Covid-19 data visualisations: NZ in numbers

Here is all the information you need to stay up to date with the latest Covid-19 case numbers, testing and vaccination data in New Zealand.   Covid-19... Read More

Covid-19: 51 new community cases

There are 51 new community cases today; 47 are in Auckland and four are in the Waikato. As at 9am today, 28 of these cases are linked, of whom 18... Read More

New territory: Covid, vaccines and relationships

As Aucklanders begin to meet up with family and friends outside, vaccinated people are having to decide if they want to see people who aren't, leading... Read More

Rain ahead early this coming week

Rain and southwest winds are expected to return to New Zealand. MetService advises that a front preceded by strong, moist northwesterlies is forecast... Read More

Powerball rolls over: $42 million up for grabs

Powerball was not struck this evening and has climbed to a massive $42 million on Wednesday night. “Wednesday’s $42 million Powerball jackpot... Read More

Eight Steamers debutants to play against Tasman

Eight new faces will wear the Bay jersey for the first time on Sunday as the Steamers travel down to Nelson to play Tasman in a Bunnings NPC non-competition... Read More

Covid-19: 41 new cases, over 69,000 vaccinations

There are 41 new community cases today and two new cases in managed isolation.  So far during Super Saturday 69.582 doses of vaccine have been... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

Thousands of New Zealanders are expected to roll up their sleeves for Super Saturday. Today is the nationwide drive to raise Covid-19 vaccination rates... Read More

Twelve-year-old distance rider with big plans

Despite not coming from a particularly horsey family, Joanna Frendrup started riding at around five years old. Now the Matamata 12-year-old has found... Read More

Bold new signings as BOP cricket season begins

The Baywide cricket season gets underway this weekend with a double whammy of Twenty20 action for the region’s top clubs. The Bay of Plenty Cricket... Read More

Fine weather provides welcome start to the weekend

A southerly blast brought widespread snow and gales to much of southern Aotearoa/New Zealand this last week. MetService is forecasting the next couple... Read More

Covid-19: 65 new community cases

There are 65 new community cases of Covid-19 today, all of which are in Auckland. This brings the cases in the current community outbreak to 1,855.  As... Read More

Second positive wastewater result in Te Awamutu

The Ministry of Health has been advised by ESR of a second Covid-19 positive detection in wastewater from a sample taken from Te Awamutu on Wednesday.... Read More

Satellites used to diagnose health of BOP lakes

Satellite images from the European Space Agency are being used to diagnose the health of Bay of Plenty lakes, researchers using images from space to... Read More

Live Covid-19 updates for October 15

As Covid-19 cases are predicted to increase, Auckland's hospitals have wards and isolation rooms on standby and are reassuring people they will get... Read More