Prince Phillip dies at age 99

Prince Phillip dies at age 99

Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died. He passed away at the age of 99, serving as a companion to his wife Queen Elizabeth II for over 60 years. Due to failing health in recent years, he had kept along until March 16 where he was released from London’s...

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Search and Rescue initiated after Person goes missing from capsized Boat, Gisborne

Search and Rescue initiated after Person goes missing from capsized Boat, Gisborne

Police report that one person is reportedly missing after responding to a water rescue in Tikitiki, Gisborne. The incident was first reported at around 5 pm, that a boat had capsized south of the river mouth. At the time of the incident, two people were in the boat. One person...

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Crew member on Taranaki ship under investigation due to weak positive COVID-19 results

Crew member on Taranaki ship under investigation due to weak positive COVID-19 results

The Ministry of Health reported to thisquality that a crew member who works on the Boka Summit ship parked at Taranaki’s port had returned negative results after being under investigation. It was reported that the crew member returned a weak positive followed by a negative result for COVID-19, which was...

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One Person arrested following Police presence on Queen Street East in Levin, Horowhenua

One Person arrested following Police presence on Queen Street East in Levin, Horowhenua

Police armed with guns and Armed Offenders Squad members reportedly forced Queen Street East in Levin to go into a temporary lockdown after an incident occurred this afternoon. A Police spokesperson told thisquality that AOS members responded to the scene as a precaution. Cordons were in place between Rugby Street...

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Evacuation measures in place on Caribbean Island of St. Vincent over Volcanic activity

Evacuation measures in place on Caribbean Island of St. Vincent over Volcanic activity

Officials initiated evacuation alerts on Friday following fears that a volcanic eruption could occur on the Caribbean Island of St. Vincent. People who live near the La Soufriere volcano were advised to evacuate after abrupt glowing could be seen on Thursday night, following days of odd seismic activity in the...

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President Putin warns ‘the end of Ukraine’ is coming following conflict

President Putin warns ‘the end of Ukraine’ is coming following conflict

An increase in Russian troops near Ukraine’s eastern border is ramping up vicious threats, where tensions are rising, that outcomes of conflict could make the end of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. Recently separatist rebels and Ukrainian troops have been clashing together, causing violence. Troops have been building up by...

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National says wealthy people are not the only victims of Cancer

National says wealthy people are not the only victims of Cancer

Dr Shane Reti, National’s Health spokesperson, called out Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson for making unfunded cancer drugs an issue for the wealthy. “In response to a National Party proposal for DHBs to cover the costs of administering cancer drugs PHARMAC won’t fund, Mr Robertson claimed in...

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6 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

6 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

There are 6 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on April 2 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 5 routine testing, is a close contact of a case and...

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Multiple injured and one killed after mass shooting in Texas, suspect in custody

Multiple injured and one killed after mass shooting in Texas, suspect in custody

A gunman reportedly opened fire at an industrial park at 350 Stone City Drive, Kent Moore Cabinets in Bryan, Texas. Six ambulances were on the scene treating at least five people who were injured from wounds. One person sadly died as a result. Police launched a manhunt as the suspect...

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp experiencing worldwide outage

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp experiencing worldwide outage

Social Media platforms Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were experiencing an outage and was reportedly down. Users started to report the issue shortly after 9:30 am, being unable to refresh their feeds or use the platforms. Upon loading each website, one message displayed on Facebook said: “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re...

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