45 days ago

Possible Covid-19 case in Wellington

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

A person in Wellington has returned a “weak” suspected Covid-19 test, weeks after completing their isolation.
It is the capital’s first possible case outside the Government’s managed isolation and quarantine facilities in more than a month.
In a statement the Ministry of Health said the person returned from the United States in September and completed their 14 days in isolation on September 21.
They then became sick after completing the mandatory 14 days isolation while in Wellington this week and sought medical care. The details around the sickness are unknown.
The person returned a “weak” positive test on Thursday, meaning the infection was likely historical, and has since been transferred to a quarantine facility in Wellington.
The Ministry of Health is conducting further testing but testing to date suggest a historical infection is highly likely.

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10 hours ago


Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

MetService is predicting some really nasty weather from this evening until Tuesday morning. It has issued the following warnings for STRONG WIND and HEAVY RAIN for the Wellington Region.
WELLINGTON and the KAPITI COAST south of Otaki Valid: 6 hours from 7:00 pm Monday to 1:00 am Tuesday Forecast: Period of rain with locally heavy falls. Expect 50 to 60mm to accumulate, peak intensities 10 to 20mm per hour this evening.
WELLINGTON and KAPITI COAST south of Otaki. Valid: 13 hours from 9:00 pm Monday to 10:00 am Tuesday Forecast: Southerly gales are forecast to be severe at times, with gusts reaching 120 km/h.

14 days ago

Favourite foodie finds

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your favourite foodie finds on your travels through NZ. Have you come across a particularly amazing cafe, bakery restaurant or food truck? Had an especially delicious pie, burger, sandwich, smoothie bowl or cronut? Been to what must be one of the country's best fish and chip joints? Or been pleasantly surprised by a town's food scene? Please share the details below and include 'NFP' (not for publication) in your comment if you don't want it included in an article. Cheers.

2 hours ago

What's On: Linkline Social Club Inc.

Keith from Tawa

Active, independent, mature and on your own? Enjoy social activities with similar others, including restaurant dinners, cafe lunches, walks, games, outings, movies, etc. Please phone before involvement: Jocelyn 577 1876.
Linkline Social Club Inc.
  • Social Evening and New Year at the Petone Club