COVID-19: No new cases in the community or in managed isolation

COVID-19: No new cases in the community or in managed isolation

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report New Zealand today. One case that was reported in managed isolation, which was under investigation yesterday has been reclassified as a confirmed case which has now recovered. There are no cases reported in the community today. Three other cases have recovered...

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Going digital is being suggested for businesses to ‘survive’ – why.

Going digital is being suggested for businesses to ‘survive’ – why.

APEC says going digital is ‘necessary’ for small businesses to survive amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. By doing this, APEC wants member economies to work together, promoting and encouraging the transition of the region’s micro, small and medium enterprises to the emerging digital economy. Malaysia’s Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives,...

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New Conservative wants logic ‘shown’ about abortion laws

New Conservative wants logic ‘shown’ about abortion laws

New Conservatives have stated that a shearer who was given a 16-month sentence this week for killing a lamb with shears is unjustified when it comes to ‘killing’ a human baby under abortion laws. The political group say that a fully formed human baby can be killed without pain relief...

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Four fatal crashes have happened since Labour Weekend started

Four fatal crashes have happened since Labour Weekend started

Police are strongly advising that motorists behave safely on roads around the country during Labour Weekend after a devastating start resulting in four fatal crashes. Front line staff have attended four fatal crashes across the country since the official weekend period began at 4 pm yesterday afternoon. National Road Policing...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for central and eastern North Island

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for central and eastern North Island

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by MetService from this afternoon to 9:00 pm tonight. There is a possibility of thunderstorms with a chance that some of these may be severe in Hawke’s Bay, the east of Taupo and south of Gisborne. These thunderstorms could be accompanied by hail...

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Light magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shakes Horowhenua, felt by over 4,000 people

Light magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shakes Horowhenua, felt by over 4,000 people

A magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shook Horowhenua and surrounding areas on Saturday afternoon at around 2:04 pm. The earthquake was located 30 km north-west of Levin and had a depth of 34 km according to Geonet. The shaking intensity was light. Over 4,000 people have reported feeling the shake.

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Reports of a three vehicle crash near Te Horo

Reports of a three vehicle crash near Te Horo

Emergency services are responding to a three-vehicle nose-to-tail crash near Te Horo. The crash happened near Te Horo Beach Road at around 1:10 pm. Motorists are asked to avoid the area or expect delays. Further updates will be provided when available.

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COVID-19: 11 new cases to report in New Zealand today

COVID-19: 11 new cases to report in New Zealand today

There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. All of the new cases are reported in managed isolation facilities. Five of these cases were a part of day 6 testing of the international fishing crew in Christchurch. Of the other cases reported today that were...

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51-year old Shearer jailed for killing Lamb with Shears

51-year old Shearer jailed for killing Lamb with Shears

A 51-year old man who is a shearing contractor was sentenced to 16 months imprisonment at the Alexandra District Court yesterday afternoon. His name is Christopher John Tredinnick — he was previously disqualified from exercising authority over or being the person in charge of any animal for a period of...

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Law firm gender study reveals ‘steady’ improvement

Law firm gender study reveals ‘steady’ improvement

LawFuel does an annual study that shows how firms are adopting strategies involving mentoring, paying audits, leadership and other courses or specific programmes. The ratio of women partners in New Zealand’s largest known law firms continues to grow. As the first setup up, their leadership is encouraging the advancement of...

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