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One person was injured after a car rolled at the intersection of High and Swinburn Streets in Dannevirke last Friday.

Police, fire, and ambulance were called just after 1pm.

One person was treated at the scene by Hato Hone St John ambulance paramedic with moderate injuries.


Representatives from the companies planning on building a windfarm near Pahiatua will hold a drop-in session for members of the public tomorrow.

Yinson Renewables and Aurecon NZ are proposing the wind farm be built on land near Makomako Road.

The drop-in session has been designed to give the community a chance to share feedback on the proposed designs.

The venue is the Ballance School from 6.30pm to 8pm tomorrow night.


A wind gust of 172km/hr was recorded at Cape Turnagain yesterday.

The Metservice released a list of the strongest wind gusts recorded yesterday after issuing a number of wind warnings and watches around the country.

The next highest gust was at Mid Dome in Southland at 170km/hr.

A Strong Wind Warning for Tararua District and a Strong Wind Watch for Hawke’s Bay were in place until midnight last night.


Mac Ward scored CHB’s try in their opening game of the 2023 Betta Inspect Wakely Shield tournament yesterday.

The Centralines sponsored CHB side played Hastings West on day one, with West holding a 12-nil lead at half time.

Fulltime score Hastings West 31 CHB 5.

Today CHB play Saracens at midday at Tareha Reserve in Taradale.