Live News Team Leader, NZ Herald
Sophie Ryan leads the Herald live news team in breaking news. Sophie has over ten years of experience in a wide-range of news coverage after beginning her career at the Northern Advocate, working for APNZ News Service and in business journalism at NZ Herald. She has a B.A. from Otago University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism from AUT University. She works out of the Auckland newsroom. You can contact Sophie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Hospitality popping the champagne for alert level 1, but recovery still a long way off.
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Restaurants, cafes and bars with contactless delivery plans will be allowed to open.
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"We're feeling quite alone right now."
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Three women assaulted on East Coast bays walkways in recent weeks.
Defence Force to move fuel by road, sea from tomorrow
The Navy ship Endeavour can provide the equivalent of 150 road tankers of fuel.