Hundreds of Christchurch homeowners have discovered extensive damage to the on-sold properties they purchased after the 2010/2011 earthquakes. Licenced Building Practictioner Dan Paltridge talks to Logan Church about what people need to look out for, and what they need to do before buying a home in the city.
More than $13 million raised in the first month of Auckland's new Regional Fuel Tax has been put towards rural road safety upgrades and new safety cameras. Reporter Anneke Smith asked Aucklanders what they think of the new tax, and where the money is going.
Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for residents along the coastlines of South Carolina and Virginia as parts of the mid Atlantic brace for what could be the most powerful hurricane ever to make landfall.
The Minister of Agriculture and Biosecurity Damien O'Connor says it's necessary to cull the cattle to stop the possibility of the disease spreading from the infected-farms which are all connected to the two original properties where the disease is believed to have started.
Te Puea Marae will open its doors to the homeless again next week, but instead of being funded by kindness and aroha, the Government will be footing the bill. The marae's resource manager takes Mihingarangi Forbes on a tour.