Samoa approved for US$25m in grants to fight COVID-19

Samoa approved for US$25m in grants to fight COVID-19

Somoa has been approved for US$25m in grants from the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today.  The grant will support Samoa’s social and economic response and recovery from COVID-19 and in-hopes is set to boost and build resilience to health risks, climate change and natural disasters. Measures to increase...

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0 new cases of COVID-19 reported today

0 new cases of COVID-19 reported today

There are 0 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in New Zealand. There are 3 previously reported cases that have now been classed as recovered from COVID-19. The total number of active COVID-19 cases is now 56.  The total confirmed COVID-19 cases remain at 1,722. This is the number...

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Paekakariki Hill Road closes after Car vs Ute crash, Wellington

Paekakariki Hill Road closes after Car vs Ute crash, Wellington

Police have said to media that Paekakariki Hill Road has been closed off to the public due to a crash. The crash involved a car and a ute and was reported at around 11:50 am. Motorists are asked to avoid the area or expect delays while the crash gets cleared....

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New Charity ‘Fairgrow’ launches to deliver fresh Fruit and Vegetables

New Charity ‘Fairgrow’ launches to deliver fresh Fruit and Vegetables

A new charity has launched named Fairgrow which has been organised by New Zealand’s leading fresh produce company, T&G Fresh. The charity will be aiming to get fresh fruit and vegetables to Kiwis in need. “COVID-19 has turned many people’s lives upside down and right now large numbers of Kiwis...

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Holiday Park owners are hoping for business growth this Summer

Holiday Park owners are hoping for business growth this Summer

Holiday Park owners are hoping guests can support local businesses by trying out something new this summer. “A lot of businesses will be relying on New Zealanders’ support over the next few months,” says Holiday Parks New Zealand CE Fergus Brown. “As we approach our first year without international visitors—and...

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One person dies after vehicle rolls, Auckland

One person dies after vehicle rolls, Auckland

Police reported that one person has died following a crash on rural land off Pakiri Road, Leigh, Auckland. Police responded to a vehicle that rolled at around 6:35 pm last night, One person was transported to hospital but later died as a result of their injuries. Another person had minor...

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