COVID-19: Auckland moves to ‘Alert Level 2.5’

COVID-19: Auckland moves to ‘Alert Level 2.5’

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Auckland will shift to ‘alert level 2.5’ (in theory level 2) from midnight on Sunday 30 August while the rest of New Zealand still remains at Alert Level 2. The Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is glad to move to alert level two. “After more than...

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Police to help New Zealanders ‘mask-up’ under Alert level 2

Police to help New Zealanders ‘mask-up’ under Alert level 2

Courtesy of NZPolice. Police in Auckland and around the country will be on hand to help New Zealander’s ease into the new Alert Level 2 restrictions come Monday morning. From Monday 31 August, wearing a face-covering will be mandatory on public transport at Alert Levels 2 and above. As part...

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VIDEO: Large fire spreads rapidly near Mt Cook Aoraki

VIDEO: Large fire spreads rapidly near Mt Cook Aoraki

VIDEO: Watch as the large fire spreads rapidly engulfing the surrounding area with smoke plumes near Mt Cook Aoraki. Fire and Emergency were called to reports of a large blaze at Mount Cook Road towards the Dusky Trail on Sunday at around 11.25 am. 14 helicopters and two planes were...

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Large fire spreads rapidly near Mt Cook Aoraki

Large fire spreads rapidly near Mt Cook Aoraki

Fire and Emergency were called to reports of a large blaze at Mount Cook Road towards the Dusky Trail on Sunday at around 11.25 am. 14 helicopters and two planes were battling the blaze during the day but had to halt work overnight. Multiple fire crews were also battling the...

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (30.08.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (30.08.20)

There are 2 new total cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. Both are cases in the community and both have epidemiological links to the Auckland cluster. There are 138 people linked to the community cluster who have been transferred to the Auckland quarantine facility, which includes 86...

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Michael Stace talks about COVID-19, democracy, politics and environment

Michael Stace talks about COVID-19, democracy, politics and environment

Campaign director for AdvanceNZ Michael Stace attended a protest in Wellington on Saturday to voice opinions opposing the Government on current COVID-19 lockdowns and wanting to put an end to them due to financial downpour of the countries economic drop due to COVID-19. Michael says that he and his team...

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One person has died following workplace incident at Ports of Auckland

One person has died following workplace incident at Ports of Auckland

Media were addressed early this morning by police that Emergency services were alerted at about 2.15 am to a workplace incident on Sunderland Street in Parnell. Police can confirm a person has died today. WorkSafe has been advised. Enquiries are ongoing.

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