New Zealand

Six new ministers sworn in after Cabinet reshuffle in NZ

Six new ministers have been sworn in at Government House this morning.

February 1, 2023 10:04 am

New Zealand

NZ COVID-19: 10,589 new cases, 28 deaths and 189 in hospital

The weekly number of new community cases of COVID-19 has fallen again, to 10,589, the Ministry of Health has reported.

January 30, 2023 7:26 pm

New Zealand

All Auckland education facilities ordered to close until Feb 7

Damaged or not, all Auckland schools will have a delayed start to the first term of the year.

January 30, 2023 6:30 pm

New Zealand

Heavy rain continues, Auckland state of emergency in fourth day

Aucklanders are waking to the sound of yet more rain over the already sodden city as the state of emergency there enters its fourth day.

January 30, 2023 11:37 am

New Zealand

Aucklanders issued emergency phone alert for downpours

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Waikato, Hauraki, Matamata-Piako and Waipa in New Zealand.

January 29, 2023 9:14 pm

New Zealand

House collapses in Tauranga landslide amid wild weather

Tauranga residents told 1News it sounded like a “tornado” others said they heard a loud “bang” when the home collapsed.

January 29, 2023 9:36 am

New Zealand

Auckland flooding: Three people dead after torrential rain in New Zealand

At least three people have died and one is missing after New Zealand’s largest city experienced its “wettest day on record” on Friday.

January 29, 2023 8:15 am

New Zealand

Land slip brings down coastguard building in Titirangi

The coastguard building in Titirangi, Auckland was brought down by a landslip around 6.40pm yesterday.

January 28, 2023 8:46 am

New Zealand

2 dead, 2 missing as Auckland hit by catastrophic floods

Two people have died and two people are missing in Auckland, police have announced. Both of the people who died were found in floodwaters on the North Shore.

January 28, 2023 7:50 am

New Zealand

Auckland Airport shut until at least noon following flooding

Auckland Airport will remain shut until at least midday Saturday due to flood damage sustained overnight and its effect on terminal infrastructure.

January 28, 2023 7:15 am

New Zealand

State of emergency declared in Auckland over flooding

New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins says he’s “pleased an emergency declaration has been made due to flooding in Auckland tonight”.

January 27, 2023 6:15 pm

New Zealand

New Zealand's Chris Hipkins sworn in as prime minister

Labour leader Chris Hipkins was sworn in as New Zealand’s prime minister in a formal ceremony on Wednesday, following the resignation of outgoing Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern last week.

January 25, 2023 11:16 am

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