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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...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist, and Jan Kohout, RNZ journalist Twenty four Pacific peoples have been recognised in the 2023 New Year's honours. A former...

By Conan Young , Local Democracy Reporting editor This year was another huge one for Local Democracy Reporting, with our reporters at the forefront of...

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 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...