|Coronavirus Covid 19: Auckland Mayor Phil Goff calls for council involvement in local lockdowns|
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff does not want Wellington running the whole show when local lockdowns are imposed for Covid-19.The former Labour MP is urging his colleagues in Parliament to break the shackles of centralised bureaucracy...
© 2021 NZ Herald 4:05pm Watch: Jacinda Ardern speaks in first post-Cabinet briefing of 2021
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says approval for the Pfizer vaccine could come as early as Wednesday next week.
© 2021 RadioNZ 3:55pm Meth driver who caused fatal crash skips rehab to 'float around' before sentencing
After rushing to the hospital, the daughter of Gary Kenny could only "hold him and talk to him until he had died".
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm New Zealand first foundation case: Duo charges moved to High Court
The pair are alleged to have fraudulently deposited more than $740,000 into a NZ First Foundation account.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm Covid-19: PM says government approval for Pfizer vaccine possible next week
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government could green-light a Covid-19 vaccine as soon as next week.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm Live: PM releases Covid-19 vaccine plan details
Medsafe approval for the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine is possible next week, the prime minister says, meaning vaccination of border workers could start as soon as supplies, due before the end of March, are delivered.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm Council reveals what Christchurch mystery plane is up to
The survey plane seen travelling backwards and forwards over the city at night is taking aerial photos and creating 3-D maps for the council.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm New Zealand signs upgraded free trade agreement with China
The upgraded Free Trade Agreement deal is inked, offering New Zealand goods faster access to Chinese markets and a reduction in tariffs for paper and wood products.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm Not all of The Wiggles' crew have applied for entry to NZ
The Wiggles have approval for 18 people to enter New Zealand, but right now, only 11 have sent in the appropriate paperwork.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm Why Americans are furious over President Joe Biden's $9000 Rolex watch
Within days of starting his term as US President, Joe Biden has reversed some of Trump's most controversial policies and kickstarted an ambitious trillion-dollar plan to target coronavirus. But instead Americans are fixated on the...
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Woman charged with murder of Wellington man remanded in custody until a High Court hearing
A woman charged in relation to the murder of Rau Tongia in the Wellington suburb of Karori last month has been remanded in custody. The 24-year-old is charged with murder and appeared in the Wellington District Court on Tuesday.Tongia,...
© 2021 NZ Herald 4:05pm NZ First Foundation investigation: SFO's political donations case against accused duo heads to High Court
Two people charged over allegations of improper political donations involving the New Zealand First Foundation will now see their case play out in the High Court.Today, Judge Peter Winter made a protocol determination to move the...
© 2021 NZ Herald 3:45pm Lance corporal admits drugs charges; apologies for actions
A soldier has pleaded guilty to using, supplying and procuring MDMA for Bay Dreams, Mardi Gras and two cocktail parties.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm Covid-19: Iwi ask for water, toilet facilities as people wait hours for tests in Northland
Iwi and hapu in the Far North are calling for additional resources to speed up Covid-19 testing, and for basic amenities like toilets to be available for those waiting.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm Weather: Timaru breaks five-year record with 'peak heat' 37.2C day
Christchurch could still be on track for 36C, while Gisborne, Hastings and Masterton have have reached 34C, 35C and 33C, respectively.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm Firefighters saved Pine Beach home as flames came so close they warped window
A homeowner has praised firefighters after they stopped a wildfire in his North Canterbury village – just a metre from his home.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 3:45pm Tom Walsh's US rival smashes world indoor shot put record
The New Zealand bronze medallist from Rio has had an early reminder of how tough it will be to win Olympic gold this year.
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