The Government is working on the basis that the Covid-infected Sydney man who visited Wellington has the more infectious and deadly Delta variant of the virus.
More than 40 classic cars up for auction have had to roll out to a new home after the auction venue suddenly closed this week.
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says there are no positive cases in the community to report as Wellington adjusts to life in alert level 2 after an infected Australian tourist's visit.
A healthcare clinic in Hanmer Springs has been distributing material to its customers which claims the NZ Covid-19 vaccine rollout is illegal.
Photographer Rachel Jordan's husband Eric said her recovery could last three months but doctors have told him they are optimistic she will walk again.
An Otago University health expert says the Government has become complacent and didn't act fast enough to suspend travel with Covid-19-hit New South Wales.
World Health Organisation adviser and epidemiology professor at the University of New South Wales Mary-Louise McLaws says the Delta variant of Covid-19 is incredibly infectious.
The trial is being run in partnership with vaccine developer Jiangsu Rec-Biotechnology in China and NZ Clinical Research, which has a centre in Christchurch.
Two-time Olympic rowing champion Hamish Bond and Black Ferns sevens captain Sarah Hirini have been named the New Zealand team flag-bearers for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
A stint in an Invercargill borstal was the beginning of 40 years in prison for a man physically abused at the notorious Lake Alice Psychiatric Hospital.
After a six-month battle against acute myeloid leukaemia, Christchurch girl Eva Sallabanks spent a year free of the disease but two months ago it returned.
A warning has been issued to everyone who was at Wellington Airport when a Covid-infected traveller arrived in the country and departed.
Up to 2500 people visited Te Papa around the time a Covid-infected Sydney tourist attended, the museum has revealed.
One man charged in relation to the fatal attack on MMA fighter Fau Vake has pleaded guilty and his name suppression lapsed, while three others have pleaded not guilty.
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed on a mid-Canterbury golf course earlier this month has been moved to the Burwood Spinal Unit for further treatment.
There are no new community cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand today, but four cases in managed isolation.
Wellington is now in alert level 2 after a Covid-19 positive man from Sydney visited several locations in the capital at the weekend.
New Zealand has halted its quarantine-free travel bubble with New South Wales as Sydney battles a growing Covid outbreak.