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RNZ News Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says the national health system relies on New Zealanders' continued cooperation as almost 20,000 cases are announced...

RNZ News Epidemiologist Professor Rod Jackson is urging New Zealanders to take omicron seriously, and certainly not to think of it as similar to the...

By Susana Suisuiki, RNZ Pacific journalist Pasifika people are making up about half of the cases in the current outbreak of the omicron variant in...

COMMENTARY: By Dr Mark Craig in defence of New Zealand's dedicated managed isolation and quarantine team and facilities as the country braces for omicron. As...

RNZ News Omicron has ripped through the Australian states of New South Wales and Victoria, exposing testing regimes, decimating supply chains and causing the country's...

By Jane Patterson, RNZ News political editor New Zealand could be facing 50,000 daily omicron infections by Waitangi weekend, according to modelling by US-based health...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara The Solomon islands government endorsed a 60 hour lockdown in the capital Honiara last night after an urgent special national...

By Katie Todd, RNZ News reporter A microbiologist has warned more contacts of the omicron-infected MIQ worker in Auckland may test positive, after a household...

RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will move to the red traffic light setting if omicron is spreading in the community following...

By Ella Stewart, RNZ News reporter New Zealanders living overseas say covid-19 is now part of everyday life as cases of the highly-infectious omicron variant...

Governor Lou Leon Guerrero presents her covid update message ... “Our focus remains on preventing severe illness, preventing increased hospitalisation and saving lives.” Video:...

RNZ Pacific An estimated 1000 people in New Caledonia joined a protest march against the French government's policies to fight the pandemic. The unauthorised march in...

RNZ News Rising covid-19 cases at the border are increasing the risk of the omicron variant spreading in Aotearoa but a leading epidemiologist says the...

By Josefa Babitu in Suva Fiji is bracing for a third wave of the covid-19 virus after tests have confirmed the presence of the omicron...

ANALYSIS: By Gordon Campbell in Wellington Success can be its own worst enemy. If the plane doesn’t crash or the ship doesn’t sink, that doesn’t...

RNZ Pacific Pacific Island New Zealanders are now 90 percent fully vaccinated against covid-19, and a public health expert is urging them to keep up...

RNZ News New Zealand's Ministry of Health has confirmed that a border-related case with the omicron variant was briefly active in the community in the...

RNZ News New Zealand's Māori vaccination rate continues to tick up, with several district health boards (DHBs) now past 90 percent for first doses. But experts...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Omicron could force more changes to New Zealand's contact tracing system, with the Ministry of Health carefully monitoring...

RNZ Pacific Fiji's Health Ministry is concerned that people are not taking the new omicron variant of the coronavirus seriously. Fiji reported two cases of the...

RNZ News New Zealand has reached a milestone of eight million vaccine doses administered. The milestone was featured in the Ministry of Health's covid-19 update today. The...

By Jake McKee, RNZ News reporter New Zealand's longest covid-19 hospitalisation in Auckland and Northland during the first three months of the current outbreak was...