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Ministry of Health

3rd Feb 21, 2:02pm
Medsafe provisionally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used in New Zealand once it arrives
Medsafe provisionally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used in New Zealand once it arrives
3rd Feb 21, 2:02pm
29th Jan 21, 1:41pm
NZers given all-clear to travel this weekend; All close contacts of 3 community cases return negative results, but 39 Pullman Hotel leavers are yet to return negative results
NZers given all-clear to travel this weekend; All close contacts of 3 community cases return negative results, but 39 Pullman Hotel leavers are yet to return negative results
29th Jan 21, 1:41pm
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28th Jan 21, 1:39pm
Coast not clear: 6 close contacts of Wednesday's new COVID-19 cases, 52 recent Pullman Hotel leavers and 20 Pullman Hotel staff yet to return COVID-19 tests
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Coast not clear: 6 close contacts of Wednesday's new COVID-19 cases, 52 recent Pullman Hotel leavers and 20 Pullman Hotel staff yet to return COVID-19 tests
28th Jan 21, 1:39pm
27th Jan 21, 10:46pm
Two more people test positive for COVID-19 after leaving managed isolation; There's a chance their infections may be historical but people who visited certain locations in North Auckland need to get tested and isolate
Two more people test positive for COVID-19 after leaving managed isolation; There's a chance their infections may be historical but people who visited certain locations in North Auckland need to get tested and isolate
27th Jan 21, 10:46pm
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27th Jan 21, 1:20pm
All 16 close contacts of Northland woman return negative COVID-19 tests; 98 departed managed isolation guests still being tracked down for testing
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All 16 close contacts of Northland woman return negative COVID-19 tests; 98 departed managed isolation guests still being tracked down for testing
27th Jan 21, 1:20pm
26th Jan 21, 3:11pm
Medsafe could approve Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine as early as next week; Public vaccine rollout still not expected until the middle of the year
Medsafe could approve Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine as early as next week; Public vaccine rollout still not expected until the middle of the year
26th Jan 21, 3:11pm
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25th Jan 21, 1:30pm
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says genome testing has shown the new community case has the South African 'variant' of the virus
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Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says genome testing has shown the new community case has the South African 'variant' of the virus
25th Jan 21, 1:30pm
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24th Jan 21, 3:32pm
Person who was recently released from managed isolation in Auckland travelled widely and visited over 30 locations in the southern part of Northland before testing positive
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Person who was recently released from managed isolation in Auckland travelled widely and visited over 30 locations in the southern part of Northland before testing positive
24th Jan 21, 3:32pm
19th Jan 21, 11:35am
Govt requires travellers from everywhere except Australia, the Pacific and Antarctica to present a negative COVID-19 test result before coming to NZ
Govt requires travellers from everywhere except Australia, the Pacific and Antarctica to present a negative COVID-19 test result before coming to NZ
19th Jan 21, 11:35am
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12th Jan 21, 1:59pm
Govt plans to require more travellers to present negative Covid-19 test results before coming to NZ and commits to introducing an additional day 0/1 test for those in managed isolation
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Govt plans to require more travellers to present negative Covid-19 test results before coming to NZ and commits to introducing an additional day 0/1 test for those in managed isolation
12th Jan 21, 1:59pm
18th Dec 20, 11:03am
Govt announces new Covid-19 funding and governance arrangements as it finally releases the findings of a review it commissioned when border workers were found to be untested in August
Govt announces new Covid-19 funding and governance arrangements as it finally releases the findings of a review it commissioned when border workers were found to be untested in August
18th Dec 20, 11:03am
17th Dec 20, 9:00am
Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
17th Dec 20, 9:00am
15th Dec 20, 3:04pm
Govt to provide Wage Subsidy and new payment to businesses in event of a move up alert levels; It will also pay businesses whose staff need to stay home while they await a Covid test result
Govt to provide Wage Subsidy and new payment to businesses in event of a move up alert levels; It will also pay businesses whose staff need to stay home while they await a Covid test result
15th Dec 20, 3:04pm
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
16th Nov 20, 4:24pm
Mask-wearing to become mandatory on public transport in Auckland and flights around the country from Thursday
Mask-wearing to become mandatory on public transport in Auckland and flights around the country from Thursday
16th Nov 20, 4:24pm
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13th Nov 20, 2:24pm
Auckland CBD can reopen; Auckland Covid case linked to managed isolation worker; Case's three close contacts test negative; Mask wearing on public transport in Auckland to become mandatory
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Auckland CBD can reopen; Auckland Covid case linked to managed isolation worker; Case's three close contacts test negative; Mask wearing on public transport in Auckland to become mandatory
13th Nov 20, 2:24pm
12th Nov 20, 5:32pm
Government asks people who work in downtown Auckland to work from home on Friday, if possible, and wear masks on public transport
Government asks people who work in downtown Auckland to work from home on Friday, if possible, and wear masks on public transport
12th Nov 20, 5:32pm
12th Nov 20, 1:35pm
Person with Covid went to work at retail store in central Auckland's High Street before receiving confirmed Covid test; source of infection unknown
Person with Covid went to work at retail store in central Auckland's High Street before receiving confirmed Covid test; source of infection unknown
12th Nov 20, 1:35pm
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10th Nov 20, 10:03am
Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
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Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
10th Nov 20, 10:03am
7th Oct 20, 1:33pm
The Ministry of Health is reporting three new imported cases of Covid in the country, but the last six community cases from the recent outbreak have recovered
The Ministry of Health is reporting three new imported cases of Covid in the country, but the last six community cases from the recent outbreak have recovered
7th Oct 20, 1:33pm
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5th Oct 20, 1:18pm
Auckland to move to Alert Level 1 at 11.59pm on Wednesday; Modelling suggests 95% chance Covid-19 has been eliminated from the community
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Auckland to move to Alert Level 1 at 11.59pm on Wednesday; Modelling suggests 95% chance Covid-19 has been eliminated from the community
5th Oct 20, 1:18pm
1st Oct 20, 2:10pm
Ministry of Health reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, with 10 arriving on one flight from India
Ministry of Health reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, with 10 arriving on one flight from India
1st Oct 20, 2:10pm
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21st Sep 20, 1:28pm
Auckland to move to Level 2 on Wednesday night - will stay there for at least two weeks; Rest of NZ to move to Level 1 Monday night
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Auckland to move to Level 2 on Wednesday night - will stay there for at least two weeks; Rest of NZ to move to Level 1 Monday night
21st Sep 20, 1:28pm
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14th Sep 20, 1:24pm
Auckland to stay at Level 2.5 until at least September 23; Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to move rest of NZ to Level 1 on September 21 if cases remain contained
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Auckland to stay at Level 2.5 until at least September 23; Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to move rest of NZ to Level 1 on September 21 if cases remain contained
14th Sep 20, 1:24pm
11th Sep 20, 9:44am
Allan Barber investigates why our health outcomes have got worse despite a clear move of most people towards the official guidance of eating less saturated fats. Is that guidance flawed?
Allan Barber investigates why our health outcomes have got worse despite a clear move of most people towards the official guidance of eating less saturated fats. Is that guidance flawed?
11th Sep 20, 9:44am

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