Covid-19 response: MOH looking for more help

Ministry seeks expressions of interest from health and care professionals for COVID-19 response. The Ministry of Health is seeking expressions of interest from health and...

Covid-19: Further steps to protect New Zealanders’ jobs

The Government has made modifications to the wage subsidy scheme to ensure people don’t lose their jobs during the national lockdown. These changes will soften...

COVID-19: AT Mobile app now showing real-time bus capacity

New feature encourages physical distancing during travel to essential services Under the Government’s Alert Level 4 restrictions, public transport can now only be used by...

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...

A big welcome to cartoonist Isabelle Russell

The Times this week began featuring cartoons from Aucklander Isabelle Russell. In this week's paper we ran her take on the dearth of international sport....

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...

UXBRIDGE calls for entries for Estuary Art and Ecology Prize

It’s nearly time to enter the Estuary Art and Ecology Prize, now in its 14th year, with a prize pool of $8300. Successful entries will...

Golflands fire: Family grateful for support

By Farida Master It was her grand-daughter’s scream that alerted Bev Lowson to the fire which would eventually destroy their house. Bev was looking after her...

BDSC students clean-up for national Sea Week

While it might not be the most conventional way to spend a Saturday morning, a group of fifty students from Botany Downs Secondary College  (BDSC)...

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...


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