Dr Ashley Bloomfield: ‘Stay home if having any Covid-19 related symptoms and get tested’ – Auckland

Dr Ashley Bloomfield: ‘Stay home if having any Covid-19 related symptoms and get tested’ – Auckland

The Ministry of Health is strengthening its testing and putting it forward as an immediate focus as part of surveillance testing in healthcare, border, quarantine and essential workers. The most recent community outbreak saw a significant spike of cases emerge in a short period of time within the Auckland region...

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All of New Zealand outside of Auckland to move to Alert Level 2 settings at 11.59pm on Tuesday

All of New Zealand outside of Auckland to move to Alert Level 2 settings at 11.59pm on Tuesday

All of New Zealand outside of Auckland's boundary will move to Alert Level 2 settings at 11.59pm on Tuesday, September 7. Auckland will remain under Alert Level 4 settings, with a review occurring on September 13 to decide whether the levels will be dropped. Strick mask-wearing rules and numbers of...

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Kiwibank’s Internet Banking, App and Website services back online after going down

Kiwibank’s Internet Banking, App and Website services back online after going down

Kiwibank says their Internet Banking, Phone, App and Website services went down on Monday. The company said in a statement at around 8.20am the downage was due to ‘intermittent issues'. “We're having intermittent issues with some services this morning including our phones. We’re working to this sorted. We'll update here...

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Ministry of Health reports 20 positive Covid-19 cases in community, three in managed isolation

Ministry of Health reports 20 positive Covid-19 cases in community, three in managed isolation

20 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community, while three have been reported in managed isolation. One additional case is reported as historical. The Total confirmed cases are 3,436 since the start of the pandemic in the country. Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at...

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Person dead, four injured after serious single-vehicle crash on State Highway 1 in Kaitaia

Person dead, four injured after serious single-vehicle crash on State Highway 1 in Kaitaia

A person has died overnight after a serious crash occurred in Kaitaia, Sunday. The crash occurred at the intersection of State Highway 1 and Kitchen Road at around 9.15pm. The person was taken to Kaitaia Hospital but since died. A second person injured from the crash sustained serious injuries. Three...

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Police investigating after body located in Port Hills near Christchurch

Police investigating after body located in Port Hills near Christchurch

Police report a body was found in the Port Hills area in Christchurch, Monday morning. An investigation has been launched after the body was discovered. It is believed the body is 85-year-old Shirley Warrington that was already known to be missing. Formal identification processes are ongoing. “A post mortem is...

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