New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern extended a lockdown in the country’s biggest city on Friday in response to the first national coronavirus outbreak in … Read more
New Zealand officials were scrambling to trace the source of an outbreak of the coronavirus, reporting 14 new cases on Thursday, as long queues of … Read more
New Zealand officials are investigating the possibility that its first COVID-19 cases in more than three months were imported by freight, as the country’s biggest … Read more
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday delayed a key step toward next month’s general election, as the country was plunged back into lockdown … Read more
First case of local transmission of coronavirus in 100 days prompts New Zealand PM to order lockdown
New Zealand has announced its first locally transmitted coronavirus infections in more than 100 days, leading the country’s prime minister to immediately issue a stay-at-home … Read more
New Zealand has reported its 101st day in a row with no recorded community transmission of Covid-19 from an unknown source.
All 21 active cases … Read more
New Zealand marked 100 days without a domestic transmission of the coronavirus on Sunday, but warned against complacency as countries like Vietnam and Australia which … Read more
Support for New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern rose during July, a poll showed on Thursday, keeping her Labour party on track to win a … Read more
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s party raced ahead of rivals in the latest opinion poll, putting the charismatic 40-year-old leader on track for a … Read more
Traces of the controversial weed-killer glyphosate have been found in New Zealand honey, prompting concern for our high-value manuka industry.
The New Zealand Ministry for … Read more
There were also no new cases of the coronavirus according to the latest bulletin, and it has now been 86 days since any community transmission … Read more
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern dismissed Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway on Wednesday over allegations he had an inappropriate relationship with a former staffer.
“The … Read more
Police officers will patrol New Zealand’s quarantine hotels around-the-clock after a number of people – including a man who tested positive for coronavirus – escaped … Read more
New Zealand said on Tuesday its national airline will not take new bookings for three weeks as the country looks to limit the number of
American interest in moving to New Zealand has spiked during the coronavirus crisis, with the number of people seeking information on how to emigrate climbing … Read more
One new Covid-19 case in managed isolation has been announced in New Zealand.
It’s now been 66 days since the last case of community transmission, … Read more
The sentencing hearing for an Australian man accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand’s worst mass shooting has been set to begin on … Read more
New Zealand’s embattled Health Minister resigned on Thursday after security slip-ups at quarantine facilities where the coronavirus was detected just days after officials declared it … Read more
New Zealand has reported a second consecutive day of no new cases of Covid-19, according to health officials.
There are 22 active cases of the … Read more
A review of New Zealand’s managed isolation and quarantine facilities has found that the system is under “extreme stress” as more and more Kiwis return … Read more
New Zealand has reported one new case of Covid-19 today; like all of the country’s current active cases it was diagnosed during the routine testing … Read more
There are three new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand; all returning travellers who were diagnosed during routine testing of travelers.
These are the latest … Read more
New Zealand citizens returning home could be put in campervans for Covid-19 quarantine as cases increase
Citizens returning home to New Zealand could undergo two weeks of quarantine in campervans because hotels in Auckland were nearing capacity, the ministry of health … Read more
A police officer has been shot and killed and another is seriously injured after making a routine traffic stop in New Zealand.
Police said … Read more
“Extensive” Covid-19 testing of thousands of people in New Zealand has not uncovered any new cases, health officials say. The testing was undertaken after a … Read more
New Zealand recorded on Thursday its third new case of the coronavirus this week as quarantine breaches and other failures undermined public confidence days after … Read more
New Zealand has confirmed another coronavirus case, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has announced.
The case is a man in his 60s, who is … Read more
New Zealand has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus, ending a 24-day run of no new infections in the country.
The cases relate to two … Read more
New Zealand said on Friday that it would allow entry of some maritime vessels as it looks to open up its economy after lifting all … Read more
Speaking as New Zealand declares itself free of coronavirus, Director-General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, says that this week anyone crossing the border into New … Read more
New Zealand said on Monday it had no active cases of COVID-19 for the first time since the novel coronavirus arrived in the country, setting … Read more
New Zealand rejected calls by business leaders on Thursday to restart flights to Australia within a month as too short a timeframe.
An Australian and … Read more
New Zealand has reported a 12th straight day of no new cases of Covid-19, as the government considers abandoning as early as next week all … Read more
Falling numbers of active coronavirus cases in Australia and New Zealand are paving the way for the easing of travel restrictions between the two countries, … Read more
A study of New Zealanders working from home during coronavirus lockdown has found many were just as productive as when they were in the office, … Read more
Reuters reports New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday a draft blueprint on safely starting travel between New Zealand and Australia will be … Read more
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was undaunted by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV … Read more
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has struck near Wellington.
It struck 46km deep, 25km northwest of Levin, according to Geonet.
The quake has been felt as … Read more
The leader of New Zealand’s main opposition party was ousted on Friday after opinion polls showed he was no match for the soaring popularity of … Read more
New Zealand is considering distributing free cash directly to individuals as a way of policy stimulus to help boost the economy reeling from a COVID-19 … Read more
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s popularity has soared ahead of elections in September as a result of her handling of the coronavirus pandemic, a … Read more
Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand’s most popular prime minister in a century, a Newshub-Reid Research poll showed on Monday, thanks to her COVID-19 response that … Read more
New Zealand has announced it will invest 264.6 million New Zealand dollars ($157 million) into the country’s sports and recreation sector to help mitigate the … Read more
The Government in New Zealand is speeding up changes to foreign investor rules as the economy recovers from the fallout of the global Covid-19 pandemic.… Read more