Covid 19 Delta: ‘No jab, no job’ – who’s covered by the vaccine mandates, and when are the deadlines?

Millions of New Zealand workers will soon be covered by mandates to be vaccinated against Covid-19, or potentially be forced to leave their jobs. They include in education and the health and disability sectors, both in which workers are required

Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces details on vaccination mandates for businesses

Workers at businesses where vaccine passports are required will have four weeks to get the jab – or risk losing their jobs. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday announced a sweeping vaccine mandate in businesses in the hospitality sector, and

New Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro sworn-in

Dame Cindy Kiro will become the first wāhine Māori Governor-General at her swearing-in today. Kiro will be sworn in at Parliament from 10am and both Kiro and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will give a short address. However, alert level 2

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Will Jacinda Ardern need to dampen vaccine demand, or has she locked in a deal?

The Government is finalising arrangements to provide additional supply of Pfizer vaccine doses,says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Negotiations had been taking place over the past two weeks. “We needed to obtain additional supplies.” There are 21 new community cases today,

Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Cases still to peak, exposure sites to top 500, new quarantine facility stood up

KEY POINTS: Numbers in outbreak expected to peak today and Friday2nd quarantine facility to be set up in AucklandCovid-19 modeller predicts Auckland will stay in Level 4 for weeks New Zealand is bracing for the worst number of infections so