New Zealand

Emotional reopening to Cook Islands

Friday 14 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

Some families are reuniting, some are celebrating and others are making fresh starts as the Cook Islands travel bubble reopens with New Zealand today

New Zealand


Cook Islands reopens border with vaccinated New Zealanders

Thursday 13 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

The Cook Islands has reopened its borders to fully vaccinated New Zealanders, but with less fanfare and more trepidation than last year's kick-off.

New Zealand


Call for govt to clearly communicate Covid-19 Omicron outbreak plan

Thursday 6 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

New Zealand is being urged to heed the lessons from Australia's Covid-19 testing debacle in the event of a similar explosion in Omicron cases in Aotearoa.

New Zealand


Pasifika receive New Year's honours

Thursday 30 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

Seventeen people have been recognised in the Queen's New Year's honours for their services to Pacific communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.

New Zealand


Ross Taylor farewells Black Caps

Wednesday 29 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

New Zealand's highest run scorer in international cricket Ross Taylor will retire from the Black Caps at the end of the summer.

New Zealand


Moana Pasifika to host Blues, Drua to play Tahs in opening round of Super Rugby

Thursday 23 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

Moana Pasifika will face off against the Blues in Auckland in their opening match of the revised Super Rugby Pacific competition while the Fijian Drua take on the Waratahs in New South Wales.

New Zealand


New knowledge on rheumatic fever leads to call for more screening

Wednesday 22 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

Important new findings about the causes of rheumatic fever could help prevent it, and head off the resulting heart damage dealt to scores of children each year, experts say - but only if they lead to broader surveillance and vigilance.

New Zealand


Covid-19: Three more Omicron cases reported in MIQ

Friday 17 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

Three new cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant have been reported in New Zealand's managed isolation system, with none of them connected to yesterday's first case.

New Zealand


Covid-19: Māori and Pacific over-represented in NRHCC hospitalisation figures in Delta outbreak

Friday 17 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

The longest Covid-19 hospitalisation in Auckland and Northland during the first three months of the current outbreak was 61 days, and an overwhelming majority of patients were Māori or Pacific.

New Zealand


Bloomfield to speak to minister about changes to vaccine booster programme

Thursday 16 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

While it's not inevitable Omicron will leak into the community, Dr Ashley Bloomfield says he will be speaking to ministers today about speeding up the vaccine booster rollout.

New Zealand


New NZ fund to help Pacific recover from Covid-19

Wednesday 15 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

The New Zealand government is setting up a new investment fund to help Pacific nations recover from Covid-19.

New Zealand


Pacific Languages Survey: Call for more support to NZ's realm states

Wednesday 8 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

A Pacific community leader in New Zealand says the government must take some responsibility for the decline in the number of Pasifika language speakers across Aotearoa.

New Zealand


Rule options now available for community rugby

Friday 3 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in National, New Zealand, Regional

World Rugby will allow community teams to use 10 players, play shorter matches and change the size of the ball as part of flexible new rules described as a “landmark” move for the sport.

National


National Party caucus arrives for leadership decision

Monday 29 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

Former National Party leader Simon Bridges, who is again contesting the leadership, is feeling "really good" heading into today's caucus decision.

New Zealand


Covid-19: 145 new community cases in New Zealand today, one further death

Friday 26 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

There have been 145 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand reported by the Ministry of Health today.

New Zealand


Judith Collins and Simon Bridges should consider leaving Parliament - Christopher Finlayson

Thursday 25 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

Former senior National MPs are weighing in amid chaos and turmoil in the party.

New Zealand


From the Cook Islands to Southland, in search of jobs

Thursday 25 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

More Cook Islanders have arrived in New Zealand, leaving family in exchange for financial stability and a new adventure.

New Zealand


Pandemic presents big challenges for Pacific seasonal workers

Thursday 18 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand

Despite the arrival of seasonal workers from the Pacific to New Zealand, there are fears the upcoming season will still be a big challenge.

New Zealand


Pasifika 'let down' by Christchurch council over new stadium build

Thursday 11 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

Pasifika in Christchurch say they were skipped over in city council consultation for a major stadium project, and it's not the first time.

New Zealand


New Zealand aims to work more alongside Pacific nations

Monday 8 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Zealand, Regional

The New Zealand Foreign Minister says the country's new Pacific policy is about a partnered approach. Nanaia Mahuta's focus on resilience is the follow up to the Pacific Reset set up three years ago.

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