Dunedin-based list MP and National Party Health spokesman Michael Woodhouse has admitted receiving patient details from former party president Michelle Boag.
New Zealand Aluminium Smelter’s management team will spend the next six months focused on how to wind-down operations at its Southland plant.
Pulling up to 200 officers off the front line to guard managed isolation facilities could put the public in danger, the police union warns.
A Dunedin couple who claimed to have split up to commit benefit fraud of nearly $100,000 had their third child together while supposedly estranged, a court has heard.
People escaping managed isolation are committing a "reckless act" of selfishness, says the minister in charge of the facilities.
Deputy Prime Minister and New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters has been hit by a bout of food poisoning and will be taking medical leave to have surgery.
Job uncertainty, no access to welfare, and concerns over Covid-19 are some of the drivers behind the flood of New Zealanders abroad coming back to Aotearoa.
Megan Woods has signalled there could be more police involvement in managing returnees after two escapes in a week.
As a section of external fencing was being replaced outside the smoking area of an Auckland hotel a 32-year-old man - newly returned from India and in quarantine - took his chance and escaped managed isolation.
More than 600,000 animals - from spider monkeys and chimpanzees to reptiles and pigeons - were used for science in the space of two years, new reports show.
National Party Leader Todd Muller says Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker's decision to resign was "the only option" after he leaked personal details of Covid-19 patients.
Disgraced National MP Hamish Walker tried to stop his boss Todd Muller from publicly outing him as the leaker citing privacy concerns.
A New Zealander may be stuck in a South American airport transit lounge for the next month after he was stopped from boarding his flight home because of the Government's latest restrictions.
Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker has announced he will not be standing for re-election after leaking personal details of Covid-19 patients.
A man with Covid-19 who "snuck through" a fence at his managed isolation facility to go to a supermarket faces a six-month jail sentence or a $4000 fine.
The libel case brought by Johnny Depp against a UK media outlet has a New Zealand born journalist at its centre.
The man who stabbed a beloved miniature horse to death in a frenzied attack will appeal his sentence.