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Ministry of Health

Covid-19 update: Timing of booster shots brought forward, border opening delayed, vaccines to be available for children from January 17
21st Dec 21, 2:30pm
Covid-19 update: Timing of booster shots brought forward, border opening delayed, vaccines to be available for children from January 17
All of NZ other than Northland to see in the new year in the Orange setting of the traffic light system
13th Dec 21, 4:22pm
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All of NZ other than Northland to see in the new year in the Orange setting of the traffic light system
All of NZ to move to traffic light system on December 3; Auckland hairdressers and barbers that use vaccine certificates can reopen on Thursday
22nd Nov 21, 4:12pm
All of NZ to move to traffic light system on December 3; Auckland hairdressers and barbers that use vaccine certificates can reopen on Thursday
Travel in and out of Auckland to resume on December 15; All of NZ to move to traffic light system soon after November 29
17th Nov 21, 1:12pm
Travel in and out of Auckland to resume on December 15; All of NZ to move to traffic light system soon after November 29
Pfizer booster shots to become available from November 29; Waikato to move to Level 2 on Wednesday; PM signals early move to traffic light system
15th Nov 21, 4:14pm
Pfizer booster shots to become available from November 29; Waikato to move to Level 2 on Wednesday; PM signals early move to traffic light system
Schools in Auckland and Waikato to completely reopen for in-person learning on November 17; AstraZeneca vaccine to become available to limited number of people in late-November
10th Nov 21, 1:32pm
Schools in Auckland and Waikato to completely reopen for in-person learning on November 17; AstraZeneca vaccine to become available to limited number of people in late-November
Aucklanders able to go shopping and socialise outdoors in larger groups from Wednesday; Auckland likely to move to new traffic light system after November 29
8th Nov 21, 4:14pm
Aucklanders able to go shopping and socialise outdoors in larger groups from Wednesday; Auckland likely to move to new traffic light system after November 29
Covid-19 restrictions to be eased this week in Waikato and next week in Auckland
1st Nov 21, 4:01pm
Covid-19 restrictions to be eased this week in Waikato and next week in Auckland
89 new Covid cases on Thursday; MIQ stays to be cut to seven days for fully vaccinated
28th Oct 21, 1:33pm
89 new Covid cases on Thursday; MIQ stays to be cut to seven days for fully vaccinated
Government officials consider risk posed by two Covid-19 cases in Christchurch ahead of 1pm update
28th Oct 21, 10:03am
Government officials consider risk posed by two Covid-19 cases in Christchurch ahead of 1pm update
Waikato to join Auckland at loosened version of Level 3; Alert level settings to be reviewed on Monday
27th Oct 21, 1:26pm
Waikato to join Auckland at loosened version of Level 3; Alert level settings to be reviewed on Monday
UPDATED: Government unveils Covid-19 plan for when 90% vaccination target is reached; More support for businesses and low-income earners available in the interim
22nd Oct 21, 10:36am
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UPDATED: Government unveils Covid-19 plan for when 90% vaccination target is reached; More support for businesses and low-income earners available in the interim
60 new Covid-19 cases; Schools in Level 3 environments can reopen to senior students on Tuesday; 300 spots a month set aside for health workers in MIQ
20th Oct 21, 12:54pm
60 new Covid-19 cases; Schools in Level 3 environments can reopen to senior students on Tuesday; 300 spots a month set aside for health workers in MIQ
Record daily high of 94 new community cases of Covid-19 reported with 87 in Auckland; 7 in Waikato; 38 people in hospital
19th Oct 21, 1:13pm
Record daily high of 94 new community cases of Covid-19 reported with 87 in Auckland; 7 in Waikato; 38 people in hospital
Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
18th Oct 21, 4:15pm
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Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
60 new community cases of Covid-19 - 57 in Auckland; 3 in Waikato; 30 people in hospital
18th Oct 21, 1:24pm
60 new community cases of Covid-19 - 57 in Auckland; 3 in Waikato; 30 people in hospital
65 new community cases of Covid-19 - all in Auckland; 34 people in hospital
15th Oct 21, 1:14pm
65 new community cases of Covid-19 - all in Auckland; 34 people in hospital
'Sobering, but not unexpected' - 71 new community cases of Covid-19 in Auckland
14th Oct 21, 1:07pm
'Sobering, but not unexpected' - 71 new community cases of Covid-19 in Auckland
ACT questions why the Government is preparing to let people with Covid-19 self-isolate, while overseas arrivals unlikely to be infected have to queue up for MIQ
14th Oct 21, 12:48pm
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ACT questions why the Government is preparing to let people with Covid-19 self-isolate, while overseas arrivals unlikely to be infected have to queue up for MIQ
Ministry of Health reports 55 community Covid-19 cases, Northland and areas of Waikato in alert level 3 to remain there. Govt looking at MIQ settings
13th Oct 21, 1:09pm
Ministry of Health reports 55 community Covid-19 cases, Northland and areas of Waikato in alert level 3 to remain there. Govt looking at MIQ settings
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
12th Oct 21, 1:18pm
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
Current alert level restrictions to remain for another week for Auckland, and until Friday for Waikato & Northland; Vaccinations to become mandatory for health and education sector workers
11th Oct 21, 4:15pm
Current alert level restrictions to remain for another week for Auckland, and until Friday for Waikato & Northland; Vaccinations to become mandatory for health and education sector workers
35 new community cases of Covid-19 - all in Auckland; 58 cases from the past fortnight remain unlinked
11th Oct 21, 1:26pm
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35 new community cases of Covid-19 - all in Auckland; 58 cases from the past fortnight remain unlinked
Are the Prime Minister’s formidable communication skills equal to the task of getting her government’s anti-Covid campaign back on track?
11th Oct 21, 10:05am
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Are the Prime Minister’s formidable communication skills equal to the task of getting her government’s anti-Covid campaign back on track?
Government responds to criticism its approach towards Covid-19 testing has been 'reactive and conservative' by saying it'll work with businesses to trial rapid antigen testing
7th Oct 21, 4:37pm
Government responds to criticism its approach towards Covid-19 testing has been 'reactive and conservative' by saying it'll work with businesses to trial rapid antigen testing