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Resource Management Reform Bill passes third reading (Fuseworks) 27 Aug 2013 | 07:10 pm
A Bill that will provide a six-month time limit on the council processing of medium-sized consents and a streamlined process for Auckland’s first Unitary Plan has passed its third reading in Parliamen...
Man in hospital after Kaimai Ranges incident (Newstalk ZB) 27 Aug 2013 | 06:38 pm
A man is in hospital suffering from burns and cuts after an incident on the Kaimai Ranges today.
Armed man blocks BOP firefighters (NZ Newswire) 27 Aug 2013 | 06:32 pm
An armed man has stopped firefighters from battling a house fire until police were called to arrest him.
Man injured in house fire (Fuseworks) 27 Aug 2013 | 05:55 pm
At approximately 4.30pm Tuesday, 28 August 2013, a Police patrol on the Kaimai Ranges was advised by a member of the public about a house fire on Ruahihi Road.
NZ mum jailed for daughter bashing death (NZ Newswire) 27 Aug 2013 | 05:19 pm
A judge says the 'prolonged death' death of an eight-year-old girl at the hands of her mum is all the more horrific because the girl was so young.
Winner of Whakatane District Community Spirit Award announced (Fuseworks) 27 Aug 2013 | 05:00 pm
Samantha Duff from Murupara Area School has been named as the winner of the TrustPower Whakatane District Youth Spirit Community Award.
Onepu Community Recreation Park scoops Supreme Award (Fuseworks) 27 Aug 2013 | 05:00 pm
Onepu Community Recreation Park has won the Supreme Award at the second annual TrustPower Whakatane District Community Awards.
Gib board plant waiting asbestos results (Newstalk ZB) 27 Aug 2013 | 04:09 pm
Staff at Christchurch's Winstone Gib Board manufacturing plant are still waiting to hear if it'll be business as usual tomorrow.
Heartland losing heart through government neglect - Williams (Fuseworks) 27 Aug 2013 | 04:08 pm
New Zealand First says the Government is in denial about its neglect of regions and should start putting something back into the places that create our export wealth.
Govt to appeal Chch quake offer ruling (NZ Newswire) 27 Aug 2013 | 08:35 am
The government will appeal a court ruling that its offers to pay 50 per cent of the value of uninsured land in Christchurch were illegal.