Two new Covid-19 cases linked to Northland case

Wellington, January 28, 2021 The two new cases of Covid-19 confirmed yesterday (January 27, 2021) are the South African variant and initial results show they are connected to the Northland case at the Pullman Hotel of Auckland. This morning, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield confirmed to Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins that preliminary genomic sequencing results showed a link.…

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Experts say Covid Variant threatens lockdown in New Zealand

Professors Michael Plank & Shaun Hendy Christchurch & Auckland, January 27, 2021  With new, more infectious variants of COVID-19 detected around the world, and at New Zealand’s border, the risk of further level 3 or 4 Lockdowns is increased if those viruses get into the community. These include a variant called B.1.1.7 that has spread very quickly within the UK, with other new variants…

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Digital X-Ray Machines to hasten health diagnosis

Sourced Content Suva, Fiji, January 27, 2021 Fijians will now have access to state-of-the art digital x-ray machines when visiting any healthcare facility for medical treatment around the country. Launching the facility, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said that Health Ministry is rolling out 22 new portable digital x-ray machines in health facilities across Fiji, including in some of the most…

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Airline operators want more funds from New Zealand government

Supplied Content Auckland, January 27, 2021 Airlines are calling for an extension of support packages from government following the Prime Minister’s forecast of keeping the border closed until the latter part of 2021. Board of Airline Representatives New Zealand (BARNS) Executive Director Justin Tighe-Umbers warned that New Zealand is at a severe risk of losing what few international air links…

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Course to educate businesses on Anti-Money Laundering Law

Massey Fin-Ed Centre offers 50-hour joint programme with Maxima (Photo by John McArthur on Unsplash) Massey University is launching a new training programme on Anti-Money Laundering Law (AMLC) to help businesses understand the compliance procedures and prevent potential losses resulting from dealing with money launderers. The Massey Fin-Ed Centre, functioning as a part of the Massey Business School and Maxima,…

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