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Mask manufacturers are receiving massive orders after the government says people will be encouraged to wear them if the country returns to alert level 2. Audio
To the surprise of economists, the number of unemployed people fell during the lockdown and with working hours slashed, underutilisation jumped significantly. Video, Audio
Official data will reveal how badly the Covid-19 lockdown cut job numbers, with economists saying the wage subsidy programme will have cushioned the worst of the rise.
An Auckland woman says rats in her state house chewed through water pipes for more than a week and caused so much damage the ceiling collapsed.
Any officer who comes in to contact with a prisoners bodily fluids must undergo a year of testing for infections.
The city council says there's no longer a reason to push on with the $2 million project now that life is back to normal.
While Covid-19 slowed the country to a standstill, one rehab centre continued to be as busy as ever.
Dozens of Covid-19 community based testing centres around the country are closing down.
Wellington's billion dollar project Transmission Gully is getting a $14 million boost to kick the project back into action as negotiations continue.
Scientists expect the test to reveal some cases of Covid-19 that were missed because of initial rules around swab testing and potential community transmission.
It's been 10 weeks since Transmission Gully was put on hold and there's still no date for work to resume.
Covid-19 will blow the budget again on Wellington's billion dollar road project Transmission Gully, but who will pay the extra is unclear.
The Transport Agency has admitted that sections of Wellington's billion-dollar project, Transmission Gully, need to be re-laid after an error.
Mayors around the country have filed shopping lists of 'shovel-ready' projects they hope will get a share of government cash aimed at boosting the post-Covid economy.
Work on Wellington's billion dollar Transmission Gully project has been drastically curtailed as the completion date is delayed again.
Four-and-a-half weeks after a woman came into contact with a confirmed Covid-19 case, she was finally contacted by the Ministry of Health's tracing team.
Relatives of the victims of Cave Creek are unable to mark the 25th anniversary because of Covid-19 restrictions. Audio
A New Zealand scientist has created the compound which is now a front runner as a treatment option for Covid-19.
A New Zealand doctor monitoring 2000 people for Covid-19 says the research could hold clues to developing a vaccine.
Blood testing is the next step in keeping track of Covid-19 but New Zealand does not yet have a test that is accurate enough to tell if a person could be immune.
New Zealand is racing to find other ways to produce and source the chemicals and equipment critical to Covid-19 testing.
A nurse from Counties Manukau says they have been warned they will need to share eyewear.
Frontline health workers in hospitals continue to ask for masks after seven million were dished out to community workers, but those in the wards are deemed as low risk.
New Zealanders have been stocking up on rubber gloves and pasta as the Covid-19 coronavirus continues to spread.
District health boards have been "panic buying" stock, says a supplier of medical protective wear.