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 2020-04-05 00:13 

Otago Daily Times

Hundreds of police officers in isolation...

Photo: ODT files Hundreds of New Zealand's police - 6% of the organisation - are in self-isolation....

 2020-04-05 00:11 

Stuff.co.nz

South Canterbury in good position to survive economic downturn, economic agency says...

The region is in a good position to ride out the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown, the chief executive of South Canterbury's economic development agency says....

 2020-04-05 00:05 

Stuff.co.nz

Coronavirus: Dr Lance O'Sullivan raises concerns about testing availability in Northland...

Dr Lance O'Sullivan raised concerns about the availability of testing and swabs, but hospital says it has enough....

 2020-04-05 00:00 

Radio New Zealand

Covid-19: About 740 police officers and staff in isolation...

Hundreds of New Zealand's police - 6 percent of the organisation - are in self isolation....

 2020-04-05 00:00 

New Zealand Herald

Covid 19 coronavirus: Dog attacks in Far North get priority during lockdown...

Dog attacks in Far North will still be given priority during lockdown....

 2020-04-04 23:59 

New Zealand Herald

Covid 19 coronavirus: Queen to make speech urging Britain to rise to the unprecedented challenges of pandemic...

The Queen will make a speech urging Britain to rise to the challenges of the pandemic....

 2020-04-04 23:58 

Otago Daily Times

Kiwis on stricken cruise ship coming home...

Fifteen New Zealanders on a cruise ship docked in the US state of Florida are returning home....

 2020-04-04 23:54 

Stuff.co.nz

Arrest after police pursuit in outskirts of Invercargill...

A person has been arrested on the outskirts of Invercargill after poilce say the person was speeding and then failed to stop....

 2020-04-04 23:49 

Stuff.co.nz

Coronavirus: Kiwi test rugby player delivering meals on wheels to English hospitals...

Blair Cowan says hospital staff are run off their feet, but appreciate London rugby club's food deliveries....

 2020-04-04 23:38 

Stuff.co.nz

Parking wardens return to damned-either-way Wellington street...

Parking wardens have been back ticketing on Wellington's Catch-22 slice of suburbia where residents are damned either way....

 2020-04-04 23:37 

New Zealand Herald

Five-star hotel quarantine 'worse than jail', say travellers...

Travellers are complaining of inedible food, laundry charges and a lack of fresh air....

 2020-04-04 23:35 

Stuff.co.nz

Coronavirus: Closed sports courts not deterring Auckland basketball players during lockdown...

Small groups continue to meet up for pick-up games at courts across the city but council won't remove hoops....

 2020-04-04 23:34 

One News

Concerns growing in New Zealand and globally around powers obtained by governments and police during lockdowns...

Governments take power in bad times but are slow to relinquish them even when conditions improve, Act leader David Seymour says....

 2020-04-04 23:33 

New Zealand Herald

Covid-19 coronavirus: The Wiggles release 'Social Distancing' song...

Catchy tune tries to help children make sense of the world in the time of Covid-19....

 2020-04-04 23:31 

Otago Daily Times

Labour turns page on socialism with Starmer new leader...

Labour's new leader Keir Starmer: "I will lead this great party into a new era, with confidence and with hope." Photo: Reuters Keir Starmer has been elected as the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, pledging to bring an end ...

 2020-04-04 23:29 

Stuff.co.nz

Afterpay 'could hold on to tens of thousands' during lockdown, retailer says...

Afterpay won't release cash until orders fulfilled. But that means a long wait for some....

 2020-04-04 23:28 

Stuff.co.nz

English Premier League players reject pay cut, citing health service concerns...

Professional Footballers' Association say government would be losing out on huge tax payments....

 2020-04-04 23:24 

One News

Bridges calls for more businesses to safely operate during lockdown...
 2020-04-04 23:21 

New Zealand Herald

Covid 19 coronavirus: 700 close contact traces a day but still no use of Bluetooth tracking...

More than 700 close contacts are being traced everyday, the Ministry of Health says.But there is still no sign of the use of bluetooth technology, which researchers have said is vital because manual ......

 2020-04-04 23:19 

Stuff.co.nz

One person injured in collision between car, horse and rider in Canterbury...

A horse and a person have been injured in collision with a car in rural North Canterbury....

 2020-04-04 23:19 

Otago Daily Times

Number of intensive care patients in Italy drops for first time...

A woman looks out of an apartment window in Venice as Italians remain under lockdown. Photo: Reuters Italy has reported its lowest daily rise in Covid-19 deaths for nearly two weeks and says the number of patients in intensive care had fallen for the firs...

 2020-04-04 23:18 

Otago Daily Times

Number of intensive care patients in Italy drops for first time...

A woman looks out of an apartment window in Venice as Italians remain under lockdown. Photo: Reuters Italy has reported its lowest daily rise in Covid-19 deaths for nearly two weeks and says the number of patients in intensive care had fallen for the firs...

 2020-04-04 23:13 

Stuff.co.nz

Mercedes-Benz has created an organic battery...

Worried about the potential environmental repercussions of batteries? Mercedes-Benz has you covered....

 2020-04-04 23:13 

Stuff.co.nz

Coronavirus: How do we cope with uncertainty of not knowing when this will end?...

No-one knows when "normal" life will resume. And that uncertainty can do a number on our mental health....

 2020-04-04 23:13 

New Zealand Herald

Covid-19 coronavirus: Porirua residents wave NZ flags as national anthem plays...

'Definitely makes you proud to be a New Zealander.'...

 2020-04-04 23:10 

One News

Scottish nursing home says 13 residents are believed to have died of coronavirus in past week...

Two staff members of the Burlington Court Care Home in Glasgow are also being treated in hospitals for the virus....

