5:07 PM.An extra two weeks in lockdown has been locked-in for Tāmaki Makaurau as it braces to bear the brunt of the latest Delta outbreak.
There were 53 new community cases today - all in Auckland - bringing… Read more Video, Audio
5:10 PM.Northland will stay in lockdown level 4 for another few days while health officials monitor the recent cases in Warkworth.
The region will likely drop to level 3 on Thursday night.
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5:12 PM.Delta has been discovered in the wastewater at a North Shore naval base which has come as a shock to some locals.
The Narrow Neck barracks are a stone's throw from Devonport - where the first known… Read more Video, Audio
5:17 PM.Northland has a few more days in the toughest Covid-19 restrictions - and will likely drop to alert level three on Thursday.
The Prime Minister says the extra days will allow time for waste water… Read more Video, Audio
5:22 PM.The government is promising people will not have their Covid-19 vaccination appointments cancelled as pressure comes on supply.
There is not enough of the Pfizer vaccine at the moment to keep up with… Read more Video, Audio
5:35 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6270135566001 Video, Audio
5:40 PM.The lockdown extension is causing frustration among schools as they try to plan for the rest of the year.
And teaching through a screen is taking it's toll on teachers and students with fears of… Read more Audio
5:45 PM.The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has apologised for wrongly requesting passports from Pacific people in line for a Covid-19 vaccine.
While there's no requirement to show ID to get a vaccine… Read more Audio
5:51 PM.The Pfizer vaccine is safe and its benefits outweigh the risks, health officials are confirming, after the death of woman in New Zealand was linked to complications likely caused by the vaccination.
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6:07 PM.The government may have to manage demand for vaccines after a rush to get the jab following the latest Covid-19 outbreak.
There are now 562 community Delta cases - 547 of them in Auckland, 15 in… Read more Video, Audio
6:15 PM.Budgeting services are warning people not to get carried away with buy now pay later products if they're struggling to get by.
Official documents show that following last year's alert level 4… Read more Audio
6:19 PM.A major drive is on to get young people vaccinated against Covid-19 - at a pop up clinic in Dunedin today.
The focus is on young Māori and Pasifika, but is open to the whole community.
Our… Read more Audio
6:28 PM.The format for the 2022 Super Rugby season has been confirmed with Moana Pasifika and the Fijian Drua joining the five New Zealand and Australian sides. Read more Audio