Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Security

Increased hospital security to stay

Health Minister, Shane Reti says a continuation of increased security measures at eight key hospitals around New Zealand reflects the Government’s ongoing commitment to...

Biosecurity boosts airport staff ahead of school holidays

Biosecurity New Zealand has bolstered its border force at Auckland Airport in preparation for the upcoming school holidays. Biosecurity New Zealand northern regional commissioner, Mike...

Rotorua to ride dumped trolleys initiative

Rotorua Lakes Council is working with local businesses to address the issue of illegal dumping of shopping trolleys within the city. Representatives from New World,...

Wellington to roll out 24/7 monitoring network

Wellington City Council is preparing to roll out a new monitoring network to collect data on active transport to better inform effective, evidence-based decision-making...

Security boost for Te Awamutu council staff after rise in threats

Waipā District Council says improved security measures are being introduced at its Te Awamutu office to ensure the health and safety of staff following...

Wellington keeps urban design cool on hot spots

When Wellington City Council’s Urban Design team set out to establish a new public space, their focus is on designs that are vibrant, welcoming,...

Commercial fishing boat cameras floated

The rollout of on-board cameras across New Zealand's inshore commercial fishing fleet has reached a new milestone, with cameras set to go live on...

New Hamilton campaign eyes Vision Zero goal

Hamilton City Council is encouraging anyone on the move around the city to look out for others as part of a new local road...

Hamilton collaboration thwarts ram raid

Another joint effort between Police and camera operators for Hamilton City Council has resulted in the early detection of a ram raid style burglary...

Tarantulas and mangoes among latest border biosecurity breaches

A container of dead tarantulas and 28 mangoes have been discovered by Biosecurity New Zealand quarantine officers as part of recent seizures conducted at...

CCTV to focus on Whakatāne

Thirty-three CCTV cameras will be installed across the Whakatāne District before the end of the year. Eleven existing cameras will also be upgraded and a...

Hamilton Council staff help nab robbery suspect

Hamilton City Council staff have played their part in nabbing a 28-year-old man who was allegedly involved in an attempted robbery in Hamilton in...

Fog cannon hits milestone

The Government’s fog cannon subsidy scheme has hit a major milestone, with the 500th fog cannon installed at a store in Lower Hutt on Friday. Small...

Windy Wellington works to repair faulty and falling streetlights

Wellington City Council has launched a works programme to fix faulty streetlights, prioritising fixing around 3,200 heavier lights in high wind areas within the...

New digital identity framework for NZ

The Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Bill, which will make it easier for New Zealanders to safely prove who they are digitally, has passed...