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COVID-19 Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Today there are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation and quarantine facilities in New Zealand. There continue to be no new cases in the community. Read more »

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Again today there are no new cases of COVID-19 to report.

This means the number of active cases in New Zealand remains at 22. All active cases have recently returned from overseas and are or were in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

Personal Welfare Under Border Quarantine – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

As more New Zealanders continue to return from abroad, additional quarantine facilities are being set up to meet demand.

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Spectrum Care Committed To ‘Finding A Way Together’

Press Release – Spectrum Care

The Ministry of Health is looking forward to working alongside Spectrum Care, an established support provider for disabled people, to provide continuity of Laura Ferguson Trust respite services in Auckland and Hamilton. Read more »

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Today there are no new cases of COVID-19 to report.

This means the number of active cases in New Zealand remains at 22. All active cases have recently returned from overseas and are in managed isolation facilities. There have been no cases of community transmission. Read more »

Dementia Services Set To Fail Without Urgent Government Funding

Press Release – Dementia Auckland

New Zealand’s already under-resourced dementia support organisations are in serious trouble of going under unless government can step in and make a significant commitment to adequately support people living with dementia. Read more »

Healthy Homes For All Kiwis At Heart Of Major New Research Programme

Press Release – Health Research Council Of New Zealand

The team whose highly influential research provided the evidence base for such major changes to New Zealand’s housing policy as the EECA Warmer Homes insulation scheme and new national Healthy Housing Standards for rental properties have received a $5 million Health Research Council (HRC) Programme grant to work on interventions that will help all New Zealanders live in warm, dry, mould-free and safe homes. Read more »

Newly Funded Study Aims To Improve Outcomes For More Than One In 10 New Zealand Births

Press Release – Health Research Council Of New Zealand

New Zealand researchers are about to undertake the largest-ever trial of corticosteroids in women having planned caesareans, to assess the treatment’s benefit and potential harm in newborns. Read more »

COVID-19 Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Today there are two cases of COVID-19 to report and once again both are people who have recently returned from overseas and are in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

4 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Today there are four new cases of COVID-19 at the border. There continue to be no cases in the community.

All four cases involve people who have recently returned from overseas and were in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

Metropolitan Auckland DHBs Increase COVID-19 Testing Capacity; Additional CBACs Open

Press Release – Northern Region Health Coordination Centre

Community testing capacity in Auckland has been rapidly expanded in response to unprecedented demand earlier this week. Read more »

2 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Today there are two cases of COVID-19 to report and once again both cases are people who have recently returned from overseas and are in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

3 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand today, one in Rotorua and two in Christchurch. Once again, there is no community transmission in New Zealand. Read more »

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Press Release – National Institute for Health Innovation


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1 New Case Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today.

The person who has tested positive is a woman in her 60s who arrived in New Zealand on June 18. She travelled back from India on a repatriation flight – the code used for all such Air India flights is AI1316. Read more »

Health And Disability System Review: Māori Health Authority Proposal Rings Hollow

Press Release – RACP

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) welcomes the release of the Health and Disability System report, but says that the prioritisation of Hauora Māori is superficial, without a commitment to providing the funding, resourcing, and decision-making authority to support its success. Read more »

Two New Cases Of COVID-19 | 22 June

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand today.

The first case we are reporting today is a female teenager who arrived in New Zealand on June 13 and has been staying at the Novotel at Auckland Airport. Read more »

Call To Reduce Home-heating Emissions Due To Air Quality Concerns

Press Release – Land Air Water Aotearoa

As temperatures drop, the team at LAWA are encouraging people to help keep the air in our towns and cities healthy by using clean home-heating methods. Read more »

Expert Review Finds No Progress In Govt Action Against Obesity Epidemic

Press Release – University of Auckland

Unhealthy diets are responsible for about one fifth of all preventable ill-health and premature deaths but, according to a new report from a panel of more than 50 independent and government experts nationwide, the Government has made virtually no progress on implementing healthy food policies in the last three years. Read more »

2 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Today there are two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand. .

As with the five other cases reported in recent days, these two cases were recent arrivals from overseas and both were detected within our managed isolation facilities. Read more »

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