Tag: covid-19

Siouxsie Wiles: There’s a lot of vaccine BS around. Here’s why I won’t be debunking it

Siouxsie Wiles wants to talk about all the 'fake news' about vaccines that’s floating around and popping into people’s letterboxes. But don’t expect her to debunk it.

The Bulletin: Fears of mid-year vaccine shortage

Fears of mid-year vaccine shortage, new report shows child poverty indicators not improving, and SFO charges laid over donation to Labour.

‘If you want to torture somebody, this is what you do’: Immigrants plead for end to family separation

When the borders closed, immigrants who were cut off from their families never imagined they'd still be waiting to be reunited more than a year later.

The Bulletin: Pandemic could have been prevented, international panel finds

International panel finds pandemic could have been prevented, big pre-budget boost for ECE teachers, and nurses may vote to strike.

The bumper Toby Morris & Siouxsie Wiles Covid-19 box set

All the illustrations and animations in one place.

‘People are really struggling’: Fijians fear ‘chaos’ as second outbreak grows

As Covid re-emerges, Fijians struggle with an information vacuum and a worsening economy as the outbreak continues to spread.

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

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

Sunday Essay: The vaccination

Now, when all this is over, I think that I might tell my children something like this.

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?

Learning is a lifelong process. But NZ is not making that investment

Now is an essential moment for New Zealand to reconsider how it prioritises ongoing formal education, writes Frances Valintine.

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: 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.

The Bulletin: How serious are trans-Tasman bubble wobbles?

Assessing the latest trans-Tasman bubble incidents, NZ High Commission in India caught up in domestic politics, and Judith Collins continues to bang the drum on race.

The Sunday Essay: Scattershots

An attack. A home invasion. And their ghosts.

‘I fell off the cliff’: Meeting Michael Baker – and the man who plays him

'That moment, I was feeling absolutely at my low point. It's the first and last time that I couldn’t finish an interview.'

The Bulletin: New Zealanders facing hard road out of India

NZers facing hard road to get out of India, mould returning to Wellington flats for winter, and analysis of Judith Collins opening up the Brash playbook.