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      • BreakingPorirua Arbor Day – help beautify Spicer Botanical Forest
        Kathryn Hurr is making the world a better place one tree at a time and you’re invited to join her for an Arbor Day planting at Spicer Botanical Park in Porirua on Saturday 3 June.
        - 23 mins ago, 23 May 17, 10:08pm -
      • BreakingFMC to launch 'Remarkable Outdoors' campaign
        Outdoor and conservation issues may not decide the next general election, but we will have a good crack at making sure their importance to our collective way of life continues to be widely appreciated.
        - 32 mins ago, 23 May 17, 9:59pm -
      • BreakingImmediate chlorination of Napier water
        Chlorination of Napier City’s water supply will commence tomorrow morning (Wednesday 24 May) at 8am after a positive e.coli reading was returned late today.
        - 40 mins ago, 23 May 17, 9:51pm -
      • BreakingFund now open to all Lake Rotorua catchment land owners
        A $40 million fund aimed at reducing the amount of nitrogen entering Lake Rotorua is now open to all landowners in the Lake Rotorua catchment with nitrogen to sell, no matter how big or small their property is.
        - 47 mins ago, 23 May 17, 9:44pm -
      • BreakingPensioner Housing Stock Transfer
        Horowhenua District Council selected a preferred stock transfer partner for its pensioner housing portfolio at a Council meeting on Tuesday the 23rd of May 2017.
        - 1 hour ago, 23 May 17, 9:11pm -
      • Auckland finally gets its first Pacific themed restaurant
        New Zealand’s largest city has been known for a while as having the world’s highest concentration of Pasifika peoples. The annual Pasifika Festival is believed to be the world’s largest Polynesian festival. Pasifika people and their distinctive…
        - 18 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:50am -
      • Whangarei District Council’s books better than the govt's!
        Whangarei District Council’s management and councillors are reveling in an outstandingly positive report from international credit rating agency Standard and Poors (S&P).
        - 18 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:39am -
      • Fatal crash Dunedin - witnesses sought
        Police are seeking any witnesses to the fatal crash in Dunedin this morning at about 11.30am.
        - 18 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:36am -
      • Council and developers make progress on transport projects
        Christchurch City Council, Ōtākaro Ltd and the Central City Business Group have made good progress on addressing the impact of transport projects in the Central City.
        - 19 hours ago, 23 May 17, 3:48am -
      • Waikato Police seeking Thomas Coffin
        Waikato Police are looking to locate Thomas Coffin who has multiple warrants to arrest and is believed to be in the wider Waikato and King Country areas.
        - 19 hours ago, 23 May 17, 3:41am -
      • Fun, Family-Friendly Winter Arts Adventures Await
        The ever popular free family arts programme Auckland Live Pick & Mix is back! No more rainy day blues, tamariki will have so much fun with a jam-packed season of free performances and workshops by top New Zealand talent every weekend this winter.
        - 19 hours ago, 23 May 17, 3:07am -
      • New Bike Track for Waiwhetu Community
        Two years of planning and fundraising have gone into the creation of a new bike track to be opened at Our Lady of the Rosary School on Thursday 25 May.
        - 20 hours ago, 23 May 17, 2:58am -
      • Reflecting on the History of Takiri
        KAPITI COAST, TUESDAY 23 MAY 2017 - An intimate blessing at Coastlands’ Takiri House, acted as an important remembrance and reflection of the history of Takiri and Coastlands within the Kapiti community.
        - 20 hours ago, 23 May 17, 2:56am -
      • Dramatic search and ‘rescue’ in Auckland Harbour
        A dramatic search and rescue demonstration will take place on Auckland Harbour from 2.30 pm tomorrow (Wednesday), involving a US Coastguard plane, a rescue helicopter winching people from the water and flares.
        - 20 hours ago, 23 May 17, 2:06am -
      • Fatal crash in Dunedin
        Police can now confirm one person has died following a crash in Dunedin this morning.
