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Some in the tourism industry are taking another hit as the threat of a full-scale Omicron outbreak prompts people to cancel their holiday plans.
Businesses feel the prioritisation for the government's order of rapid antigen tests has tripped up their pandemic planning, says the Food and Grocery Council. Audio
A university lecturer hopes her stories on female Asian migrants can start a movement that empowers others.
Tongans in New Zealand, who have been endlessly trying to reach family and friends back home, are worried about how their loved ones are getting by.
Despite a record number of consents for new homes issued last year, construction could still be delayed due to lack of workers and materials, builders say.
International students stuck overseas are pleading for clarity about when they can come to New Zealand.
Foreign PhD students are calling for a longer student visa so they can continue their study without having to worry about spending time and money on getting extensions.
Vouchers for hairdressers, family passes for the zoo, barbecues and televisions, are some of the gifts the Pacific-focused health provider Fono is giving to struggling families.
Some small businesses have come forward with concerns police are taking too long to arrive when they call for help.
Auckland business owners who say crime is on the rise in the inner city are crying out for help. Audio
Disposable masks, washed and worn again, still protect better than a triple-layered cloth one, a group of New Zealand researchers say.
People in the region are welcoming the move down to alert level 2 but acknowledge that there needs to be caution.
There have been high levels of discrimination and racism experiences among Asian New Zealanders due to Covid-19, according to a survey.
Auckland councillors are divided over proposed new rules that would make it easier to build houses in the city.
Local Government NZ says it is hearing more and more stories of council members feeling unsafe because of their line of work.
A group of about 400 Chinese migrants are calling on the government to reopen the Parent Resident Visa, or announce its plans instead of making people wait another five years.
Tighter rules for water use were put in place in May last year, when the region's dams fell to low levels. Now with dams at 93 percent full, Auckland Council has loosened the tap.
PhD students say it is unfair and short-sighted for the government to exclude them from the new fast-track residence policy - they say they are highly skilled and have been - or will be - contributing…
A group of Chinese migrant workers helping authorities investigate an illegal migrant scheme are gutted that they have been excluded from the new one-off residence offer.
Many parents want to see teachers forced to get vaccinated to be in the classroom with young children who cannot be but others think it would be a far too heavy-handed approach.
Auckland businesses on the brink say they might have to shut up shop or slash staff numbers if the Government doesn't offer more financial help.
A 72-year-old Auckland runner is entertaining himself and his fellow runners by making different trail marks in the shapes of a Kiwi, the Australian map, Godzilla and others during lockdown.
Aucklanders are heading into a critical week with health experts warning the Covid-19 outbreak could go either way.
Auckland's Mount Albert community is shocked and saddened by the death of Lena Zhang Harrap near Ōwairaka Domain.
The new plan from police to train up more officers for higher-risk situations is being described as a worrying step towards a fully armed force.