Minister urges patience over vaccine rollout

The Minister for COVID-19 Response says patience is required over the roll-out of New Zealand's first COVID-19 vaccines, but that the government... Read More

Kiwi start-up strives to donate $1m to ambos

  A new Kiwi broadband provider will donate 100 per cent of its profits to frontline ambulance workers across the country, including those in the... Read More

Law changes to drug checking to keep kiwis safer

The Government will pass limited legislation to enable drug checking services to carry out their work this summer without fear of prosecution. The legislation... Read More

NZ Blood Service welcome organ donation service

New Zealand Blood Service welcomes Organ Donation New Zealand (ODNZ) to the Service in a move to support and further develop the work of ODNZ and New... Read More

Covid-19: One new case in NZ today

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today. There are no new community cases. Today’s new case is... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

  School attendance dropped during the nationwide lockdown for obvious reasons.   It is less clear why, as New Zealand returned to relative-normal,... Read More

Covid-19: Four new cases, all in managed isolation

The Ministry of Health reports that there are four new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand today, all in managed isolation. There are no new cases in... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

Seven new cases of Covid-19 reported on Friday were in managed isolation and included six members of the Pakistan cricket team. The Ministry of Health... Read More

Demand surges for kids’ mind health programme

Demand for a programme aimed at equipping school children with tools to navigate life’s ups and downs has more than doubled in the past three months. Interest... Read More

High number of ACC claims in the BOP

Judi Mori has used the NYMBL balance training app every day for the past two months and says it has made “a significant difference” to her... Read More

Ambulance strike cancelled after agreement reached

A planned strike by some St John paramedics and ambulance workers has been called off. Hundreds of St John staff who are First Union members had been... Read More

Life Education Trust responds to children‘s needs

We know Harold the giraffe well. We remember the excitement as the mobile classroom pulled up. It was a highlight of the school year – a visit... Read More

Rotorua Hospital ED diagnosing cancers

A top doctor says she has never had to diagnose so much cancer as she has in Rotorua Hospital’s emergency department since starting there 18 months... Read More

Covid-19: Nine new cases in managed isolation

There have been nine new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand's managed isolation facilities today, with the new imported cases coming from... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

  A Wellington border worker already in quarantine was one of six new cases of Covid-19 detected in the country on Saturday. The rest were all... Read More