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Being Prepared For COVID-19 In Northland

Press Release – Northland DHB

Dr Wilkinson has been setting up the clinical response to ensure the Northland DHB is ready for the potential for Covid-19 to change the way we work. Read more »

First COVID-19 Death In NZ – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

A woman on the West Coast has become the first person in New Zealand to die from COVID-19.

The Ministry of Health announced today the woman was in her seventies, and had initially been admitted with what was thought to be influenza complicated by an underlying chronic health condition. Read more »

Heartbreak Leads To Top Award For Playwright

Press Release – Playmarket

PLAYMARKET is pleased to announce the ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD winner for 2020 is Jess Sayer for her play This Particular Room. The Adam NZ Play Award recognises and celebrates the best in new unproduced writing for the theatre. Read more »

83 New Cases Of COVID-19 In New Zealand

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are 83 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand made up of 78 new confirmed cases and 5 probable cases. This is as at 9.00 am this morning. Read more »

Mitre 10 MEGA Pitches In To Help Out Wellington Night Shelter

Press Release – Mitre 10

Communal living in the Wellington Night Shelter has just been made safer for its regular residents who need to be in self-isolation – thanks to a mega helping hand from local businesses. Read more »

Premier 2nd Competition To Carry The Name Of Auckland Legend

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

The Auckland Rugby League Premier 2nd competition will have a new name from this season onwards, becoming the Ray Cranch Cup in honour of the organisation’s oldest living Life Member. Read more »

Salvation Army Offering Support For Increasing Number Of People In Need

Press Release – Salvation Army

Salvation Army emergency welfare, addiction and housing support services are continuing to serve the vulnerable, albeit in a modified way, in line with lock-down protocols. Read more »

85 New Cases Of COVID-19 In New Zealand

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are 85 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand made up of 76 new confirmed cases and 9 probable cases. This is as at 9.30 am this morning. Read more »

Update On Parking In Auckland Under Alert Level 4

Press Release – Auckland Transport

It is critical that our transport network continues to operate efficiently during COVID-19 Alert Level 4.

Parking and transport compliance staff are playing their part to make sure things are safe. Read more »

Friends In Need

Press Release – Friends In Need

A free COVID-19 community initiative called ‘Friends in Need’ has launched to support the elderly and vulnerable through the COVID-19 restrictions. Read more »

Restless Sleep In Late Pregnancy, Lower Stillbirth Risk

Press Release – University of Auckland

Restless sleep in late pregnancy is common, and researchers have now found it carries a lower risk of late stillbirth. Read more »

COVID-19 And Immunity – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

People who become infected with COVID-19 have to fight the disease off with their own immune system.

However once the virus has been booted out, Read more »

Businesses Encouraged To Access Government’s $50 Billion Support Package….

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

To avoid New Zealand ending up with high unemployment and the resulting social disruption from the month-long lock down, Auckland Business Chamber is urging every business to take advantage of the Government’s $50 billion package of government measures. Read more »

The NZ Mountain Film And Book Festival Still On!

Press Release – NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The 18th NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival is scheduled to run in a reduced capacity in Wanaka from 26 June to 28, followed by the popular National Tour. The festival director, Mark Sedon, has had to create adapted options for the festival format and platform for 2020. Read more »

Thinking Beyond “survival Mode” For NZ Businesses

Press Release – Insight Online

Businesses should be planning on how to get through the Covid-19 crisis with three priorities. An intact team, a reasonable balance sheet, and the necessary steps for recovery and future growth. Read more »

Blood Pressure Meds Won’t Make COVID-19 Worse

Press Release – University of Auckland

Experts are urging people with high blood pressure to keep taking their medications as usual during the COVID-19 epidemic. Read more »

Statement From Antares Restaurant Group

Press Release – Antares Restaurant Group

At Burger King New Zealand we are committed to supporting all our employees during this unprecedented time in New Zealand and we thank every single one of them for adapting so quickly to a constantly evolving work environment. Read more »

Muslims Express Relief At Guilty Plea

Press Release – Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand

The president of FIANZ (the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand) has expressed his relief at the unexpected guilty plea by the Christchurch terrorist. Read more »

COVID-19 Alert Level 4: Harbourmaster Urges Aucklanders To Stay Off The Water

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) is urging recreational boaties in the Auckland region to stay off the water during the four-week long COVID-19 lockdown. Read more »

Go With Tourism To Provide Free Support Service For Tourism Businesses And Workers

Press Release – Go With Tourism

Go with Tourism, an initiative developed by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) to build New Zealand’s tourism workforce, has launched a new service to offer free support to tourism industry workers and businesses affected by the spread of COVID-19. Read more »

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