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

“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

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

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

One million more Covid vaccines inbound

Pfizer has scheduled delivery of an estimated 1 million doses of vaccine to New Zealand during July, confirms Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins. “These... Read More

One new case of Covid in managed isolation

There are no new cases of Covid-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. The Ministry of Health is reporting one new case in a recent returnee... Read More

Covid-19: No new community cases, one in isolation

The Ministry of Health say that there are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. “There is one new case to report... Read More

Maori Battalion survivor joins Covid battle

The last surviving member of the Maori Battalion has joined the front line in the battle against Covid-19. Robert Bom Gillies, 96, is the last surviving... Read More

LIVE: Vaccine rollout ahead of targets - Verrall

Associate Minister of Health Ayesha Verrall and Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield are providing an update on the vaccination programme. Verrall... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

Anyone flying to New Zealand from Australia will have to get a pre-departure Covid test if they were in Victoria on or after May 20. Covid-19 Response... Read More

Melbourne travellers required to self-isolate

  Anyone who travelled from Melbourne between May 20 and 25 is being urged to self-isolate.   This is the advice from the Ministry of Health... Read More

NZ keeping a close eye on Melbourne outbreak

New Zealand officials are keeping a close on the Melbourne Covid-19 outbreak. A total of 11 cases were reported in the Australian city overnight. In... Read More

LIVE: Covid-19, QFT and vaccine update

Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield are providing an update on Covid-19 in New Zealand. On... Read More

COVID-19: No new community cases, six in MIQ

The Ministry of Health says there are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. “There are six new cases to report... Read More

Covid-19 update: New Zealand and around the globe

More than three-quarters of people are keen to get the Covid-19 jab, according to a survey conducted by the Ministry of Health. Since the last survey... Read More