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  • 0 New Covid Case in Auckland

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    Locations of interest that the person visited while possibly infectious.    

  • 0 Don't be surprised.

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    When you think about it, logic suggests that the latest case of Covid will result in others. The person was circulating the population in various stores/ shops for 3 days. It is yet to be established if they were told to come to work while symptomatic. This claim is being denied by the business owner. These places were visited by the infected person. If you were at any of these please watch for symptoms     At this time, using your Covid tracer app is important. If you go somewhere an infected person has been, you will not know. You will also not know if you may have been infected. Unless there is a record of some kind you can't be contacted by authorities to tell you. Yes it can be a pain to use but it could be crucial in nipping any spread in the bud as soon as possible. If you forget to note your movements, Lert can send you a notification as we did immediately we knew of Thursdays 12th case. We reached 1000's of people and way more than the 20 that the covid app did. We have a far wider reach and this especially important while people don't use the app  CLICK TO REGISTER FOR FREE

  • 0 Contact tracing locations of interest: November quarantine cluster

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    Media release 08 November 2020 A number of push notifications will be sent to people who logged on with the COVID Tracer app as a new case was announced today. The alerts were sent to people that logged in at several locations of interest in Wellington and Auckland. The new case, a contact of a quarantine worker in Auckland, visited the following locations: Domestic Terminal, Auckland Airport: 5.30 – 7.45pm, 5 Nov Avis Car Rental, Auckland Airport: 5.00 – 5.15pm, 5 Nov Orleans Chicken & Waffles, Auckland Airport: 5.30 – 7pm, 5 Nov The Gypsy Moth, Auckland Airport: 7.00 – 7.15pm, 5 Nov Hudsons, Auckland Airport: 7.00 – 7.15pm, 5 Nov Little Penang, The Terrace, Wellington: 1.15 – 3.45pm, 6 Nov. The alert has advised users that they may have been in contact with COVID-19. If you begin to feel unwell, or for more information, please contact Healthline 0800 358 5453 For contact tracing purposes, anyone who attended one of the locations listed during the relevant timeframes is considered to be a COVID-19 ‘casual contact’ with a low risk of exposure. Close contacts have been contacted directly. This case once again reinforces the importance of everyone who is able to using the app to keep a record of where they have been - it allows our contact tracing team to quickly notify you if you may have been exposed to this virus, and allows you to take immediate action to protect yourself, your whanau, and your community.  www.lert.info  

  • 0 Auckland may get have more water issues over summer.

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      Auckland’s rain yesterday a ‘drop in the bucket’ (+3 Maps)   Auckland gardeners, farmers and those who rely on rain water will be happy with Tuesday's rain - but it's not enough, not even close, to end water restrictions.   Rainfall totals across the region varied from lower totals of 10 to 15mm up to more moderate 25 to 35mm.   But Auckland needs four or five times that amount just to reach normal October levels. On top of a very dry September and, apart from August, a drier than normal 2020, which came after a drier than normal 2019, the city is in a tougher than normal spot.   WeatherWatch.co.nz head weather analyst Philip Duncan says Tuesday's rainfall was great, but it isn't the end to the city's problems. "We all need to keep playing our part conserving water until we get a truly soaking rain event. Either four or five similar rain events like Tuesday, or one big low that drops over 100mm in just a few days".   "The rain yesterday will be doing some great positive things but it's just a drop in the bucket when it comes to refilling Auckland's water reserves".   Mr Duncan says while La Nina has formed, NZ is a long way from the equator and La Nina this year may not be overly powerful. "La Nina is 100% the silver lining right now for Auckland's water storage issues - but it's not the silver bullet either" says Mr Duncan. "We are definitely seeing some big rainfall totals in the tropics directly north of us, along with an uptick in sub-tropical rainmakers. But until we see the highs breaking away from northern NZ we'll remain in this protective mainly dry bubble".   Another positive is that WeatherWatch.co.nz says the high pressure belt coming out of the Aussie region has started to shift south in recent weeks - which bodes better for rainmakers coming in to northern NZ.   But October, like September, looks to be well below normal rainfall-wise for Auckland. "Based on current projections the Hunua Ranges look to have about half of their normal rainfall for October" says Duncan.     With the dry ground around there will be a growing fire risk and Lert.Info  will be here for any fire alerts    Article Courtesy of  Weatherwatch   

