Four new cases of Covid in managed isolation

There are four new positive cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation to report today. One of the four is historical and deemed not infectious. A statement... Read More

Five cases of Covid in managed isolation

There are five new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation to report today. One border-related case reported last night will be officially added to... Read More

Fearing deportation at 97: “I‘d die”

A 97-year-old woman is among those who fear they will be deported from New Zealand to countries ravaged by coronavirus. Others are in their 70s and... Read More

Minister to review outbreak communications

Government publicity and communications about the latest Covid-19 outbreak will be reviewed by Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins, to see if they... Read More

Airline crew member tests positive for Covid

An airline crew member has tested positive for Covid-19. The border-related case was identified as part of routine surveillance testing on Sunday. The... Read More

Covid-19: No new community case, one in isolation

There are no new cases in the community to report today. There is one new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation. The new case arrived from South Africa... Read More

Auckland drops to level 2, rest of NZ to level 1

Auckland has moved down to alert level 2 this morning after six consecutive days of no new community case of Covid-19. The rest of New Zealand is... Read More

Vaccinations underway in Bay of Plenty

The Te Moana a Toi vaccination programme kicked off this week, with 28 workers at the Port of Tauranga receiving the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Huge... Read More

VIDEO: Mixed response to Covid vaccine in Tauranga

There are mixed reactions among the Tauranga community about who will get the Covid vaccine or not. Answers ranged from yes, no, to f*#* no. The first... Read More

Another day of no new Covid community cases

There are no new community cases of Covid being reported in New Zealand today. There are nine new Covid-19 cases to report in managed isolation, says... Read More

NZ Covid vaccine rollout out now two weeks in

New Zealand is now two weeks into the largest immunisation programme ever undertaken here, with border and managed isolation and quarantine workers first... Read More

LIVE: Covid alert levels to lower on Sunday

UPDATED: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that the Covid alert levels will lower on Sunday. Auckland will move to level 2 and the rest of... Read More

LIVE: Two Covid cases in Auckland Hospital

UPDATE: Two people who have tested positive for Covid-19 are in hospital today. Director-General of Health Dr Ashely Bloomfied says there are zero new... Read More

More than $300m returned to Covid-hit travellers

More than $352 million of refunds and credits has been returned to New Zealanders who had overseas travel cancelled due to Covid-19 The Government’s... Read More

Commerce CEO talks business post Covid lockdown

Tauranga Chamber of Commerce CEO Matt Crowley has released his latest video dubbed Matt Chat. In this month's Matt Chat, Matt reflects on the one-year... Read More