Woods and Webb give NZ‘s COVID-19 isolation update

Minister Megan Woods and Air Commodore Digby Webb are giving an update on the country's COVID-19 isolation and quarantine system. In COVID-19 developments... Read More

LIVE: Day 2 of no new COVID-19 cases

UPDATE: There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand. The second day this week of zero cases. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield... Read More

No new cases of COVID-19

Today there are no new cases of COVID-19 to report. This means the number of active cases in New Zealand remains at 22. All active cases have recently... Read More

Cancer survivor looking forward to weekend getaway

Up until a few days ago, Sally Moyle had never won anything in her life, now she's about to enjoy a 5-star weekend getaway at a Rotorua luxury lodge. Over... Read More

Local team hopes to help families into jobs

An innovative collaboration between Te Arawa Covid-19 Hub, Ministry of Social Development and Lakes DHB has been launched to help connect whānau with... Read More

LIVE: Two new cases of COVID-19 in NZ today

There are two new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand today, both people have returned from overseas and are in managed isolation. One is a man in his... Read More

Countdown calls it what it is. Period.

      Countdown is now calling products like pads, tampons and menstrual cups exactly what they are across its online shopping platform,... Read More

One new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today, and no cases of community transmission.  The case is a man... Read More

Rotorua‘s Covid-19 testing clinic set to move

The Rotorua Covid-19 swabbing clinic at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre is closing midday Friday and will reopen Saturday morning at a new site –... Read More

Two new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today

There have been two new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand today, both in isolation.  There are now seven active cases in this country. One... Read More

UPDATE: Rotorua hotels used in Covid-19 quarantine

At least two Rotorua hotels are being used to house 232 people under Covid-19 quarantine. Rotorua Now understands the Ibis Hotel on Rangiuru St... Read More

Two new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand

A couple who have returned to New Zealand from India and were in isolation have tested positive for Covid-19, says Director-General of Health Dr Ashley... Read More

Covid-19 border weakness fears in Tauranga

There are fears that crews from foreign ships mingling with Kiwis could be a major weakness in the strategy to keep Covid-19 out of NZ. Health authorities... Read More

Rotorua schools safe from Covid-19

Waiariki MP Tamati Coffey is reassuring those with children at Rotorua schools connected with a recent case of Covid-19 that they are safe from the disease. However,... Read More

Help for families in emergency housing

Families in emergency housing will benefit from a new programme being rolled out in Rotorua at the end of this month. Matauranga Ake - More than Education... Read More