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  • BreakingAdditional Guidelines On Alert Level 4 Rules
    Joint media release from the Ministry of Health and New Zealand Police The Director General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, has issued a Health Notice that provides additional guidance on the rules around the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 to ensure its ...
    - 30 mins ago, 4 Apr 20, 5:26am -
  • BreakingOnline Form Now Available For Expressions Of Interest To Work In The Health System
    Canterbury and West Coast DHBs have made it easy for people to submit an expression of interest if they are not already employed by the DHBs but want to put their hand up and contribute to the COVID-19 response. This has been set up to provide suppor…
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Apr 20, 4:08am -
  • BreakingOne In Custody Following Crash, Christchurch
    One person is in custody and facing driving charges following a single-car crash on Greers Road in Christchurch. The crash occurred about 2:30pm. The car was observed by officers driving dangerously, before hitting a power pole and a residential fenc…
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Apr 20, 3:37am -
  • BreakingHunting Banned Under New Government Order
    A new Government Order has effectively banned hunting until COVID-19 Alert Level 4 is lifted. The Game Animal Council, NZDA, Police and other agencies have given consistent guidance that hunting, like many other recreational activities, should ...
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Apr 20, 3:32am -
  • BreakingFood For Thought In The Capital
    Organisations across the capital are working tirelessly to ensure the basic necessities are provided to those who need them – and food is one of the most critical of those. Wellington City Council supported Kaibosh Food Rescue has had to shut the d…
    - 4 hours ago, 4 Apr 20, 2:11am -
  • BreakingStay Fire Safe With Your Bubble Mates This Daylight Savings Weekend
    With everybody now at home for the COVID-19 self-isolation period, it is more important than ever to check your home is fire safe and to be vigilant about fire safety in everything you do. Mark the end of daylight saving by checking your smoke alarms…
    - 10 hours ago, 3 Apr 20, 8:16pm -
  • BreakingCovid-19: Update From Wellington Mayor Andy Foster
    Kia ora Wellington, From what I’m seeing and hearing, you are doing a great job of staying safe, staying home, exercising locally, keeping physical separation, and following the Ministry of Health hygiene procedures. We have to beat this virus, ...
    - 11 hours ago, 3 Apr 20, 7:08pm -
  • BreakingSerious Crash, Temple View
    Police and ambulance have responded to a single-vehicle crash in Temple View this evening. It happened around 6:20pm at the intersection of Collins Road and O'regan Road where the car went into a paddock. The sole occupant of the vehicle suffered ...
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Apr 20, 6:20pm -
  • Forest & Bird Celebrates Trans-Tasman Resources Decision
    Forest & Bird is celebrating a Court of Appeal decision this afternoon that the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) was wrong to rubber-stamp a proposal to mine the sea floor off the Taranaki Coast. "Forest & Bird and many ...
    - 1 day ago, 3 Apr 20, 4:29am -
  • Grants Budget Increases Amid COVID-19
    Trust Chair, Linda Robertson announces, “Despite a challenging investment environment, the board has approved a grant budget of $9.4 million for the 2020/21 financial year to support charitable organisations through these difficult times ahead.”…
    - 1 day ago, 3 Apr 20, 4:24am -
  • Recycling Temporarily Stockpiled
    The Hurunui District Council is storing as much recycling as possible following an announcement by the region’s Material Recovery Facility, that it will be suspending its recycling sorting operations. Although kerbside collections will continue as…
    - 1 day ago, 3 Apr 20, 4:20am -
  • Essential Repair To Be Completed Over Brynderwyn Hills On SH1
    Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is moving to complete an essential road repair on the south side of the Brynderwyns Hills to ensure the safety and resilience of State Highway 1 to Northland. The northbound passing lane has been closed and the road ..…
    - 1 day ago, 3 Apr 20, 4:08am -
  • PHP Porirua Teams Up With NZ Artist Michael Tuffery To Communicate COVID-19 Preventative Measures
    Pacific Health Plus (PHP), a Pacific Primary Healthcare service, in Cannons Creek, East Porirua, is using artwork by Wellington-based, Pasifika artist, Michel Tuffery to help inform communities about best practice hygiene for keeping safe from the ..…
    - 1 day ago, 3 Apr 20, 4:01am -
  • Play By The Rules, Northland Inc Urges Everyone
    Northland Inc is urging those who are in Tai Tokerau during the nationwide lockdown to take heed of government advice about containing the spread of Covid-19. The regional economic development agency has joined the Northland Civil Defence Emergency M…
    - 1 day ago, 3 Apr 20, 4:01am -
  • Regional Council Prioritises Work Within Its Nine Essential Services
    Working with Waikato Civil Defence and Emergency Management, replacing flood infrastructure and incident/pollution response were some of the essential services delivered by Waikato Regional Council this week. The regional council has nine essential s…
    - 1 day ago, 3 Apr 20, 3:59am -

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