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10 hours ago

Health Minister Chris Hipkins urges Aucklanders to wear face masks

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Health Minister Chris Hipkins is telling Aucklanders to wear a face mask as the city heads into an alert level 3 lockdown today.

“My advice to everyone watching this is: ‘Wear one’,” Hipkins told Stuff.

He said the Government was still working on legal issues around making… View more
Hi neighbours,

Health Minister Chris Hipkins is telling Aucklanders to wear a face mask as the city heads into an alert level 3 lockdown today.

“My advice to everyone watching this is: ‘Wear one’,” Hipkins told Stuff.

He said the Government was still working on legal issues around making masks compulsory.


A legal order under the new Covid-19 legislation would be issued on Wednesday. This would give legal effect to the alert levels in Auckland and the rest of the country.

Click here to read more.

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4 hours ago
8 hours ago

Harcourts The Difference

Harcourts Helensville

We are all working remotely from home! Please feel free to contact us.

All details found in the link below.

Stay safe, stay kind! 💙

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11 hours ago

Coronavirus three-day lockdown: what it means for Auckland

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

After 102 days without community transmission in New Zealand, there are now four new cases of Covid-19.

The source of the four new cases, which are based in south Auckland, has not yet been identified.

In an urgent press conference on Tuesday night, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern … View more
Hi neighbours,

After 102 days without community transmission in New Zealand, there are now four new cases of Covid-19.

The source of the four new cases, which are based in south Auckland, has not yet been identified.

In an urgent press conference on Tuesday night, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a three-day level 3 lockdown of the Auckland region, and urged anyone who is unwell to seek health advice and get a test. The rest of the country moves to level 2.

Click here to find out what we know so far about what the lockdown from midday today means for Auckland.

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11 hours ago

Supermarkets urge calm ahead of Covid-19 lockdown

Josephine Franks Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, shoppers are being asked not to panic-buy as queues build ahead of the country going into alert level 3 lockdown.

Outside supermarkets across the city, queues of shoppers snaked into carparks, and some shops had to close early on Tuesday night after being inundated.

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11 hours ago

We Heart Aotearoa, Sol 3 Mio and Devilskin postponed due to lockdown

Josephine Franks Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, a host of events have been cancelled due to the latest coronavirus cases.

We Heart Aotearoa - organised to celebrate our “team of five million’s efforts so far” - has been cancelled this weekend.

“We look forward to rescheduling We Love Aotearoa and celebrating New … View more
Kia ora neighbours, a host of events have been cancelled due to the latest coronavirus cases.

We Heart Aotearoa - organised to celebrate our “team of five million’s efforts so far” - has been cancelled this weekend.

“We look forward to rescheduling We Love Aotearoa and celebrating New Zealand’s success yet again. Kia kaha and much aroha to all," the event founder said.

Read more below.

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11 hours ago

Coronavirus: Everything we know about the Auckland cases of community transmission

Josephine Franks Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, there are a lot of rumours swirling about the confirmed cases of community transmission - we've rounded up everything we know about the four people who have tested positive.
Hit the link below to read more.

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11 hours ago

Long waits for Covid-19 testing

Josephine Franks Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, anyone with coronavirus symptoms is advised to get tested, but expect long queues at the pop-up testing centres. For more information on where to get tested, see the link below.

11 hours ago

Important government updates for Auckland residents

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Auckland region will move to Alert Level 3 at 12 noon on Wednesday 12 August 2020

It will remain at Alert Level 3 for at least 3 days. This will give the government time to assess the situation and gather information, including contact tracing, so we can find out more about how the case arose.
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Auckland region will move to Alert Level 3 at 12 noon on Wednesday 12 August 2020

It will remain at Alert Level 3 for at least 3 days. This will give the government time to assess the situation and gather information, including contact tracing, so we can find out more about how the case arose.

Key information:
• At present, Alert Level 3 remains in place until midnight Friday 14 August.
• It is highly recommended that you wear a mask if you are out and about.
• Under Alert Level 3, you are encouraged work from home if you can.
• If you’re sick, stay home. Don’t go to work or school. Don’t socialise.
• If you have symptoms of cold or flu call your doctor or Healthline and get advice about being tested.
• If you have been told to self-isolate you must do so immediately.
• Only use public transport if essential. Register your AT Hop card for contact tracing should it be required - www.at.govt.nz....
• The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2.
• All aged care facilities will close their doors to everyone but staff from noon today.
• For real time news updates visit www.stuff.co.nz...

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11 hours ago

COVID-19 Update

Evelyn Page Retirement Village

We will be closing our Auckland villages to all visitors from 10am on Wednesday August 12 following the re-emergence of COVID-19 in the community and the move to Alert Level 3.

2 days ago

Cambridge: The Kiwi town that could become the next big thing

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Cambridge is so much more than just a town you drive through. Click the link below for a few reasons to consider sticking around a bit. #backyourbackyard

21 hours ago

Report illegal dumping

The Team from Auckland Council

If you see any dumped rubbish, call us at 0800 NODUMP (0800 663 867) to report it. Dumpers will be fined up to $30,000. Your waste is your responsibility.

For more info on how to dispose of unwanted items, visit aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.
Find out more

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2 days ago

Project to turn Auckland's empty roof space into gardens gets off the ground

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Auckland Stuff

A not-for-profit initiative to turn the empty roofs of Auckland high rises into community gardens has begun.
The project, called Kai in the Sky, is the brainchild of 24-year-old Becky Umbers. Staff from local hospitality businesses, which are struggling because of the pandemic, will tend to the … View more
A not-for-profit initiative to turn the empty roofs of Auckland high rises into community gardens has begun.
The project, called Kai in the Sky, is the brainchild of 24-year-old Becky Umbers. Staff from local hospitality businesses, which are struggling because of the pandemic, will tend to the gardens and use the produce grown there for free. Would you tend to and use a roof top garden if they were open to the community?

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1 day ago

What's On: Pest Control Workshop

Adrian from Albany Heights

Learn about the challenges and how you can help achieve “Pest Free NZ” at this fascinating free 2hr workshop presented by a local expert in the field (booking advised 09-420-5655).
Pest Control Workshop
  • Kaipara Coast Plant Centre & Sculpture Gardens
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