Accident in Kawakawa Bay leads to fatality

Accident in Kawakawa Bay leads to fatality

Police and other emergency services responded to a fatal crash on Saturday night in Kawakawa Bay, southeast of Auckland. A person had sadly died at the scene after falling from a moving vehicle on Clevedon-Kawkawa Road shortly before 7pm. Enquiries are now underway to determine the circumstances of the incident....

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Four cases confirmed as positive for Covid-19 in Northland is a reminder to get vaccinated

Four cases confirmed as positive for Covid-19 in Northland is a reminder to get vaccinated

Northland District Health Board is encouraging people to get vaccinated as four people tested positive for the Covid-19 virus in Northland recently. All four are related to each other, with two under the age of 12. Yesterday, the Ministry of Health reported two cases from this group that had initially...

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Multiple people injured, two dead in two-car crash south of Waihola

Multiple people injured, two dead in two-car crash south of Waihola

Police report two people have died after a serious crash just south of Waihola in Otago, Saturday morning. The crash occurred on State Highway 1 involving two cars at around 9.15am. Three more people were injured — two both sustaining serious injuries and one with moderate injuries. Five emergency units...

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Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 104 new positive cases in community

Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 104 new positive cases in community

104 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community. Out of this, 91 were identified in Auckland, 8 in Waikato, 4 in Northland and 1 in Marlborough. Two new cases were reported at the border. Since the start of the pandemic in the country, the total confirmed...

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Ministry of Health confirms positive Covid-19 case in Blenheim

Ministry of Health confirms positive Covid-19 case in Blenheim

The Ministry of Health confirmed at around midday today that a person returned a positive Covid-19 test late last night in Blenheim, Marlborough District. The individual is currently self-isolating after flying from Rotorua, arriving on October 21. They'd presented symptoms of a sore throat and sought a test on arrival....

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Third Covid-19 vaccine dose available for severely immunocompromised

Third Covid-19 vaccine dose available for severely immunocompromised

A third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine will now be recommended and is accessible for severely immunocompromised people aged 12 and older. The availability comes as the severely immunocompromised group is at higher risk when they catch the virus. After receiving two doses of the Pfizer vaccine, some may not...

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