Covid 19 coronavirus: Capital may have dodged bullet, but no time to relax, experts say

A prominent epidemiologist says Wellington has “probably dodged a bullet” with the capital’s Covid-19 scare, but has nonetheless called the Government’s decision to extend restrictions a wise move. Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins this afternoon announced the Wellington region would

COVID-19:’We have 30 doses… we need two million’ – the mountain kingdom left behind in the race to vaccinate the world

There is an old, corrugated hanger in the centre of Maseru, the diminutive capital of the kingdom of Lesotho and through the doors we could hear the words of prayer. Inside, amongst the wings and tails of several brightly coloured

Laser pointed at commercial aircraft at Auckland Airport

Police have received a report of a laser being pointed at a commercial aircraft at Auckland Airport last night. A police spokeswoman said the report came in at 7.15pm and the matter had been referred to the Civil Aviation Authority

Covid 19 coronavirus: No cases in community; 17 in MIQ

There have been no new Covid-19 cases in the community announced today – but 17 cases have been detected in MIQ during the past two days. Twelve of the 17 new cases involve travellers from India via the UAE, arriving