Covid-19: 172 new cases in NZ, 3 in Tauranga

A ward has been closed and staff stood down following the appearance of a postive Covid-19 case at Tauranga Hospital's emergency department on Friday... Read More

Boost for those with spinal cord impairments

People living with a spinal cord impairment in the Bay of Plenty have received some welcome news with increased support coming into the region. ACC... Read More

Police can‘t attend half of mental health calls

About half of all mental health-related callouts in the past year were not attended by police, as they were called out to other higher priority situations. Police's... Read More

Third positive waste water result in BOP

The Ministry of Health have reported the detection of Covid-19 in the waste water of Tauranga and Mount Maunganui. This sample taken on November 15... Read More

Pacific women receiving less breast cancer care

The cost of breast cancer treatment is increasing as results continue to vary between Pacific and non-Pacific women, two studies have found. The studies,... Read More

Booster vaccine available from end of November

Booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine will start being administered from November 29, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. “Medsafe... Read More

173 Covid-19 cases with one in Lakes District

There are 173 new cases of Covid-19 in the community reported today by The Ministry of Health with one case in Taupō. Of these cases, 163 of them are... Read More

Seven new cases takes Waikato total to 233

There are seven new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in the Waikato region. Six were known contacts and public health staff continue to investigate the remaining... Read More

Covid-19: 207 new cases, 90 in hospital, one death

There are 207 new community cases of Covid-19 reported today by the Ministry of Health.  Of these cases 99 are epidemiologically linked, and 108... Read More

Positive Covid-19 cases in Rotorua and Tararua

The Ministry of Health has announced there are four new COVID-19 community cases to report across the Tararua and Lakes districts. The two Lakes district... Read More

Feeling unwell? Get a test

Get tested, get vaccinated and check locations of interest.   This is the advice from Toi Te Ora Public health following a positive COVID-19... Read More

Strip club and bars added to locations of interest

Sin City Taupō Strippers and two bars have been named as part of a late-night location of interest tranche following confirmation of more cases in Taupō.   The... Read More

Covid-19 detected in Tauranga and Mount wastewater

ESR has notified the Ministry of Health of positive wastewater detections of the Covid-19 virus in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui.   Covid-19 was... Read More

COVID-19: 175 new community cases, 93 in hospital

The Ministry of Health have reported that there are 175 new community cases of Covid-19, with 93 cases in hospital.  Nine of the hospital cases... Read More

Delta outbreak tops 5000, mandates from Monday

The 201 new Covid community cases reported on Friday took the number of cases in the current outbreak over the 5000 mark - to 5196. The Ministry of... Read More