27 days ago

Macleans College students stuck in Wuhan coronavirus lockdown

Caroline Williams Reporter from Eastern Courier

Two international students due to start school at Auckland's Macleans College next week are stuck in China due to the deadly coronavirus lockdown.
Macleans College principal Steven Hargreaves confirmed the students were not yet allowed to return to New Zealand due to an internal travel ban on Wuhan.
​The two unrelated students studied at the east Auckland college last year, and had planned to return to their same homestay families.
It is not yet clear when they'll be allowed to leave Wuhan, however, when they do return to New Zealand, they won't be allowed back at school for a week while on the look out for flu-like symptoms.
Are you concerned about coronavirus entering New Zealand?

Image
More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Should Auckland Council execs get ATHOP cards instead of carparks?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council is looking to reduce the number of ratepayer funded carparks enjoyed by senior managers. It's down from 77 to 49. Is the council right to consider offering ATHOP cards instead? Read the story below:

Image
9 days ago

Cameras help cut red-light-running but thousands still do it

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, motorists running through red traffic lights create some of the highest death and injury risks. Auckland Transport's roll-out of cameras is making a difference, but do you think penalties are tough enough ? Read the story below:

4 hours ago

Young Kiwis Ask for Social Media Safeguards

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

📱 Young people recognise the dangers of social media and are asking for safeguards to be put in place to protect them – including having its safe use taught in schools as part of the curriculum.

Image