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Covid-19 Document Dump: Budget Blowouts, Transit Visas, Social Costs
Covid-19, Election 2020
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Covid-19, Election 2020
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Covid-19 Document Dump: Budget Blowouts, Transit Visas, Social Costs

News Desk - Aug 01, 2020

The government massively underestimated the number of people who would be returning to New Zealand - and the cost of keeping them in managed isolation, according to…

ILT Businesses Picking Up Again Post Covid
Business, Community
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Business, Community
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ILT Businesses Picking Up Again Post Covid

News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

The Invercargill Licensing Trust has made a strong recovery post-Covid and as a result, re- employed 37 out of 87 staff who were recently made redundant. In…

National Announces Scheme to Encourage New Businesses
Covid-19, Election 2020
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Covid-19, Election 2020
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National Announces Scheme to Encourage New Businesses

News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

National is planning to launch a new scheme if elected into government that will offer cash incentives for New Zealanders who have lost their jobs due to…

Fiordland Faces 40 Percent Unemployment After Storms, Covid-19
Covid-19, Fiordland
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Covid-19, Fiordland
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Fiordland Faces 40 Percent Unemployment After Storms, Covid-19

News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

Fiordland is facing up to 40 percent unemployment, with many tourism business saying they're unsure about their future. This year the region has been hit by severe…

Air New Zealand Domestic Schedule Ramps Up
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Air New Zealand Domestic Schedule Ramps Up

News Desk - Jul 28, 2020

Air New Zealand has ramped up its domestic schedule for August to 70 percent of pre-COVID-19 levels. The airline had planned to operate around 55 percent of…

Influx of Army Recruits Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Influx of Army Recruits Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

News Desk - Jul 28, 2020

Hundreds more New Zealanders are rushing to sign up to the Army amid the Covid-19 pandemic. An extra 1000 or more recruits join the Army, Air Force…

UK Based Kiwi’s In Race To Get Home With Visas Set To Expire – How Southlander’s Are Stuck?
Covid-19, New Zealand
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Covid-19, New Zealand
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UK Based Kiwi’s In Race To Get Home With Visas Set To Expire – How Southlander’s Are Stuck?

News Desk - Jul 24, 2020

  Potentially thousands of UK-based New Zealanders are in a race to get back to New Zealand, with their visas set to expire in the coming days.…

One New Case Of Covid-19 In Managed Isolation
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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One New Case Of Covid-19 In Managed Isolation

News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

There is one new case of Covid-19 in managed isolation in New Zealand today, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said…

Watch: Health Minister Provides Covid-19 Update After 3rd Escape From Isolation Facility
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Watch: Health Minister Provides Covid-19 Update After 3rd Escape From Isolation Facility

News Desk - Jul 10, 2020

Health Minister Chris Hipkins is updating the media on the government's Covid-19 response, after it was confirmed today that a third person had escaped a managed isolation…

Covid Leak Fallout – Hamish Walker Won’t Stand In Coming Election
Clutha, Covid-19
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Clutha, Covid-19
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Covid Leak Fallout – Hamish Walker Won’t Stand In Coming Election

News Desk - Jul 08, 2020

National MP Hamish Walker has announced that he will not be standing for re-election for the Southland electorate at the upcoming 2020 election. The backbencher MP had…