Two million Covid vaccines administered in NZ

Two million doses of the Pfizer vaccine have now been given in New Zealand, with the Covid-19 Response Minister saying the pandemic is not coming... Read More

Vaccine hesitant people may prefer GPs - professor

There are concerns the country's first ever mass vaccination event did not attract vulnerable and vaccine-hesitant groups. More than 15,000 people... Read More

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

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

Mobile vaccine clinics hit Eastern Bay of Plenty

An iwi health provider is urging people in the Eastern Bay of Plenty to take advantage of mobile vaccine clinics available from today. Te Puna Ora o... Read More

Have you recently returned from Queensland?

Remaining travellers from Queensland are being reminded to remain vigilant and check locations of interest. Public health officials in New Zealand have... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

A staff member from Middlemore Hospital was placed in quarantine as a precaution, after a "PPE protocol incident" during the management of... Read More

Trans-Tasman travel window closing at midnight

Further Government actions are balanced to provide more certainty for Kiwis wanting to return from Australia, while continuing to protect New Zealand... Read More

Day one of national booking system goes to plan

The first day of the Covid-19 vaccination national booking system being live to the public was a resounding success, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley... Read More

AstraZeneca jab approved in New Zealand

Medsafe has granted provisional approval of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for people aged 18 and older. Cabinet is yet to consider whether to use... Read More

Covid pamphlet causes “heartbreaking” decision

  Pāpāmoa resident Harrison Crane was left raging earlier this year when his grandparents were swayed by Covid-19 vaccine misinformation mail-dropped... Read More

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

Slow response to mass vaccination invitation

Less than a quarter of those sent initial invitations to the country's first mass Covid-19 vaccination event booked a slot. Health officials have... 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