Covid-19: 32 additional deaths, two from the BOP

A total of 9570 community Covid cases are being reported today. The Ministry of Heath is also reporting 425 hospitalisations and 32 deaths, including... Read More

Covid-19 deaths reporting update

The Ministry of Health has expedited the process for formally coding the cause of death for those who are known to have died within 28 days of a Covid-19... Read More

Covid-19: 9843 community cases, 342 in the BOP

The Ministry of Health is reporting 9843 community cases, 421 hospitalisations and eight deaths. In the Bay of Plenty, there are 342 new cases... Read More

Covid-19: 249 new cases in the BOP, one death

Today the Ministry of Health is reporting 7061 community cases, 415 hospitalisations and 5 deaths. The seven-day rolling average of community... Read More

Covid-19: Vigilance needed as average number rises

The Ministry of Health is reporting 5,745 new community cases of Covid-19, 384 hospitalisations and 15 deaths. There are eight people in ICU. There... Read More

Covid-19: 7,068 new community cases, 18 deaths

The Ministry of Health is reporting 7,068 new community cases of Covid-19, 398 hospitalisations and 18 deaths today. There are eight people in ICU with... Read More

Prime Minister tests positive for Covid-19

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has tested positive for Covid-19. She has been in isolation since Sunday May 8 when her partner Clarke Gayford tested positive.... Read More

Updated My Vaccine Pass for those who want it

New Zealanders who are up-to-date with their Covid-19 vaccinations will be able to download an updated My Vaccine Pass from May 24. “Since the... Read More

Covid: 7441 community cases, 29 additional deaths

Today the Ministry of Health is reporting 7441 community cases, 398 hospitalisations and 29 deaths. In the Bay of Plenty, there are 220 new cases.... Read More

LIVE: Omicron response update

The Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is expected to provide a live update on the Omicron outbreak response in New Zealand. He is expected... Read More

Covid-19: 9392 community cases; 261 in the BOP

There are 9392 Covid-19 community cases, 398 hospitalisations and nine deaths being reported today. Today’s seven-day rolling average of community... Read More

NZ border reopening fully from end of July

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the border will fully reopen from the end of July, including for cruise ships and international students.... Read More

Covid-19: Ministry reporting 28 deaths

The Ministry is reporting the deaths of 28 people with Covid-19, with three from the Bay of Plenty. The deaths being reported today include one person... Read More

Schools give fail mark to involvement in tests

New Zealand's participation in the OECD's high-profile PISA tests of maths, reading, and science is at risk because too many schools are refusing... Read More

Covid-19: One million confirmed cases in NZ

New Zealand has reached a total of 1,001,898 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic in 2020. This time last year, the country's... Read More