LIVE: SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites on Falcon 9

LIVE: SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites on Falcon 9

SpaceX is set to launch its next fleet of Starlink satellites into orbit for the company’s broadband network which will provide internet to anyone anywhere around the world. The Hawthorne, California-based company will send 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit. They will be delivered on the famous Falcon 9 rocket...

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Westpac Bank likely to sell New Zealand business amid pressure from RBNZ

Westpac Bank likely to sell New Zealand business amid pressure from RBNZ

Australian-run Bank Westpac acknowledged that options are being considered to sell off their operations in New Zealand. The Bank said it was deciding if a sale would be in the best interests of its shareholders. “Westpac is also assessing the appropriate structure for its New Zealand business and whether a...

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CEO Sam Hudson ‘not exactly happy’ with Government Social Media Channels

CEO Sam Hudson ‘not exactly happy’ with Government Social Media Channels

thisquality CEO Sam Hudson has expressed his concern for Government Social Media channels saying they need to be fair with Journalistic behaviours but he does respect rules, and follows them. “I think the problem we all face is that there needs to be full-on transparency when it comes to Government...

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to receive COVID-19 Vaccine before public, to show leadership

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to receive COVID-19 Vaccine before public, to show leadership

Though there’s hesitancy, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern should receive the COVID-19 vaccination by going hard and early to show leadership in New Zealand. However, the PM’s decision not to jump to the front of the queue is abruptly showing there is not enough courage but has gotten support from opposition...

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Failing private Water supplies, Ratepayers are ‘on the hook’

Failing private Water supplies, Ratepayers are ‘on the hook’

The Water Services Bill is putting Ratepayers ‘on the hook’ for their failing private drinking water supplies. Local Government New Zealand released a statement mentioning a presentation to the Health Select Committee on the Bill. It will raise serious concerns about large costs for ratepayers if councils take over private...

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3 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

3 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are 3 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 21 from Ethiopia. This person tested positive on day 1 routine testing and are staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. The second new case arrived...

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LIVE: COVID-19 update 24th March, 2021 at 1pm

LIVE: COVID-19 update 24th March, 2021 at 1pm

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and the Director-General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, will provide an update to the media today at 1.00 pm.   Image: Gettyimages Video: Ministry of Health

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Auckland Police seek to identify ‘rule breaking’ Waitangi Day Dirt Bikers

Auckland Police seek to identify ‘rule breaking’ Waitangi Day Dirt Bikers

An investigation that has continued is looking to identify dirt bikers from a mass Waitangi Day ride on Auckland’s roads. Dangerously, motorcyclists were seen weaving through the city’s busy traffic pulling wheelies and other sorts of reckless maneuvers. A Facebook post was made from Counties Manukau Police which asked the...

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16-year-old Ope O’Donnell reported missing

16-year-old Ope O’Donnell reported missing

Wellington Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for sightings of 16-year-old Parengaope (Ope) O’Donnell. She was last seen in the Hutt Valley area on March 10. Areas of interest are Levin, Ōtaki, Whanganui and Rotorua. If you have information about seen Ope, it may help the...

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85% of New Zealanders have fallen victim to Road Rage incidents – study

85% of New Zealanders have fallen victim to Road Rage incidents – study

Finder’s new research study has revealed that New Zealand drivers see more ‘red’ behind the wheel. The study consisted of 1,501 drivers from ages 18 and above. It revealed that 85% of them fell victim to a road rage incident within the last ten years. Almost 2 in 3 New...

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