Covid-19

Covid-19 Archive

Election 2020: The Covid-19 responses in two minutes

Our very quick guide to what's on offer to battle Covid-19.

The Bulletin: Campaign grinds to the finish line

Campaign grinds to the finish line, claims about overseas donations to NZ Public Party account, and scandal uncovered over single use plastic dumping.

Election Live, October 14: Two new Covid-19 cases; Greens make final bid to voters

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

The Bulletin: NZ government adds voice in global encryption fight

NZ government adds voice in global encryption fight, a whole bunch of election stuff happens, and more than half the country believes house prices must fall.

Election Live, October 13: Jacindamania at Victoria Uni; one new case of Covid-19

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

Siouxsie Wiles: New Zealand’s Covid-19 vaccine purchase agreement, explained

What exactly is the vaccine, who's likely to get it and when?

The Bulletin: Major purchase agreement in race for Covid-19 vaccine

Major purchase agreement in race for Covid-19 vaccine, compelling documentary on Billy TK Jr, and small town teens speak out about difficulty of getting drivers license.

Election Live, October 12: New border exception for students; advance voting numbers top a million

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

The Bulletin: Advance voting surges ahead of final week

Advance voting surges ahead of final week, poll shows John Tamihere in with a chance at Tāmaki Makaurau, and insights into modern drug smuggling revealed.

Election Live, October 11: One million Covid-19 tests completed; leaders begin homestretch of campaign

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

Election Live, October 10: Four new Covid cases in MIQ; campaign trail heats up in final week before election

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

Election Live, October 9: Woman caught escaping managed isolation had also escaped the night before

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

The Bulletin: Minor parties push for scarce positions

Minor parties push for positions, Gisborne beneficiary advocates raise alarm on emergency housing, and name suppression continues for NZ First Foundation accused.

Election Live, October 8: Labour on 47%, National stuck in low 30s in latest poll

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

The Bulletin: Labour puts little new in climate policy

Labour puts little new in climate policy, community cases once again down to zero, and Collins has a bad day out in Ponsonby.

Election Live, October 7: Covid-19 eliminated from community, ministry announces

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

The Bulletin: Day of drama for National

Day of drama and disunity for National, hero of Ōhau fire revealed, and what could be done about the digital divide.

Election Live, October 6: Ardern and Collins face off in third leaders’ debate

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

The Bulletin: Residents of Lake Ohau vow to rebuild after fire

Residents vow to rebuild after fire destroys dozens of Ohau homes, Christchurch stadium funding signed off, and complaint laid after EasyVote packs include campaign flyer.

Election Live, October 5: PM announces Auckland moving to alert level one

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

Light, air, water: A celebration of Māori poetry in lockdown

The poetry which pulled essa may ranapiri through a traumatic year.

The Bulletin: Confusion surrounds Trump’s Covid-19 status

Confusion surrounds Trump's Covid-19 status, horror fire and bad flooding for lower South Island, and announcement coming on Auckland’s alert level status.

What does Donald Trump catching Covid-19 mean for his re-election chances?

History tells us sick presidential candidates often win the ensuing election.

Election Live, October 4: Five new Covid cases, all at border; poll shows race tightening in Auckland Central

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.