COVID-19: 16 new community cases all in Auckland

There are 16 new community cases of COVID-19 reported today, all in Auckland. There is also one historical border case that has been reported, and more... Read More

Live: New Covid cases in single digits

There are nine new community cases of Covid-19 today with all of these cases in Auckland. Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson and Director of Public... Read More

Waikato man charged over fake Covid test result

A 27-year-old man will appear in Hamilton District Court today charged with allegedly faking a Covid-19 positive test result.  The man, from... Read More

Rotorua leaders relieved over MIQ decision

  Political and community leaders in Rotorua are sharing their pleasure after it was confirmed the Bay of Plenty city will not be getting another... Read More

LIVE: High vaccination ‘golden ticket’ for NZ

There are 15 new community cases of Covid-19 today with all of these cases in Auckland. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health... Read More

Auckland couple charged over trip to Wānaka

A couple who breached Alert Level 4 lockdown rules to fly from Auckland to Wānaka have been summonsed to court to be charged. Police say William Willis,... Read More

LIVE COVID update: 23 new cases in Auckland

UPDATE: There is a total of 23 new cases of Covid-19 being reported in the community today. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says they... Read More

Live Covid-19 updates: Auckland moves to Level 3

Auckland has woken to its first day in alert level 3 after five weeks under the strictest Covid-19 lockdown. Aucklanders who can work from home must... Read More

New vaccine campaign marks two milestones

Whānau Ora and Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare acknowledges two major milestones in the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination programme for Māori. “I... Read More

LIVE: 14 new Covid cases, fines increase

There are 14 new community cases of Covid-19 today including a further case in Upper Hauraki. This was a household contact who was tested yesterday,... Read More

Thames/Coromandel retailers fear Covid connection

Thames retailers are bracing for the possibility of Covid-19 being traced to their town following news of three confirmed cases in nearby communities. Waikato... Read More

Prisoner with Covid deemed unsuitable for bail

The prisoner who tested positive for Covid-19 was deemed unsuitable for release by Corrections shortly before he received bail. Stuff has revealed the... Read More

Extended borders, KFC smuggling and Covid testing

Confirmation of Auckland's move down to Covid-19 alert level 3 at midnight Tuesday was the main coronavirus news for Monday as Prime Minister Jacinda... Read More

Covid-19: Hauraki movement now restricted

Movement in, out, and around northern Hauraki is now restricted as a precautionary measure, following three local cases of Covid-19 reported on Sunday... Read More

Māori King and leaders endorse Pfizer vaccine

  Māori King Tuheitia and other senior figures have banded together to encourage Māori to get their Covid vaccines. Tuheitia, along with the... Read More