It's possible to vaccinate 90% of our total population, fresh modelling released by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has found - something that could spare thousands of Covid deaths and life unencumbered by constant lockdowns.
There are 15 new community cases of Covid-19 in Auckland, Director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has revealed.
The grieving father of three daughters found dead at their Timaru home has spoken of his "three precious angels being ripped away".
A 27-year-old woman with Down Syndrome found dead in the Auckland suburb of Mt Albert was the victim of foul play, police have confirmed.
An Auckland couple who flouted lockdown rules to fly to a holiday home in Wanaka have been charged with failing to comply with a Covid-19 health order.
As 23 new Covid cases were announced, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said NZ was 'still pursuing elimination' and although the last 18 months have been tough, 'the future is going to be better'.
Almost $130,000 has been dished out in Accident Compensation Corporation claims for work-related Covid-19 exposure.
A union claims McDonald's is failing to follow social distancing guidelines when customers are paying at drive-throughs.
Covid-19 elimination is possible but that does not mean New Zealand will necessarily get to zero cases, the Director-General of Health says.
It was one of NZ's worst road trauma tragedies, which claimed the lives of a mother, father, their five children from Tokoroa and the driver of a car coming the other way from Wellington. Details of how the horrific crash at Atiamuri can now be revealed.
An Auckland couple say a neighbour dobbed them in for hosting a party in their house on Saturday - but there was only the two of them in their bubble, celebrating a relative's birthday via Zoom...
A man who tested positive for Covid-19 spent half an hour in North Shore Hospital may have come into contact with up to 20 staff, the Waitemata DHB says.
The Government has signalled the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine may soon be made available to children.
New court rulings have confirmed insurers Southern Response can now directly contact 3000 quake-affected Canterbury homeowners about $300 million compensation owed to them.