Hi neighbours, If you live in One Tree Hill or Oranga, National's Denise Lee is your local MP, after she narrowly won the candidate vote in the Maungakiekie electorate. Lee beat Priyanca Radhakrishnan, who is a Labour list MP, by just 580 votes on Saturday. The result surprised a politics expert who expected Radhakrishnan to win.
New Zealand Police have chosen the Skoda Superb as the new frontline police car.
Czech manufacturer Skoda will supply their new frontline patrol cars as the Holden bows out.
Police expect to deploy the first batch of Skodas in April 2021.
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We'd be keen to hear about your favourite summer holiday spots in NZ. Is there somewhere you keep returning to year after year and, if so, what are the main attractions? What makes it such a stand-out spot? Any tips you may be able to offer on the best things to see and do there - as well as the best places to grab a drink or bite to eat - would be much appreciated. Please put 'NFP' (not for publication) in your comment if you don't want it to appear in a travel article. Thanks again.
Meet Team New Zealand's new America's Cup boat.
Te Rehutai was seen foiling under sail on its first outing after its Thursday night launch.
She was towed out from the team's base on Friday morning and got up on her foils while under tow during the planned test programme of sailing on the Waitemata Harbour.
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