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Jacinda Ardern

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
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
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?
Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
10th Oct 21, 6:00am
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Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
6th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
Vaccine passport to be ready by November; Will be required to enter large events; 24 new community cases of Covid-19, including 6 in Waikato
5th Oct 21, 1:14pm
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Vaccine passport to be ready by November; Will be required to enter large events; 24 new community cases of Covid-19, including 6 in Waikato
Gareth Vaughan argues there'd be no better use of public money right now than paying people to get vaccinated against Covid-19
5th Oct 21, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan argues there'd be no better use of public money right now than paying people to get vaccinated against Covid-19
Level 3 restrictions loosened for Auckland - plan to leave lockdown released; Rest of NZ to remain at Level 2 - 100 person limit at hospo venues removed
4th Oct 21, 4:02pm
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Level 3 restrictions loosened for Auckland - plan to leave lockdown released; Rest of NZ to remain at Level 2 - 100 person limit at hospo venues removed
Parts of Waikato to go into Level 3 lockdown for 5 days; 2 cases in the region yet to be linked to Auckland
3rd Oct 21, 1:10pm
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Parts of Waikato to go into Level 3 lockdown for 5 days; 2 cases in the region yet to be linked to Auckland
Farmers turn less optimistic despite good market and product signals, mainly because of adverse government policy and a view the economy will deteriorate from here. Rising costs aren't helping, but the new visa release does
1st Oct 21, 10:58am
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Farmers turn less optimistic despite good market and product signals, mainly because of adverse government policy and a view the economy will deteriorate from here. Rising costs aren't helping, but the new visa release does
19 new Covid-19 cases in the community - including a Northern Hauraki student who was isolating; Travel in and out of Auckland likely to remain restricted at Level 2
30th Sep 21, 1:14pm
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19 new Covid-19 cases in the community - including a Northern Hauraki student who was isolating; Travel in and out of Auckland likely to remain restricted at Level 2
Guy Trafford sees trade peril in how we deal with the separate but competing applications to join the CPTPP by both China and Taiwan
29th Sep 21, 9:45am
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Guy Trafford sees trade peril in how we deal with the separate but competing applications to join the CPTPP by both China and Taiwan
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: Eight new cases, down from 12 on Monday
28th Sep 21, 1:33pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: Eight new cases, down from 12 on Monday
ACT shoots up in poll at the expense of Labour and National; Seymour more popular than Collins, Luxon and Bridges combined
27th Sep 21, 6:30pm
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ACT shoots up in poll at the expense of Labour and National; Seymour more popular than Collins, Luxon and Bridges combined
It's as well John Key declined to govern New Zealand with the ham-fistedness on display in his woeful Covid opinion-piece, Chris Trotter says
27th Sep 21, 8:47am
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It's as well John Key declined to govern New Zealand with the ham-fistedness on display in his woeful Covid opinion-piece, Chris Trotter says
Government-funded research makes case for why a vaccination rate of above 90% and other public health measures are needed to prevent thousands of deaths
23rd Sep 21, 1:15pm
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Government-funded research makes case for why a vaccination rate of above 90% and other public health measures are needed to prevent thousands of deaths
Ministry of Health reports 15 community Covid-19 cases with all in Auckland
23rd Sep 21, 1:00pm
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Ministry of Health reports 15 community Covid-19 cases with all in Auckland
Jenée Tibshraeny: The Government is still trying to eliminate Covid-19, but has made the political decision to stop throwing everything at it
22nd Sep 21, 9:22am
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Jenée Tibshraeny: The Government is still trying to eliminate Covid-19, but has made the political decision to stop throwing everything at it
David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
21st Sep 21, 2:16pm
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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 14 new cases, with one unlinked
21st Sep 21, 1:15pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 14 new cases, with one unlinked
Auckland to move to Level 3 on Wednesday for two weeks; Part of Upper Hauraki to lock down; Gathering size limit lifted to 100 through rest of NZ
20th Sep 21, 4:20pm
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Auckland to move to Level 3 on Wednesday for two weeks; Part of Upper Hauraki to lock down; Gathering size limit lifted to 100 through rest of NZ
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 15 new cases, all linked; all cases from Monday now linked; 22 in hospital, with four in ICU
14th Sep 21, 1:21pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 15 new cases, all linked; all cases from Monday now linked; 22 in hospital, with four in ICU
Current Covid-19 alert levels to remain in place for another week; 'in-principle' decision made to move Auckland to Level 3 at 11:59pm on September 21; $2.3b in business support payments made to date
13th Sep 21, 4:13pm
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Current Covid-19 alert levels to remain in place for another week; 'in-principle' decision made to move Auckland to Level 3 at 11:59pm on September 21; $2.3b in business support payments made to date
The Prime Minister has announced extra 250,000 doses of vaccine will arrive tomorrow
9th Sep 21, 1:29pm
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The Prime Minister has announced extra 250,000 doses of vaccine will arrive tomorrow