No Tsunami threat to New Zealand following 8.2 magnitude Earthquake near Alaska

No Tsunami threat to New Zealand following 8.2 magnitude Earthquake near Alaska

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck near the Alaska Peninsula on Thursday evening at 6.16pm NZST, and authorities in New Zealand keept a close eye on developments. The National Emergency Management Agency (Civil Defense) responded promptly to the quake and assessed whether there was a tsunami risk to the country. The...

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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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Quarantine-free Travel paused between New Zealand and New South Wales

Quarantine-free Travel paused between New Zealand and New South Wales

The Ministry of Health during the evening last night alongside COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins announced that quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and New South Wales in Australia will be paused due to two positive cases that were identified in Sydney. Within the last two days, both cases have been...

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‘Hamburglar’ breaks into Melbourne Butcher, cooks Steak and makes a Milo

‘Hamburglar’ breaks into Melbourne Butcher, cooks Steak and makes a Milo

On April 5 a man now known as Austalia's most ruthless ‘Hamburglar' broke into a Melbourne butcher, Marshall's Quality Meats, spending two hours inside the store cooking up meat, then made a hot cup of Milo on the side. Not a good mix. A Facebook post from Eyewatch – Frankston...

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Bill and Melinda Gates split up after 27 years of Marriage

Bill and Melinda Gates split up after 27 years of Marriage

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will part ways with his wife Melinda after 27 years of marriage. After launching one of the largest charitable foundations globally, both will still continue to work together at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation regardless of the split. The two posted tweets of similarity saying...

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Influencers deported from Bali after face-painted Mask prank

Influencers deported from Bali after face-painted Mask prank

Two social media influencers Leia Se and Josh Paler Lin, were deported from Bali after face-paining a blue medical mask on one of their faces which broke Covid-19 rules. On Friday, both were held in custody by authorities and told that they would be deported over the stunt, which caused...

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New Zealand Returnees told to self-isolate following Western Australia Positive Covid-19 Case

New Zealand Returnees told to self-isolate following Western Australia Positive Covid-19 Case

The Ministry of Health advised thisquality on Saturday evening that a worker at a Perth managed isolation facility in Australia tested positive, raising precautionary concerns for New Zealand returnees. The worker tested positive as part of routine surveillance testing. Two housemates of the positive case also tested positive. A public...

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Northeast India struck by Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake

Northeast India struck by Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck 140 km North of Assam's main city, Guwahati, in India on Wednesday. The quake struck at a depth of 34km, with the epicentre occurring 9km  Nor-West of the town Dhekiajuli. Strong tremors were felt in several Northeastern...

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Australia suspends travel from India following massive Covid-19 outbreak

Australia suspends travel from India following massive Covid-19 outbreak

Australia announced that it had shut its borders to India as the country struggles to fight against a massive outbreak of the Covid-19 virus. The suspension of all direct flights from India will remain until May 15. It will affect direct flights going into Sydney and two return flights in...

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Flights between New Zealand and Western Australia paused

Flights between New Zealand and Western Australia paused

Flight travel between New Zealand and Western Australia has been paused over concerns that a potential Covid-19 outbreak in Perth could pose a risk of community transmission. A flight carrying passengers from Perth to Melbourne was found to have one person who had COVID-19. No one on the flight travelled...

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