Auckland GPs will now vaccinate 12-month-old babies for measles, mumps, rubella in an attempt to protect the "most vulnerable" from the outbreak gripping the region.
There have been 104 measles cases in Auckland so far this year.
From this week, Auckland Regional Public Health Service and Ministry of Health are recommending all 12-month-old children in the region receive their first MMR early to protect them from the highly infectious viral illness.
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The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years. With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you.
Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?
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The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following overnight closures for motorway improvements: Northern Motorway (SH1), Southern Motorway (SH1), Northwestern Motorway (SH16), Upper Harbour Motorway (SH18) and the Southwestern Motorway (SH20).
Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am - unless otherwise stated. Please follow the signposted detours. Click here to see a detailed list of affected areas.
Safe travels neighbours!
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