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A wet start to the New Year

Press Release – MetService

MetService News Release
31 December 2015

A wet start to the New Year

Severe weather, particularly heavy rain, will lead the headlines as we move into the New Year. Read more »

Heavy rain, gales on way for New Year in Northland

Press Release – Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Heavy rain, gales on way for New Year in Northland

Those preparing to welcome in the New Year in Northland are being urged to keep an eye on the weather with the MetService predicting heavy rain and easterly gales over the next couple of days. Read more »

Storm warning for Auckland – holidaymakers be prepared

Press Release – Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Storm warning for Auckland region:

New Year holidaymakers, please be prepared

Auckland Civil Defence is urging campers, holiday makers and boaties to keep an eye on the weather forecast over the next few days as heavy rain and high winds are forecast. Read more »

Buller Electricity wins takeover of Pulse Energy

Article – BusinessDesk

Buller Electricity wins takeover of Pulse Energy as directors agree to sell

By Sophie Boot

Dec. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Three of Pulse Energy’s directors have accepted Buller Electricity’s share offer, giving the South Island lines company more than 90 percent of the energy retailer’s shares and the ability to enforce compulsory acquisition of the remaining stock. Read more »

NZ dollar falls on weak oil prices, local importer selling

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar falls on weak oil prices, local importer selling

By Tina Morrison

Dec. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar declined as weaker oil prices weighed on commodity currencies and local importers sold the kiwi to pay for Christmas goods in a period of low foreign exchange liquidity. Read more »

Armed Offenders call out in Manakau, Levin

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Armed Offenders call out in Manakau, Levin

At about 9pm on Wednesday 30th December 2015, Police were advised of an incident at the Waikawa Camping Ground, near Manakau, south of Levin. Read more »

New Year Honours 2016

Press Release – Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

New Year Honours 2016

The Order of New Zealand

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointment to The Order of New Zealand: Read more »

Missing Person

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Missing Person

Police are appealing for any sightings of 84 year old Xiu Yue FANG.

She was last seen at the intersection of Morrow Street and Broadway, Newmarket, this afternoon. Read more »

Women’s Qualifying wildcards served out for ASB Classic

Press Release – ASB Classic

Women’s Qualifying wildcards served out for ASB Classic

Slovak youngster Tereza Mihalikova (ranked 574) has been awarded a wildcard entry into the women’s singles qualifying of ASB Tennis Classic in Auckland. Read more »

Cyclist injured

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Cyclist injured

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Taupo Hospital approximately 1pm today to retrieve a 29yr old Auckland man with a head injury and leg fracture after reportedly falling approximately 10m from a bicycle in Taupo earlier today.
He was flown to Waikato Hospital in serious condition. Read more »

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