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Northland Drops Down To Alert Level 2 Tomorrow Night Following No Signs Of Additional Spread Of Covid-19 In The Region

Press Release – Science Media Centre

However, positive wastewater results continue to show up in the Waikato region, meaning Alert Level 3 restrictions will stay in place and be reviewed again on Friday.

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Blind Low Vision NZ Street Appeal Needs Vital Online Support In Covid-19 Environment

Press Release – Blind Low Vision NZ

When Sue Fraser learned she was going blind, fear crept into her soul. She was in a “pool of darkness”, feeling she’d lost the ability to do the things she loves but this Blind Low Vision Week, she’s celebrating proving herself wrong. Read more »

60 Community Cases Of COVID-19; 5 New Border Cases; 89 Percent Of Aucklanders Complete One Vaccine Dose

Press Release – Ministry of Health

18 October 

There are 60 new community cases today; 57 in Auckland and three in the Waikato. Read more »

How Primary Care Will Cope With More Covid Cases At Home – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New Covid-19 cases will recover at home in the near future, with GPs, nurses and other primary care staff taking on a bigger role in managing the pandemic. Read more »

Auckland Pride To Mandate Vaccinations For All 2022 Auckland Pride Events To Protect Community From Covid-19

Press Release – Auckland Pride Festival

Executive Director Max Tweedie with Auckland Central MP Chlöe Swarbrick the rainbow inclusive Graham St vaccination centre on Super Saturday. Read more »

Super Saturday COVID-19 Vaccination Data Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Yesterday was Super Saturday, and what a success it was! A huge number of people across the country went out and got their COVID-19 vaccination.

  • 85% of New Zealanders have now had their first dose, up 2% on Super Saturday.
  • 65% of the population are fully vaccinated, up 3% on Super Saturday.

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51 Community Cases Of COVID-19; 2 New Cases In Managed Isolation; More Than 130,000 Vaccines Administered Yesterday

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are 51new community cases today; 47 are in Auckland and four are in the Waikato. As at 9am today, 28 of these cases are linked, of whom 18 are household contacts, and 23 remain unlinked with investigations continuing to help determine their connection tothe currentoutbreak. Read more »

Super Saturday Smashes Vaccination Records

Press Release – Ministry of Health

16 October 2021

Super Saturday has smashed vaccination records with people rolling up their sleeves for their COVID-19 vaccinations today, with 129,995 doses administered – 39,024 first doses and 90,971 second doses as at 10pm tonight. Read more »

41 Community Cases Of COVID-19; Two New Cases In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

41 community cases of COVID-19; two new cases in managed isolation; 69,582 doses of vaccine delivered so far during Super Saturday Read more »

Vaping Risks Creating A New Generation Of Nicotine Addicts

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

A leading public health agency says the growing number of teenage vapers is a real problem, and the government needs to act now to prevent the creation of a new generation of nicotine addicts. Read more »

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