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Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-striken New! 2020-04-02 18:03:00WASHINGTON – The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus was fired Thursday by Navy leaders who sai

Democrats delay nominating convention amid virus concerns New! 2020-04-02 16:51:00Democrats announced Thursday that they were postponing their presidential nominating convention until August, an unprecedented move that shows how the

Trump admin moves toward promoting broader use of New! 2020-04-02 16:49:00WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many, if not almost all, Americans wear face coverings

“It’s a ghost town. It’s terrible.” Retail sales New! 2020-04-02 16:40:00Want to help boost the local economy? Have your teeth cleaned and get your back adjusted. Kris Noble is executive director

Free webinar series for small businesses to be New! 2020-04-02 16:02:00DeKalb County UNITES will offer a series of webinars featuring local speakers sharing knowledge and expertise on small business strategies during the

IDPH announces 715 more cases of COVID-19 in New! 2020-04-02 15:56:00Illinois saw 16 more deaths and announced 715 new cases of COVID-19, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Thursday.

Update: person in their 50s tests positive for New! 2020-04-02 15:52:00One additional person has tested positive for the coronavirus, reports the DeKalb County Health Department Thursday. A pers

Stimulus aid for 'small business' will go to New! 2020-04-02 14:47:00IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the coron

Sycamore Park District to leave top position unfilled New! 2020-04-02 13:00:00The Sycamore Park District Board of Commissioners has decided to suspend the hiring process of a new executive director, it announced Thursday in a pr

Unemployment claims up to more than 178,000 in New! 2020-04-02 12:58:00Unemployment claims in Illinois continue to soar as more residents lose their jobs or are furloughed in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, according t

Not martial law: Police using complaint system to New! 2020-04-02 11:14:00While Illinois is under a stay at home order, law enforcement officials are hoping people keep complying with the order while planning for the worst.

Longtime White Sox radio announcer Ed Farmer dies New! 2020-04-02 11:14:00White Sox radio broadcaster Ed Farmer died Wednesday night, the team announced Thursday. Farmer broadcast Sox games for 29 full seasons and played 11

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Chamber Supports Council Proposed Rates Payment Deferral, Awaits New! 2020-04-02 03:18:00The proposals considered at today’s Wellington City Council meeting are the start of what the city needs, says the Wellington Chamber of Commerc

Northland Police Presence Increasing In Far North New! 2020-04-02 03:16:00Northland Police are aware of recent commentary online and reports in the media relating to some members of the Northland community failing to comply

Rates Payment Deferral Leads City Council’s Covid-19 Fightback New! 2020-04-02 03:13:00Wellington Mayor Andy Foster says he is looking to fast-track a suite of City Council initiatives that aim to soften the impact of the Covid-19 pandem

Passing Of Former Carterton Mayor Barry Keys New! 2020-04-02 03:10:00Carterton District Council acknowledges the passing of former Carterton Mayor, and local barrister, Barry Keys. Barry was Mayor from 1984 to 1995. He

UFF Waives Fibre Wholesale Costs For Student Households New! 2020-04-02 03:00:00Central North Island fibre company Ultrafast Fibre will waive its monthly wholesale connection charges for families with school-aged children living i

Update From Today's COVID-19 National Response Media Conference New! 2020-04-02 00:45:00

Addiction Services Helping People Through The Lockdown 2020-04-02 00:27:00

Update From Mayor Boult On COVID-19 Response 2020-04-02 00:18:00

Name Release - Lineside Road Crash 2020-04-02 00:17:00

Please Stop Flouting The Rules And Treat Your 2020-04-02 00:15:00Please, stop flouting the rules Our Thames Valley Emergency Operating Centre (TVEOC) are concerned that the guidelines during lockdown continue to be

Waikato DHB Update On Matamata COVID-19 Cluster 2020-04-02 00:10:00Waikato DHB has confirmed there are 45 COVID-19 cases in Matamata as of April 2. All have been linked either directly or indirectly to the Redoubt Bar

Southern Cross Announces Financial Support Options 2020-04-02 00:06:00Southern Cross Health Society has announced a range of options to help New Zealanders struggling financially in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kiwi paramedic's New York experience 2020-04-01 00:07:28Kiwi paramedic Chez Valenta, who is living in New York, has detailed the horrors residents there are facing due to the impact of Covid-19. Photo: 1 Ne

