Door-to-door Covid-19 testing in Auckland is being seen as a way to help Auckland out of a costly lockdown.
Mobile testing vans have been visiting suburbs where the virus has been circulating, and knocking on doors to offer tests and vaccines.
A public health expert says it's a good use of resources and should be expanded. Jordan Bond reports.
A Christchurch woman who has a medical exemption to not wear a mask, says the judgement and stigma she faces in stores makes her condition even worse.
Jody Devine carries an exemption card to show she doesn't have to wear a mask, because of historic childhood trauma.
She told our reporter Rachel...
A new preventation programme designed and led by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu to reduce the number of Māori tamariki and rangatahi entering state care has been given a funding injection from the government.
It is hoped to help improve outcomes for whānau in the Ngāi Tahu tribal area.
From confusion to support, people in provincial New Zealand are digesting the Government's new Covid-19 Protection Framework. It packs in plenty of detail and while some have their eyes on the 90 percent target, others are skeptical about what it will herald. Jimmy Ellingham reports.