MidCentral DHB COVID-19 Update – 24 January 2022

Monday, 24 January 2022, 9:38 pmPress Release: MidCentral District Health Board Today we have a second case of COVID-19 to report in MidCentral. This case is a household contact of the initial positive case of COVID-19 in Manawatū reported last week. While this is not unexpected, it is a difficult time for the whānau and … Read more

Woman found dead in Christchurch property named

Police have named the woman whose body was found at a property in Christchurch’s Addington suburb over the weekend. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller She was Juliana Cayena Bonilla Herrera, 37. Police said she was a Colombian national who had been resident in New Zealand for the past 10 years. They said they expected their … Read more

Incoming Double-whammy: Time To Declare A Health Workforce Emergency

Monday, 24 January 2022, 9:30 pmPress Release: New Zealand Medical Association “Health workers have a greater level of exposure risk to Omicron – and with the current requirements to stand down and isolate – it creates a double whammy for an overloaded health system trying to operate when even more understaffed than usual,” says Alistair … Read more

Delta, Omicron… This Is Just The Beginning Of COVID-19 Variants To Hit New Zealand

Monday, 24 January 2022, 9:05 pmPress Release: COVID-19 Vaccine Corporation AUCKLAND: COVID-19 Vaccine Corporation (CVC), made up of New Zealand’s most experienced group of vaccine producers, is warning people not to take Omicron lightly. There have been numerous media reports suggesting the latest strain of the COVID-19 virus to arrive on New Zealand shores is … Read more

Five fire crews, helicopter at site of Trentham scrub fire

Fire crews at a scrub fire in the Upper Hutt suburb of Trentham have secured a 30-metre perimeter around the site of the weekend’s blaze today. Five fire crews have been at the site of the Trentham scrub fire today. Photo: Fire and Emergency The blaze broke out on Saturday evening at Evergreen Crescent in … Read more

X Games Aspen: Double gold medal-winning Kiwi Zoi Sadowski-Synnott wins best in snow award

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott won two gold medals at this year’s X Games Aspen and now she has officially been recognised as the star of the show. As the X Games finished up in Aspen, Colorado on Monday afternoon (NZ time) with fellow Wānaka 20-year-old Nico Porteous winning the freeski superpipe, the final act was Sadowski-Synnott being … Read more

French fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73

Fashion designer Thierry Mugler walks the runway during the Thierry Mugler Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2001 fashion show. Photo: Getty Images French fashion designer Thierry Mugler, who dressed Beyonce and Lady Gaga, has died aged 73, according to a statement on Mugler’s official Facebook page confirming earlier French media reports. Source link

New Drive-through Vaccination Centre In West Auckland

Monday, 24 January 2022, 6:55 pmPress Release: NRHCC In response to transmission of Omicron in the community, a new drive-through vaccination centre will open from tomorrow (Tuesday January 25) in west Auckland to accommodate increased demand for booster doses. The new centre will be located at the carpark on the corner of Gunton Drive and … Read more