Opotiki, New Zealand Newswire

Opotiki, New Zealand Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Opotiki, New Zealand.

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  1. Native Tree Planting Boost From Matariki CelebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Seven groups across New Zealand are set to increase their conservation efforts, as winners of native trees from Trees That Count. Trees That Count is gifting 300 native trees to each of the winning groups, who each represent one of the seven stars of Matariki, to help regenerate their local environment.

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  2. Why not build the rail north now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Scoop

    We have a large transport library and have done some considerable research since NZ First launched its rail transport policy, Railways Of National Importance. Now the Maori Party has also come up with a policy suggesting that completing regional rail lines will increase the viability of rail services, making them more accessible and used more often.

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  3. Wind, rain sweep countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The New Zealand Herald

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  4. Weather live: Flooding, slips and 'widespread disruption' expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The New Zealand Herald

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  5. Wyn Drabble: In hindsight, I'd like to throttle hindsightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The New Zealand Herald

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  6. Fierce storm to hit: Which regions are in the firing line?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The New Zealand Herald

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  7. Winter Storm Update 3 – Central PlateauRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Scoop

    The NZ Transport Agency is asking people to continue to avoid all non-essential travel across the central North Island. Currently the only north to south routes that are open between Auckland and Wellington are located on both edges of the island - along State Highway 3 on the west coast and State Highway 35 around the East Cape.

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  8. Former Whakatane police officer awarded $30,000 from employment courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Former officer Daniel Sean Ramkissoon testified against four of his colleagues over the 2006 beating in the station's cells. A former police man who witnessed a prisoner being beaten by four other officers has been as been awarded $30,000 by the Employment Court.

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  9. Winston Peters breezes through brassed-off regionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The New Zealand Herald

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  10. 154 years since Governor George Grey's troops invaded WaikatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The New Zealand Herald

    The colonial Waikato War began 154 years ago today, when Governor George Grey's troops marched into the territory of the Maori King Tawhiao. Newspapers of the time tell of around 250 soldiers crossing the border, the Mangatawhiri Stream, near Pokeno and taking control.

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  11. Deputy PM says task force will focus on fighting meth supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The New Zealand Herald

    Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett was in Tauranga to talk about the new specialised task force being set up mid-2018. Photo/Andrew Warner Police Minister Paula Bennett says a new Tauranga-based task force will tackle the "concerning" supply of methamphetamine coming into the region.

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  12. SH2 Waioeka Gorge closed after slipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Scoop

    The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 2 between Opotiki and Gisborne is closed due to a slip in the Waioeka Gorge. A 1000m3 slip is blocking the road at around the midway point.

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  13. Massive slip in Waioeka Gorge blocks SH2 between Opotiki and GisborneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | The New Zealand Herald

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  14. Fisherman knocked out by wing of crash-landing microlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    The aircraft was coming in for an emergency landing on the Matata beachfront, near Whakatane, around 2.30pm on Wednesday. The Zenith microlight aircraft was flying from Waihi to Opotiki when it struck engine trouble, a Civil Aviation Authority statement said.

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  15. James Rolleston tells Whangarei students about his big crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | The New Zealand Herald

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  16. Rugby: Rotoiti slip out of top four after loss to GreertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | The New Zealand Herald

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  17. Colour and culture combine for school holiday funRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Scoop

    Monday, June 26: Sport Bay of Plenty's Virtually on Track initiative is inviting families to colour their world these school holidays in an educational and interactive explorer challenge that highlights nature's colours. Colour Quest is an interactive photo challenge designed to showcase all the gorgeous winter colours of our region's outdoor recreational sites, as well as provide extra motivation to get out and about in the cooler months.

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  18. Travel teaches kids to toughen upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    Children and teens need consistency, he argued. Learning to cope with the stresses of daily existence is tough enough for kids without being thrust into some alien environment.

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  19. James Rolleston's girlfriend's revealing post about helping him through injury after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

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  20. James Rolleston's girlfriend reflects on actor's journey to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    James Rolleston's globetrotting girlfriend Ayeesha Taylor, who left New Zealand to live in London last month, has posted to Instagram about the trials the couple faced after Rolleston's life-threatening accident last July. The star of Boy and The Dark Horse , who is currently filming local comedy The Breaker Upperers , had to be cut from a car after it hit a bridge near his hometown of Opotiki.

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