|Little moves to reassure health workforce as hospitals prepare for Covid-19 explosion|
Health Minister Andrew Little is assuring the workforce the government is doing what it can to prepare for a rise in Covid-19 hospitalisations.
© 2021 RadioNZ 9:12am Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Man repatriated to Samoa escapes quarantine facility in Apia
A man who flew from Auckland to Samoa escaped a quarantine facility less than a week after arriving in the island nation - and was found standing in line at a local bank.The 26-year-old, a seasonal worker, was on a repatriation...
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:12am Facebook looks to new horizons as Mark Zuckerberg plans to rebrand
What's in a name? For Facebook, almost two decades of an eponymous social media network that has defined its entire identity, growing into a household name that dominated Big Tech.It dates back to Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm...
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:02am Cannabis company Greenfern to debut on NZX
Taranaki-based Greenfern Industries will debut on the NZX under a compliance listing, meaning there would be no share sell down or capital raise, for now.
© 2021 RadioNZ 8:53am Lockdowns led to 'exponential demand for support' from Maori in South Island
A new tranche of funding is being released to Maori providers and agencies to address the urgent needs of whanau in the South Island.
© 2021 RadioNZ 8:53am Back to school measures fall far short of 'gold standard' - modeller
A government adviser thinks allowing senior students in Auckland and Waikato back to school next week poses a significant risk of increasing case numbers.
© 2021 RadioNZ 8:53am Covid-19: Overseas vaccinations still not recognised in NZ
Health workers with overseas vaccines fear for their jobs as mandatory vaccination nears.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 8:52am Covid-free no more: Waiheke grapples with questions as Delta reaches island
After 19 months without a Covid-19 case, and cut off from visitors, Waiheke locals are worried about what Delta means for their island community.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 8:52am 'Attila the Hun' approach to dog control urged in South Taranaki after rise in attacks
Councillors have called for a tougher stance from their animal control team following a rise in dog attacks and complaints.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz 8:52am Mum who lets son eat dirt reveals why she won't toilet train him
A US mum has revealed she doesn't plan to toilet train her son and will instead wait until he "asks".Alice Bender shares her life raising 14-month-old son Fern on her TikTok account @comingupfern, where she has more than 600,000...
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