New Zealand's borders may stay shut
New Zealand’s borders will remain closed for most of this year as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.
January 27, 2021 6:26 am
No quarantine for Cook Islanders travelling to NZ
New international travel restrictions come into force as contagious variant spreads across the globe.
January 15, 2021 1:44 pm
Inquiry finds failures ahead of attack
An inquiry into the Christchurch massacre has found a series of failures ahead of the 2019 attack but concluded the tragedy was unpreventable.
December 8, 2020 5:23 pm
Nearly 100 pilot whales die in mass stranding off New Zealand islands
Almost 100 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding on New Zealand’s remote Chatham Islands.
November 26, 2020 9:26 am
Nine new COVID-19 cases in NZ, all in managed isolation
There are nine new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand today, all in managed isolation.
November 22, 2020 12:10 pm
NZ: Three new cases, two in community and one in managed isolation
There are three new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today, two in the community and one in managed isolation.
November 12, 2020 2:07 pm
Positive case on Wellington-Hamilton flight; school hostel, hotel closed
A Waikato school hostel and hotel has closed after a positive Covid-19 case potentially exposed members of the community on a flight.
November 9, 2020 12:40 pm
Dozens of police sacked in Tonga over criminal and disciplinary matters
Twenty-one police officers in Tonga have been sacked over criminal convictions and serious disciplinary breaches.
November 6, 2020 3:48 pm
Five new COVID-19 cases in NZ today
There are five new Covid-19 cases in New Zealand today, four in managed isolation and one in the community which was revealed last night.
November 3, 2020 2:57 pm
Two new cases in managed isolation in New Zealand
There have been two new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand today, both in managed isolation.
November 1, 2020 1:17 pm
Yes to euthanasia reform, no to cannabis
The euthanasia referendum has passed the public vote, with 65.2 percent voting in favour, but the cannabis question has 53.1 percent voting ‘no’ so far, preliminary results show.
October 30, 2020 3:18 pm
Six new cases of COVID-19 in NZ
Six new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in New Zealand over the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health has revealed – none of which are in the community.