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RNZ News Travellers from China to Australia will be required to have a negative pre-departure covid-19 test from January 5 -- and New Zealand says...

RNZ News With restrictions eased, public health warnings muted and mask wearing now almost non-existent, the risk of contracting covid-19 is still very real, particularly...

RNZ News A Pasifika health leader hopes the Royal Commission into the Covid-19 pandemic will look into the equity of the response and resource allocation. Prime...

By Sri Krishnamurthi While some women at the University of the South Pacific's 14 campuses found working from home enjoyable during the covid-19 pandemic, others...

RNZ News The New Zealand government has announced a Royal Commission into its covid-19 response. The Commission will be chaired by Australia-based epidemiologist Professor Tony Blakely,...

RNZ News All mask wearing requirements in Aotearoa New Zealand -- except in healthcare and aged care -- will be scrapped, and household contacts will...

By Giff Johnson, editor of the Marshall Islands Journal and RNZ Pacific correspondent in Majuro United States-based medical doctors have praised the Marshall Islands for...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent One year on from Aotearoa New Zealand's longest covid-19 lockdown, an epidemiologist says further lockdowns cannot be ruled...

RNZ Pacific The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the covid outbreak in the Marshall Islands a Public Health Emergency. A total of 571 new omicron...

By Giff Johnson, Marshall Islands Journal editor and RNZ Pacific correspondent in Majuro The Marshall Islands is a live demonstration that the omicron BA.5 variant...

RNZ News The P&O Pacific Explorer has docked in at Queens Wharf in Auckland from Sydney, the first cruise ship to arrive in Aotearoa New...

By Giff Johnson, editor of the Marshall Islands Journal in Majuro The Marshall Islands lost its covid-free status yesterday when tests confirmed six positive cases...

RNZ News Protesters blocked roads in central Auckland this afternoon for the second time in two weeks, marching past the main entrance to the city's...

ANALYSIS: By Paula Lorgelly, University of Auckland Late last month, New Zealand Health Minister Andrew Little stated what most who work in health already know. Healthcare...

COMMENTARY: By Nick Rockel On Friday I watched Ashley Bloomfield’s last afternoon health update. After all we’ve been through over the past couple of years,...

RNZ Pacific The government of Niue has announced the country will move to covid-19 alert level red after it recorded nine new cases of the...

RNZ News After guiding New Zealand through two and a half years of a pandemic, Dr Ashley Bloomfield's time as Director-General of Health has come...

RNZ Pacific The Federated States of Micronesia will reopen its international borders on Monday. President David Panuelo said anyone wishing to travel will need to be...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist Plans are underway to help Tokelauans stuck abroad, mostly in New Zealand and Samoa, to return home. The general manager...

ANALYSIS: By Frank Bongiorno, Australian National University The covid-19 pandemic has already generated its own mythology. In Britain, they talk of the “myth of the...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's Ombudsman Luamanuvao Katalaina Sapolu says the human rights effects from the covid-19 pandemic have been catastrophic. She has just submitted Samoa's eighth State...

By Craig McCulloch, RNZ News deputy political editor A prominent New Zealand epidemiologist is calling for much wider mask mandates, saying the roll-out of free...