First day of Covid-19 lock down

East Auckland was eerily quiet on the first day of Covid 19 lock down. Photos by Wayne Martin.

Covid-19 : Pharmac imposing limits on medicines

PHARMAC is placing temporary dispensing limits on all funded community medicines from Friday 27 March 2020. Changes will be made to the Pharmaceutical Schedule, which...

Covid-19: Food production and exporting remains essential

ExportNZ says there is no reason for concern about food manufacturing and exporting during the Covid-19 crisis. Concerns are being expressed on talkback and social...

State of National Emergency declared to fight COVID-19

A State of National Emergency has been declared across the country as the Government pulls out all the stops to curtail the spread of...

Remember fire safety in your COVID-19 preparations

Source: Fire and Emergency New Zealand Fire and Emergency is urging New Zealanders to think about fire safety as they self-isolate to prevent spread of COVID-19. Fire...

Retail meat industry wants clarification on essential services

The retail meat industry is asking for urgent clarification from the government regarding the status of independent butcher stores and their classification as an...

Dairies to stay open, with ‘one-in one-out’ rule

Government Ministers met last night and have provided further guidance on essential services that can continue to operate after midnight tonight. MBIE Deputy chief executive...

PM: We’re going into lock-down

Good afternoon The Cabinet met this morning to discuss our next actions in the fight against COVID-19. Like the rest of the world, we are facing...

Coastguard: Stay out of water

COASTGUARD APPEALS FOR PEOPLE NOT TO GO OUT ON THE WATER Coastguard New Zealand is asking people not to go out on the water today...

There’s a 4-week lock-down coming – we’ll still bring you the...

The Times -100 per cent Kiwi-owned - has served this community for 48 years and will continue to do so during these extremely difficult...

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