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RNZ Pacific The Taupulega, or council, on the Tokelau atoll of Nukunonu, has lifted a house arrest order on a family which had refused to...

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

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato and Claire Breen, University of Waikato With only six days left for submissions to the select committee examining...

By Ethan Griffiths, Open Justice reporter of The New Zealand Herald An anti-vaccination campaigner who this year became the first person ever accused of breaching...

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...

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 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...

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 News Aotearoa New Zealand has reported 9570 new community cases of covid-19 and a further 32 deaths today, bringing total publicly recorded deaths with...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Striking New Zealand health workers have picketed around the country, saying they are fed up with being underpaid...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed that she has tested positive for covid-19. Her daughter Neve tested positive on Wednesday, she added in...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's outgoing president, Obed Moses Tallis, has urged the government not to abolish the Ministry of Justice, warning against a "dictatorial system". His opening...

RNZ News New Zealand reported 7970 new cases of covid-19 in the community and 28 further deaths today, a day after cases in the country...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Fiji Women's Rights Movement warned today that the value of midwives in the Pacific country was being undermined because of...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Wearing glasses or getting a runny nose is enough to qualify for a mask exemption under current New...

RNZ Pacific Cook Islands has reported the country's first covid-19 pandemic death. The 63-year-old woman died on the way to hospital on the island of Aitutaki,...

COMMENTARY: By Professor Rod Jackson In a recent article (Weekend Herald, April 16) John Roughan wrote that the covid-19 pandemic has been an anticlimax in...

By Soumya Bhamidipati, RNZ News journalist The orange light pandemic setting in Aotearoa New Zealand has brought a sense of relief for parents, as the...

By Giff Johnson, RNZ Pacific correspondent Covid-19 testing of Marshall Islanders in managed quarantine has seen the largest number test positive for covid-19 since managed...

RNZ News Eleven 11 more people have died from covid-19, and 6242 more community cases have been detected, New Zealand health authorities say. The Ministry of...

RNZ News For the first time since the start of the covid-19 pandemic, Auckland does not have the most new daily community cases reported. The Ministry...