WorkSafe criticised over investigation into crash that killed two children
A Hamilton family whose two young boys were killed when a trucker who had been at the wheel too long rear-ended their car, accuses agencies of failing to fight for justice or protect road safety.
July 27, 2020 7:05 am
Otago Highlanders to 'thoroughly investigate' players' drunken bender at Queenstown hotel
Highlanders management say they are investigating claims players wreaked havoc during a wild night in Queenstown.
July 26, 2020 11:40 am
Man in police custody after escaping Hamilton COVID-19 isolation
A third person has escaped managed isolation.
July 10, 2020 10:20 am
Permanent police presence at COVID-19 isolation facilities from today
The government says there will be a permanent police presence at every managed isolation and quarantine facility in New Zealand from today, following this week’s breach in central Auckland.
July 9, 2020 5:29 pm
NZ Health Minister resigns
Health Minister David Clark has resigned from the role, having narrowly avoided being sacked during lockdown.
July 2, 2020 6:20 am
Creation of trans-Tasman bubble will be up to Australia's leaders, Ardern says
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has placed the ball firmly in Australia’s court for the creation of a trans-Tasman bubble.
June 30, 2020 11:30 am
NZ currently has 20 active COVID-19 cases
New Zealand currently has 20 active Covid-19 cases, all in managed isolation or quarantine.
June 29, 2020 10:25 am
NZ: Four new cases of COVID-19; one person in hospital
New Zealand has four new cases of COVID-19 – all involving people tested in managed isolation facilities who recently returned from overseas.
June 28, 2020 11:25 am
New Zealand has one new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation
New Zealand has one new confirmed case of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health confirmed today.
June 26, 2020 12:43 pm
Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in NZ
New Zealand now has three more new cases of COVID-19.
June 25, 2020 1:35 pm
One new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation in New Zealand
A woman in her 60s who was in managed isolation at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland after arriving on a flight from India is New Zealand’s latest case of COVID-19.
June 24, 2020 3:37 pm
One new case of COVID-19 in NZ as new arrival in quarantine tests positive
New Zealand has one new case of COVID-19 after a man in his 60s in quarantine after arriving from Pakistan tested positive.