Live Covid-19 updates for Monday, March 1

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the new community cases in Auckland had contact with another family during the level 3 lockdown earlier in February. "We... Read More

Police encouraged by alert level change response

Police are thanking the public for their patience and cooperation on the first day of checkpoints across the Auckland region under Alert Level 3 restrictions. While... Read More

Covid-19: Two new cases in managed isolation

There are two new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation. There are two cases of Covid-19 already reported yesterday evening in the community which are part... Read More

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Despite the shift to alert level 3 for Auckland, and to alert level 2 for the rest of NZ, the nationwide Vista Foundation 48Hours competition is still... Read More

COVID-19: No new community cases today

1.15pm update: There are no new COVID-19 cases in the community today, says the Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield during a 1pm live Beehive... Read More

Auckland back in alert level 3, rest of NZ level 2

Auckland is back at alert level 3 this morning, while the rest of the country has moved to alert level 2 following two new Covid-19 community cases that... Read More

Auckland moving to Level 3, rest of NZ to Level 2

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced this evening that Auckland will be moving to Alert Level 3 for a period of seven days from 6am tomorrow morning. The... Read More

One new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation

The Ministry of Health says there are no new cases in the community to report today. There is one new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation. The contact... Read More

Covid-19 vaccinations underway in Rotorua

Some 30 people who work across Rotorua’s three managed isolation facilities – MIFs -  were scheduled to be vaccinated today as the COVID-19... Read More

Lambasting Covid-19 cases is unhelpful

An Auckland National Party MP says it's 'unhelpful' and 'counterproductive' for people on social media to point fingers at the family... Read More

One new community case already in quarantine

There are two new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation and one new community case. The Ministry of Health says the community case is a person linked... Read More

LIVE: No new Covid-19 community cases

UPDATE 1.05PM: There are no new community cases being reported in New Zealand today. The Minister for Covid-19 Response Chris Hipkins says this is good... Read More

Two new positive community Covid cases

Two siblings of today’s positive case from Papatoetoe High School have also tested positive for Covid-19. The siblings are a teenager and an infant. The... Read More

Five cases of Covid at the border

The Ministry of Health is reporting that there are five new cases of Covid at the border and one new community case. "This morning we were notified... Read More

LIVE: New positive Covid-19 community case

A new positive Covid-19 case is being reported in New Zealand today. The individual is a casual plus contact who had been advised to self-isolate and... Read More