Author: John Grant

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Go here to complete the survey  Today we are launching a survey on the impacts for individuals and businesses from the summer of adverse weather. It covers, impacts, communications, roading, business support and more. The The survey goes beyond just impacts and also looks at how well you believe you were kept up to date […]

The network will air the NZ-Ireland co-pro, which stars Grey’s Anatomy’s Richard Flood, weekly while all six episodes will land May 7 on TVNZ+. Filmed on the Hauraki Plains and in Ireland, it was made with support from Te Puna Kairangi, the New Zealand Government’s Premium Productions for International Audiences Fund and New Zealand’s Screen Production Grant, Screen Ireland/Fís Éireann, NZ on Air and the BAI Sound […]

MetService has issued a Heavy Rain Warning and a Strong Wind Watch for the Coromandel. Its been a relatively settled period of weather for the peninsula and it’s hard to believe that two months and 15 days have passed since the devastation of Cyclone Gabrielle. According to MetService, this coming event has aspects that are […]

NZ Transport Agency has issued a notice with times and dates that State Highway 25 will be closed over seven week nights for urgent work to repair and reseal the road at Kerata Hill. Daytime sealing works will also be required. They told CFM that Contractors need a clear road space to carry out the […]

Work has started today on the damaged section of SH25 just south of McBeth Road on the Opoutere to Hikuai leg of this section of highway. Work on the damaged area started this morning and the road will remain open while this work is done. However NZTA advise that road  closures may occur and the […]

Two people have been apprehended by police after a fleeing driver incident in today. The incident began when a car was stolen from a Whitianga address early this afternoon, and closed State Highway 1B at Taupiri for a period of time. A police officer located the vehicle about 2.20pm, near Waiomu, however according to Waikato […]

Police  would like to acknowledge the behaviour of almost all attendees at the Whangamatā Beach Hop, which returned to its traditional March timeslot this weekend. Acting Senior Sergeant Niwha Jones has told CFM that the event was again well run, and the vast majority of participants were well behaved and enjoyed a great weekend. She […]

After dozens of sleepless nights, Jason has made the decision that he needs to return to Australia. He will be coming back at some time in the future and in the meantime will continue to have some involvement, but right now he needs to head back and that means we need someone to fill the […]

  By GeoNet Since the earthquake swarm in Kawerau began in the early hours of Saturday 18 March, we have located over 600 earthquakes including eight earthquakes over magnitude (M) 4. Many of these have caused felt shaking in the area, and many more won’t have been noticeable to humans – just to our seismic […]

You only have till 5pm today to complete a submission on the proposed Hauraki Gulf Fisheries Plan from Fisheries New Zealand that if it proceeds as planned will allow bottom trawling and scallop dredging, fishing methods that The Hauraki Gulf Alliance say are destructive to our precious seafloor habitats. The inclusion of these fishing methods […]

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