Person dies with Covid-19 at address in South Auckland

Person dies with Covid-19 at address in South Auckland

The Ministry of Health confirmed on Wednesday evening that a person died with Covid-19 at an address in Manukau, South Auckland. A cause of death is not yet identified, and it could have been the virus or another reason. The Coroner will make any final determinations surrounding the death. “The...

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thisquality granted access to Emergency, Police and Crime intelligence

thisquality granted access to Emergency, Police and Crime intelligence

thisquality has been granted access to New Zealand Police's incident reports monitoring program. This announcement implies more information will be published to acquire accurate information faster when developing news emerges. As an organisation that publishes news of public interest, the relationship between government departments and thisquality is vital to securing an...

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Authorities respond to shooting of person in Palmerston North

Authorities respond to shooting of person in Palmerston North

Police and other emergency services responded to a shooting incident which involved a firearm on Tuesday at an address on Coventry St in the suburb of Highbury, Palmerston North. According to incident reports, one person sustained critical injuries after being shot in the head at the address shortly after 6.30pm....

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Newtown Market reopens following ten week closure

Newtown Market reopens following ten week closure

Newtown Market in Wellington since Saturday has reopened after marking ten weeks of being closed due to Covid-19 uncertainty. The Market is a weekly fruit and vegetable stall operating at Newtown School. It has been functioning for about ten years. Growers attend weekly to sell their products, and many have...

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Driver of truck taken to hospital after rolling near Tangiteroria

Driver of truck taken to hospital after rolling near Tangiteroria

Emergency services responded to a crash near Tangiteroria in Kaiprara District, Northland. The crash involved a truck that rolled over on State Highway 14 shortly after 1.30pm.  It is understood Fire and Emergency crews were situated at the scene to put out a fire. The driver of the truck sustained...

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Kiwibank Chief Executive assures customers despite recent outages

Kiwibank Chief Executive assures customers despite recent outages

Steve Jurkovich, Kiwibank Chief Executive, has assured customers despite outages that have caused significant disruption to services since September. The bank had experienced intermittent issues with Internet Banking, Phone, App, and Website systems. It did not describe the initial cause. Other organisations such as ANZ Bank, New Zealand Post, MetService...

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Road reopened in Tauranga following pre-planned Police search warrant

Road reopened in Tauranga following pre-planned Police search warrant

Police this morning closed a road briefly to undertake a pre-planned search warrant operation in Tauranga. The road was closed near the junction of Fraser Street and Fifteenth Avenue, with cordons in place to divert traffic through side streets and around the intersection to keep the scene clear at about...

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Driver of vehicle dies after crashing into power pole in Riverton

Driver of vehicle dies after crashing into power pole in Riverton

Police have confirmed one sole occupant of a vehicle died after crashing into a power pole yesterday evening in Riverton, Southland. Emergency services were notified of the crash shortly after 8pm. The vehicle crashed on Brook Street, killing the driver of the vehicle. The Serious Crash Unit was advised of...

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Two cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Christchurch

Two cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Christchurch

The Ministry of Health reports two new cases of Covid-19 confirmed to have tested positive last evening in Christchurch. The two positive cases reside in the same household, with one member recently returning from Auckland. A local public health unit will gather more information about the cases this morning to...

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Fatality after Truck crashes on Bluff Highway

Fatality after Truck crashes on Bluff Highway

Police this morning confirmed a person died following a truck crash on State Highway 1, between Invercargill and Bluff in Southland.  Emergency services received reports of the crash on the Bluff Highway in Greenhills shortly before 3.30am. Reports indicated the truck rolled and caught fire. State Highway 1 is closed...

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