Desert Road remains: Police search house 2020-03-31 23:49:34Police are searching a West Auckland property linked to a man whose remains were found buried in a remote part of the central North Island after a tip

Emergency grant for Super Rugby franchises 2020-03-31 23:33:08Mark Robinson. New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced an emergency grant will be made available to New Zealand’s five Super Rugby clubs to

Recovered Kiwi shares strange symptom 2020-03-31 23:27:10Josh Dent back home in the Bay of Islands as his father, Sam Dent, watches on while living in his car and coming no closer than 10m to his son. Photo:

Queenstown Lakes Hospital reopening 2020-03-31 23:08:54Queenstown Lakes District Hospital is set to reopen after large parts of it were closed due to two nurses testing positive for Covid-19. Photo: Scene

Isolation inspires Showbiz performers 2020-03-31 23:05:38Showbiz Christchurch performers have been creating musical theatre inspired videos from their isolation pods to lift people's spirits.

Man arrested after ramming police car and fleeing 2020-03-31 22:47:27Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller (File photo) The driver of a vehicle that rammed a police car in Nelson and then fled, has been found and arres

Day 7 of the lockdown 2020-03-31 22:26:25Here's how day 7 of the lockdown looked through the lens in Christchurch.

Price-gouging complaint system being well-used 2020-03-31 22:20:14

Italian Chinese community a 'model' 2020-03-31 21:50:26A Chinese community in Italy has been labelled a model in Covid-19 response measures. Photo: Getty Images In the storm of infection and death s

Life of inspiring others ends in tragedy 2020-03-31 21:50:05April Morel, 34, shared her passion for travel and new experiences on her own website. Photo: www.aprillee.co.nz Adventure-seeker April Morel l

Harry and Meghan say goodbye to royal roles 2020-03-31 21:42:20Prince Harry and Meghan are now free to pursue new careers, earn their own money and spend most of their time in North America. Photo: Getty Images

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Northland Police presence increasing in Far North New! 2020-04-02 02:37:12Northland Police are aware of recent commentary online and reports in the media relating to some members of the Northland community failing to comply

Wellington Chamber of Commerce supports Council proposed rates New! 2020-04-02 02:18:43The proposals considered at today’s Wellington City Council meeting are the start of what the city needs, says the Wellington Chamber of Commerc

Rates payment deferral leads Wellington City Council's Covid-19 New! 2020-04-02 01:46:42Wellington Mayor Andy Foster says he is looking to fast-track a suite of City Council initiatives that aim to soften the impact of the Covid-19 pandem

Update from Mayor Boult on COVID-19 response 2020-04-02 00:00:33One week in to the nationwide Alert Level 4 lockdown, Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult is reinforcing the message to stay home and save lives

Three month rent holiday for hospitality and tourism 2020-04-01 23:58:00With the COVID-19 shutdown making life very hard for local businesses, Nelson City Council is easing the burden and trying to help keep our region&rsq

Law Society President pays tribute to Chief High 2020-04-01 23:52:24Justice Susan Thomas is to be congratulated on her appointment as Chief High Court Judge, New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearo

Human remains case now a homicide investigation - 2020-04-01 23:29:46Police can confirm that the investigation into human remains found buried in a shallow grave on Rangipo Intake Road near Tongariro is a homicide inves

Community spirit will help get Kāpiti residents through 2020-04-01 23:13:55Kāpiti Coast Mayor K Gurunathan is encouraging Kāpiti residents to keep fighting the good fight against COVID-19 after a week of

Rates relief part of wider economic recovery package 2020-04-01 23:04:23Christchurch ratepayers facing financial hardship because of the COVID-19 crisis will be able to defer their rate payments for up to six months.

Safety drives essential maintenance on Waikato state highways 2020-04-01 22:51:10Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says road crews are monitoring the state highway network in the Waikato to ensure the safe movement of essential goods

Water Restrictions eased in parts of Tararua District 2020-04-01 22:48:27The recent rain across Tararua District has allowed water restrictions for some towns to be eased slightly.

COVID-19 update - South Waikato Council 2020-04-01 22:24:50We understand that people in our community may be concerned about local COVID-19 cases in the South Waikato. "The steady rate of increasing positive