Christchurch explosion

Photo/Amber Allott Chaotic scenes in Christchurch on Friday. It's believed that residents of a Northwood home were having trouble with their gas fire, causing a gas explosion with a...

Ohakune boil water notice still in place 20/07/19

More bad weather means more boiling of the drinking water for Ohakune. Daily tests by the Council are showing that turbidity levels have dropped and are fluctuating between...

England didn’t win the game. . .but they won the World Cup. . .

(Image from Radio Sport) England won the Cricket World Cup but the Black Caps didn't lose. Yes it's all very confusing following the most dramatic World Cup final...

New playground for Taumarunui

The new playground at the Taumarunui Domain was opened on Saturday 6th July by Deputy Mayor Karen Ngatai. The new playground consists of senior multi-play equipment, a natural...

Wild weather sets off eruption alarms on Mt Ruapehu

Nature was testing the Ski Area eruption alarms on Mt Ruapehu Sunday morning. For the Eruption Detection System (EDS) to go off two things are needed. The first...

Park n’ Ride Transport Hub to be opened mid-August

The new Park and Ride Transport Hub in National Park Village is expected to be open by mid-August. The $1.6m Park and Ride Facility that has been majority...

Ring of Fire Volcanic Ultra Entries for 2020

Ring of Fire Volcanic Ultra, 50k, 24k & Relay is an epic ultra adventure staged annually in March in the Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu, New Zealand; a...
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