12-year-old Caleb Takoko reported as missing, now located

12-year-old Caleb Takoko reported as missing, now located

Authorities asked for the public's help to find the whereabouts of 12-year-old Caleb Takoko from Gisborne after he was reported missing. He was not seen since leaving his home on Aberdeen Street at around 5 pm on March 5. A Police spokeswoman said Caleb was reunited with his family after...

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Auckland to move to Alert Level 2 on Sunday, rest of NZ to Level 1

Auckland to move to Alert Level 2 on Sunday, rest of NZ to Level 1

Auckland is set to move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from 3 at 6 am on Sunday morning while the rest of New Zealand will move to Level 1 from 2 at the same time. This move is due to having no new community cases for the last five days...

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New Zealand’s North Eastern Tsunami threat downgraded, Civil Defence – video

New Zealand’s North Eastern Tsunami threat downgraded, Civil Defence – video

Bay of Plenty Group Controller Matt Harrex was pleased to hear evacuations were taken seriously following a magnitude 8.1 earthquake which posed a threat that a tsunami could have potentially formed and struck New Zealand's North Eastern shores. Some areas of the Bay of Plenty remain under a beach and...

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Tsunami surge approaches Tokomaru Bay following magnitude 8.1 earthquake, Northland – video

Tsunami surge approaches Tokomaru Bay following magnitude 8.1 earthquake, Northland – video

Watch videos filmed by Gina Pewhairangi and Claudia Maaka of a tsunami water surge approach Tokomaru Bay. The tsunami surge follows a magnitude 8.1 earthquake that struck the North-Eastern side of the North Island at 2:37 am on Friday morning.     Image/Video: SUPPLIED/Gina Pewhairangi, Claudia Maaka

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No new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

No new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, and none in the community. The total number of active COVID-19 cases is 68. The total confirmed COVID-19 cases remain at 2,033. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation....

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Shaking of magnitude 7.1 earthquake captured on interior Camera, Lower Hutt – video

Shaking of magnitude 7.1 earthquake captured on interior Camera, Lower Hutt – video

Watch from an interior camera that captured shaking inside a home caused by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 2:37 am on Friday in Lower Hutt.     Image/Video: SUPPLIED

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Watch New Zealand Post Depot in Napier shaken by magnitude 7.1 earthquake – video

Watch New Zealand Post Depot in Napier shaken by magnitude 7.1 earthquake – video

Following this morning's magnitude 7.1 earthquake, a video captured shows Napier's New Zealand Post depot get shaken. Rattling sounds can be heard right after the earthquake struck 105km east of Te Araroa. The quake struck at a depth of 90km at 2:27 am this morning. Image/Video: SUPPLIED/Axel Alexander [third party...

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Another Tsunami Warning issued after magnitude 8.1 quake strikes near Kermadec Islands

Another Tsunami Warning issued after magnitude 8.1 quake strikes near Kermadec Islands

Another Tsunami Warning was issued for the Pacific region following a second major magnitude 8.1 earthquake that hit off New Zealand's Kermadec Islands. The quake struck at around 8:28 am at a depth of 10 km. It is the third recorded quake following a magnitude 7.4 near the Kermadec Islands...

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Tsunami Warning issued for North Eastern coastal areas following magnitude 7.1 quake

Tsunami Warning issued for North Eastern coastal areas following magnitude 7.1 quake

A Tsunami Warning was issued at around 3:28 am for coastal areas near the east of the North Island following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. An EMA alert was issued at around 4:18 am to areas under land and marine tsunami threat. Anyone who lives near the coast and felt a...

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Severe magnitude 7.1 Earthquake shakes all of North Island

Severe magnitude 7.1 Earthquake shakes all of North Island

According to GeoNet, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook the whole of the North Island and parts of the Northern area in the South Island on Friday morning at 2:27 am. The earthquake was 90 km deep and struck about 105 kilometres east of Te Araroa (East of the North Island)....

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