Bring on the new year

It's nearly over this year of 2020. What a year it has been and, certainly for us in Auckland, the second lockdown was really hard...

Morgan makes a creative splash internationally

She is barely 13-years-old and has had designs on international competitions. Somerville Intermediate student Morgan Alley has had her entry in the 2020 Lions Peace...

MPs fight to retain overnight medical service

East Auckland's two local MPs have launched a petition in an effort to keep East Care Accident and Medical's long-running overnight service operating. Pakuranga MP...

Dozens of eels found dead

An investigation is under way into what led to the deaths of dozens of eels in an east Auckland waterway. Burswood resident Paul Taylor posted...

Ryman Healthcare to repay wage subsidy

Retirement village and rest home operator Ryman Healthcare has confirmed it will repay the $14.2 million wage subsidy it received to help protect jobs...

5 new cases of Covid-19 – the latest form the MoH

MINISTRY OF HEALTH COVID-19 UPDATE December 2, 2020 There are five new cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand since our last media statement on...

Cops ping 121 impaired drivers in three weeks

Police say they're disappointed by the number of drivers found to be impaired while behind the wheel as part of a Christmas road safety...

Super boats risky foils

Super fast AC75s America's Cup yachts are also super risky machines which struggle to stay on their foils. That's my uneducated assumption after watching Peter...

10 new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

Ministry of Health Covid-19 update December 18, 2020 There are 10 new cases of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand since our last...

Going bush these holidays? Here’s how to enjoy it safely

Stay safe, get a distress beacon and check out some good advice below Everyone wants Kiwis to have a fun and safe festive season, especially...


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