Waikato News & Alerts


Parts of Waikato are at Alert Level 3

Parts of Waikato are at Alert Level 3 until 11:59pm on Monday 18 October 2021. This will be reviewed on Monday, 18 October.

 

Advice for Waikato

Covid 19 Updates

Auckland, Northland and Waikato remain at Alert Level 3

The rest of New Zealand remains at Alert Level 2.

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Ministry of Health

Ministry of Health Waikato, Palmerston North cases update

All initial tests from household members of COVID-19 cases in Hamilton East and Palmerston North have this afternoon returned negative results.

Results were received for two household members of the Auckland-based truck driver who is isolating in Palmerston North, and eight household members from the case in Hamilton East.

The results of three household members of the Raglan case, who have now all been moved to an Auckland quarantine facility, are expected back later tonight and will be announced tomorrow.

Covid 19 Symptoms

If you develop symptoms of Covid – 19 you need to get a test 

Covid-19 live: Tauranga, Mt Maunganui added as locations of interest

Tauranga, Mt Maunganui locations of interest

Three new locations of interest have been added to the Ministry of Health list on Friday morning, all in Tauranga.

Uppercrust Bakery in Mt Maunganui and BP Tauriko were visited on Saturday, September 11, and Tuesday, September 14, after an Auckland truck driver, who later tested positive for Covid-19, drove there for work.

The driver travelled through Hamilton, Cambridge, and Tauranga. They tested positive after isolating as a household contact of another confirmed case.

Heavy Rain Watch

AREA: COROMANDEL PENINSULA

Starts: 3:00am Thu 16 Sep

Ends: 3:00am Fri 17 Sep

Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.
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Major road closures coming to Ruakura Road

Motorists are being urged to plan ahead and prepare for delays as construction work ramps up on the Ruakura Road upgrade project.
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Snowfall Warning: Napier-Taupo Road

Winter driving conditions overnight and tomorrow morning on the Napier-Taupo Road, as snow showers may affect the summit of the road during Tuesday morning, with up to 1cm of snow forecast to settle near the summit during this time.
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Further consultation for Melville schools

Formal consultation is set to begin on specific options for the future of schooling in South West Hamilton, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.
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Dumping and vandalism tarnish Te Kuiti reserve

Visitors to Te Kuiti’s Mangaokewa Reserve are being urged to report fly tipping, vandalism and suspicious behaviour as damage and dumping continue at a site sacred to local hapū.
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