Thousands report feeling Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

Thousands report feeling Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

GeoNet reports that a magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook north-east of Christchurch and surrounding areas in the South Island during the evening of Monday at 9.47pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 9 km and struck about 20 km north-east of the city out at sea. Many thousands reported feeling...

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Judith Collins gives thanks to ‘hardworking and extremely competent’ MP Nick Smith for his service

Judith Collins gives thanks to ‘hardworking and extremely competent’ MP Nick Smith for his service

Leader of the National Party, Judith Collins, thanked MP Nick Smith following his retirement announcement this evening. Mr Smith worked for fifteen different Ministers under four Prime Ministers and represented the Nelson region for the last thirty years. Due to a current Parliamentary Services inquiry into an employment issue, he...

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National’s Nick Smith to retire from Parliament

National’s Nick Smith to retire from Parliament

Nick Smith from the National Party, who is Parliament MP, is set to retire very soon. His retirement will happen on June 10 at the end of the current Parliamentary sitting block. The main decision to retire was due to personal and professional reasons. Source: CC/ Facebook Source: CC/ Facebook...

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Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake strikes lower South Island

Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake strikes lower South Island

GeoNet reports a magnitude 5.5 earthquake that struck the lower South Island and surrounding areas on Monday afternoon at 4.09pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 13 km and struck about 70 km west of Te Anau. Many had reported feeling it mostly in the Napier area, being a...

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One new Covid-19 Case reported today, none in Community

One new Covid-19 Case reported today, none in Community

There is one new case of Covid-19 to report today in managed isolation. None have been reported in the community. The new case arrived from India via Qatar on May 28. They’d tested positive at around day 1 of routine testing and is now staying in an Auckland quarantine facility....

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Police locate Dinghy in ‘desperate search’ for missing Man, Northland

Police locate Dinghy in ‘desperate search’ for missing Man, Northland

Police yesterday morning located a dinghy in a desperate search for a missing 73-year-old Waiheke Island man, Erno Bedo. Mr Bedo has remained missing since May 23 in the Oneroa Bay area. He lives on a boat called Holly that was reportedly moored in Oneroa Bay; however, the tender (dinghy)...

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Emergency Services respond to State Highway 1 crash, Wellington

Emergency Services respond to State Highway 1 crash, Wellington

Emergency services responded to a crash that occurred on State Highway 1, Centennial Highway at Newlands on Sunday night. Police say the crash involved a vehicle going southbound struck into a power pole at around 11pm. The power pole fell and partially blocked the road as a result of the...

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