A series of State Highway 1 traffic switches are set to affect Tamahere residents and commuters over the next few months.Read more
A smash and grab break-in at Tamahere Four Square at the weekend – the fifth in four months – is as disheartening as it gets for the shop owners.Read more
From 11:59pm on Tuesday September 7, every person in Aotearoa New Zealand over the age of 12 will be required to keep a record of their whereabouts, either by scanning QR codes or signing paper registers many businesses and event organisers will have to provide.Read more
Since the rise of the more infectious Delta variant, we’ve seen reports of more cases in children than with previous strains of the virus.
Parents are becoming more concerned about COVID in kids. One question many are asking is whether kids can get “long COVID”, too.Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic is a dramatic demonstration of evolution in action.
Evolutionary theory explains much of what has already happened, predicts what will happen in the future and suggests which management strategies are likely to be the most effective.Read more
With the government’s announcement last week that 12–to-15-year-olds can now receive the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19, New Zealand has joined a growing list of countries expanding their vaccination rollouts.Read more
Consultation on proposals to provide shade at the Tamahere Park playground have gone online here after this Thursday’s meeting was cancelled under covid lockdown.Read more
Waikato residents are the latest Kiwis to be urged to flush their taps each morning to avoid possible lead contamination in the wake of a drinking water scare in Otago.Read more
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had not yet finished her press conference and Tamahere woman Debbie Scott was already out of the door with her children and on her way to the vaccination clinic.Read more
Fast isolation of infected individuals is key to containing any outbreak of COVID-19, including the Delta variant, and contact tracing is a critical part of this process.
But unfortunately, we know from national statistics that the majority of New Zealanders have not been scanning enough.Read more