Dame Cindy Kiro has been sworn in as the 22nd Governor-General of New Zealand in a ceremony at Parliament.
The number of new community cases of Covid-19 has reached triple figures for the first time, with 102 cases reported in New Zealand today.
Lengthy delays loom to assess workplace safety failings on New Zealand's White Island in the buildup to the deadly 2019 volcanic eruption, with a trial unlikely to begin until March 2023 at the...
Almost seven weeks after an Isis-inspired knife attack in an Auckland supermarket, one of the seven people injured remains in hospital.
Pacific leaders say offering 'visas for vaccinations' would be the ultimate incentive for overstayers to get the Covid-19 jab, as Auckland struggles to stop infections spreading through the community.
As the Prime Minister prepares to unveil the vaccination rate targets for easing lockdowns, there are calls to loosen MIQ rules while Covid-positive people in Auckland's outbreak are quarantining at home.
An Auckland emergency nurse says overworked nurses fear hospitals aren't ready for the Covid-19 tsunami - and often think about quitting.
Police have issued infringement notices to six people who attended a wild North Shore party that flouted level 3 rules.
Snoop Dogg is heading to New Zealand for two major outdoor shows, including one in Christchurch, next November.
A woman who allegedly absconded from her southeast Auckland home last night while being escorted by MIQ security has handed herself in to police.
The Wizard of New Zealand will continue to perform his duties, despite no longer being on the Christchurch City Council payroll.
Brian Tamaki appeared in court for the second time in just over a week - this time in police custody and facing a fresh charge of violating a Covid-19 lockdown order by attending another lockdown protest.
Secondary school pupils in Years 11-13 who live in Covid alert level 3 areas will be able to return to the classroom after Labour Weekend.
National wants an immediate boost in support for smaller businesses, for every vaccinated person to get a $100 voucher to spend tourism venues or eateries, as well as temporary tax cuts for workers and for small businesses.
The Government needs to get out of the way and let Māori fix lagging Covid-19 vaccination rates, says Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer.
There are 94 new community cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand today, the highest number of daily cases since the pandemic began here in March last year.