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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 Thousands of people will be cancelling their Christmas Day plans thanks to the invisible grinch, covid-19. Leading epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker estimates 85,000 people...

RNZ Pacific About 50 striking nurses have held a protest in American Samoa over their employment conditions. The protest yesterday follows some nurses at the LBJ...

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 The parents of a New Zealand baby at the centre of a legal dispute that has made global headlines will not be appealing...

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,...

MEDIAWATCH: By Hayden Donnell, RNZ Mediawatch producer One press conference question at a Prime Ministerial summit in Aotearoa New Zealand kicked off a wave of...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist The Niue government has confirmed the country is experiencing covid-19 community transmission for the first time since the virus...

RNZ Pacific The French state should pay for a study on the genetic impact of its nuclear weapons tests in the South Pacific, says French...

RNZ Pacific The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution aimed at assisting the Marshall Islands to get justice in the aftermath of...

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...