$50bn rescue fund in 'once in a generation' budget
A $50 billion rescue fund sits at the centre of 2020’s “once in a generation Budget” as the country braces for the economic carnage promised by Covid-19.
May 14, 2020 2:26 pm
Antibody that blocks infection discovered
Scientists say they have discovered an antibody which prevents coronavirus from infecting human cells.
May 6, 2020 1:32 pm
New Zealand records second consecutive day without new COVID-19 infections
There are no new cases of people with COVID-19 in New Zealand for the second day in a row.
May 5, 2020 2:42 pm
NZ Director-General of Health says no new cases of COVID-19 is 'encouraging'
There are no new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in New Zealand today, but one probable case has been reclassified as confirmed.
May 4, 2020 1:52 pm
Three hospital workers test positive for COVID-19
Three hospital workers in Auckland who cared for people infected with Covid-19 from St Margaret’s Hospital and Rest Home have tested positive for the disease.
May 1, 2020 10:50 am
COVID-19 : Revealed - the data showing the success of NZ's lockdown over Australia's
New academic analysis shows the level 4 lockdown in New Zealand not only allowed the country to catch up to Australia, but surpass it in terms of per capita COVID-19 cases.
April 28, 2020 5:18 pm
One new confirmed case of COVID-19 today, but one further death
There has been just one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in New Zealand, and four new probable cases, the Health Ministry has revealed.
April 27, 2020 12:10 pm
Six new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand, one more death
Six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past 24 hours in New Zealand, with one more death confirmed.
April 22, 2020 12:33 pm
Five new cases, one new death
Director-general of health Ashley Bloomfield and Education Minister Chris Hipkins are set to provide details on the latest COVID-19 cases.
April 21, 2020 12:18 pm
Lal called Police before he was shot dead
The former Fiji resident that was shot dead by Police in Auckland New Zealand yesterday morning called Police himself before his rampage.
April 21, 2020 9:15 am
Government extends lockdown to Monday 27 April
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the level 4 lockdown will be extended five days to 11.59pm on Monday 27 April.
April 20, 2020 12:25 pm
Nine new COVID-19 cases as lockdown decision nears
Seven of the cases are confirmed and two are probable.