Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is soon due to reveal the next steps for for the country, after Auckland was plunged into level 3 and the rest of the country into level 2 earlier this week.
The man accused of murdering Constable Matthew Hunt in Auckland can now be named after a bid for continued name suppression was abandoned today.
Long-serving National board member Roger Bridge has resigned from the party after it was discovered he used the alias 'Merv' to call talkback radio and complain about his party's candidate...
Israel and the UAE have announced that they will normalise diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship, a move that will reshape the order of Middle East politics.
A Covid-19 case linked to a Wellington noodle restaurant is linked to a Japanese traveller who is one of two people to recently test positive after leaving New Zealand.
Australia's top health official says New Zealand's decision to lift coronavirus restrictions after seemingly squashing the disease was dangerous.
Two cities in China have found traces of Covid-19 in cargoes of imported frozen food, local authorities say, although the WHO downplayed the risk of the virus entering the food chain.
Pressure is mounting on the New South Wales government in Australia to release a report due to be handed to the premier on the disembarkation of the Covid-affected Ruby Princess.
Director general of health Ashley Bloomfield says there are 12 new confirmed cases and one probable case of Covid-19.
Australia's coronavirus death toll has climbed to 375 as authorities are cautiously optimistic about Victoria's infection numbers flattening.
Countdown is bringing back special deals for customers after widespread claims of price-gouging; and supermarket companies will pay their staff more.
The lack of testing of staff at the border is extraordinary, a prominent Otago University epidemiologist says.
WellSouth have opened a drive-through Covid-19 testing facility in Dunedin in response to increased demand, but authorities are asking people to call 0800 Virus 19 before getting a test. The...
Multiple flights from Auckland will arrive in Otago and Southland today despite Level 3 Covid restrictions being in place in the city.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's communication style during New Zealand's lockdown has been praised by academics who have studied her messaging to Kiwis throughout the pandemic.