Hi Auckland neighbours,
Did you feel the quake this morning?
If so, what was it like?
What was your reaction?
A magniture 8.1 earthquake off the coast of New Zealand triggered a tsunami warning for Northland.
The earthquake struck near the Kermadec Islands at 8.28am, with people in certain eastern areas of the North Island told to go immediately to high ground.
A 7.4 magnitude quake also hit near the Kermadec Islands struck about 6.40am, at a depth of about 56km.
Hi Neighbours, If buses are running near empty, maybe the traditional way of providing public transport needs a rethink. Read the story below on the empty buses of Hobsonville Point. What's the answer ?
An interesting mid week fact.
How are you commemorating Anzac Day? What stories have been passed down through your whānau?
April 25 marks the 106-year anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, one of the most costly campaigns for the Allied Forces during World War I.
Anzac dawn and commemorative services up and down the country are scheduled to get underway after widespread cancellations last year, due to the nation being under Alert Level 4 restrictions.
The NZDF have advised of a reduced presence of military personnel at Anzac services due to deployment at MIQ facilities.
You can check out where the Anzac day services are on this interactive map on the RSA website.
Feel free and share your stories below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comments used your local community paper.