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Business commentator Pattrick Smellie looks at the contradiction at the heart of Fonterra; what farmers want doesn't always make good business.
A bid to relive the community spirit, hi-jinks and inter-town competitiveness of telethons of the past will get underway across the country this weekend with the Super Saturday vaxathon.
Up and down… Audio
New South Wales' new Premier says the state will soon do away with hotel quarantine.
From the November 1, fully vaccinated travellers will be allowed in without having to isolate in a hotel or at… Audio
Daily new Covid-19 case numbers are rising in Auckland. The Ministry of Health's worst case scenario could see a peak of 5300 Delta cases a week next year. And that is just in Auckland and the… Video, Audio
Some Auckland schools are battling virtual truancy and more than 50 percent of students dropping off the radar as they head back into online classes on Monday.
For hundreds of thousands of students… Video, Audio
Along with 71 new cases in Auckland today, there are four new locations of interest in the suburb of Manurewa.
As the Covid situation worsens, south Auckland schools are looking to boost vaccination… Video, Audio
"Sobering but not unexpected." That is how health officials are describing today's 71 new Covid-19 community cases.
But there is a warning those numbers will get worse. A big part of the problem is… Audio
Kura Kaupapa and Kohanga Reo are urging all their staff to get vaccinated - and are still working on those who are hesitant within the sector.
School and early childhood staff who have contact with… Audio
Checkpoint reporter Nita Blake Persen is in Whangārei. She talks to Lisa Owen as the region enters another level 3 lockdown.
"I'm actually quite grumpy," Whangārei Mayor Sheryl Mai told Checkpoint after the announcement of level 3 lockdown for Northland.
"We've got a person who really has done everything that they should… Video, Audio
The government is beefing up efforts to vaccinate Māori against Covid-19 - with the Prime Minister out on the road to show support.
Jacinda Ardern is on a quick-fire tour of the eastern North Island… Video, Audio
Tai Tokerau whānau are nervously waiting to see if the region has escaped any Covid spread after a positive case visited the region.
The Ministry of Health has yet to release any locations of… Audio
Parts of South Auckland, along with the Barrier islands and Wellsford are among the worst in the region when it comes to vaccination rates per thousand people.
Data released by the Ministry of Health… Video, Audio
The government is defending enlisting gang leaders to help test and vaccinate those caught up in the latest outbreak.
Public health officials have granted exemptions allowing two gang leaders to… Audio
The government has made it clear without more vaccinations lockdowns are here to stay.
Over the weekend Covid-19 cases popped up in Waikato as Delta jumped the Auckland boundary.
Mainfreight… Video, Audio
A farmer who contracted Covid-19 last year is encouraging people to get vaccinated, no matter where they live in the country.
This comes as rural health experts call for data on how the rollout in… Audio
'On the precipice of a future... or significant failure.' That's how the Whānau Ora Minister described the current state of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout today.
Peeni Henare met with iwi health… Audio
The latest vaccination rates show Māori in Auckland will not come anywhere near the 90 percent first dose challenge laid down by the Prime Minister in time for next week alert level review.
And… Video, Audio
A four day drive-through Covid-19 vaccination event began today aiming to boost vaccinations particularly in Pasifika communities.
People have been encouraged to "Rally Your Village" - signing up… Video, Audio
The government is telling people to do two things this weekend: get vaccinated and get tested before Monday's alert level decision.
Covid-19 cases have levelled off today with 19 reported in the… Audio