Air NZ World Premiere takes off ft. SIX60

Air NZ World Premiere takes off ft. SIX60

Air New Zealand’s World Premiere in the Air departed Auckland’s Airport, taking a ‘planeload’ of fans and SIX60 with them to Dunedin. The band SIX60 originated in Dunedin. The flight, numbered NZ660, will air the world premiere of a new film; Julia Parnell calls it SIX60: Till the Lights Go...

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Passengers on Emirates flight to NZ were not aware of ‘fly-spray insecticide’ upon arrival

Passengers on Emirates flight to NZ were not aware of ‘fly-spray insecticide’ upon arrival

Passenger Melanie Lorraine Petrowski arrived in New Zealand on an Emirates flight, number EK448, at around 12:00 pm at Auckland Airport. The plane arrived from Dubai after stopping in Kuala Lumpur on the way. Upon arrival, all passengers on board were told a ‘fly-spray’ insecticide was going to be disbursed...

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COVID-19: 3 new cases reported in managed isolation

COVID-19: 3 new cases reported in managed isolation

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community. The first case was reported on 3 November whose recent arrival in New Zealand was from Romania via Qatar and Australia. They tested positive at around day 12 of...

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KiwiRail looking to improve movement of congested Freight

KiwiRail looking to improve movement of congested Freight

Kiwirail is looking to improve the movement of congested freight, particularly in and around the North Island. New ways are being explored. Kiwirail is working with CentrePort to try and improve the infrastructure for the movement of freight. “A combination of factors including industrial action at Australian ports and disruption...

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Waikato DHB to Undertake Strengthening of Waiora Building

Waikato DHB to Undertake Strengthening of Waiora Building

Waikato District Health Board will be undertaking seismic strengthening work on the Waiora Waikato Centre building at its Waikato Hospital campus. The building was previously rated at 50% New Building Standard (NBS), which was placed 34% above NBS requirements for older buildings. A detailed assessment was completed recently that measured...

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New Zealand and US relationship under Joe Biden is destructive

New Zealand and US relationship under Joe Biden is destructive

OPINION: New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern has had ties with Australia and other countries that are part of the US-led Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance, and to give congratulations to the elect-president Joe Biden, who is not the president at the time of writing this until 20 Jan 2021 is absurd....

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