Auckland back in alert level 3, rest of NZ level 2

Auckland is back at alert level 3 this morning, while the rest of the country has moved to alert level 2 following two new Covid-19 community cases that... Read More

Auckland moving to Level 3, rest of NZ to Level 2

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced this evening that Auckland will be moving to Alert Level 3 for a period of seven days from 6am tomorrow morning. The... Read More

One new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation

The Ministry of Health says there are no new cases in the community to report today. There is one new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation. The contact... Read More

Covid-19 vaccinations underway in Rotorua

Some 30 people who work across Rotorua’s three managed isolation facilities – MIFs -  were scheduled to be vaccinated today as the COVID-19... Read More

Lambasting Covid-19 cases is unhelpful

An Auckland National Party MP says it's 'unhelpful' and 'counterproductive' for people on social media to point fingers at the family... Read More

Dry weather expected to affect hay fever sufferers

Hay fever sufferers are being warned to stock up on antihistamines as we head into the final stretch of summer. A combination of dead flowers going... Read More

First MIQ workers receive Covid-19 vaccine

The first of the country’s 12,000-strong border workforce have received the Covid-19 vaccine. Workers at Auckland's Jet Park Hotel received... Read More

Testing station to pay $503,000 after fatality

A Hamilton vehicle testing station has been ordered to pay half a million dollars in fines and reparations, including almost $280,000 to a bereaved family.   Two... Read More

NZ roll-out of Covid-19 vaccine begins today

New Zealand's Covid-19 vaccine roll-out begins in earnest today, with workers at the Auckland quarantine facility, Jet Park Hotel, receiving their... Read More

More wellbeing support for young people from Govt

Thanks to more than $10-million in new services from the Government, more young people will be able to access mental health and addiction support in... Read More

Trust key to overcoming vaccine hesitancy

Developing a Covid-19 vaccine was a result of unprecedented global collaboration, but getting people to take it will take an act of local leader collaboration... Read More

‘Take a Breath’ and reduce anxiety in BOP

  A wellness expert is asking New Zealanders to ‘Take a Breath’ this month.   Sarah Laurie founded the science-based breathing... Read More

Free period products for NZ school students

All primary, intermediate and secondary students across the country will have access to free period products from June 2021. The government announcement... Read More

LIVE: Three community cases of COVID-19

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is encouraging everyone to stay calm following the announcement that there are three new community cases of COVID-19 in Auckland. COVID-19... Read More

COVID-19: One returnee with coronavirus has died

A person with COVID-19 who was in North Shore Hospital has died, the Ministry of Health says. This comes as news of two new COVID-19 cases are reported... Read More