Homicide investigation launched following fatal house fire in East Auckland

Homicide investigation launched following fatal house fire in East Auckland

A homicide investigation has been launched into a house fire that happened in Cockle Bay on October 20. Emergency services were called to the fire on Minerva Terrace at around 6:50 pm where 27-year-old Wiremu Arapo was found deceased. Police began making immediate enquiries into the death on behalf of...

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Ministry seeks consent to build new Dunedin Hospital through COVID-19 legislation

Ministry seeks consent to build new Dunedin Hospital through COVID-19 legislation

The Ministry of Health has submitted an application which will be using the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast Track Consenting) Act 2020 to gain consent for the construction of a new Dunedin Hospital. Director Mike Barns of the programme says that the team, confident that consent under the Resource Management Act would...

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COVID-19: Two new cases reported in managed isolation

COVID-19: Two new cases reported in managed isolation

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community. Of today’s new cases, the first person arrived from Moscow via London, Qatar and Brisbane on 14 November. The second person arrived from Dubai on 14 November. The total...

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NZ Government rejects calls for Welfare payments increase

NZ Government rejects calls for Welfare payments increase

OPINION: The New Zealand government has rejected calls for welfare payments to increase. During the 2020 General Elections in October, the Labour-Green Party government has shown it is more pro-business than pro-people, showing their true colours which allows cooperate elites to have more demands for deeper severity measures against the...

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The Wiggles: ‘We’re All Fruit Salad’ 2021 NZ Tour announced

The Wiggles: ‘We’re All Fruit Salad’ 2021 NZ Tour announced

The Wiggles have announced their ‘We’re All Fruit Salad’ 2021 NZ Tour — it’s time to get ready to Wiggle! During March of 2021, the Wiggles are coming to perform as part of their We’re All Fruit Salad Tour — the show features Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony singing and...

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Government agrees to purchasing 5 million COVID-19 vaccines

Government agrees to purchasing 5 million COVID-19 vaccines

The government has agreed in an in-principle agreement to purchase up to 5 million COVID-19 vaccines. Following this announcement, this follows the government’s recent agreement to purchase around 1.5m doses of a vaccine, and that’d be enough for roughly 750,000 people — which would come from Pfizer and BioNTech. The...

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Calli Valudos describes her first time eating at KFC after 5 years

Calli Valudos describes her first time eating at KFC after 5 years

During a livestream, from 18 November; CEO Sam Hudson of thisquality, ATTICA Ōtaki Candidate Michael Kay and Mana Candidate Calli Veludous talk about KFC and fizz. Before the live stream happened — Calli Veludos talked about her KFC experience after 5 years of not eating there, so, CEO Sam Hudson...

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