Support services remain available for perpetrators of family violence

As social isolation increases cases of domestic violence during Covid-19 lockdown, family violence specialists are urging people who are at risk of using violence...

Police: How are your neigbours doing?

Police are reminding communities that our older or vulnerable neighbours need us more than ever as the lockdown continues. Detective Superintendent Tim Anderson, Op Covid19:...

Contact tracing at forefront of fight against Covid-19

The Ministry of Health says a significant increase in New Zealand's ability to carry out contact tracing is proving vital at the forefront of...

Principal: We will not make parents feel like outcasts

In light of the announcement made by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern about schools reopening tomorrow in Alert Level 3, and children of essential workers...

Covid-19: Modelling provides a clear warning of consequences

A series of mathematical models warning of the consequences for the lack of early action to prevent the spread of Covid-19 reinforce the importance...

Guidelines for places of worship to follow during lockdown

There seems to be confusion in terms of whether people can visit their place of worship or if the head priest/Imam/religious leader can visit...

Uxbridge Girl Guides learn how to tackle cyberbullying

How would you react if someone says horrible things about you online? What if someone makes you uncomfortable by repeatedly sending embarrassing photos of...

The Kindness Pandemic brings local communities together

While Covid -19 has created financial uncertainty and brought businesses to a standstill, there is something powerful that has emerged from the world crisis,...

Second death linked to Covid-19; 44 new cases

MINISTRY OF HEALTH COVID-19 UPDATE From Dr Caroline McElnay, Director of Public Health April 10, 2020 The Ministry of Health is sad to report the country’s second...

Pakuranga MP:Shop local at level 2

Since last Thursday New Zealand has been at Covid-19 Alert Level 2, opening up our ability to get back to some normalcy following our...


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