Exemption granted for Wallabies to enter NZ

The Australian rugby team is being granted an economic exemption to enter New Zealand ahead of the Bledisloe Cup on August 7. Travel between Australia... Read More

One new Covid case in managed isolation

The Ministry of Health is reporting one new Covid-19 case in managed isolation today. In a statement released this afternoon, the MOH says there are... Read More

Confusion around Covid vaccine booking system

People hoping to be vaccinated have been left confused by the Ministry of Health’s national BookMyVaccine system, after it told them there were... Read More

COVID-19: No new community cases, two in MIQ

The Ministry of Health advise that there are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. “There are two positive cases... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

New Zealand is just three days out from opening up the Covid-19 vaccination programme for those aged over 60 but it comes as only 20 per cent of group... Read More

Covid-19: No new community cases, three in MIQ

The Ministry of Health advise that there are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are three positive cases and... Read More

Covid-19 detected in New Plymouth wastewater

Earlier on Friday the Institute of Environmental Science and Research - ESR - reported there had been a positive Covid-19 test result detected from... Read More

LIVE: Govt pauses QFT from Australia

UPDATE 1.37AM: Quarantine Free Travel from all Australian states and territories to New Zealand is being suspended as the Covid situation there worsens. From... Read More

MOH launch Covid vaccine booking line

An 0800 number will be launched today, allowing people in group three who haven’t yet received an invitation to have their Covid-19 vaccination... Read More

Cabinet discuss trans-Tasman bubble pause

The Government is holding an urgent Cabinet meeting to discuss the trans-Tasman bubble on Thursday afternoon. The news comes as the Covid-19 Delta variant... Read More

Pause placed on QFT from South Australia

Quarantine Free Travel from South Australia to New Zealand is now on hold. The pause came into effect from 11.59pm on Tuesday. Covid-19 Response Minister... Read More

Biggest vaccine shipment arrives in NZ

New Zealand's biggest shipment of Pfizer Covid-19 so far - some 370,000 doses, more than the past two shipments combined - has arrived early. In... Read More

Ten new Covid MIQ cases include mariners

The Ministry of Health advise that there are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are ten cases of COVID-19 to... Read More

PM Ardern chairs APEC leaders’ meeting on COVID-19

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has chaired a meeting of leaders representing the 21 APEC economies overnight. “For the first time in... Read More

No new community cases, four in isolation

There are no cases of Covid-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are four cases of Covid-19 to report related to recent returnees... Read More