Possible lockdown in capital being considered: Bloomfield
New Zealand’s Director-General of Health, Ashley Bloomfield says health authorities are considering a possible lockdown in the capital after a visitor from Australia tested positive for COVID-19.
June 23, 2021 12:57 pm
South Auckland tornado ruins flu vaccines at Papatoetoe clinic
A large shipment of flu vaccines has been ruined and thousands of Papatoetoe patients are without their medical clinic in another tale of destruction from the weekend’s tornado.
June 22, 2021 4:28 pm
NZ PM sympathizes with the Prasad family
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today offered her sympathy to the family of the late Janesh Prasad in Auckland, New Zealand.
June 21, 2021 4:25 pm
One dead, two injured after tornado topples containers at Ports of Auckland site
One person is dead and two injured after a tornado ripped through a Ports of Auckland shipping container yard in south Auckland this morning.
June 19, 2021 11:17 am
Parts of south Auckland hit by violent tornado
Parts of south Auckland have been hit by a violent tornado uprooting trees, severely damaging homes and bringing power lines down.
June 19, 2021 7:24 am
560 applications granted to reunite split families
Today, one man will get to hold his 18-month-old son, whom he has not seen since he was four days old.
June 17, 2021 4:17 pm
Producer resigns from New Zealand movie after backlash
The producer of a movie about the Christchurch terror attacks in New Zealand has pulled out of the project after mounting criticism over the film.
June 14, 2021 6:00 pm
Three badly injured in Canterbury helicopter crash
There were four passengers in total, with the other person sustaining moderate injuries.
June 12, 2021 6:41 pm
Thousands sign petition denouncing mosque attacks film
It was announced yesterday that a film with the working title ‘They Are Us’ would be made, focusing on the prime minister’s response to the 2019 attacks which killed 51 people.
June 12, 2021 6:24 am
Two COVID patients in Auckland hospital, five new MIQ cases
Two people battling COVID-19 have been transferred from quarantine to Auckland’s Middlemore Hospital.
June 11, 2021 1:38 pm
Reports of possible gunshots in Palmerston North, schools in lockdown
The possible gunshots were reported at about 11am on Milson Line north of the city in New Zealand.
June 11, 2021 12:56 pm
Vaccine stocks running low across New Zealand
New Zealand stocks of the COVID-19 vaccine are running low, and overachieving health boards have been instructed to slow down the rate they are injecting people.