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

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 Hayden Donnell, RNZ Mediawatch producer A documentary from Stuff Circuit this week delved into Aotearoa New Zealand's growing extreme far-right and anti-vax movement. Why did...

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...

RNZ Pacific The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the covid outbreak in the Marshall Islands a Public Health Emergency. A total of 571 new omicron...

By Giff Johnson, Marshall Islands Journal editor and RNZ Pacific correspondent in Majuro The Marshall Islands is a live demonstration that the omicron BA.5 variant...

By Giff Johnson, editor of the Marshall Islands Journal in Majuro The Marshall Islands lost its covid-free status yesterday when tests confirmed six positive cases...

ANALYSIS: By Paula Lorgelly, University of Auckland Late last month, New Zealand Health Minister Andrew Little stated what most who work in health already know. Healthcare...

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 Pacific The government of Niue has announced the country will move to covid-19 alert level red after it recorded nine new cases of the...

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...

RNZ Pacific The Federated States of Micronesia will reopen its international borders on Monday. President David Panuelo said anyone wishing to travel will need to be...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist Plans are underway to help Tokelauans stuck abroad, mostly in New Zealand and Samoa, to return home. The general manager...

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 After leading the Aotearoa New Zealand's covid-19 response for the last two years, Dr Ashley Bloomfield is stepping down from the role of...

COMMENTARY: By Megan Darby, editor of Climate Home News When it comes to the world’s two biggest emitters, we are caught between a secretive autocracy...

By Craig McCulloch, RNZ News deputy political editor A prominent New Zealand epidemiologist is calling for much wider mask mandates, saying the roll-out of free...

ANALYSIS: By Stephen Duckett, The University of Melbourne Labor’s win in Saturday’s election heralds real change in health policy. Although Labor had a small-target strategy,...

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...