Two Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ōtorohanga

Waikato DHB has this evening advised the Ministry of two positive Covid-19 cases in Ōtorohanga. Early indications are that these two cases are close... Read More

Covid-19: 80 new community cases

The Ministry of Health say there are 80 new community cases of COVID-19 to report today. Auckland has 77 new community cases, Waikato has two, and Northland... Read More

Covid: Inter-island tougher measures called for

There are calls for tougher measures to limit the transmission of Covid-19 between the North and South Islands, after Te Waipounamu recorded its first... Read More

DHBs going for the 90 per cent vaccination target

Auckland and Capital & Coast DHBs are leading the charge in the race to get to 90 per cent vaccinated.   Auckland DHB has reached 80 per cent... Read More

Sir Ian Taylor to trial ‘self-managed isolation’

Sir Ian Taylor is a busy man. He’s hopping between Zoom calls, filming projects and speaking to reporters while running a business that is heavily... Read More

New locations of interest include Rotorua Airport

Rotorua Regional Airport has been included in the list of locations of interest on Saturday evening.  The Ministry of Health has this evening... Read More

Festival drug-checking services get a boost

The Government is financially supporting drug-checking services to help keep young people safe at this summer’s large festivals and events, Health... Read More

COVID-19: 104 new community cases, one in Blenheim

There are 104 new community cases of COVID-19 reported by the Ministry of Health today. Of these new community cases, 91 are in Auckland, eight in... Read More

Covid-19 case in Blenheim flew from Rotorua

The Ministry of Health is today confirming a case of COVID-19 isolating in Blenheim, in the north east of the South Island. It comes after the individual... Read More

Third dose of Covid-19 vaccine available for some

A third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine that has been recommended for severely immunocompromised individuals aged 12 and older is now available to be accessed,... Read More

Two new positive Covid-19 cases in Northland

The Ministry of Health have reported there are two new cases of COVID-19 isolating near Kaikohe, Northland. A MOH spokesperson says the two cases are... Read More

BOP doctors slam anti-vax speech seen by thousands

Medical practitioners in the Bay of Plenty have hit back after a speech at a recent event in Mount Maunganui appears to have spread misinformation about... Read More

Covid-19: 129 new community cases

A total of 129 new Covid-19 community cases are being reported today. The Ministry of Health says 120 are in the Auckland region, and nine are in the... Read More

Vaccine target and traffic light system announced

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has set a 90 percent vaccination rate target for each DHB across New Zealand before a new traffic light system will come... Read More

Covid-19: Waikato alert level extended

The parts of Waikato that have been in Alert Level 3 will remain at that alert level till Wednesday. The decision was announced last night following... Read More