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Kiwis living in Aussie able to get coronavirus financial aid

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 19:55
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pledged AU$130 billion over the next six months to help Australians who have found themselves out of work. Photo: Getty Images New Zealanders living in Australia on 444 visas will be able to access the AU$1,500 fortnightly payments, the Australian government has confirmed.
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Q'town nurse tests positive; community transmission investigated

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 18:50
Lakes District Hospital. Photo: ODT files Several Lakes District Hospital staff will be tested as a precaution after a nurse at the hospital tested positive for Covid-19 as the health board explores several possible methods of exposure including community transmission.
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More Covid-19 cases in 20s age group than any other

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 17:52
More New Zealanders in their 20s have Covid-19 than any other age group, Ministry of Health figures show, and it's likely because most cases are connected to overseas travel.
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Day 5 of the lockdown in Christchurch

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:41
Day 5 of the lockdown has been a wet one - here's how it looked through the lens in Christchurch.
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Website to report possible price-gouging launched

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:37
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is setting up a website for Kiwi to raise concerns about supermarket price rises during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Website to report possible price-gouging launched

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:05
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is setting up a website for Kiwi to raise concerns about supermarket price rises during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Radio Sport off the air indefinitely

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:05
Kane Williamson is interviewed by Bryan Waddle during the Semi-Final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between India and New Zealand. The decision to take Radio Sport off the air comes not long after the station lost the broadcast rights to New Zealand cricket matches. Photo: Getty Images Radio Sport has been taken off air indefinitely with its frequencies now carrying Newstalk ZB programming.
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Police investigate primary school burglary

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:51
Police are investigating the burglary of a Christchurch school.
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RSAs hope to sell poppies for Armistice Day

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:44
Photo: Getty Images North Canterbury RSAs are hoping to sell poppies to coincide with Armistice Day in November.
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Stranded Wanaka pair 'frustrated' with lack of Govt support

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:42
Conor Hayes (left) and Caleb Nicol have been travelling around South America over the past three months. Photo: Supplied Desperate Kiwis stranded in Peru watching citizens from all over the world being repatriated by their governments say they are "frustrated" at New Zealand's lack of support.
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She barely travelled: Family of first virus-related death

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:37
Anne Guenole, 73, died on Monday morning days after testing positive for Covid-19. She is the first person to die of the novel coronavirus in New Zealand. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald The family of Anne Guenole, the first person to die from coronavirus in New Zealand, say they have no idea where she picked it up from.
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Flight tracker shows contrast between NZ, US lockdowns

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:37
A live flight tracker reveals the impressive impact on New Zealand's travel restrictions compared to the United States of America (US).
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New data shows big spend up before lockdown

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:35
Spending in supermarkets, pharmacies and liquor stores across Christchurch doubled in the week before lockdown.
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She barely travelled: Family of first virus-related death

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:23
Anne Guenole, 73, died on Monday morning days after testing positive for Covid-19. She is the first person to die of the novel coronavirus in New Zealand. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald The family of Anne Guenole, the first person to die from coronavirus in New Zealand, say they have no idea where she picked it up from.
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Helping ratepayers get through crisis on meeting agenda

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:23
Photo: Geoff Sloan Christchurch City Council's emergency committee will meet this week to discuss how it can minimise the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on ratepayers.
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Flight tracker shows contrast between NZ, US lockdowns

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:33
A live flight tracker reveals the impressive impact on New Zealand's travel restrictions compared to the United States of America (US).
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Trump: US not paying for Harry and Meghan

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:25
Meghan and Harry have reportedly moved to Los Angeles, where her mother lives. Photo: Reuters President Donald Trump says the United States will not pay for security protection for Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, who, according to media reports, have settled in Los Angeles.
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Help for Aussie workers, public gatherings cut

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:23
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a six-month ban on landlords evicting renters and urged businesses to hold off on more job cuts until he unveiled a third stimulus package. Photo: Getty Images Australian officials will use fines and the threat of jail to enforce a new rule limiting public gatherings to two people, as the country's coronavirus infection rate slowed but the death toll crept higher.
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Moscow orders partial lockdown

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:22
Muscovites will only be allowed to go out to buy food or medicines at their nearest shop, get urgent medical treatment, walk the dog, or take out the bins. Photo: Reuters Authorities in the Russian capital announced a partial lockdown, ordering residents to stay at home from Monday in their toughest move yet to slow the spread of coronavirus after the number of official cases in Moscow passed the 1000 mark.
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Warning US could face 200,000 deaths, millions of cases

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:20
Melissa Sweeney helps Renee Grimm don her personal protective equipment Madigan Army Medical Center's enhanced coronavirus disease screening site in Tacoma, Washington. Photo: US Army via Reuters US deaths from coronavirus could reach 200,000 with millions of cases, the government's top infectious diseases expert warned on Sunday as New York, New Orleans and other major cities pleaded for more medical supplies.
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