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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Fatality confirmed following crash between car and motorcycle north of Burnham

Fatality confirmed following crash between car and motorcycle north of Burnham

Emergency services responded to a serious crash involving a car and motorcycle tonight north of Burnham, Canterbury. The crash happened on State Highway 1 shortly before 10pm. Sadly, the motorcyclist involved died. Closures were put in place between Burnham Road and Dunns Crossing Road (SH1). Additionally, traffic management directed motorists...

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Person dies following State Highway 27 crash in Matamata

Person dies following State Highway 27 crash in Matamata

Police have confirmed this evening one person has died following a serious crash that occurred this morning in Matamata. The crash happened between a vehicle and pedestrian shortly after 10am on Firth Street at the intersection with Short Street (State Highway 27). SH27 was closed for some time between Short...

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Fire crews respond to growing scrub fire on Naenae Hills in Lower Hutt – video

Fire crews respond to growing scrub fire on Naenae Hills in Lower Hutt – video

Fire and Emergency NZ crews responded to a significant scrub fire that emerged above Waddington Drive on the Naenae Hills in Lower Hutt, Wellington. Reports about the fire were received shortly after 4pm. It grew and spread further as dark plumes of smoke covered the sky. People were asked to...

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Kelvyn Alp released from custody in Wellington after travelling from Whangarei

Kelvyn Alp released from custody in Wellington after travelling from Whangarei

thisquality understood Kelvyn Alp, host of dis/misinformation fake news show Counterspin Media, was taken into custody at around 11.10am on Friday after travelling from Whangarei to Wellington to attend a bogus High Court hearing at Wellington's High Court. Anti-vaccine activist Sue Grey, a lawyer who failed to contest and stop...

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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake felt across central North Island

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake felt across central North Island

This morning a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the central North Island at 10.58am. According to GeoNet, struck 30 kilometres southwest of Taumarunui and was recorded at a depth of 210km. The quake was felt from Christchurch in the South Island all the way up to Auckland in the North Island....

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Truck driver from Levin who died in Remutaka Hill Road crash named

Truck driver from Levin who died in Remutaka Hill Road crash named

Police have released the name of a truck driver who sadly died last week in a fatal crash on Remutaka Hill Road, north of Wellington. He was 55-year-old Christopher Mclean from Levin, Horowhenua. “Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time,” a statement from Police said. The...

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Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 102 new positive cases in community

Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 102 new positive cases in community

102 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community. Out of this, 94 were identified in Auckland and 8 in Waikato. Two new cases were reported at the border. Since the start of the pandemic in the country, the total confirmed cases reported are 4,956. Total community...

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Serious crash involving Truck on Queen Charlotte Drive in Marlborough

Serious crash involving Truck on Queen Charlotte Drive in Marlborough

A serious crash prompted an emergency service response on Queen Charlotte Drive in the Marlborough District, Thursday. The crash involving a truck occurred near the Cullen Point Lookout, about 2.5km from Havelock, at around 10.40am. One person was reportedly injured after the truck went down a bank. Motorists are advised...

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Six infringement notices issued over illegal party gathering at North Shore property

Six infringement notices issued over illegal party gathering at North Shore property

Authorities are taking further enforcement actions following an alleged illegal party gathering held at a property in the Redvale suburb of Auckland's North Shore. A small number of people at the illegal gathering who ignored Covid-19 Alert Level 3 restrictions have been spoken to, while more are yet to be identified....

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