Jacinda Ardern

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for Covid

She's one of 7,068 other new cases of Covid-19 today.

Anti-vaccine-mandate protesters occupy Parliament: a timeline of the last 3 days

They’ve set up an illegal tent city, blocked off streets, and 120 have been arrested.

Prime minister tests negative for Covid-19

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was exposed to Covid-19 while on a flight.

‘It’s a fucking goat’: NZ’s top ten quotes of the year

Massey University has released the ten finalists for Quote of the Year, an annual competition ranking the funniest, most powerful, and memorable quotes of the year…

Covid update: 24 new community cases

21 of the cases have known links to the outbreak

Made My Day: Jacinda Ardern wants your help naming our vaccination buses

So far ‘Shot Bro’ is a crowd favourite, can you think of something better?

Covid Update: 20 new cases, 500,000 Pfizer doses arriving from Denmark

“There is a vaccine there for everyone who wants one and it’s available now," said Jacinda Ardern

The NZ government will repatriate a woman allegedly linked with ISIS

Jacinda Ardern says the decision was “not taken lightly".

Jacinda Ardern says hate speech laws won’t stop anyone calling Judith Collins a Karen

National’s leader had pondered whether calling someone a 'Karen' would become a crime.

The Government will apologise for the Dawn Raids

The Government will formally apologise for targeted raids on the homes of Pacific families.

The first Covid-19 vaccines will be in NZ next week

NZ border workers will be first to receive the Pfizer jab.

What the party leaders had to say on election night

The winners and losers shared their thanks and thoughts as results rolled in

Jacinda Ardern on the song that’s getting her through 2020 | Church and State

19-year-old musician and first-time voter Church meets leader of the Labour Party Jacinda Ardern.

Covid-19 Live Updates

The key facts you need to know about Covid-19 in Aotearoa.Monday 1 October

Auckland will move to level 1 this Wednesday at 11.59pm.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made…

Covid-19 Live Updates: 3 new cases

The key facts you need to know about Covid-19 in Aotearoa.Sunday 23 August, 1pm

There are 3 new cases today. One is linked to the Auckland cluster…

We don't have a Ministry of LGBTQIA+ Affairs, but some politicians want to change that

Our government is made up of about 70 ministerial portfolios. We have a minister for women, for Pacific peoples, for children and for seniors. However, we…

Covid-19 Live Updates: two new cases

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.  

1:30pm Sunday 21 June

Today there are two new cases.…

Covid-19 Live Updates: First day at level 1

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.  

1:00pm Tuesday 9 June - day one at alert…

Covid-19 Live Updates: Sunday 24 May

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.1:00pm Sunday 24 May - day 11 at alert…

Who the heck is the new National Party leader Todd Muller

Today Simon Bridges was toppled from the leadership of the National Party.

He’s been replaced by Todd Muller, a man who many voters don’t even recognise.

Here’s the…

Covid-19 Live Updates: Day 13 of level 3

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.1:00pm Sunday 10 May - day 13 at alert…

Covid-19 Live Updates: our last day at alert level 4

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. 1:00pm Monday 27 April - day 33 of lockdown,…

What life looks like at each of the Covid alert levels

New Zealand will move to alert level 3 at 11.59pm on Monday April 27. We’ve broken down what each alert level means, along with illustrations by…

Covid-19 Live Updates: day 22 of lockdown

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.  

2pm, Thursday 16 April - Day 22 of lockdown

Here…

Covid-19 Live Updates: New Zealand experiences its second death

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. We update this several times a day.1:00pm, Friday…

Covid-19 Live Updates: Day 11 of Lockdown

If you're looking for just the key, verified facts, check in here for rolling live updates.1:00pm, Sunday 5 April

Today there are 89 new cases, and no…

Covid-19 Live Updates: Day 7 of Lockdown

We're now a week into our nationwide lockdown. If you're looking for just the key, verified facts, check in here for rolling live updates.This live updates…

Covid-19 Live Updates: Our First Weekend in Lockdown

It's the first weekend of our 4-week nationwide lockdown. If you're looking for just the key, verified facts, check in here for rolling live updates. 

1:00pm Sunday,…

Covid-19 Live Updates: 24-25 March

As we approach our 4-week nationwide lockdown period, starting at 11:59pm tonight, the government releases more information on what that period will look like. If you're…