        - 21 hours ago, 23 May 17, 1:30am -

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      • Dawn Service, Gallipoli
        Amy Adams | JusticeTÄ“nÄ� Koutou KatoaIt is my honour to join with you all on this ANZAC morning.May I begin by thanking the people of Turkey for their gracious welcome to those of us who come from the other side of the world to remember so…
        - 29 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 3:00am -
      • Adams to commemorate Anzac Day in Gallipoli
        Amy Adams | JusticeJustice Minister Amy Adams leaves for Turkey today as New Zealand’s official representative at the 102nd ANZAC Day commemorations at Gallipoli.“The Gallipoli campaign has become a defining event in New Zealand's history. It…
        - 33 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 11:24pm -
      • Taumarunui court upgrade underway
        Amy Adams | CourtsWork is underway on the most significant upgrade to the Taumarunui courthouse in 40 years, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.“The $1.4 million upgrade includes interior redecoration, exterior surface refresh and cell upgrade,”…
        - 42 days ago, 12 Apr 17, 12:25am -
      • Unanimous support for family violence Bill
        Amy Adams | JusticeA Bill that overhauls New Zealand’s family violence laws has passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.“For too long, New Zealand has been ranked as having some of t…
        - 43 days ago, 11 Apr 17, 5:40am -
      • Focus on MÄ�ori offending
        Paula Bennett | JusticePolice Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams have today announced $10 million for initiatives to improve MÄ�ori justice outcomes.“It is well known that MÄ�ori are overrepresented at every stage in the…
        - 44 days ago, 10 Apr 17, 3:47am -
      • Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence
        Paula Bennett | JusticeA potentially life-saving scheme that allows Police to disclose a person’s violent past to a partner or friend has been used 158 times since it was launched, say Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams.…
        - 48 days ago, 6 Apr 17, 1:01am -
      • Cyberbullying law holding offenders to account
        Amy Adams | JusticeLegislation passed in 2015 to curb cyber-bullying is effectively weeding out and punishing the worst offenders, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.“The Harmful Digital Communications Act made it illegal to send messages and post…
        - 49 days ago, 4 Apr 17, 10:45pm -
      • Offender Levy supporting thousands of victims
        Amy Adams | JusticeVictims of crime are continuing to benefit from the Government’s Offender Levy which has generated more than $25 million since it was introduced, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.The $50 levy, which contributes to support servi…
        - 51 days ago, 3 Apr 17, 1:00am -
      • Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people
        Amy Adams | JusticeThe Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has helped over 24,000 people through the development of more than 8,000 family safety plans, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley.The ISR pilot in…
        - 57 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 10:32pm -
      • Anti-money laundering Bill passes first reading
        Amy Adams | JusticeA Bill to tackle money laundering and curb funding of terrorism has passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terro…
        - 62 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 4:42am -
      • Restorative justice benefitting victims
        Amy Adams | JusticeThe vast majority of victims who participated in restorative justice benefitted from the process, according to a survey released today by Justice Minister Amy Adams.Restorative justice conferences are face-to-face meetings b…
        - 63 days ago, 21 Mar 17, 10:46pm -
      • Ministers to host Family Violence Summit
        Amy Adams | JusticeA national summit on family violence will be hosted by Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley in Wellington on June 7.“We know that family violence is a significant and complex issue in New Zeal…
        - 64 days ago, 20 Mar 17, 8:39pm -
      • Justice booklet highlights fresh thinking
        Amy Adams | JusticeA new Ministry of Justice publication launched today by Justice Minister Amy Adams showcases how fresh thinking by talented people is helping to address complex issues in the justice sector.Ms Adams says the Justice: Our People,…
        - 69 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 2:35am -
      • Family violence laws introduced to Parliament
        Amy Adams | JusticeLegislation that overhauls the family violence system is a core part of reducing New Zealand’s horrendous rate of family violence, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.The Family and WhÄ�nau Violence Legislation Bill was introdu…
        - 70 days ago, 14 Mar 17, 10:14pm -
      • Bills to simplify election rules pass third reading
        Mark Mitchell | JusticeTwo Bills that modernise electoral law have passed through Parliament and will be implemented before this year’s election, Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell says.“The Electoral Amendment Bill and the Broadcasting…
        - 70 days ago, 14 Mar 17, 11:00am -
      • New anti-money laundering laws introduced
        Amy Adams | JusticeA Bill to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing has been introduced to Parliament today by Justice Minister Amy Adams.The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Amendment Bill will bolster New Zeal…
        - 72 days ago, 13 Mar 17, 2:55am -
      • Challenges and successes in justice BPS results
        Amy Adams | JusticeCrime rates are significantly lower than in 2011, but latest figures show that challenges remain to tackle crime and reoffending, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.The Justice Sector’s BPS results for the year ended September 20…
        - 72 days ago, 13 Mar 17, 2:15am -
      • Supervised handover pilot launches
        Amy Adams | JusticeFamilies grappling with violence will be able to avoid contentious meetings during children handovers thanks to a new pilot launched by the Government.“In the absence of funded supervised hand-over services, some victims of fa…
        - 73 days ago, 12 Mar 17, 2:00am -
      • $257m savings reinvested into reducing crime
        Amy Adams | CourtsInitiatives to reduce crime and reoffending have been made possible through smart fiscal management by justice sector agencies, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.The Justice Sector Fund allows money saved in one justice sector agen…
        - 77 days ago, 8 Mar 17, 1:00am -
      • Court services returned to Kaikoura
        Amy Adams | CourtsJustice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has welcomed the return of court services to Kaikoura.The District Court at Kaikoura has held its first hearing since the earthquake with 29 people appearing. Court services had been unable t…
        - 78 days ago, 6 Mar 17, 8:33pm -