People urged to upgrade facemasks as Omicron looms

Some face masks could be worse than nothing if they lull people into a false sense of security, experts say. With Omicron knocking at New Zealand’s... Read More

Covid-19: 43 MIQ, 25 community, 22 in hospital

The Ministry of Health are reporting that there are 25 new community cases of Covid-19, 43 new cases identified at the border, 22 people are in hospital... Read More

MIQ worker tests positive for Omicron

Auckland health officials are working quickly to stop Omicron breaking out into the community following an MIQ worker testing positive for the variant. The... Read More

Covid upgrades complete at Tauranga Hospital

Covid-19 response upgrade works that will enhance patient care and improve staff safety have been completed at Tauranga Hospital. The project has seen... Read More

Mount Hot Pools listed as close contact location

Anyone visiting the Mount Hot Pools on Monday January 10 from 8.30pm – 10pm is deemed to be a close contact of a person who has tested positive... Read More

Covid-19 cross sector response in Lakes community

With an increasing number of Covid cases in the community, Lakes DHB is urging the general public to get vaccinated and to follow the Covid-19 health... Read More

Covid-19: Locations of interest added on Saturday

Several locations in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, Rotorua and Turangi linked to the Delta outbreak have been added to the Ministry of Health’s locations... Read More

Auckland MIQ worker tests positive for Covid-19

An Auckland based MIQ worker has returned a positive result for Covid-19 late on Friday afternoon and is currently in isolation. The test was taken... Read More

Covid-19: 29 new community cases, 29 in hospital

The Ministry of Health is reporting 29 new community cases and 25 new cases identified at the border.   Of the new community cases, 11 are in... Read More

Two new Tauranga locations of interest

A Greerton Bar and Bethlehem Garden Centre have been identified as locations of interest for Covid-19. Renners Bar Greerton is listed as a close contact... Read More

Covid-19: No new Bay of Plenty cases

There are 18 community cases of Covid-19 today and one case in the Bay of Plenty that is under investigation. The Bay of Plenty case originally tested... Read More

Embracing the fear to take on Mount Multisport

“Feel the fear and do it anyway,” is the motto of 23-year-old woman who will be at the fore when she takes part in the Mount Festival of... Read More

St John Health Shuttle returns to Tauranga

The Tauranga Mount Maunganui St John Health Shuttle will resume service in the area from Monday, January 17.  The HS is a door-to-door community... Read More

Tauranga DNB festival public health advice revised

The Ministry of Health has revised the public health advice given on Saturday about the drum and bass festival held in Tauranga. "A reassessment... Read More

Covid-19: 85 new community, 64 new border cases

The Ministry of Health is reporting 85 new community cases and 64 new cases identified at the border over the past two days since the last update.   Of... Read More