Kia ora neighbours, two men in their 30s have been arrested following a spate of cars being set on fire on Auckland's North Shore.
Police had been investigating the recent arsons that had occurred between July 30 and August 18 in the Glenfield and Bayview areas.
“These included vehicles allegedly being set alight and large plastic rubbish bins being placed against vehicles and set alight,” a police spokesman said.
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Kia ora neighbours. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is urging North Shore residents to get a Covid-19 test if they are unwell, as concern grows over cases in the area.
“If you are on the North Shore and experiencing any symptoms, even if you have been vaccinated, please do go and get a test."
She added Auckland’s cases were not confined to one part of the region.
“They are across 124 suburbs,” she said, adding that this should pay as a reminder that the Covid-19 restrictions “matter for everyone”.
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Kia ora neighbours. It’s still easy to get a Covid-19 test or vaccination, even over Labour Weekend.
On Friday, the Government announced the Auckland, Waitematā and Counties Manukau DHBs would need to have vaccinated 90 per cent of their eligible populations before the Auckland region can leave lockdown.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health is asking residents in New Lynn, Bayswater, Rosedale and Redvale to get tested if they are unwell, due to a concerning number of cases in those areas.
We’ve put together a list of all the vaccine and testing centres that are open for all or part of the long Labour Weekend. Click 'read more' for the list.
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