Police concerned for missing 13-year-old Ashleigh Lay, Hastings

Police concerned for missing 13-year-old Ashleigh Lay, Hastings

Police are concerned for the wellbeing and safety of 13-year-old Ashleigh Lay from Hastings. Eastern District Police made a statement to their Facebook page, which mentioned she was last seen at around 11:15 am on Windsor Avenue in Parkvale. She may be travelling in a white Toyota Hilux with number...

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Ministry of Health apologises after COVID-19 case numbers were over-reported

Ministry of Health apologises after COVID-19 case numbers were over-reported

The Ministry of Health apologised after reconciliation of active cases lead to a miscalculation. Active case numbers dropped substantially, following a finding that the active COVID-19 cases in New Zealand were over-reported due to a process issue. “Some recovered cases had been discharged from a managed quarantine facility, but their...

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10 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

10 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are 10 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 6 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive on day 12 routine testing and is staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland....

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Australian Council bans the use of 1080 poison

Australian Council bans the use of 1080 poison

Australia’s Blue Mountains City Council put a stop to the use of 1080 poison for good. A vote was made in favour that the organisation does not use 1080 poison as part of pest control processes and techniques. It encouraged other agencies to do the same. To rule out its...

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