The Bulletin: Bystanders praised after Dunedin stabbing attack

Bystanders praised after Dunedin stabbing attack, 500 managed isolation spots a fortnight to be opened, and East Coast endures harsh drought.

Live updates, May 10: 500 spaces in MIQ to open for workers, students, refugees

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

The Bulletin: Scottish independence moves a step closer

Scottish independence moves a step closer, government revives plan for Fair Pay Agreements, and children in Oranga Tamariki care being strip-searched.

Once a biodiversity basket case, Wellington today is the wind beneath our birds’ wings

When we emerge from our Covid-19 lockdown will we still listen to the scientists, the statistics and the stories of the past?

Covid-19 Archive

The Bulletin: Health system stretched to capacity

Health system stretched to capacity, travel paused to New South Wales, and feedback on the public sector pay freeze.

Furious feedback: Bulletin readers respond to public sector wage freeze

We asked public service workers what they thought about the shock pay freeze announcement. This is what they told us.

The Bulletin: Shock and anger at public sector pay freeze

Shock and anger at public sector pay freeze, Ardern reprimands but doesn’t sack speaker Mallard, and unemployment rate stays persistently low.

How NZ’s new Covid-19 vaccine ad compares with the rest of the world

Theirs may have Elton and Barack, but ours has a cool kid calling Covid 'a bit of an egg'.

The Bulletin: Sāmoa heading back to the polls

Sāmoa heading back to the polls, extraordinary evening in parliament discussing Mallard accusations, and a new government implementation unit to be set up.

The Bulletin: Do Cook Islanders want the bubble?

Travel bubble not universally popular in the Cook Islands, vaccine rollout failing with rural doctors, and assessing Ardern’s latest comments on China.

Live updates, May 3: Cook Islands travel bubble to open on May 17

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

Siouxsie Wiles: Are NZ MIQ facilities really four times more at risk of breach than Australia’s?

A new paper compares outbreaks from border facilities on both sides of the Tasman.