Arrest made following illegal party gathering at North Shore property that broke Covid-19 restrictions

Arrest made following illegal party gathering at North Shore property that broke Covid-19 restrictions

Police on Monday made one arrest after an alleged illegal gathering was held in the Redvale suburb of Auckland's North Shore. The gathering was held on Sunday — an Instagram influencer party at a property in the area — blatantly ignored and breached the Covid-19 Alert Level 3 restrictions. A...

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Investigation launched after man shot at in Lower Hutt

Investigation launched after man shot at in Lower Hutt

Police have launched an investigation after a man was shot at in Lower Hutt this afternoon. The man presented to Hutt Hospital at around 3.30pm with sustained critical injuries from the gunshot. He was later transferred to Wellington Hospital, remaining in a critical condition. Further information and work to establish...

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Covid-19: New Zealand and South Island to remain at Alert Level 2, Auckland to stay in Level 3 restriction settings

Covid-19: New Zealand and South Island to remain at Alert Level 2, Auckland to stay in Level 3 restriction settings

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced in today's post-cabinet press conference that the Cabinet has decided all New Zealand, outside of any Alert Level 4 or 3 region, will remain at Level 2 restriction settings. This includes the South Island which has had no positive cases for over 500 days now....

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Naturists to strip for National Nude Gardening Day

Naturists to strip for National Nude Gardening Day

Naturists on National Nude Gardening Day starting this Saturday in the Labour weekend, will be stripping butt naked. Though, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, they'll need to keep their masks on. The National Gardening Week begins from October 18 to 25 in hopes to show full force of the movement...

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Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 60 new positive cases in community

Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 60 new positive cases in community

60 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community, and 5 at the border. Since the start of the pandemic in the country, the total confirmed cases reported are 4,696. Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 1,943 (1,350 have recovered), 45 in Waikato (3...

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Car crashes into tree in fatal crash at McLaren Falls Park in Bay of Plenty, killing sole occupant

Car crashes into tree in fatal crash at McLaren Falls Park in Bay of Plenty, killing sole occupant

Police report a single-vehicle was involved in a fatal crash at McLaren Falls Park in the Bay of Plenty, Monday morning. It is understood that the car involved crashed into a tree shortly before reports were received at around 7.50am, a statement from Police says. Unfortunately, the sole occupant died at...

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Matthew Tukaki: Changing up Aotearoa’s Covid-19 approach

Matthew Tukaki: Changing up Aotearoa’s Covid-19 approach

Matthew Tukaki, Chair of the National Māori Authority, says it's time to change our Covid-19 approach by opening Aotearoa New Zealand back up to the world. The Super Saturday vaccination event saw over 130,000 people roll up their sleeves and receive their vaccine to increase vaccination rates. Figures from the...

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