The South Island's streak of no Covid-19 community cases ended over the weekend, prompting discussions about how to reduce further spread.
The Delta outbreak has been grim for New Zealand, but the head of the Government's Covid-19 Public Health Advisory Group says it will ultimately speed up our reopening to the world.
National Party leader Judith Collins has come out firmly against creating a "two-class system" by bringing in vaccine certificates, but she also wants to bring in vaccine certificates.
A Covid-19 modeller thinks the government should make it a requirement for those travelling to the South Island to first provide a negative test result.
A man has been arrested after reports of indecent assaults at New Brighton beach in Christchurch this afternoon.
Complaints about the government's Three Waters Reform TV adverts have described them as misinformation, untrue and a taxpayer-funded propaganda campaign.
The MP for the Marlborough region claims lax controls contributed to a Covid-19 case being detected in Blenheim.
The Ministry of Health is investigating after suspected anti-vaxxers made bogus Covid-19 vaccination bookings in one of the least protected areas of the country.
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.
Dame Cindy Kiro has been sworn in as the 22nd Governor-General of New Zealand in a ceremony at Parliament.
New Zealand has agreed in principle to Britain's second free trade deal since Brexit, eventually eliminating tariffs on all New Zealand exports.
An Auckland emergency nurse says overworked nurses fear hospitals aren't ready for the Covid-19 tsunami - and often think about quitting.
A new report has found more than 10 percent of the fruit grown in Central Otago is not being sold or eaten.
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.
Financial hardship brought on by the lockdown is pushing more people try to make withdrawals from their KiwiSaver to cover outstanding debts.
Emergency services are today continuing to investigate a fire in a landmark inner-city Palmerston North building.