A Dunedin science communicator kicked off a trend yesterday where Kiwis from different areas of expertise offered online Zoom classes for school pupils whose teachers are in need of extra support as vaccine mandates come into effect.
The victim of alleged sexual assault by a Korean diplomat says ACC call centre staff divulged information about his sensitive claim to someone claiming to represent the Korean embassy, and he lives in constant fear it could happen again.
Health officials have shortened the isolation period for Covid-19 cases who have had two vaccine doses, and their contacts.
Covid-19 booster shots will begin at the end of the month, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced yesterday.
Guyon Espiner can still remember the Steinlager ad campaigns while growing up in Christchurch, and years on he says it remains impossible to escape alcohol marketing.
Covid-19 cases spread throughout the North Island are not unexpected, the Prime Minister says, but there appears to be a strong link or theory they're connected to the Auckland outbreak.
The Department of Conservation (DOC) expects to break ground on the country's next Great Walk before the new year despite delays.
The outcome of the COP26 climate summit won't help anyone sleep at night with the world still on track for catastrophic warming, but New Zealand observers say there has been some good out of it.
A person who died in a Taranaki river last night surfaced once after diving in from the riverbank, but was not seen again.
The deadline for firefighters in New Zealand to get vaccinated against Covid-19 has been pushed back two weeks.
Sting's studio saved his sanity during Covid-19 lockdown. He showed up to put in the work every day. The result is his new album - an album about transitions. He talked to RNZ's Charlotte Ryan...
Auckland DHB is the first to surpass more than 95 percent of the eligible population having had their first vaccine dose.
Figgy pudding, turkey, tofurkey, or fish - whatever's going in bellies this Christmas, grocers around the country have been working harder than usual to ensure there will be kai on the table.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) has asked the government for a temporary exception to the vaccine mandate.
Justice Minister Kris Faafoi is pushing ahead with moves to repeal the "three strikes" law, saying it is an anomaly in the justice system that has led to "absurd and perverse" outcomes.
Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan has been appointed to the working group on Three Waters, Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced yesterday.