New Zealand Covid

Thousands protest Covid restrictions in New Zealand

Some attendees carried "Trump 2020" flags, while others bore signs carrying messages from Maori groups, those impacted by lockdowns, and teachers who face losing their jobs if they refuse vaccination.

published on : 9th November 2021

COVID-19: New Zealand sets 90% vaccination target to end lockdowns

Under the new framework, people living in the largest city will regain many of their freedoms once 90% of people 12 and older across each of three districts are fully vaccinated.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Virus measures stop legal return of thousands to New Zealand

New Zealanders desperate to return to their home country are forced each week to enter a lottery for coveted beds in quarantine hotels. 

published on : 7th October 2021

New Zealand admits it can no longer get rid of coronavirus

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a cautious plan to ease lockdown restrictions in Auckland, despite an outbreak there that continues to simmer.

published on : 4th October 2021

New Zealand queries its ambitious 'Covid zero' elimination strategy as Delta outbreak grows

Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins reported a further 21 cases in a virus cluster that emerged in Auckland last week, ending a six-month run of no local cases and sparking a national lockdown.

published on : 24th August 2021

Australia outbreak grows, spreads to New Zealand

The national capital Canberra, which is surrounded by New South Wales, reported 22 new infections from the cluster that originated in Sydney.

published on : 18th August 2021

New Zealand declares three-day lockdown after first COVID case reported in six months

PM Jacinda Ardern said that Auckland, where the infected man lives, and Coromandel, where he had visited, would go into a full lockdown for seven days and the remainder of the country for three days.

published on : 17th August 2021