Man believed to have fallen 50m down a cliff

Firefighters prepping for an emergency rescue training session swung into action to help a man suspected to have fallen an estimated 50m down a cliff. Police and St John paramedics rushed to join a group of firefighters at Paranui Falls…

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New course record at Kerikeri Half Marathon

Despite a headwind and driving rain, two men in the Kerikeri Half Marathon managed to complete 21km under the previous course record. Craig Lautenslager from Nelson running his first half marathon also claimed the New Zealand Half Marathon title in a…

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Event shows Northlanders in safe hands

Emergency services showed what they’re made of at the Caring for Northland Summer Safety Day in Whangarei. Police, St John Ambulance, the Fire Service and the Northland Rescue Helicopter were at Kensington Park yesterday where thousands of people got an…

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