  • 0 Storm update #1 Sept 25th

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      Southern Ocean Storm: Deadly wind chills for newborn livestock in southern NZ next week 25/09/2020 8:26amSource Weatherwatch   Wind chills of below -10C are possible in some farming communities of the lower and alpine South Island on Monday and Tuesday as an explosive storm rapidly develops over the south Tasman Sea and then the Southern Ocean this weekend.   Monday 7am Misery Index  (Wind /Temp combo - Green Dot). Temp in CHCH is 1.5deg   Misery index for 4pm Monday at Invercargill . Temp -3.5deg  The low is expected to have central air pressure of 982hPa at noon Saturday over the south Tasman Sea, dropping to 957hPa on Sunday over the Southern Ocean and then 931hPa by Monday. On Monday the centre of this storm will likely be 1000km south east of Dunedin and peaking in power. This southern placement of the storm means that northern NZ, although windy, won’t be caught up in the main event. However the lower South Island certainly will be – and winds from straight off Antarctica will surge up the lower South Island. Head forecaster Philip Duncan says in fact wind chills halfway between Stewart Island and the Antarctic Ice shelf, over the Southern Ocean, will be -30C to -40C. “By the time those winds reach NZ it will be -2 to 10C in some exposed parts of Southland and Otago on Monday (especially overnight Monday and into Tuesday morning)” . “Wind chill below zero can kill newborn livestock, especially with hail, sleet, snow and rain showers in the mix to make the animals wet”. Comparison of last 6years related to pressure differences between Auckland and Invercargill Stay ahead of others with FREE real time alerts.  Click Here  

  • 0 Major southern ocean storm bringing gales, cold and snow

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    • by Stuart Gunn
    • 23-09-2020
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    South Islanders: Snow and wind chill alerts as spring storm dredges up Antarctic cold next Monday We’re at the end of September and well into Spring but a significant wintry blast of weather is on the way to southern NZ for the final days of September. Storm map showing size and intensity Lert Info has already issued an early heads up to farmers, in particular with new born lambs and livestock in Otago, Southland and South Canterbury. Alert sent Thursday morning The current data suggests snow flurries are expected in Gore, Lumsden, Queenstown, Arrowtown, Wanaka and potentially Dunedin . Sleet is possible in Invercargill with below zero wind chill at times. Metservice Outlook Daytime highs will range from just +2 degrees to +7 degrees across the lower South Island at the warmest point of Monday, based on Thursday's data. Wind chill will likely be in the negatives for a large portion of Monday in exposed areas of Southland. This could be deadly for newborn lambs. Misery Index for Monday 7pm - Wind plus temperature combined Tongue of cold air from Antarctica   Swells This may even be one of the lower to sea level snow events of 2020 despite us almost being in the tenth month of the year. Late snow storms in September and October do happen from time to time – Spring is all about winter slowly fading away and hints of summer slowly coming in. Register for personalized alerts We can send you real time alerts including many exclusive only to Lert Info. For this event, already 5 alerts have gone out and we expect (based on similar storms) another 30-40 alerts.  www.lert.info

  • 0 Sept 21st Fire risk areas high to extreme

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      If you're in an area of high to extreme risk, please check your local status if you need to light a fire. If you see smoke please report it especially if there are strong winds. Ph 111. Better safe than sorry. You can drill down deeper for your areas at Fire Risks    For personalized alerts for over 20 categories where your safety is compromised, go to www.lert.info     CHCH Selwyn Sth Canterbury Otago Wairarapa

  • 0 Sept 17th Fire maps for regions High to extreme

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    Latest information from FENZ on fire status in various areas. Some have gone from High to Extreme in the last week because of the winds and mild temperatures. For any emergency alerts, register at www.lert.info     OTAGO SOUTH CANTERBURY WELLINGTON WAIRARAPA HAWKES BAY BOP GISBORNE

  • 2 Alerting is about speed and reliability.

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    When it comes to personal safety and relevant information, you need and expect alerts as soon as possible, right? The ONLY effective way to get this information to you is with push alerts. The sooner you know, the sooner you can take action for you and our family's safety.   Covid alert sent Wed 26th. Speed is vital here. Most Txt users would have read this in the first 5 mins. Email users may not have read it for several hours. That could have consequences of transmission of the disease if someone is infected. From evacuations and Covid 19 alerts, poisonous food recalls and storms, Lert Info is the only service of it's kind in New Zealand There are differences though in how alerts are delivered. Currently we ONLY use email or Txt. Soon we will have an app.  The difference will be like moving from a Mini to a Rolls Royce  The following images demonstrate the differences of various delivery methods. This shows the time it takes people to open an email.   This show Facebook reach. Potential is 34,313 people. You can see clearly why we don't use Facebook,  it's very unreliable. The FB algorithm determines who sees every post. Thousands of people never see each post (red). It could be you. We use Facebook for non critical information.    Txt has an opening rate of 98% with most people opening them within 5 minutes.  Emails are free, but there is a trade off of when you will read it. We include email alerts as a social service so anyone can have access. But for just $2/mth (a bag of sweets or 1/2 a coffee) you can have the best. To register go to www.lert.info  

  • 0 Covid Update Aug 26th

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    Today sees 5 new case with 2 imported and 3 community cases. 1 is under investigation Concern surrounds people that attended the Mt Roskill Evangelical Fellowships Church on Stoddard Rd in Auckland where 5 people have been diagnosed with C-19. These people are linked to each other but original source is yet to be identified. It's possibly linked to the big Auckland cluster People that attended Services 8th,9th,11th August and a wedding 7th August are asked to get tested.   Video of today's  Covid update with Dr Ashley Bloomfield Average daily use of the Covid App is 1.4million over the last 7days to Aug 26th


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