 2020-04-04 23:06 

Otago Daily Times

Trump: 'Going to be a lot of death' in US...

President Donald Trump: "We are coming up to a time that is going to be very horrendous". Photo: Reuters President Donald Trump has told Americans to brace for a big spike in coronavirus fatalities in the coming days, as the country faces what he ...

 2020-04-04 23:05 

Radio New Zealand

Injured fisherman finally gets treatment in American Samoa...

The Taiwanese vessel which had been stranded with no access to medical treatment for an injured crew member, has finally been allowed entry into American Samoa's port....

 2020-04-04 23:01 

New Zealand Herald

What ban? Surfers ignore lockdown rules, take to waves at Auckland beach...

Surfers are still out in the waves on Auckland's west coast this morning despite all water-based activities being explicitly banned during lockdown. The Ministry of Health issued a Health Notice yesterday ......

 2020-04-04 23:00 

New Zealand Herald

Covid 19 coronavirus: Contact tracing at forefront of fight against pandemic...

More than 700 Covid-19 cases are being traced in a single day in New Zealand....

 2020-04-04 23:00 

Stuff.co.nz

Coronavirus: South Island tourist towns without tourists...

Deserted Kiwi tourist hotspots are now "eerily quiet", peaceful and sad....

 2020-04-04 23:00 

New Zealand Herald

Covid 19 coronavirus: Kingfish on the menu for some Northlanders...

People appreciate the fresh fish deliveries from charities thanks to Niwa at Ruakk....

 2020-04-04 23:00 

New Zealand Herald

Covid 19 coronavirus: Richard Klipin - The KiwiSaver concerns keeping us all up at night...

It's only natural to be worried when you see so much of your savings disappear overnight....

 2020-04-04 22:59 

Radio New Zealand

Lockdown less stressful than 2019 Nelson fires - residents...

Tasman residents forced out of their homes by last year's wildfire say it does not compare with being in a lockdown....

 2020-04-04 22:52 

Otago Daily Times

Man charged after filming coughs in supermarket...

The man was shopping in Fresh Choice in Barrington, Photo: supplied A man who filmed himself coughing and sneezing on supermarket shoppers in Christchurch has been arrested and charged....

 2020-04-04 22:50 

Stuff.co.nz

Coronavirus: Wellington council discusses dumping wastewater in Cook Strait...

Pandemic mixed with pipe-tastrophe means Wellington City Council is discussing ditching wastewater off the South Coast....

 2020-04-04 22:49 

One News

Coronavirus: Nelson factory that makes fishing, farming products switches to re-usable face shields...

Transport and Marine Covers has been Government-approved to make critical supplies amid Covid-19 outbreak....

 2020-04-04 22:49 

Otago Daily Times

Man charged after filming coughs in supermarket...

The man was in the Fresh Choice supermarket in Barrington. Photo: supplied A man who filmed himself coughing and sneezing on supermarket shoppers in Christchurch has been arrested and charged....

 2020-04-04 22:48 

New Zealand Herald

'Secure shelter immediately': Cyclone Harold bears down in the Pacific...

Tropical Cyclone Harold strengthened to a category 4 system early this morning as it heads to northern Vanuatu, with the latest tracking map indicating it will be a monster category 5 storm.The Vanuatu ......

 2020-04-04 22:47 

Radio New Zealand

Concerns Covid-19 stresses could increase domestic violence in Pacific...

As countries across the Pacific implement measures to combat the spread of Covid-19, women's advocates are concerned what it might mean for vulnerable people in violent relationships....

 2020-04-04 22:46 

New Zealand Herald

Jessie J and Channing Tatum break up months after reconcilliation...

The Magic Mike star and British pop star have called it quits once more....

 2020-04-04 22:40 

Stuff.co.nz

Coronavirus: Destination Marlborough launches voucher comp to support local...

"If we can support them, it's going to, in turn, support the community."...

 2020-04-04 22:39 

Otago Daily Times

Queen to make rare broadcast...

The Queen will make her fifth special televised message to Britons during her 68 years on the throne. Photo: Getty Images The Queen will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the cor...

 2020-04-04 22:37 

Otago Daily Times

Covid-19: Seven new lockdown rules...

Everyone in New Zealand is to be isolated or quarantined at their current place of residence except as permitted for essential personal movement. Photo: Getty Images A new health notice has been issued, leaving no doubt about what Kiwis can and cannot do ...

 2020-04-04 22:37 

Stuff.co.nz

Timaru family Up-beat during lockdown...

A Timaru family is getting creative to keep spirts up during lockdown....

 2020-04-04 22:33 

One News

Increase in contact tracing needed for safe end to lockdown - disease specialist...

At the beginning of the lockdown, capacity sat at 50. That needs to be at 1000, says Dr Ayesha Verrall....

 2020-04-04 22:29 

One News

Full interview: National leader Simon Bridges on the Government's Covid-19 response...

The Opposition Leader is calling for more testing and compulsory quarantining at the border....

 2020-04-04 22:25 

One News

Dr Ayesha Verrall on the need for contact tracing, quarantine and if facemasks work...

Dr Verrall, an infectious disease specialist, talks to Q+A about the Covid-19 lockdown....

 2020-04-04 22:22 

Stuff.co.nz

Number of positive Covid-19 cases in Queenstown 'not surprising'...

The Southern District Heath Board is not surprised the Queenstown-Lakes region has seen a significant number pf positive Covid-19 tests....

 2020-04-04 22:22 

One News

Rumours swirl about sacking of Rugby Australia's Kiwi boss, Raelene Castle, ahead of fiery meeting...

Castle has faced multiple challenges since her appointment in 2017....

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