Archive for September, 2021

Team Of 5 Million Hits 5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Press Release – Minister For COVID-19 Response

New Zealanders are continuing to step up, come forward and get vaccinated with five million doses of Pfizer having now been administered in New Zealand, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says. Read more »

Two-thirds Of New Zealand’s Monitored River Sites Ecologically Impaired

Press Release – Land Air Water Aotearoa

Today, the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) project has released the LAWA River Water Quality National Picture Summary 2021, alongside updated river monitoring result histories for more than 1500 individual sites across New Zealand. Read more »

Border Rules Need Common Sense

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Reports of people who believed they could go into work but instead have been sent home demonstrates why a more rational and pragmatic approach is needed for alert level border rules, National’s Social Development and Employment spokesperson Louise Upston says. Read more »

Rotarians Help Out Stranded Tongan Olympic Team

Press Release – Rotary Club of Cashmere

When Past President of the Cashmere Rotary Club, Gordon Hooper heard of the plight of the stranded Tongan Olympic team in Christchurch, plans were soon underway to organise a collection for them. This has been a great success, with people from many Rotary clubs throughout Christchurch donating. Read more »

Sky Tower Lights For Mental Health Awareness Week

Press Release – SKYCITY Auckland

In support of the Mental Health Foundation’s annual Mental Health Awareness Week, tomorrow night the Sky Tower will go swirl in dynamic blues. Read more »

Tāmaki Makaurau And Upper Hauraki Compliance Update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are reminding Aucklanders not to breach their bubbles as the city enjoys the first day of Daylight Saving Time. Read more »

Tuvalu Language Revival And COVID-19

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Te Vaiaso o te Gana Tuvalu 2021 – Tuvalu Language Week moves online due to the uncertainty around COVID-19 said the Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio. Read more »

18 Community Cases Of COVID-19; One New Case And Two Historical Cases In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

18 community cases of COVID-19; one new case and two historical cases in managed isolation; over 5 million vaccines administered to date Read more »

Pasifika Families Feeling The Pressure Of Auckland Lockdown

Press Release – Failoa Famili Trust

Liz Sio shares the heartfelt struggle experienced by families affected by COVID-19 amidst Auckland’s lockdown: “… others felt the pressure within the home and could hear the silent cries through the walls”. Read more »

Pasifika Families Feeling The Pressure Of Auckland Lockdown

Press Release – Failoa Famili Trust

Liz Sio shares the heartfelt struggle experienced by families affected by COVID-19 amidst Auckland’s lockdown: “… others felt the pressure within the home and could hear the silent cries through the walls”. Read more »

Nominations Open For 2022 Auckland Local Elections

Press Release – Communities and Residents

Communities and Residents’ (C&R) first round of nominations open today for Whau, and Waitematā and Gulf council candidates to stand in the 2022 Auckland local elections. Read more »

16 Community Cases Of COVID-19; One Historical Case At The Border; More Than 50,000 Vaccines Administered Yesterday

Press Release – Ministry of Health

25 September

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Update: Operation Daleyza

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police will today complete the examination of the Mt Albert scene connected to the murder of Lena Zhang Harrap.

Lena was located deceased in Mt Albert on Wednesday 22 September. Read more »

Jobs Easier To Find, But Workers Still Cautious About Their Prospects

Press Release – Westpac New Zealand

Westpac McDermott Miller Employment Confidence, September quarter 2021 

The Westpac McDermott Miller Employment Confidence Index rose 1.8 points in the September quarter, to a level of 105.7. The Index is 2.9 points higher than it was at the end of 2019, before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »

Dumpling Day Starts Chinese Language Week In A Delicious Way

Press Release – NZ Chinese Language Week

New Zealand Chinese Language Week is on again, running from Sunday September 26 to October 2. The week will start with Dumpling Day on September 26, where people are encouraged to have some dumplings – with friends and family, if COVID levels allow. Read more »

A Little Chat Can Go A Long Way – Take Time To Kōrero This Mental Health Awareness Week

Press Release – Mental Health Foundation

New Zealanders are embracing this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) and its theme – ‘take time to kōrero’. Beginning on Monday 27 September, over 13,000 people, organisations, schools and kura will jump on board to take part in wellbeing activities throughout the week. Read more »

GPs Serving Their Communities And Supporting Pasifika Families Affected By Delta

Press Release – Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The current COVID-19 Delta outbreak has hit the Pacific community hard with about half of all cases being Pasifika people. Read more »

Whānau Resilience To COVID-19 Increased In Kaiaua

Press Release – Te Puni Kokiri

When the second Aotearoa-wide lockdown was announced, the Wharekawa Marae Reservation Trust in Whakatiwai, Kaiaua (near the Coromandel) was able to better respond swiftly to the needs of their whānau and community. Read more »

FIBA ASIA CUP WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LIVE – ON MĀORI TELEVISION!

Press Release – Maori TV

Coming to you live and exclusive from the FIBA Asia Cup in Jordan, watch the Tall Ferns in their quest to qualify for the Basketball World Cup –11.00 PM Monday night on MĀORI TELEVISION. Read more »

Daily Compliance Update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are reminding Aucklanders not to be tempted to burst your bubble, as the city faces its first weekend under Alert Level 3 restrictions. Read more »

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