National’s Leadership decision – what you need to know

National’s Leadership decision – what you need to know

OPINION: Late Wednesday Night the National Party's now-former-Leader, Judith Collins, went through the process to dismiss Simon Bridges for an already dealt with matter five years ago. This was the beginning of a major downfall for Collins. On Thursday Morning, a Caucus meeting was held — in Collins' eyes, it...

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Anti-vaccine activist Sue Grey refuses to comment about her seven-day Facebook ban – audio

Anti-vaccine activist Sue Grey refuses to comment about her seven-day Facebook ban – audio

Anti-vaccine activist Sue Grey, a lawyer who failed to contest and stop the government's Covid-19 vaccine rollout earlier in the year and many other times, has been banned from Facebook for seven days, according to a statement released by her counterpart Alan Simmons. The two are co-leaders of New Zealand...

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Man in 40s with Covid-19 dies at Middlemore Hospital

Man in 40s with Covid-19 dies at Middlemore Hospital

Today, the Ministry of Health told press in its Covid-19 update that there was a death reported related to the virus. Counties Manukau Health informed the Ministry of the death of a man in his 40s at Middlemore Hospital. No further information can be provided at this time until conversations...

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Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 205 new positive cases in community

Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 205 new positive cases in community

205 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community. Out of this, 175 were identified in Auckland, 20 in Waikato, 4 in Northland, 5 in Bay of Plenty and 1 in Lakes District. No new cases have been reported at the border. Since the start of the...

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thisquality rebrands to better suit its agenda

thisquality rebrands to better suit its agenda

We rebranded. Our whole platform-wide rebrand on November 10 was set out to better suit the values we believe in at our organisation. Our core mission and goal is to publish the latest news and stories that matter most to our readers. The content we produce isn't changing — from...

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Man arrested following Police search across Hawke’s Bay

Man arrested following Police search across Hawke’s Bay

Armed Police staff responded to a serious incident this morning in the suburb of Flaxmere, Hawke's Bay. Flaxmere Primary School on Walton Way was put in lockdown from 10.35am through to 11.20am due to the incident. Irongate Primary School was also in lockdown for some time. “All our tamariki were...

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House on fire near Kāpiti Road in Paraparaumu extinguished – video

House on fire near Kāpiti Road in Paraparaumu extinguished – video

Emergency services attended the scene of a house reportedly on fire in Paraparaumu, Wednesday evening at around 7.25pm. Kāpiti Road was closed off between Arawhata Road and the southbound and northbound Kāpiti Expressway (State Highway 1) off ramps with detours in place. Police assisted with traffic control. Detours were in...

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Human remains found 11 years after explosion at Pike River Mine

Human remains found 11 years after explosion at Pike River Mine

Human remains have been found 11 years after a explosion at Pike River Mine on the West Coast, as an investigation into the disaster continues. The November 2010 disaster led to the death of 29 miners. Since then, their bodies have not been recovered. Police have been investigating at the...

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Four injured after serious crash in Te Hauke between car and truck

Four injured after serious crash in Te Hauke between car and truck

A serious crash occurred south of Hastings in Te Hauke on Wednesday morning. Four people have been injured from the crash. Emergency services were notified shortly after 10am of the crash involving a car and a truck at the intersection of Te Onepu Road and State Highway 2. Initial reports...

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Metlink bus drives wrong way in Northbound lane on Centennial Highway

Metlink bus drives wrong way in Northbound lane on Centennial Highway

Footage sent to thisquality shows a Metlink bus driving southbound in the northbound lane on Wellington's Centennial Highway (State Highway 1), Monday afternoon. The bus travelled the wrong way down the highway and came to a stop at around 1.30pm near Tyres Road at the bottom of Ngauranga Gorge. Police...

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