour on 47 per cent, National on 33 per cent - with Labour unable to govern alone. The Green party is on... Read More

Fa’asiu Fuatai suspended for three weeks

Bay of Plenty’s Fa’asiu Fuatai has received a three-week suspension after being red carded in the Wellington v Bay of Plenty match in Wellington... Read More

Severe September chill across New Zealand

The severe weather is set to continue, with MetService forecasting an unseasonably cold start to the week as several cold fronts, followed by an influx... Read More

Snow driving warning issued for Desert Road

Motorists are being warned to expect snow, wind and ice on the Desert Road overnight and into tomorrow. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's Waikato... Read More

NZ‘s oldest kererū returns to nest after 24 years

One of the oldest documented kererū, 29-year-old Pidge, has returned to his birthplace to enjoy retirement. A wet, slightly bedraggled kererū showed... Read More

Man found shot outside BOP supermarket

A man is in Waikato Hospital after being shot in the leg. The man, believed to be in his late-40s or early 50s, was shot and found by police outside... Read More

No new cases of COVID-19

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. There are 18 people isolating in the Auckland quarantine facility from the community,... Read More

GLO Festival 2020 cancelled

The Rotorua Lakes Council has decided to cancel this year’s GLO Festival due to uncertainty about hosting large events because of Covid-19. The... Read More

Divers lucky to be alive

  The rescue of two divers who drifted far off shore is being used as a reminder not to dive in bad weather.   The father and son were a... Read More

Remembering the Ruapehu eruptions – 25 years on

This September marks 25 years since the start of the 1995-1996 Mt Ruapehu volcanic eruptions. Sitting at 2797m, Mt Ruapehu is the highest mountain in... Read More

Encouraging fresh blood into racing

Encouraging new competitors to the sport of racing is Rally Bay of Plenty’s focus for this year’s Driven Auto Sales Rally Bay of Plenty. The... Read More

Peter McTavish refuses to let disability stop him

Intelligent and inspiring, but to the point, that’s how Rachel McLeod's interview with Peter McTavish started. Peter arrived into this world... Read More

Antarctic blast on the way for NZ

Temperatures are being forecast to drop nationwide this week. Sub-zero wind chill is predicted for Southern New Zealand until Wednesday, as the Antarctic... Read More

Further road works planned for SH30

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises multiple worksites will be in place along State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road, between Sala Street and Iles Road, in... Read More

Heavy snow forecast for the Desert Road

Snow to low levels could be on its way for many parts of the South Island overnight and through until Tuesday, with MetService issuing warnings for... Read More