Dr Fauci fears Anti-vaxxers will not be convinced

Dr Fauci fears Anti-vaxxers will not be convinced

The Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorisation of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, rolling it out in the United States on December 12. Dr Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) had ‘serious’ concerns about the vaccine rollout due to Anti-vaxxers. People who are...

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Queen calls Jacinda Ardern, wishing NZ a ‘wonderful Christmas break’

Queen calls Jacinda Ardern, wishing NZ a ‘wonderful Christmas break’

The Queen called PM Jacinda Ardern last week for a chat and a check-up on how New Zealand is doing. PM Jacinda Ardern described last week as ‘busy’ after not reminding herself to find a chance to pass on the special message. “Her Majesty the Queen was kind enough to...

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NZ Government Security Authority CERT NZ issues Advisory of SolarWinds hack

NZ Government Security Authority CERT NZ issues Advisory of SolarWinds hack

A New Zealand Government Security Authority named CERT NZ has issued an advisory of the SolarWinds hack that happened earlier this year. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was reported recently as a victim and a target by the cyberattack. IT company SolarWinds has more than 300,000 customers, and this...

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Reserve Bank of NZ on long-term challenges and opportunities

Reserve Bank of NZ on long-term challenges and opportunities

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) stated its focus of responding to long-term challenges and opportunities. With confidence, Te Pūtea Matua has acted ‘swiftly’ to tackle the economic challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to New Zealand. Longer-term problems are about facing the challenges and risks directed in...

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Video shows Clifton area scrub fire in Port Hills, Christchurch

Video shows Clifton area scrub fire in Port Hills, Christchurch

A fire broke out in the Clifton Area of Port Hills in Christchurch at around 11:30 am this morning.  It was reported that Police evacuated residents living in the area where the fire broke out. Ten Fire and Emergency appliances were in attendance as well as two water tankers and...

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Helicopter crashes north of Kaikoura killing two, three injured

Helicopter crashes north of Kaikoura killing two, three injured

A Helicopter has crashed on the beach near the Kekerengu Rivermouth at Clarence, 30km north of Kaikoura. Emergency services were alerted about the crash at around 12:40 pm. Three helicopters were sent to the scene from Wellington, Nelson, and Christchurch. A St John Ambulance from Kaikōura was also sent to...

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Port Hills scrub fire breaks out in Clifton area, Christchurch

Port Hills scrub fire breaks out in Clifton area, Christchurch

A scrub fire broke out in the Clifton area of Port Hills in Christchurch. The fire was reported to Police at around 11:30 am. Police assisted with evacuations in the surrounding area. Twelve Fire and Emergency appliances were in attendance as well as two water tankers and a Command unit....

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Ministry of Health confirms COVID-19 survival rate is 97-99%

Ministry of Health confirms COVID-19 survival rate is 97-99%

The Ministry of Health confirmed that the survival rate for COVID-19 is a lot higher than expected. However, each survival rate can vary between different age groups and people. In an official information act, leaked to thisquality, it noted relative questions about COVID-19 under the Official Information Act 1982 law....

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SolarWinds hack compromised Homeland Security

SolarWinds hack compromised Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is one of America’s three major federal agencies that has been targeted by a cyberattack early this year. IT company SolarWinds served more than 300,000 customers, and this includes several federal and state agencies in the United States. Around 33,000 of its customers were...

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Electoral College votes in Joe Biden as contested winner

Electoral College votes in Joe Biden as contested winner

The American Electoral College has announced Joe Biden as the winner from the race to 270 of the November 3 elections. California cast its 55 votes to put the former vice-president over the 270 mark needed to claim the winning spot. Biden amassed 306 points while the current President, Donald...

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