World’s first ‘5G powered’ Tattoo – video

World’s first ‘5G powered’ Tattoo – video

The first-ever remote tattoo has become a reality. It is called the ‘impossible tattoo' by T-Mobile Netherlands. A fresh glimpse at new possibilities will offer and enable the future to prosper. With a low-latency of T-Mobile's 5G network, it allowed for someone to be tattooed remotely in real-time over a...

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Ministry of Health changes daily COVID-19 briefings to every two days

Ministry of Health changes daily COVID-19 briefings to every two days

Media briefings and press releases will be sent out a lot less due to the most recent returnee cases appearing at the border in managed isolation facilities. Briefings will be held on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday to reflect the changes. “On those days, the Ministry will report cases that...

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Director-General of Health gains control over Water Fluoridation

Director-General of Health gains control over Water Fluoridation

The Government announced that the Director-General of Health will now have control over water Fluoridation under a new proposed law change in a process that will be a safe, effective and affordable approach to improving oral health for children. Associate Health Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall says in the current form,...

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Police on the hunt for 23-year-old Peta Gemmell

Police on the hunt for 23-year-old Peta Gemmell

Police notified the press that they are on the hunt to locate 23-year-old Peta Gemmell. Peta Gemmell has a warrant to arrest and has ties to Wairoa, Whakatāne and Hawke’s Bay. Authorities ask the public that if someone knows him or where he is, it is recommended to call 111...

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15 Takahē Birds released into Kahurangi National Park

15 Takahē Birds released into Kahurangi National Park

The Department of Conservation Takahē Recovery team partnered with Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Fulton Hogan to release the 15 birds into Kahurangi National Park. The Takahē breed was released into Kahurangi in 2018. It was the first attempt to generate a new wild population. “It’s challenging to establish...

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Head of MIQ Brigadier Jim Bliss receives second COVID-19 Vaccine dose – video

Head of MIQ Brigadier Jim Bliss receives second COVID-19 Vaccine dose – video

Second doses are underway for many Border workers, including Head of Managed Isolation and Quarantine Brigadier Jim Bliss, who received his on March 17 at Jet Park in Auckland. “It’s good to have the second shot and to be at the Jet Park with some of our frontline staff. It’s...

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Driver faces serious injuries after crashing into Cow in Wairarapa

Driver faces serious injuries after crashing into Cow in Wairarapa

A driver struck a cow on Lake Ferry Road at around 6:40 am on Thursday in the Wairarapa. As a result of the incident, the driver involved faced serious injuries. The cow died. Emergency services were called to the scene where the injured was flown to Wellington Hospital at around...

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Hawke’s Bay Dairy company fined $48,750 over discharging 80,000 litres of effluent

Hawke’s Bay Dairy company fined $48,750 over discharging 80,000 litres of effluent

On March 12, a Dairy Company based in Hawke's Bay was fined for illegal effluent discharge into a stream which made it turn green. The fine given to Maxwell Farms Ltd totalled $48,750 after 80,000 litres of effluent was discharged. The case was brought to the court by the Hawke’s...

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