13 days ago

Spring storm batters South Island

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Heavy rain and snow will continue battering parts of the South Island into Friday afternoon, as a spring storm makes its way up the country.

Several highways remain closed, including the major link between the east and west coasts due to a road wash-out.

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20 hours ago

Power outages remain as South Canterbury hit by heavy rain and snow

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Totara Valley residents have woken to power outages as South Canterbury was subject to more wild weather overnight Tuesday. Alpine Energy says power went out at 10.45pm on Tuesday and was not expected to be restored until midday on Wednesday. Read more

1 day ago

Poll: Who should win Resene's Colour Your Community People's Choice Award? VOTE NOW!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We need your help! These SIX creative applicants who are finalists in for the People's Choice Award as part of Resene Colour My Community. Now it's up to you to decide who should receive the final prize! Read a little information about each of the ideas and how your support will help them - and then cast your vote below. Voting closes Sunday 2 December. More information here.

Who should win Resene's Colour Your Community People's Choice Award? VOTE NOW!
  • 14.3% 1) Riversdale Community House - Blenheim
    14.3% Complete
  • 5.7% 2) Belmont Centre - Auckland
    5.7% Complete
  • 6.6% 3) Churton Park Tennis and Recreational Club - Wellington
    6.6% Complete
  • 20.1% 4) Barnardos - Napier
    20.1% Complete
  • 11.5% 5) Ngataringa Organic Garden (NOG) - Auckland
    11.5% Complete
  • 41.8% 6) Maketu Volunteer Coastguard and Maketu Surf Club
    41.8% Complete
546 votes
8 days ago

Rowing lake in red zone would strain aquifers

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

A new 1km regatta course at Kerrs Reach is proposed for Christchurch's red zone instead of a rowing lake rejected for straining the city's underground water supply.