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Ngāti Whātua is defending the management of the border between Te Tai Tokerau and Tāmaki Makaurau.
Northland will drop down to alert level 2 at midnight, following a Covid scare in which a woman who… Audio
Life in Australia is slowly getting back to normal, with more states releasing plans to open up and let people back in.
With high vaccination rates, a national plan and clear targets, states are… Audio
Christmas is just around the corner, but with Tāmaki Makaurau still in level 3, many are wondering if they should be making any plans at all.
The Prime Minister says Aucklanders should not be… Audio
Waiheke Local Board Chair Cath Handley told Checkpoint the new Covid-19 case on the island has "upset people here greatly". Video, Audio
Health officials are thinking smaller and more nimble as they try to reach the half million people who have not had a first dose of the vaccine.
First were the 'Shot Bro' buses, now vaccine campers… Video, Audio
Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare has told many DHBs they need to do better in their vaccine rollout to Māori.
As Te Tai Tokerau prepares to move down alert levels, a Whangārei doctor is pleading with people to get vaccinated - saying the effects of not doing so, will be absolutely devastating.
There are… Audio
An Auckland theatre has drawn the curtains on the 2021 season - saying even level two would be too hard to operate in.
The Basement Theatre in the central city hosts performances from theatre makers… Video, Audio
The peak of Canterbury's social calendar has been scrapped this year - with the Addington Cup Week closed to the public for the first time in more than a century.
It's the latest in a slew of… Video, Audio
It's a record there is no medal for - 94 new cases of Covid Delta in the community.
Eighty-seven of those are in Auckland and seven in Waikato. It is the highest daily case count the country has… Audio
PhD students say it's unfair and short-sighted for the government to exclude them from the new fast-track residence policy.
They say they're being ignored even though they're highly-skilled and have… Audio
Health authorities are warning vaccination rates aren't high enough to loosen restrictions yet as they chase down the half a million unvaccinated people.
Auckland's just a whisker short of the 90… Audio
There's mixed feelings in the South Island over the government's continued decision to hold at alert level 2 despite more than a year since the last community Covid case.
Some say the safety-first… Audio
It's a step down the alert levels for Northland with the region moving down to alert level 2 at 11:59pm Tuesday.
But the north stays cut off from the rest of the country, with Auckland staying at the… Video, Audio
Christmas is back on in Queensland with the Premier announcing once the state reaches 80 percent double vaccinated, the border will reopen to fully-vaccinated arrivals, who will be able to do home… Audio
Hard work is going on in Tairāwhiti to boost the low Covid-19 vaccination rate.
The region, including Gisborne and the East Cape had the lowest Super Saturday numbers and it has the lowest first dose… Audio
Time for the government to hammer home compulsory vaccination for construction workers, according to a building industry group.
Master Builders wants all building and construction sector workers… Video, Audio
Auckland restaurant and cafe owners say the time has come to drip feed more freedoms to the double vaccinated.
It was anything but the Monday morning rush in central Auckland today, as the region… Video, Audio
Epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker told Checkpoint his biggest concern the spread of Delta is an "outbreak of the unvaccinated".
"The unvaccinated are increasingly Māori and Pacific people. So we… Video, Audio
The government is refusing to outline any vaccination targets linked with lowering lockdown restrictions until at least Friday.
Auckland will remain at alert level 1 step 3, for the next two weeks… Video, Audio