Lake Rotomā is a summer hotspot by a busy highway, and the local community could be getting a fully funded life-saving medical device. Would you know what to do if someone went into cardiac arrest? Between July 2021 and June 2022, more than 2000 people were treated for a cardiac arrest in the community - about six people a day. Only 22 per cent survived arrival to a hospital, and 11 per cent survived the 30 days following cardiac arrest. Tomic encouraged people to learn CPR and sign up for a free community course.
South Africa is on the verge of “collapse” amid rolling blackouts and warnings a total power grid failure could lead to mass rioting on the scale of a “civil war”. “There have been outbreaks of violence primarily directed toward refugees and other African migrants throughout South Africa. What “load shedding” in South Africa 🇿🇦 looks and sounds like: Urban Square, Century City mall, Cape Town, South Africa, 4:07 a.m., February 15, 2023. He said the continued load shedding served as a “battering ram against the sustainable economies of these cities”. South Africa currently has an inflation rate of 6.9 per cent and 32.9 per cent unemployment, according to Stats SA.21 days ago Newstalk ZB
Hawke’s Bay, still recovering from the devastating impact of Cyclone Gabrielle last week, is under an orange heavy rain warning until 5pm today. About 20 students and their parents have been stranded at a school in Northland overnight as heavy rain caused flooding. “We want to assure Aucklanders that Auckland Emergency Management is fully operational, and emergency responders are on standby to assist people across the region,” Brown said. Hawke’s Bay’s heavy rain warning continues until 10am today and the thunderstorm watch until noon. Gisborne’s heavy rain warning is due to expire at 4am but downpours and thunderstorms are possible throughout the day.24 days ago Newstalk ZB
Donate at: redcross.org.nz/nz-disaster-fundOr text CYCLONE to 3493 to donate $3The New Zealand Red Cross fundraiser for Cyclone Gabrielle relief, backed by the NZ Herald and NZME, has surpassed the $7 million mark. The New Zealand Disaster Fund was launched on Friday to support the work of New Zealand Red Cross on the response and recovery to Cyclone Gabrielle. Donations can be made here: New Zealand Disaster Fund | New Zealand Red Cross“We have been entrusted by the people of New Zealand to make every cent count. We will start by supporting those most impacted, helping them through this difficult time and as they begin to recover,” a New Zealand Red Cross spokesperson told the Herald. NZ Red Cross volunteers are on the ground in Hawke's Bay.26 days ago Newstalk ZB
Over the years, Meghan Markle has made more than a few claims of knowing “nothing” about the royal family before meeting Prince Harry. Two years prior to meeting Prince Harry, Meghan opened up on her website about the royal family. However, this directly contrasts to her persistently recurring claims that she knew very little about the royals prior to meeting Harry. Markle then performed a curtsey in front of Prince Harry, who seemed awkward and quiet throughout the reenactment. I know she used to love The Princess Diaries - films about a commoner who becomes part of a Royal Family.1 month ago Newstalk ZB
Aftershocks are expected to continue across central New Zealand today after a strong 6.3 tremor rocked the country last night. GNS seismic duty officer Jen Andrews said there had been eight aftershocks recorded overnight with the largest measuring Magnitude 3.3. Jolt, then 30 seconds of shakingLast night people reported the quake starting with a large jolt followed by at least 30 seconds of moderate shaking. Last night’s quake comes after a “moderate” 4.4 magnitude earthquake shuddered Gisborne residents amid the onslaught of Cyclone Gabrielle on Monday night. On February 4, more than 11,000 people felt a magnitude 4.8 quake that struck near Te Aroha.1 month ago Newstalk ZB
Zacha and Pastrnak each had a goal and an assist, and Taylor Hall also scored for Boston. Jason Robertson scored his team-leading 34th goal of the season and added an assist on Roope Hintz’s goal for Dallas, which is 4-1-4 in its past nine games. Penguins 3, Sharks 1Jake Guentzel scored twice, Rickard Rakell had a goal and two assists and Pittsburgh beat host San Jose. Sharks leading goal scorer Timo Meier scored an unassisted goal late to spoil the shutout bid. Johnny Gaudreau scored a power-play goal and Adam Boqvist scored for the Blue Jackets, who haven’t posted consecutive wins since Dec. 9-11.1 month ago NewsTalk 610 AM & 103.9 FM
Updates of Super Bowl LVII between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles in Glendale, Arizona. 11.15am - Super BrosFor the first time in Super Bowl history, a pair of siblings will play each other on the NFL’s grandest stage. Both Sky Sport and Spark Sport are airing the Super Bowl from midday, and you can live stream the Super Bowl online with their respective streaming services. ACC’s Super Bowl ExtravaganzaThe Alternative Commentary Collective is teaming up with the TAB and Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen in Auckland to bring the biggest Super Bowl Party in the country. During that run, players embraced their underdog status, brought dog masks to the games and wore them around Minnesota for Super Bowl week.1 month ago Newstalk ZB