Akatarawa Road closed after Truck becomes stuck blocking Road near Reikorangi, Kāpiti Coast

Akatarawa Road closed after Truck becomes stuck blocking Road near Reikorangi, Kāpiti Coast

Kāpiti Coast District Council released a statement on Wednesday afternoon that Akatarawa Road near Reikorangi is blocked due to a truck becoming stuck. The incident occurred near the summit on the Kāpiti side at around 1pm, and assessments were underway at the time. Emergency services were also on site. It...

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‘Moderate’ Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake abruptly strikes Christchurch

‘Moderate’ Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake abruptly strikes Christchurch

GeoNet reports that a magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook the majority of Christchurch and surrounding areas during the afternoon of Wednesday at 1.49pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 7 km and struck about 5 km south-west of the city. Thousands of residents reported feeling it as being a ‘moderate’...

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Six new Covid-19 Cases reported today, none in Community

Six new Covid-19 Cases reported today, none in Community

There is six new cases of Covid-19 to report today in managed isolation. None have been reported in the community. The total number of active Covid-19 cases is 18. The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases are now at 2,323. They are the numbers that the Ministry of Health reports...

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ACT: Government reportedly ‘going soft on Crime’ in New Zealand

ACT: Government reportedly ‘going soft on Crime’ in New Zealand

ACT Party Justice spokesperson Nicole McKee says the current Government is ‘going soft on crime’ in New Zealand. Twelve iwi Community Panels known as Te Pae Oranga were part of a funding of $70m. On top of this, boasting has been claimed to be made about prison populations decreasing instead...

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First Human case of H10N3 Bird Flu reported in China

First Human case of H10N3 Bird Flu reported in China

The first case of the H10N3 Bird Flu has been reported in China’s Eastern Province of Jiangsu, reports Beijing’s National Health Commission (NHC). A 41-year-old man who is a resident of the city of Zhenjiang had contracted the H10N3 strain and was hospitalised on April 28 after developing a phenomenon...

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Two People dead following fatal crash between Car and Motorcycle on State Highway 1, Manakau

Two People dead following fatal crash between Car and Motorcycle on State Highway 1, Manakau

Police report that two people have died following a crash that occurred at Manakau on Wednesday morning. The crash happened between Whakahoro Road and Kuku East Road, involving a car and a motorcycle at around 5.35am. A pillion passenger and the motorcycle rider died at the scene. The road remained...

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