57 days ago

Elderly woman attacked and robbed in Beach Haven - Police appeal

Melanie Earley Reporter from North Shore Times

EDIT: The two people have now been identified and police are making inquiries.

Kia ora neighbours, an elderly woman was assaulted and robbed in Beach Haven, sparking police to ask for help in identifying two people.

On August 14, a 78-year-old woman boarded a bus from Birkenhead shops to Beach Haven, before she was followed and attacked.

A man and woman assaulted the elderly person and took a number of items including her handbag.

If you recognise the man and woman call 105 quoting file number 210814/6315 or email Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Renfree at mark.renfree@police.govt.nz

Alternatively, call Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Read the full story below.

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4 days ago

Covid-19: Concern over number of positive cases on North Shore

Caroline Williams Reporter from North Shore Times

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”.

Click 'read more' for the full story.

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1 hour ago

Covid-19: Where to get tested and vaccinated in Auckland during Labour Weekend

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

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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10 hours ago

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