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By Moana Ellis, Local Democracy Reporting journalist A New Zealand iwi development and social services leader in Taihape is urging rural people to prepare urgently...

By Katie Scotcher, RNZ News political reporter Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is warning New Zealand's covid-19 case numbers in 2022 will be unlike anything seen...

By Moana Ellis, Local Democracy Reporter A covid-19 Māori health analyst is calling on the New Zealand government to prioritise Māori and Pasifika children in...

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...

By Jean Bell, RNZ News journalist New Zealand covid-19 experts are nervously observing an ever-increasing number of cases at the border, as the threat of...

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 Giff Johnson, RNZ Pacific correspondent in Majuro The US Army ignored agreed-to covid prevention rules for entry into the Marshall Islands this week and...

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...

By Luke Nacei in Suva National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad has asked if the Fiji government inquiry into the Office of the Auditor-General...

RNZ News As some North Island regions moved to the orange traffic light setting at 11.59pm last night, New Zealand has now found two omicron...

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 News More moves to tighten the New Zealand's borders may be needed on top of the decision to delay the start of the self-isolation...

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...