Truck rolls over on State Highway 57, Palmerston North

Truck rolls over on State Highway 57, Palmerston North

Emergency services responded to a truck and trailer that rolled over on State Highway 57 near Palmerston North. The crash happened on Fitzherbert East Road in Aokautere at around 2:15 pm. The road remained closed for several hours while tow contractors were at the scene to right the truck. Motorists...

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UK COVID-19 Variant detected in New Zealand, not in community

UK COVID-19 Variant detected in New Zealand, not in community

The Ministry of Health informed thisquality that the United Kingdom (UK) COVID-19 variant had been detected in New Zealand; however, it is not in the community. The variant was identified as UK variant of COVID-19 known as 20B/501Y.V1 (Lineage B.1.1.7). “All positive COVID-19 tests in New Zealand are sent to...

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19 new cases of COVID-19 at border in last three days

19 new cases of COVID-19 at border in last three days

There are 19 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases reported in the community. Of the cases at the border, one is historical. The first, a historical case, arrived on December 19 from the United States via Australia. This person tested positive...

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#WheresKelvin trends on NZ Twitter over rogue Waikeria Prison riots

#WheresKelvin trends on NZ Twitter over rogue Waikeria Prison riots

Over the past six days, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has not mentioned a dime on what is happening in NZ's back yard. There's been no plan or comments from Mr Davis; however, he said he would be making a comment after the riots end and once it is ‘sorted'. The...

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