Auckland Pride Hopeful Major Events Can Return Next Weekend

Press Release – Auckland Pride

Following the Government’s announcement that Auckland will move to Alert Level Two, Auckland Pride and Proud Centres are hopeful that when Alert Levels are reassessed at the end of the week, and can hold the IMAN Ball on Friday the 12th, and the SPLASH Pool Party on Sunday the 14th at Alert Level One, as the final major events in the Auckland Pride calendar. Read more »

Alert Level Change Welcome News For Aucklanders, Says Mayor Goff

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision to move Auckland to Level 2 from 6am on Sunday will be welcome news for all Aucklanders. Read more »

Police Operation Underway In Mt Albert

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have closed a section of St Lukes Road in Mt Albert due to an ongoing operation at a nearby residential address. Read more »

New Zealand Transport Sector Collaboration Creates Significant Savings And Efficiency

Press Release – Company-X

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND: Collaboration in the transport sector is making value for money sustainable – the goal for funders and the community.
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Cabinet’s Simplest Ever Decision – But Prepare To Be Spun

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“It is inevitable the Government will announce Auckland is coming out of lockdown this afternoon – it has to – and they will portray the lockdown as having saved Aucklanders, when it hasn’t, it’s cost them dearly,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Tsunami Threat Downgraded: Evacuees Can Return Home

Press Release – National Emergency Management Agency

The threat for this tsunami event has been further downgraded

All people who evacuated can now return.

The advice remains, for all areas under Beach and Marine threat, to stay off beach and shore areas. Read more »

Police Make Two Arrests Over Northcote Shooting Incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Callum McNeill, Waitematā East CIB:

Waitematā Police have arrested two people in connection with a shooting incident in Northcote last Friday. Read more »

Tsunami activity – expect strong and unusual currents

Press Release – National Emergency Management Agency

This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event.
GNS Science has advised that the largest waves have now passed, and therefore the threat level is now downgraded to a Beach and Marine threat for all areas which were previously under Land and Marine threat. Read more »

No New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today.

There are no new cases to report in managed isolation. Read more »

Tsunami Warning Affects Public Transport

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Civil Defence has issued a warning to stay away from the beaches in Auckland due to the possibility of strong and unusual currents and unpredictable surges near the shore. Read more »

Police Remind Aucklanders Around Requirements Under Alert Level 3

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Waitematā District Commander Superintendent Naila Hassan:

Police are reminding the community of the need to comply with Alert Level 3 restrictions following a few incidents in Tāmaki Makaurau over the past couple of days. Read more »

National Warning: Tsunami Threat To Land And Marine Areas

Press Release – National Emergency Management Agency

This is a Tsunami Warning for New Zealand coastal areas following the magnitude 8.1 earthquake near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. Read more »

Stressed Teenagers Reluctant To Seek Formal Help – New NZ Research

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Young New Zealanders who are experiencing stress are more likely to seek help from friends and families than from counsellors or other specialists, according to a new study published in Stress and Health journal, raising questions about how effective the help they receive may be. Read more »

Maritime Workers Welcome Statements From Mayor And Minister On Ports Of Auckland Health And Safety

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union has welcomed comments from the Mayor of Auckland Phil Goff and Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety, Michael Wood, that they expect major changes at the Ports when the new Auckland Council-commissioned safety report is released. Read more »

Satellite Township Industrial Land With Development Potential Placed On The Market For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A substantial block of undeveloped industrial land in one of Hamilton’s fast-growing satellite townships has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Large Lifestyle Block For Sale Offers Best Of Both Worlds At Urban/rural Verge

Press Release – Bayleys

A large home on an expansive lifestyle block for sale right on Manukau City’s residential boundary is being hailed for offering the best of both worlds for owner-occupiers or investors. Read more »

Increased Supply Pressures Reported For Home Building Projects In Auckland

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Respondents were asked about their perceptions of COVID-19’s impact on building projects in the December 2020 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

National Warning: Tsunami Threat To Land And Marine Areas

Press Release – National Emergency Management Agency

This is a Tsunami Warning for New Zealand coastal areas following the magnitude 8.1 earthquake near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. Read more »

Contact Tracing Review Must Be Thorough And Published

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Is the latest example of dissonance in the COVID-19 response the disconnect between how Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield describes his team of contact tracers and their actual performance,” asks ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

National Warning: Tsunami Threat To Land And Marine Areas

Press Release – National Emergency Management Agency

This is a Tsunami Warning for New Zealand coastal areas following the magnitude 8.1 earthquake near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. Read more »