Dr Ashley Bloomfield: Breaches of managed isolation are taken seriously

Dr Ashley Bloomfield: Breaches of managed isolation are taken seriously

The Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says any breaches of COVID-19 managed isolation facility rules is taken very seriously after six Pakistan men’s cricket team members tested positive for COVID-19.  “It is a privilege to come to New Zealand to play sport, but in return, teams must stick to...

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Pakistan men’s cricket team members test positive for COVID-19

Pakistan men’s cricket team members test positive for COVID-19

The Ministry of Health reported to media on Thursday evening that six members of the Pakistan men's cricket team tested positive for COVID-19 at their managed isolation facility at the Chateau on the Park in Christchurch. The test results are being confirmed outside of the Ministry's usual cycle of announcing...

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Wellington High School under lockdown due to threat

Wellington High School under lockdown due to threat

Wellington High School has been put into lockdown after Police received reports of a threat at around 9:40 am. There was an increased Police presence in the area of Bidwill Street and Taranaki St. Wellington High School said in a Facebook statement that students are staying in their classrooms and...

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Hawke’s Bay Regional Council: $100,000 for flood relief

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council: $100,000 for flood relief

Hawke's Bay Regional Council has contributed $100,000 to the Napier City Mayoral Relief Response Fund to help locals buy essential items that are not covered by insurance or other agencies. The council voted to contribute in a meeting yesterday, where councillors agreed on the hardship grant that would be funded...

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Tanker Truck reported stuck on power pole, Tatum Park

Tanker Truck reported stuck on power pole, Tatum Park

thisquality is receiving reports of a tanker truck that has hit a pole on State Highway 1 near Tatum Park. The fuel tanker truck was reported stuck on a power pole at the Kuku East Rd intersection at around 7:45 am. Emergency services were at the scene. Traffic was put...

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Horowhenua Santa Parade 2020: what you need to know

Horowhenua Santa Parade 2020: what you need to know

Horowhenua is getting their 2020 Santa parade ready, but this year it will be themed as a ‘Grinchy Christmas' due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade will be happening on Saturday, November 28 in Levin beginning at 4 pm from York St following through to Oxford St, then ending at...

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Invercargill Police arrest three Thugs for aggravated burglary and kidnapping

Invercargill Police arrest three Thugs for aggravated burglary and kidnapping

Invercargill Police executed a number of search warrants in response to aggravated burglary and kidnapping, which happened on Thursday 19 November. Three thugs aged 31, 36 and 39 that had gang connections — were arrested in relation to the incident. They were all charged with aggravated burglary and kidnapping. They...

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Police seek to find missing boy in Auckland

Police seek to find missing boy in Auckland

Police are seeking the public's help to find missing boy Aiden, who was reported missing from his home in Saint Heliers on Wednesday. Aiden is tall, and slim in build — he has short blonde hair. He was last seen wearing jeans and a green hoodie with a black Nike...

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