Preliminary local election results for Waikato

Preliminary local election results Preliminary election results indicate that Allan Sanson has been re-elected as Waikato District Council mayor. Preliminary results for the Waikato District Council elections are: Awaroa ki Tuakau Ward Jacqui Church Stephanie Henderson Onewhero-Te Akau Ward Bronwyn Main Huntly Ward Shelley Lynch Frank McInally Ngaruawahia Ward Eugene Patterson Janet Gibb Tamahere Ward Aksel Jepsen Preliminary results have […]

Phil Goff is the new mayor of Auckland

Auckland has a new mayor. Phil Goff has won the Auckland mayoralty with 179,206 votes, 47.6 per cent of votes counted to date. His nearest rival Vic Crone received 105,413 votes, Election Officer Dale Ofsoske said in releasing the progress result. Auckland Council’s Governance Director Phil Wilson phoned Mr Goff just after 1.30pm, an hour and a half after the […]

New faces at Auckland Council

While Phil Goff is mayor elect with 47.6 per cent of the vote, two incumbents were unseated in Rodney and Manurewa-Papakura and the North Shore ward is too close to call. Progress results also show sitting councillors who lost their seats include Calum Penrose who was beaten by Daniel Newman in the Manurewa-Papakura ward and Penny Webster who lost to […]

Mental Health Awareness Week begins tomorrow

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) begins on Monday. Throughout New Zealand, more than 150 events and activities will be held in celebration. Organised by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand (MHF), the MHAW theme for 2016 is Connect with nature for good mental health and wellbeing. Research has demonstrated that spending time in nature improves physical and mental health, […]

Westpac Helicopter lands in Waiuku

Westpac air lifted a patient this morning transported from Pollok with chest pain to Middlemore. No further updates at this time.

Voting numbers and DHB Preliminary results

Preliminary results for District Health Board and Auckland Council voter returns Preliminary results for the election of members to Auckland three district health boards are now available on the Auckland Council website, click here to see the Preliminary Results Preliminary results in the Auckland Council local body election shows voter turnout at 38.25%, equating to 394,634 votes. To see further […]

Steelers vs Otago Match Report

After being on the receiving end of two one-point losses this Mitre 10 Cup season, it was third time lucky for the Steelers at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday evening, 8th October 2016. Joe Reynolds kicked a penalty from out in front right on full time to steal the victory 16-14 over Championship leaders Otago in Dunedin. Counties Manukau were […]


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