COVID-19: 9 new cases to report in New Zealand today

COVID-19: 9 new cases to report in New Zealand today

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Health Minister Chirs Hipkins will provide today’s update. “It’s good to be back,” Hipkins said as his first words at this press conference. He thanked the team of ‘5 million’ for playing their part in the last 7 months since the first COVID-19...

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MPI to introduce tougher regulation for Livestock Exports

MPI to introduce tougher regulation for Livestock Exports

The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) says there will now be extra requirements on the export of live animals. MPI Director-General Ray Smith says the independent review found there was a wider policy review of the trade to ensure there is no serious animal welfare issue for the 24,000 cows...

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Wellington Central Library: to strengthen or demolish, split decisions

Wellington Central Library: to strengthen or demolish, split decisions

The Wellington City Council will be voting on whether to strengthen or build a new Central Library for the city on the coming Wednesday (October 28). The Wednesday debate starts at 9:30 am, and includes the officers’ advice to remediate the building to the highest level, Option C — the...

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Huggies donates over 20,000 nappies and clothing for families

Huggies donates over 20,000 nappies and clothing for families

Plunket families across the country felt the love from Kiwi shoppers last month after receiving bundles of desperately needed nappies and clothing for their babies. Plunked families made it possible through contributions made to the Hug it Forward initiative which is run by Huggies and partnered with Countdown and New...

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Police continue to investigate unexplained death of Baby at an Ōtara address

Police continue to investigate unexplained death of Baby at an Ōtara address

Police are continuing to investigate the unexplained death of a baby at an address in Ōtara that was called in at around 10 am yesterday. Circumstances surrounding the death of the baby girl are currently being investigated on since Thursday morning and Police have been making a number of enquiries...

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COVID-19: Minister for Health Chris Hipkins and Dr Ashley Bloomfield to provide update at 1pm today

COVID-19: Minister for Health Chris Hipkins and Dr Ashley Bloomfield to provide update at 1pm today

REFRESH THIS PAGE AT 1:00 PM NZT —- The Ministry of Health is expected to do a media standup at 1 pm today following Sunday’s rare weekend standup which resulted in a new community case of COVID-19. Minister for Health Chris Hipkins, and the Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield,...

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