Rapid antigen testing for unvaccinated travellers

To meet domestic travel requirements from mid-December, 15-minute Covid-19 rapid antigen testing will be available at no cost from community pharmacies... Read More

Five new cases of Covid-19 in the Bay of Plenty

Today there are five new cases in Bay of Plenty, with all being in the Tauranga area. Of these, three are linked to previously reported cases, and links... Read More

More locations of interest added for Tauranga

Four new locations of interest for Tauranga have been announced today. People who visited the Brookfield Hot Bread on Saturday, December 4 between 12:30pm... Read More

Mount restaurant high risk location of interest

  Chinese restaurant Kwang Chow in Mount Maunganui has been listed as a high risk location of interest. People who were there at the times of... Read More

Positive Covid-19 case in Eastern Bay of Plenty

Ōpōtiki District Council and Toi Te Ora Public Health are confirming that an Ōpōtiki resident has tested positive for Covid-19. The individual... Read More

Additional Tauranga locations of interest

  UPDATE 3.12PM: An additional location of interest in Tauranga has been added to the Ministry of Health’s list this afternoon.   Midas... Read More

Five new Covid cases in Tauranga, 90 nationwide

There are five new community cases of Covid-19 in the Bay of Plenty today, with 90 new cases nationwide. All five of the cases in the Bay of Plenty... Read More

No vaccine pass mandates yet from EBOP councils

While Whakatāne District Council has announced vaccine passes will be required to enter some of its facilities, no such mandate has been issued by... Read More

New locations of interest for Tauranga

The Ministry of Health has added four new locations of interest for the Tauranga area. The new locations, which can be found here, are The Warehouse... Read More

Maungatapu school announces Covid-19 case

Maungatapu Primary School have announced a positive case of Covid-19 amongst one of their students. In a post on the school’s Facebook page,... Read More

Eight new cases of Covid-19 in Tauranga

There are eight cases to report in the Bay of Plenty today, all of which are in the Tauranga area. A Ministry of Health spokesperson says all of the... Read More

Legacy Funerals announces vaccine policy

As the Western Bay of Plenty moves to orange under the government’s new Covid-19 Protection Framework, Legacy Funerals have announced a new policy... Read More

Distance learning for Te Akau Ki School students

  Te Akau ki Pāpāmoa School is reporting a successful distribution of iPads for most whanau/families to allow the school to continue to operate... Read More

Positive Covid case at Brookfield Primary School

Some students at Brookfield Primary School are moving to distance learning following news of a Covid positive case at the school. In a post on Facebook,... Read More

WHO public health expert on the risk of Omicron

World Health Organisation spokesperson Dr Margaret Harris says the Covid-19 Omicron variant has "many more mutations" but it is yet to be found... Read More