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Biden raises idea of Democrats holding an online 2020-04-05 16:51:00WASHINGTON – Joe Biden said Sunday that the Democratic National Convention, already delayed until August because of the coronavirus, may need to

Americans brace for 'hardest, saddest' week of their 2020-04-05 16:49:00NEW YORK – Americans braced for what the nation's top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives w

Queen delivers message of hope to UK amid 2020-04-05 16:47:00Britain needed a message of hope Sunday. The queen delivered it. Queen Elizabeth II offered support to a country locked dow

2020 Congressional art competition deadline extended 2020-04-05 16:00:00The deadline for submissions in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition has been extended until May 15. The office of Congre

No new coronavirus cases reported in DeKalb County 2020-04-05 15:59:00SYCAMORE - No new cases of coronavirus were reported in DeKalb County Sunday. The total count remains at 22, with the majority of reported cases in th

IDPH announces 899 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths 2020-04-05 15:48:00Illinois has 899 new cases of COVID-19 and 31 more deaths from the virus, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Sunday.

Pritzker: Illinois needs feds to send 1000s more 2020-04-05 14:24:00CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois needs thousands more ventilators than the federal government plans to send and the state is desperately searching for mo

Kishwaukee Family YMCA launches free online classes 2020-04-05 13:00:00SYCAMORE – Though the Kishwaukee Family YMCA’s doors have closed temporarily, the Y is still here for DeKalb County. YMCA members and the

Wait, we agreed to this? Cell data being 2020-04-05 13:00:00Cellphone owners are already being tracked by their cell network carrier and private companies have begun using that data to track how counties are fo

Surgeon general warns US of `saddest week' and 2020-04-05 11:51:00WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general offered some of the starkest warnings yet Sunday as he braced Americans for the worsening fallout fro

No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker 2020-04-05 10:48:00WASHINGTON (AP) — Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it's still too risky.

U.S. 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic, 2020-04-05 10:46:00WASHINGTON (AP) — As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic,

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Auckland's Planned Rate Hike Looks Increasingly Absurd 2020-04-05 23:37:00Christchurch City Council's move toward a rates freeze shows that Auckland Council's planned rate hike can be withdrawn, says the Auckland Ratepayer

Wellington’s Coastal Dumping Of Sewage And Waste 2020-04-05 23:27:00Dumping Sludge in the form of sewerage and waste water into Cook Strait is not only an environmental crime but reflected the capital city’s lack

Gearing Up For Safety Improvements To Start On 2020-04-05 23:14:00Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is preparing to start safety improvements work on SH16 Huapai to Waimauku when the COVID-19 lockdown ends. This is the

Matamata Cluster Update April 6 2020-04-05 23:00:00Waikato DHB has confirmed 61 COVID-19 cases which can be directly or indirectly linked to the Redoubt Bar in Matamata. Recent cases have been confirme

UNICEF NZ And The Salvation Army Partner To 2020-04-05 22:54:00For the first time ever, UNICEF New Zealand is fundraising to support Kiwi children and families impacted by Covid-19 (coronavirus). Today, UNICEF NZ

Four New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Hawke’s 2020-04-05 22:25:00The Ministry of Health reported four Covid-19 cases in Hawke’s Bay, today - two probable and two confirmed. This takes the total for the region

Canterbury DHB Moves To Support Rosewood Rest Home 2020-04-05 21:38:00Following notification of a cluster of confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 cases amongst staff and residents at Rosewood Rest Home Dementia Care

Trust’s Grant Budget Fully Subscribed 2020-04-05 21:37:00Central Lakes Trust board met remotely last Monday to approve 12 grants in what was the last board meeting of the trust’s financial year. The tr

Slow Moving Front To Dominate The Weather Up 2020-04-05 21:35:00A slow-moving front, currently sitting over Fiordland, sluggishly moves north tomorrow (Tuesday) to sit around Cook Strait by midnight before continui

Network Mobilised To Support Wairarapa 2020-04-05 20:20:00A network of agencies and essential services has mobilised across Wairarapa to support people needing extra help during the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 loc

International Students Made To Feel Right At Home 2020-04-05 19:12:00International students from around the world are discovering the extent of Kiwi hospitality as they sit out the Covid-19 lockdown with Northland host

Downtown Community Ministry Helping To Shelter Homeless 2020-04-05 18:51:00At a time when Wellingtonians are told to stay home during the Covid-19 lockdown, for some of the city’s homeless home can mean a tent in the bu

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Third confirmed case in Te Anau linked to New! 2020-04-06 18:03:09Dr Paula Kin says there has still been no community transition of Covid-19 within Te Anau. Photo: ODT files A Te Anau doctor says the area has

