Auckland will move to alert level 1 from midday
Auckland will move to alert level 1 from midday today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed.
March 12, 2021 10:45 am
More than 140 quakes recorded since Friday
Seismologists have recorded more than 140 earthquakes of magnitude 4 or higher since a 7.2 earthquake caused householders to flee low-lying East Coast areas on Friday morning.
March 7, 2021 10:22 am
Christchurch mosque shooter in special 'prison within a prison'
A special “prison within a prison” is guarding the Christchurch mosque shooter and two other notoriously violent criminals at a huge cost to the taxpayer.
March 7, 2021 7:15 am
5.4 aftershock hits east coast
A 5.4 magnitude quake struck 125km east of Te Araroa off East Cape at a depth of 12km just after 10.30am.
March 6, 2021 11:32 am
NZ earthquakes: Tsunami warnings lifted after evacuations
New Zealanders have been told to move away from coastal areas of the North Island after three powerful earthquakes shook the region.
March 5, 2021 1:56 pm
Earthquake swarm, North Island tsunami warning after magnitude 8 shake
Swarm of earthquakes in Pacific – including magnitude 8.1 quake in Kermadec Islands at 8.28am (NZT) – spark Civil Defence warnings.
March 5, 2021 9:22 am
New Zealand imposes level 3 restrictions
Auckland, New Zealand is in its second lockdown in a month as health authorities try to rein in a coronavirus cluster of the more contagious UK variant.
February 28, 2021 1:56 pm
Auckland to move back to Alert Level 3
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced Auckland will once again move to Alert Level 3 restrictions, this time for seven days, after another new community COVID-19 case this evening.
February 27, 2021 4:12 pm
New COVID-19 case in Auckland, NZ
A new COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Auckland New Zealand but officials aren’t looking at moving up alert levels.
February 24, 2021 7:22 am
NZ woman and her two children set to be deported from Turkey
It is believed a New Zealand woman and her two children who were detained at the Turkish border while trying to enter from Syria will be deported.
February 20, 2021 1:38 pm
One new case connected to Auckland's Valentine's Day outbreak
There is one new case of COVID-19 in the community linked to the Valentine’s Day outbreak.
February 19, 2021 3:04 pm
Auckland in alert level 3 lockdown after new community cases
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced last night Auckland would move to alert level 3 from 11.59pm on Sunday while the rest of the country would move to level 2.