37 days ago

Aucklanders warned to brace for tornadoes, thunderstorms and power cuts

Brittany Keogh Reporter from North Harbour News

Hi neighbours, Vector has warned Auckland residents to prepare for tornadoes, thunderstorms and gales that could lead to power cuts during the next 24 to 36 hours. The company says people should charge their devices and power banks, tie down objects that could be swept up in strong winds, such as BBQs or trampolines, and make sure they had a torch and spare batteries handy, as well as alternative fuel for cooking.

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1 hour ago

Coronavirus: Where to get tested

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

A raft of new coronavirus testing centres have opened across Auckland following the confirmation of a new community cluster in south Auckland.
Following the announcement on Tuesday night, the Northern Regional Health Co-ordination Centre recorded over 7800 Covid-19 tests on Wednesday, beating the previous record of 6407 tests on June 23.
Anyone experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms should seek to get a free Covid-19 test at their local general practice, urgent care clinic or one of Auckland's 15 community testing centres.
Click 'read more' for a full list of testing centres, including addresses and opening hours.

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2 hours ago

Why do Auckland trains have to go slow for six months?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland trains will be less frequent and travel slower for six months while Kiwirail urgently repairs and replaces nearly half of the city's tracks. Will this affect you? Read the story below:

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4 hours ago

Using an Auckland Council rubbish bin tag at home?

The Team from Auckland Council

During Alert level 3 put your tags on to ensure your bin is emptied.

BUY – rubbish bin tags at your local supermarket
TAG – attach a new bin tag to your bin before placing it at kerbside for collection
COLLECT – only bins with tags on will be emptied on collection day

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