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By RNZ News New Zealand's Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins has revealed that 14 close contacts of the Northland community case have returned negative test...

By RNZ News The latest community coronavirus case in New Zealand travelled across Northland before her positive test result, but was scrupulous about using the...

By Lulu Mark in Port Moresby In spite of Papua New Guinea's mandatory mask-wearing requirement under the National Pandemic Act 2020, many public servants attending...

By RNZ News An independent panel says Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully in January to curb the initial covid-19 outbreak,...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the Indonesian government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for its weak health response to covid-19...

By The National in Port Moresby An expatriate who tested positive for the covid-19 coronavirus last week has been admitted to a private hospital in...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk After receiving two shots of the covid-19 Pfizer vaccine, former Fijian resident Usaia Masuwale believes the vaccine is safe and says...

By Te Aorewa Rolleston, RNZ News Te Ao Māori affairs The National iwi chairs forum has put forward six recommendations to the New Zealand government...

By RNZ News A ragtag group of about 150 people gathered on the New Zealand Parliament's forecourt today to demand an end to covid-19 lockdowns. The...

ANALYSIS: By Nick Wilson, University of Otago and Michael Baker, University of Otago The global covid-19 pandemic is intensifying, with more infectious variants of the...

By Craig McCulloch, RNZ News deputy political editor The New Zealand government is feeling the pressure from all sides on covid-19 with critics calling the...

By RNZ Pacific French Polynesia has recorded another covid-19 death, raising the pandemic's tally to 122. There are 46 people with covid-19 in hospital, 21 of...

By RNZ News New Zealand faces an increased risk of community transmission from the UK strain of covid-19 that is now arriving in the country,...

By RNZ News It is looking increasingly likely that the much discussed trans-Tasman bubble is finally on the way. Cabinet has agreed in principle to quarantine-free...

RNZ News Genome sequencing has showed the Air New Zealand crew member who tested positive for covid-19 in China is not linked to known cases...

ANALYSIS: By Ena Manuireva The sharply rising number of deaths from the covid-19 coronavirus in Mā’ohi Nui ("French" Polynesia) has triggered a corrosive war of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have arrested 54 participants of a public hearing organised by the Papuan People's Council (MPR) this week at the...

ANALYSIS: By Barbara Allen, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington and Michael Macaulay, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington The world...

By RNZ News The meat industry is waiting with bated breath to find out if there is any truth that New Zealand meat is linked...

By RNZ News Minister of Covid-19 Response Chris Hipkins says he is hopeful a lockdown can be avoided in New Zealand's largest city after a...

By RNZ News A New Zealand covid-19 community case identified in Auckland today had called in sick to work after being tested but went to...

By RNZ Pacific The capital island of Vanuatu - Efate - is closed off today after the country's first case of covid-19 was announced yesterday. Stricter...