A Covid-19 testing debacle that led to services becoming overloaded as Omicron surged, points to deeper problems, a prominent laboratory scientist from Dunedin says.
Sixty staff from Zeagold's Waikouaiti site continued a two-day strike yesterday after negotiations between the company and union broke down.
Treasury advised against the Government's $350 cost of living payment in yesterday's Budget, saying it was a "poor mechanism for supporting households with a longer-term problem".
New Zealand authorities have given formal approval for the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to be administered to those 16 years and older once stocks arrives in the country.
Dunedin's newest police recruits might differ in size - and fluffiness - but they’re equally keen to hit the beat.
A $140million transport package will help to "unlock the potential" of the South, National says.
Has there ever been a more improbable champion?
The freedoms New Zealanders enjoy under the level 1 Covid-19 alert level rely on ongoing vigilance, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
All passengers on flights from NZ and Australia must now wear masks, the Director-General of Health says, as a new case of Covid-19 is announced.
Health Minister David Clark has saved his job - despite lockdown breaches - and business adviser Rob Fyfe is apparently still in Government favour, despite not being thanked for his economic...
People affected by the economic situation created by Covid-19 have today been seeking support and advice from a Queenstown Lakes District Council run community hub.
New Zealand has now gone 13 days in a row with no new Covid-19 cases, and Director general of Health Ashley Bloomfield says it is the envy of many other countries.
There are no new Covid-19 cases in New Zealand today.
Queenstown’s Covid-19 recovery has made a baby step, with the arrival of its first scheduled commercial jet flight in 45 days.
The Dunedin City Council has "very suddenly" become business friendly - but not everyone is buying it.
he Government will spend a mammoth $50 billion on its Covid-19 recovery plan in a bid to save almost 140,000 jobs nationwide, according to this year's Budget.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult celebrated the reopening of the district's tourism industry today with a dawn bungy jump above the Kawarau River.
The Government has backed down on rules under alert level 2 only allowing 10 people at funeral and tangi.
Tourism operators have urged the Government to extend the wage subsidy, fearing more business closures and redundancies.
The cash-strapped Southern District Health Board and its fellow providers are to receive a major funding boost, the Government announced this morning.