Ending 2020 with REAL Independent owned News and Stories

Ending 2020 with REAL Independent owned News and Stories

thisquality ended the year with the most outstanding performance focusing solely on real news and quality stories. An exclusive SPECIAL montage was made dedicated to our most prominent stories that obtained a change in 2020, from documenting local Government, localism, crime, EMS, investigations to typing hundreds of thousands of words...

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Body located in search for missing 19-year-old Fletcher Wong

Body located in search for missing 19-year-old Fletcher Wong

This afternoon, LandSAR volunteers located the body of a young man in the Ormond area of Gisborne. The man was identified as 19-year-old Fletcher Wong who went missing at around 2 am on Tuesday at the Rhythm and Vines Festival in Waiohika Estate, Gisborne. Police thanked Rythm and Vines management...

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New ‘Sani Squad’ to be disbursed across New Zealand this Summer

New ‘Sani Squad’ to be disbursed across New Zealand this Summer

Unite Against COVID-19 has taken large efforts to promote the #UnstoppableSummer campaign in preventing the virus from spreading with new ‘Sani Squad' members. Members of the new Sani Squad team attended the Rhythm and Vines Festival. They were on standby supplying sanitiser from portable attached cases and QR scanning codes...

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Animal rights activists plan to protest at the Canterbury Rodeo next week

Animal rights activists plan to protest at the Canterbury Rodeo next week

SAFE New Zealand is planning to protest at the Canterbury Rodeo next week. Canterbury's Rodeo is part of the annual rodeo season. Last season two animals were killed, both dying at the Mad Bull rodeo in Otago. Spokesperson Will Appelbe for SAFE says the events cause pain, fear and distress...

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11 new cases of COVID-19 at border in last two days

11 new cases of COVID-19 at border in last two days

There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases reported in the community. One of the cases in today's numbers is reported as historical. This person arrived on December 24 from Canada via the United States. This person tested positive at...

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One person dies following serious single-vehicle crash, Christchurch

One person dies following serious single-vehicle crash, Christchurch

Emergency services attended the scene of a serious single-vehicle crash in Christchurch last night. The crash happened at around 10:45 pm on Russley Road, Harewood. The road was blocked for some time while emergency services attended. Sadly, one person died at the scene. The death will be referred to the...

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Wellington shook by sharp ‘moderate’ magnitude 4.5 Earthquake

Wellington shook by sharp ‘moderate’ magnitude 4.5 Earthquake

A magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shook Wellington and surrounding areas of the lower North Island early Thursday morning at around 1:10 am. According to Geonet, the earthquake was located 10 km west of Upper Hutt and had a depth of 25 km. The shaking intensity was moderate. Over 12,900 people have reported...

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