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.
Avoiding hospitals and reduced access to healthcare contributed to moderate and severe harm for children during last year's Covid-19 lockdown, a new study has revealed.
A new pay-per-use shower block at the end of a popular South Island walking track is in hot water after it emerged the coin machines were never installed.
Four West Coast men have appeared in court charged with a raft of sex offending charges against children.
Six months after the violent end to their relationship, a victim stood in court and told the man who had isolated her from her friends and family "it’s over".
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.
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.
Franz Josef is flood prone, sits on an earthquake fault line and the main tourist attraction, the glacier, is shrinking. But none of that compares to the lasting impact of Covid-19.
There are no new community cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand today, but four cases in managed isolation.
Up until June 20 the nationwide average temperature was 10.97 deg C, well above the long-term average of 8.59 deg C.
The historical sex offending trial of Arthur Allan Thomas has been described as "chalk and cheese" compared to his trials for the 1970 Crewe murders, of which he was wrongfully convicted then...
Wellington is now in alert level 2 after a Covid-19 positive man from Sydney visited several locations in the capital at the weekend.
A scorned woman’s message outing her "soon-to-be ex-lover", displayed in the centre of Cromwell, set the gossip train in motion recently.
A drink-driver whose partner was ejected from his moving vehicle during a boozy argument has been jailed for 17 months.
New Zealand's Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield says health authorities are considering a possible lockdown in Wellington after a visitor from Australia tested positive for Covid-19.
The first Wellington locations of interest visited by a Covid-infected Sydney man have been revealed, including Te Papa Tongarewa, Rydges Hotel, a chemist and a bar.