Covid-19: One new case in NZ today

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today. There are no new community cases. Today’s new case is... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

  School attendance dropped during the nationwide lockdown for obvious reasons.   It is less clear why, as New Zealand returned to relative-normal,... Read More

Covid-19: Four new cases, all in managed isolation

The Ministry of Health reports that there are four new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand today, all in managed isolation. There are no new cases in... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

Seven new cases of Covid-19 reported on Friday were in managed isolation and included six members of the Pakistan cricket team. The Ministry of Health... Read More

Demand surges for kids’ mind health programme

Demand for a programme aimed at equipping school children with tools to navigate life’s ups and downs has more than doubled in the past three months. Interest... Read More

High number of ACC claims in the BOP

Omokoroa’s Judi Mori has used the NYMBL balance training app every day for the past two months and says it has made “a significant difference”... Read More

Ambulance strike cancelled after agreement reached

A planned strike by some St John paramedics and ambulance workers has been called off. Hundreds of St John staff who are First Union members had been... Read More

BayActive to get more tamariki moving

BayActive, a division of Bay Venues, has secured funding to provide six local, low decile primary schools the chance to take part in active play and... Read More

Life Education Trust responds to children‘s needs

We know Harold the giraffe well. We remember the excitement as the mobile classroom pulled up. It was a highlight of the school year – a visit... Read More

Study: Pregnant women missing diabetes checks

A University of Waikato study has found only 26.4 per cent of women in the Waikato region are screened for diabetes during pregnancy as per the national... Read More

Ambulance officers to strike this week

Ambulance officers are planning strike action for both Wednesday and Saturday. “Ambulance officers from one of our three unions will be striking... Read More

Health warning issued for Lake Rotoehu

A health warning has been issued for Lake Rotoehu due to a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae.  “This health warning means that... Read More

A Real Rad girls’ night out

  For local businesswoman Hannah Mellsop, the COVID-19 pandemic could have been a real kick in the teeth.   Her Mount Maunganui-based company,... Read More

Covid-19: Nine new cases in managed isolation

There have been nine new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand's managed isolation facilities today, with the new imported cases coming from... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

  A Wellington border worker already in quarantine was one of six new cases of Covid-19 detected in the country on Saturday. The rest were all... Read More