Two remain in NZ hospital with Covid-19

  Two people are in a stable condition in Middlemore Hospital after testing positive for Covid-19.   The pair were transferred from the... Read More

Gratitude shown to blood donors

Less than four per cent of eligible blood donors actually donate the red gold. With today being World Blood Day, frontline health workers are joining... Read More

Trampers missing in BOP forest

Police are searching for two trampers after they failed to make it to their campsite in Rotoiti Forest, near Rotorua. Emergency services were called... Read More

“Misleading” Covid-19 leaflets causing distress

A Christchurch woman is furious a flyer from the group Voices For Freedom ended up in her letterbox. It contains nine claims about Covid-19 and the... Read More

National: EV scheme “takes from the poor”

The government is being accused by National of acting like a "reverse Robin Hood" with its latest electric vehicle rebate scheme. From July... Read More

Turn up the heat for BOP families in need

With winter just beginning, the call is out for heaters - lots and lots of heaters - to keep children warm and healthy. Kirsty Robertson from the Bay... Read More

Research could lead to cheaper, long-life battery

Research into the electrodes used in flow batteries at the University of Canterbury has the potential to help create cheaper, longer-life batteries for... Read More

Two people hospitalised with Covid-19

There are five new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation and quarantine facilities reported today and another person has been transferred to hospital. In... Read More

Higher costs and slower house prices growth ahead

Slowing house prices, rising inflation pressures, and sooner-than-expected rises in interest rates will be prominent in the near term economic outlook,... Read More

NZ maritime safety help for Cook Islands

New Zealand maritime safety advisors will be on deck alongside their Cook Islands colleagues to help ensure their tourist boats are ready for a big influx... Read More

Covid vaccine clinical study underway in BOP

A clinical study getting underway in Rotorua and Christchurch is expected to provide valuable information on how New Zealand’s unique population... Read More

Nurses & DHBs on heading back to negotiations

The nurses and midwives' union and district health boards will be discussing where to from here after failed pay negotiations led to a strike yesterday.... Read More

Avocado industry continues strong growth

New Zealand’s avocado industry value eclipsed $227m in the 2020-21 season, with $167m delivered by avocado exports and $60m in sales in the New... Read More

Visa extensions for 10,000 workers

About 10,000 foreign workers on temporary visas are being allowed to stay in the country for another six months to help ease labour shortages while... Read More

Powerball and Strike roll over to $6.4 million

  Powerball and Strike have both rolled over, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $6.4 million up for grabs on Saturday. Powerball was not... Read More