LIVE: Covid vaccine rollout explained

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield explains New Zealand's Covid-19 vaccine roll-out plan including delivery, the online booking tool,... Read More

Air NZ: Trans-Tasman bubble to benefit BOP

A quarantine-free bubble with Australia is good news for Bay of Plenty as Aussies hop across the ditch to experience all that the region has to offer,... Read More

Border trial of app to detect Covid-19 early

A trial is underway to see if an app connected to wearable smart devices can detect Covid-19 in border workers before they experience symptoms. The... Read More

LIVE: Covid-19 media update

UPDATE: Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is reporting three recovered cases of Covid-19 today. Bloomfield is speaking at a live media... Read More

Zero Covid community case streak continues in NZ

There are no new cases in the community to report today. There are four new positive cases of Covid-19 to report in managed isolation since the Ministry... Read More

Covid-19: Three new cases, none in community

The Ministry of Health says there are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today. There are three new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in... Read More

COVID-19: Ten new cases in MIQ, no community cases

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Health says there are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today. “There are ten new positive COVID-19... Read More

MIQ workers thanked on one-year anniversary

Staff at managed isolation and quarantine facilities have successfully managed the return home of 130,000 New Zealanders and kept five million Kiwis... Read More

PM: temporary travel suspension from India

UPDATE: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a temporary suspension of travel from India to New Zealand. In a live media update this afternoon,... Read More

LIVE: Border worker tests positive for Covid

UPDATED 1.04PM: A border worker has tested positive for Covid-19. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfied says they were notified of the positve... Read More

LIVE: Covid-19 media update

UPDATE: New Zealand currently has 81 active cases of Covid-19, all in managed isolation. The Ministry of Health is reoprting an additional seven new... Read More

Covid update: 17 new cases in two days

  The Ministry of Health is reporting 17 new Covid-19 cases in managed isolation in the last two days.   In a statement released this afternoon,... Read More

Trans-Tasman bubble announcement due today

The government will today announce when the country will begin a long anticipated trans-Tasman bubble with Australia. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern... Read More

More than 400 convicted for Covid-19 breaches

One in five people convicted of breaching Covid-19 restrictions last year were sentenced to time in prison. Annual statistics from the Ministry of Justice... Read More

NZ taxpayers paid Australian‘s extra MIQ bill

Taxpayers have footed the bill for an Australian woman’s extra time in managed isolation, after she refused to get a Covid-19 test. Australian... Read More