Kiwi researchers lead clinical drug trials to tackle COVID-19
New Zealand researchers are leading major clinical trials to test drugs for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19.
April 17, 2020 12:13 pm
New Zealand PM, Ministers and public service bosses take 20 percent pay cut
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, government ministers and public service chief executives will take a 20 percent pay cut for the next six months.
April 15, 2020 3:44 pm
Four more deaths from COVID-19, bringing total to nine
Four more people have died from COVID-19 in New Zealand in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry has confirmed.
April 14, 2020 12:30 pm
Fifth death from COVID-19 in New Zealand reported
A fifth person has died from COVID-19 in New Zealand, as the number of new cases remains steady at 19.
April 13, 2020 4:22 pm
COVID-19: Second death in New Zealand confirmed
There has been a second death from COVID-19 in New Zealand, the Ministry of Health’s Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay has confirmed.
April 10, 2020 1:07 pm
Number of new cases of COVID-19 in NZ plummets to 29
New Zealand has recorded just 29 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, but the Prime Minister says a decision on changing the alert level will only be made shortly before the lockdown ends.
April 9, 2020 1:42 pm
50 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand
The number of new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand continues to stay steady, with 26 confirmed and 24 probable cases in the past 24 hours.
April 8, 2020 11:10 am
54 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand
The Ministry of Health has announced there are 54 new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand, taking the country’s total to 1160
April 7, 2020 12:58 pm
David Clark offers to resign after revealing he took a trip to beach during COVID-19 lockdown
Health Minister David Clark has revealed that he took a trip to the beach during the alert level 4 lockdown and has offered to resign.
April 7, 2020 11:23 am
Judge rebukes man accused of coughing on people in Christchurch supermarket
A man accused of sneezing and coughing on people in a Christchurch supermarket in New Zealand.
April 6, 2020 12:06 pm
Bloomfield, Ardern give latest COVID-19 update
Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern are giving the latest update on the COVID-19 coronavirus.
April 5, 2020 12:35 pm
About 740 police officers and staff in isolation
Hundreds of New Zealand’s police – 6 percent of the organisation – are in self isolation.