Herald afternoon quiz: December 4

Herald afternoon quiz: December 4

Herald afternoon quiz: December 4

Test your brains with the Herald’s afternoon quiz. Be sure to check back on nzherald.co.nz for the morning quiz tomorrow.

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Covid-19 Omicron outbreak: Unvaxxed CAA staff fail in appeal to get jobs back

Four aviation security officers who lost their jobs after refusing to get vaccinated, have had their bid for temporary reinstatement dismissed. The group took a case against the Civil Aviation ... Read more »

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak locations of interest: Uniform shop at Auckland's Westlake school visited by Covid case

The uniform shop at a top Auckland girls school has been identified as a location of interest by the Ministry of Health this afternoon. Westlake Girls Uniform Shop in Wairau ... Read more »

Cannabis and synthetics discovered in Mahia drugs bust

Police have arrested a man after discovering more than three-quarters of a kilogram of cannabis and synthetics along with cash totalling $32,000 at a rural property between Nuhaka and Mahia. ... Read more »

Covid 19 face masks: An N95, surgical mask or cloth? What you need to know

By Finlay Dunseath of RNZ Under the red setting of the traffic light system, many New Zealanders will have to adapt to stricter rules around the use of face masks. ... Read more »

Spotify 'regrets' Neil Young's decision to remove tracks over COVID misinformation on Joe Rogan's podcast

Neil Young asked for his music to be taken off the streaming app due to its hosting of the Joe Rogan podcast, which has been known to air COVID vaccine-sceptical views. Read more »

Foxton horseman Chris Rauhihi lines up He No Opilio in Wellington Cup

Foxton horseman Chris Rauhihi has a chance to bring the $300,000 NZ Campus of Innovation and Sport Wellington Cup back home again tomorrow. His home town will forever be synonymous ... Read more »

Rare first edition of Cook's Voyages up for auction

A complete first edition set of Captain James Cook’s Voyages will be going under the hammer in an Auckland auction house next week, along with some of the first sketches, ... Read more »

Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee: New series Pam & Tommy and the story of the ultimate sex tape scandal

New Disney+ series Pam & Tommy, starring Lily James and Sebastian Stan, dramatises the story of the infamous sex tape stolen from Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee in 1995. Anderson and Lee are not involved in the show, but director Craig Gillespie says the aim was to change the narrative. Read more »

Covid 19 Coronavirus: All of New Zealand now in red traffic light setting

The annual Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival and other Waikato events became Omicron casualties as people come to terms with the variant being found in the community. The Government last Sunday ... Read more »

NZ Automotive took a revenue hit in December, January

NZ Automotive Investments – the company behind 2 Cheap Auto Cars – said its revenue had been affected by lower car, finance and insurance product sales during the December and ... Read more »

Kyle Harris takes fight to correct baby Paige's birth certificate to Parliament

A father has taken his fight to get his late wife’s name recorded on his daughter’s birth certificate all the way to Parliament with a private bill. The extreme action ... Read more »

Housing market mints more Kiwi millionaires than ever before

More Kiwis became instant millionaires last year than ever before thanks to the nation’s booming housing market. New data showed 69 per cent more homes sold for $1 million or ... Read more »

North Carolina mother, young daughter found safely after going missing in 2016

A North Carolina mother who went missing with her young daughter in 2016 have been found safe, according to authorities. Amber Renaye Weber, then 21 years old and her 1-year-old ... Read more »

Covid-19 Omicron outbreak: Rotorua community 'scratching their heads' over Govt's three phase approach

A Rotorua community leader says people are starting to get “really pissed off” with changes to Covid-19 strategy “every couple of weeks”. Rotorua district councillor, Lakes DHB member and Whanau ... Read more »

Focus Live: Chris Luxon on inflation hitting 30-year high

January 27 2022 National Party leader Christopher Luxon spoke to media this afternoon about the latest inflation figures. Read more »

Russia issues demands as tension mounts on Ukraine border

Russia has made several demands of the US and its NATO allies as tensions mount on the border with Ukraine. Video / AP Read more »

Dana White explains to ‘you idiots' why he didn't present Francis Ngannou's title at UFC 270

UFC president Dana White claims there was nothing personal behind his absence from the octagon in the aftermath of the UFC 270 main event. It is standard practice that when ... Read more »

Romney beats Texel for the first time at Abbotsford Station sale

At a Taieri on-farm sale, Romney has beaten Texel for the first time, last week. Abbotsford Station manager Antony “Sparky” Nichol, the son of farm owner Jenny Nichol, put up ... Read more »

