Changing dining habits at restaurants

The eating out habits of Kiwis during the global pandemic have been studied in a recent survey by the Restaurant Association.   The 2020 research... Read More

Four new COVID cases identified at the border

There are four cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand. This is since the Ministry of Health's last media statement on January... Read More

Woman who sparked court lockdown tests negative

A managed isolation worker who sparked a COVID lockdown at Hamilton District Court has tested negative. No-one was allowed in or out of the court for... Read More

Air NZ to begin quarantine-free flights to Oz

Air New Zealand will operate its first quarantine-free flight from Auckland to Brisbane tomorrow. Air New Zealand chief customer and sales officer Leanne... Read More

Court in lockdown after suspected COVID case

The Ministry of Justice says Hamilton District Court is in lockdown after a suspected Covid-related incident. The New Zealand Herald is reporting that... Read More

Ministry of Health spent $37m on defective PPE

The Ministry of Health spent $37 million on personal protective equipment (PPE) that was not fit for purpose. Its annual report for the year ended June... Read More

NZ helping countries open up to exercise

  Many of the world’s exercise industry organisations are turning to New Zealand as they prepare to “fully open up post-COVID lockdown”.   ExerciseNZ... Read More

Sixty one active cases of COVID in New Zealand

There are six new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand. These cases have been discovered since the Ministry of Health last... Read More

Air New Zealand aircrew to overnight in Honolulu

As part of ongoing efforts to reduce the COVID-19 risk to aircrew, Air New Zealand will re-route its North America flights to allow aircrew to overnight... Read More

Health experts keeping an eye on new COVID strain

Public health experts are closely watching the arrival of a new highly contagious strain of COVID-19 in New Zealand's managed isolation and quarantine... Read More

COVID-19: 19 new cases all in managed isolation

There are 19 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since the last Ministry of Health update statement on December 31 2020.... Read More

A new year and a new normal

With 2020 done and dusted, for a lot of people it is a year they want to forget but for others it has brought joy and self-realisation. Anita Read is... Read More

COVID-19 update: 11 new cases at the border

There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation and quarantine facilities being reported by the Ministry of Health. These cases have been detected... Read More

COVID-19: Seven new cases, no new community cases

There are seven new cases of COVID-19 detected in recent returnees in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community. The seven cases of... Read More

Government warned against pre-departure COVID test

The government is being warned against introducing a pre-departure COVID-19 test for desperate New Zealanders attempting to get home from high-risk countries. Yesterday,... Read More