Mayor Phil Goff asks Aucklanders to continue following COVID-19 rules

Mayor Phil Goff asks Aucklanders to continue following COVID-19 rules

Auckland’s Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to keep Auckland at COVID-19 Alert Level 2, with additional restrictions, ‘is the right one’ and asks Aucklanders to continue following the rules so the city can return to Alert Level 1 as soon as it is possible to do so. “Aucklanders...

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (5.09.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (5.09.20)

There are 3 new total cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. 1 in a managed isolation facility, detected as an imported case. 2 are community cases. The total number of active cases is 112. 38 of those are imported cases in MIQ facilities, 74 are community cases....

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Youth arrested in relation to indecent assaults – Porirua

Youth arrested in relation to indecent assaults – Porirua

Porirua Police has arrested a young person in connection to six indecent assaults in the area of Porirua’s train station recently. Police received several reports since February of multiple women also being assaulted in Awatea Street, the Mungavin Avenue underpass and the Kivell Street area. The young person has been...

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Auckland Sky Tower will be lit Blue for Fathers Day

Auckland Sky Tower will be lit Blue for Fathers Day

SkyCity Auckland says the Sky Tower will be lit blue this Father’s Day, to say acknowledge all the Fathers and Father-figures in our lives, saying ‘thank you’. The Sky Tower is the Southern Hemisphere’s tallest free-standing building. Based in the middle of Auckland, it is one of New Zealand’s most...

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3 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand (5.09.20)

3 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand (5.09.20)

There are 3 new total cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. 1 in a managed isolation facility, detected as an imported case. 2 are community cases. The total number of active cases is 112. 38 of those are imported cases in MIQ facilities, 74 are community cases....

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Former PM of the Cook Islands Joseph Williams dies from COVID-19

Former PM of the Cook Islands Joseph Williams dies from COVID-19

The second COVID-19 related death since yesterday (4 Sept) has been announced to media by the Ministry of Health. The former PM of the Cook Islands Dr Joseph Williams passed away last night in Auckland City Hospital.  He was admitted to Auckland City Hospital on 13 August and passed away...

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VIDEO: Washed up Whale gets removed from tide at Hokio Beach

VIDEO: Washed up Whale gets removed from tide at Hokio Beach

A dead whale washed up overnight at Hokio Beach on Friday. The cause of death is unknown, and officials have not yet confirmed the species of the whale. Source: CC/ Sam Hudson Source: CC/ Sam Hudson The Department of Conservation had a ranger on site accompanied by local iwi throughout...

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