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

Child vaccine rollout to begin

More than half-a-million doses of Pfizer vaccine have arrived in New Zealand ahead of the Covid vaccine rollout for children. From Monday, January 17,... Read More

Covid-19: Five new BOP cases

There are five new community cases of Covid-19 in the Bay of Plenty today with 28 across the nation. All five of these cases are in the Tauranga area.... Read More

Two Coromandel bars locations of interest

Two close contact locations of interest have been identified in Whitianga. The Ministry of Health has released the information at 5pm this afternoon,... Read More

Tauranga restaurant new location of interest

A restaurant in Tauranga and Rotorua motel have been listed as close contact locations of interest for Covid-19. The Ministry of Health have added The... Read More