New radio station New Brighton Wassup comes out New! 2020-04-06 17:59:45Emily Adcock and Dominic Benedict James have started a new radio station called New Brighton Wassup from their bubble. Photo: Supplied The bore

Christchurch-based dance-pop act PRINS releases new video New! 2020-04-06 17:49:47Christchurch-based dance-pop act PRINS has released a brand new video for Magnetic, a high-energy dance floor banger that’ll get you moving

Iconic 'Goldfinger' Bond girl dies New! 2020-04-06 17:49:47Bond girl Honor Blackman (centre) played Pussy Galore in Goldfinger. Photo: Getty Images British actress Honor Blackman, who was best known for

The naked farmer is ‘living the dream’ New! 2020-04-06 17:37:47East Otago farmer Archie Kennedy has been posting "tasteful" daily pictures on his Facebook site during the lockdown. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY

West Coast cop caught hunting during lockdown New! 2020-04-06 17:12:40An off-duty West Coast policeman seen out hunting last weekend — days after the country moved into the Covid-19 level 4 lockdown and a national

How to keep city's kerbside waste collection crews New! 2020-04-06 17:06:35Christchurch residents are being urged to space their wheelie bins well apart on the kerbside so they don’t need to be handled by the worke

Scotland's medical boss resigns after virus breaches New! 2020-04-06 16:48:54First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (left) and former Chief Medical Officer Dr Catherine Calderwood. Photo: Reuters Scotland's Chief Medical Offic

Health staff working to deal with Covid-19 cluster New! 2020-04-06 16:44:13Rosewood Rest Home & Hospital. Photo: www.eldernet.co.nz There is a scramble for experienced aged care staff after a dementia care fac

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care New! 2020-04-06 16:32:24Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital on Sunday with coronavirus. Photo: Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to inten

'I've been an idiot': Clark offers to resign New! 2020-04-06 16:28:03David Clark: "At a time when we are asking New Zealanders to make historic sacrifices I've let the team down. I've been an idiot, and I understand

Resident wakes up to find car on fire New! 2020-04-06 16:25:20A person awoke in Christchurch in the early hours of this morning to find their car was on fire.

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Northland Police urge people to stay home this New! 2020-04-06 23:27:27Police are urging people to stay put and not to travel to any baches or holiday homes this Easter weekend.

Stay home and save lives this Easter - New! 2020-04-06 23:19:04Northland’s mayors and regional council chair have issued a plea to would-be holidaymakers not to travel to - or within - Northland for what wou

Save the Children Staff mobilise to help children New! 2020-04-06 22:39:05Save the Children staff in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands are ready to help hundreds of children affected by Tropical Cyclone (TC) Harold, the most power

Horizons Regional Council revises their proposed 2020-21 Annual New! 2020-04-06 22:31:24At today’s first Horizons Regional Council virtual meeting since the Alert Level 4 lockdown, Council resolved the revision of their proposed 202

Waikato Museum calls on its social media community New! 2020-04-06 22:24:23Waikato Museum has launched a new social media initiative, calling on its online community to create a virtual exhibition by sharing photos of their f

Animal agriculture causes pandemics and pandemonium - Vegan New! 2020-04-06 21:36:15Climate change, deforestation, ocean dead zones, wildlife habitat loss, overuse of resources and now pandemics. Animal agriculture is responsible for

Animal campaigners call on WHO for global ban New! 2020-04-06 21:32:43Over 200 organizations from across the world, including World Animal Protection, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Humane Society International,

Update from One Home to Live In pathway New! 2020-04-06 21:23:02During the first quarter of 2020, the Overseas Investment Office approved 72 applications for people with residency visas to buy homes to live in.

Holiday homes and baches a no-go - Western New! 2020-04-06 21:15:13Residents living in the Western Waikato area are being strongly urged not to travel to their baches, second homes or holiday homes, even if they&rsquo

Mayor Boult begins 'what next' conversation - Queenstown New! 2020-04-06 20:56:18We are entering what will undoubtedly be the toughest economic situation our district has ever seen and we need to start planning for the future, Quee

2020 Canterbury Architecture Awards - shortlist announced New! 2020-04-06 19:16:25Thirty-five projects have been shortlisted in the 2020 Canterbury Architecture Awards. The shortlisted projects were selected from a record number of

Please don’t flush wipes - Countdown supports efforts New! 2020-04-06 19:00:43Countdown is supporting efforts to stop wet wipes ending up in New Zealand's wastewater systems by rolling out signage in all of its stores reminding


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