105 days ago

Poll: Should Waiheke break free free from Auckland's Covid restrictions?

Josephine Franks Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours, Waiheke's local board are making a bid for freedom, saying the island should join the rest of the country at level 2, with a border to keep city-dwellers out. What do you make of the suggestion?

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Should Waiheke break free free from Auckland's Covid restrictions?
  • 60.8% Waiheke should follow the same rules as Auckland
    60.8% Complete
  • 39.2% Waiheke should move to level 2, as long as there are no community cases
    39.2% Complete
181 votes
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6 days ago

Free fitness in Auckland Domain...

Sarah Moore from Froot Camp

If getting fit is on your 2022 'to do' list, join Froot Camp!

Froot Camp is a completely free bootcamp running in Auckland Domain - a great bunch of people who love to have a laugh while they sweat. We train three times a week and every session is different (so you'll never get bored).

Here's what you need to know:
- it's FREE! (Froot Camp = Free Bootcamp!)
- we train at 6pm on Tuesday and Thursday and 9am Saturday
- we meet at the back of the Museum
- all fitness levels are welcome
- all you need to bring is a good attitude and your water bottle

Questions? Ask below!

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1 hour ago

What's On: Auckland Live - Pride Weekend

Luke from Auckland Central

Get ready for Auckland Pride Festival’s annual epic takeover of Aotea Square! Part of Auckland Live's Summer in the Square - see Auckland Live's website for more details.
Auckland Live - Pride Weekend
  • Aotea Square
3 days ago

Man fails roadside breathalyser test after using hand sanitiser

Melanie Earley Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours, an Auckland man was “shocked” to learn he had failed a breathalyser test due to using hand sanitiser before being pulled over.

Ben Shivas had been driving home from work on Thursday evening when he arrived at a police checkpoint in Herne Bay.

Shivas, 26, was surprised to learn he had failed the roadside test despite not having drunk any alcohol that day.

“It was a bit of a shock, but I knew it had to be an error,” he said. “The officer taking the test questioned me about the result, and when I told her I hadn’t had any alcohol she asked if I’d used hand sanitiser recently.”

Read the full story at the link below.

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