Managed isolation hotels being overbooked

The government is allowing isolation facilities to be overbooked so full capacity is reached even if there are last-minute cancellations or no-shows. The... Read More

Minister urges patience over vaccine rollout

The Minister for COVID-19 Response says patience is required over the roll-out of New Zealand's first COVID-19 vaccines, but that the government... Read More

Kiwi start-up strives to donate $1m to ambos

  A new Kiwi broadband provider will donate 100 per cent of its profits to frontline ambulance workers across the country, including those in the... Read More

Law changes to drug checking to keep kiwis safer

The Government will pass limited legislation to enable drug checking services to carry out their work this summer without fear of prosecution. The legislation... Read More

Healthy eating creates change for Tauranga kids

Fruit kebabs, smoothies, banana muffins, cucumber sticks with hummus and strawberries were just some of the healthy foods on the menu at a Gate Pa Primary... Read More

From a ruptured ACL to a Silver Fern test debut

Monica Falkner walks into a sold out Claudelands Arena in Hamilton and has a million things running through her mind. She’s thinking about the... Read More

NZ Blood Service welcome organ donation service

New Zealand Blood Service welcomes Organ Donation New Zealand (ODNZ) to the Service in a move to support and further develop the work of ODNZ and New... Read More

Babies isolated after ‘superbug’ hit newborn unit

Four newborn babies and four of their caregivers developed symptoms of a superbug in a hospital neonatal unit, following an outbreak that affected 24... Read More

Consumer NZ’s Bad Taste Food Awards winners named

Consumer NZ is highlighting the claims food manufacturers use to promote their products as being better choices than they really are.  The independent... Read More

Covid-19: One new case in NZ today

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today. There are no new community cases. Today’s new case is... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

  School attendance dropped during the nationwide lockdown for obvious reasons.   It is less clear why, as New Zealand returned to relative-normal,... Read More

Covid-19: Four new cases, all in managed isolation

The Ministry of Health reports that there are four new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand today, all in managed isolation. There are no new cases in... Read More

Covid update here and around the globe

Seven new cases of Covid-19 reported on Friday were in managed isolation and included six members of the Pakistan cricket team. The Ministry of Health... Read More

Demand surges for kids’ mind health programme

Demand for a programme aimed at equipping school children with tools to navigate life’s ups and downs has more than doubled in the past three months. Interest... Read More

High number of ACC claims in the BOP

Omokoroa’s Judi Mori has used the NYMBL balance training app every day for the past two months and says it has made “a significant difference”... Read More