Whanganui weather: More fine settled days on the way

Recent rainfall in Whanganui has been too insignificant to register on the gauge located at the airport. MetService meteorologist Luis Fernandez said there is a high-pressure system moving over the ... Read more »

Goodbye to the old Fantasy Cave in Dannevirke, welcome to the new building

It’s goodbye to the old Fantasy Cave building and onto the new. Kaumatua Manahi Paewai was invited by the committee to help farewell the old building and bless the site ... Read more »

Dannevirke ratepayers' association idea gains support

A proposal to start a ratepayers and residents’ association in Dannevirke has some support after a meeting on Tuesday evening. About 30 people attended the meeting, initiated by Dannevirke resident ... Read more »

Tauranga congestion: Ferry trial, carpooling app part of Wednesday Challenge for commuters

A ferry trial and a carpooling app are two initiatives in a challenge aiming to get Tauranga commuters out of their cars on Wednesdays. The Wednesday Challenge, a new community ... Read more »

Focus: Covid-19 Outbreak | Thursday 27th January

Omicron is continuing to creep into the community with 34 new cases of the highly-infectious variant reported today. Video / NZ Herald Read more »

Scots government 'Burned' by Gaelic speakers over twitter translation

Pass the aftersun, because there were some serious burns on Scots social media this week. The Scottish Government was left red in the face after a translation commissioned to celebrate ... Read more »

Winter Weather Creates Hazardous Travel Conditions Across Southwestern Oklahoma

Snow fell across southwest Oklahoma and parts of northern Texas on Wednesday, January 26, as a winter weather advisory was issued for the region. Footage filmed by Twitter user @ThisMommyRuns, ... Read more »

Complete set of Cook's Voyages in first editions to sell at New Zealand auction

A complete set of Cook’s Voyages in first editions will be auctioned in New Zealand next week. The voyages of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) includes three volumes relating to the ... Read more »

Police prepare for possible violence as fringe groups latch on to truckers convoy

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Wordle: The best thing about the viral five-letter word game

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Hawke's Bay has eight new cases, modelling predicts 6000 cases in region in March

There are eight new Covid cases in Hawke’s Bay, all linked to the known Hastings Delta cluster, bringing the region’s total to 21. The news came as Hawke’s Bay District ... Read more »

Peter Robbins, OG voice of Charlie Brown in Peanuts holiday staples, dies by suicide at 65

Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown in beloved classic Peanuts cartoons, has died. He was 65. Robbins’ friend and agent Dylan Novak confirmed the news in a statement ... Read more »

Amy Schneider ‘Jeopardy!' Streak Ends After 40 Games And $1.4 Million

Forty-game Jeopardy! champ Amy Schneider brought her winning streak to a close tonight, losing to challenger Rhone Talsma and taking home a total $1,382,800 in winnings. Schneider’s run of 40 ... Read more »

David Beckham Upset After 10-Year-Old Daughter Harper Reveals She Has 'a Crush' on Someone

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Household contact of confirmed case tests positive for Covid-19

A household contact of the confirmed Taranaki Covid-19 case has tested positive. Taranaki DHB’s Covid-19 response manager Gillian Campbell says the new case has been isolating since their family member ... Read more »

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: Job advertisement seeks vax-promoting entertainer to perform at schools

A job for an entertainer who will be employed to go around schools promoting Covid-19 vaccination is being advertised. A high-profile Auckland talent agency has put the call out for ... Read more »

Mangakino fatal crash: Victim named after incident on January 10

Police can reveal the name of the man who died following a fatal crash in Mangakino earlier this month. Lama Masoe, of Tokoroa, died after a single-vehicle crash on Waipapa ... Read more »

Kacey Musgraves gives surprise performance at Philly gay bar, covers Fleetwood Mac

Ahead of playing an arena show in Philadelphia, Kacey Musgraves surprised fans with an impromptu performance at a local bar on Monday, according to Billboard. Musgraves took a break from ... Read more »

Herald afternoon quiz: January 27

Test your brains with the Herald’s afternoon quiz. Be sure to check back on nzherald.co.nz for the morning quiz tomorrow. To challenge yourself with more quizzes, CLICK HERE. Read more »

Why Rihanna stopped releasing music for six years

Rihanna has been receiving calls from fans to release new music for years – and now the reason why she took a step back from the industry has been revealed. ... Read more »

Former Te Awamutu Sports player Ishmail Shabazz joins Rugby United New York

Former Te Awamutu Sports back Ishmail Shabazz has signed on the dotted line for Rugby United New York in US Major League Rugby. Originally form Portland, Oregon, Shabazz played at ... Read more »
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