3-year-old Axle reported missing from Tolaga Bay, concerns for his safety raised

3-year-old Axle reported missing from Tolaga Bay, concerns for his safety raised

Gisborne Police are asking for the public’s help for sightings of 3-year-old Axle in the Tolaga Bay area. He was reported as missing this afternoon. The last piece of clothing Axle was wearing was a blue shirt with palm trees and blue pairs of gumboots with sharks on them. According...

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ASB to pay back Customers $8.1m following investigation

ASB to pay back Customers $8.1m following investigation

Following a Commission Investigation, ASB has agreed to pay back $8.1m after lending failures. A settlement was agreed with the Commerce Commission after the bank admitted that it failed to make sure its systems were in accordance to provide required information to more than 73,000 home and personal loan customers...

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One new Covid-19 case reported in managed isolation

One new Covid-19 case reported in managed isolation

There is only one new case of Covid-19 to report today in managed isolation and none in the community. Reportedly the new case arrived on April 26 from the United Kingdom via Qatar. This person tested positive due to being symptomatic at around day 6 of routine testing and is...

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White Island shows signs of short-lived bursts in Volcanic activity

White Island shows signs of short-lived bursts in Volcanic activity

White Island, as of recent, is showing signs of short-lived bursts of volcanic activity. According to GeoNet, low-energy tremors and acoustic signals were recorded on April 29 at around 10.30pm following small volcanic earthquakes that had resulted in volcanic tremor. Recorded acoustic signals were recorded and lasted for several hours....

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Bill and Melinda Gates split up after 27 years of Marriage

Bill and Melinda Gates split up after 27 years of Marriage

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will part ways with his wife Melinda after 27 years of marriage. After launching one of the largest charitable foundations globally, both will still continue to work together at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation regardless of the split. The two posted tweets of similarity saying...

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Search continues for Raglan Fisherman who went missing at Papanui Point

Search continues for Raglan Fisherman who went missing at Papanui Point

Police say a search will continue and resume following a fisherman who was reported as missing yesterday in Raglan, Waikato. The fisherman is in his forties, last known to be fishing in the Papanui Point area on Sunday. Authorities later located the man’s vehicle in the carpark of Papanui Point....

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Grant Robertson praises Government’s Pandemic Response

Grant Robertson praises Government’s Pandemic Response

Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson has praised the Government’s strong Pandemic response, which is going greater than expected economically. Mr Robertson said the money allocated for the Covid-19 Response and Recovery Fund has not all been spent in a pre-budget speech to Wellington’s Chamber of Commerce this morning. “As part...

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