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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...

RNZ News Covid-19 restrictions for all of New Zealand will ease from midnight tonight but a leading epidemiologist says the country is divided over its...

PNG Post-Courier Papua New Guinea's Police Commissioner David Manning -- who is also head of the country's Covid-19 National Control Centre -- has placed United...

ANALYSIS: By Richie Poulton, University of Otago; Avshalom Caspi, Duke University, and Terrie Moffitt, Duke University Most people welcomed the opportunity to get vaccinated against...

RNZ News Aotearoa New Zealand's outgoing Director of Public Health says the quick sharing of scientific information and the widespread use of masks have both...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Health workers in Aotearoa New Zealand are thanking Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield for his work stopping...

By Stephen Forbes, Local Democracy reporter A leading epidemiologist says Aotearoa New Zealand has no idea how many community cases of covid-19 there are in...

RNZ News Aotearoa New Zealand's Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield -- the man who has tirelessly steered the country's covid-19 pandemic response for the...

RNZ News Aotearoa New Zealand will remain at the red covid-19 traffic light setting, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Ardern made the announcement at today's post-cabinet...

RNZ Pacific The first female premier of a Solomon Islands province is appealing to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to help her country manage...

By Joyce McClure of Pacific Island Times Yap State Governor Jesse Salalu has declared a state of emergency over a mass resignation of 40 doctors...

RNZ Pacific A roundup today of the covid-19 pandemic status around the Pacific. Nauru President Lionel Aingimea has announced that Nauru has recorded its first two covid-19...

RNZ News New Zealand's number of people in hospital with covid-19 continues to fall, but there have still been 13,475 new cases in the community...

RNZ News One third of all current cases in Aotearoa New Zealand are in children and teenagers, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield revealed at...

COMMENTARY: By Nick Rockel, a reflection as Aotearoa New Zealand yesterday experienced its worst day since the covid-19 pandemic began. It came up in...

In spite of a record 34 covid-related deaths being reported in New Zealand today, Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay says it is...

RNZ Pacific A snapshot of how the covid-19 pandemic is impacting on Pacific nations and territories today: Second Covid-19 death in American Samoa American Samoa has recorded...

By Hamish Cardwell, RNZ News senior journalist A covid-19 modeller says hundreds more people could die in Aotearoa New Zealand's first wave of the omicron...