WEBSITE OF THE YEAR
APP OF THE YEAR
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiled the government's traffic light system on Friday. intended to replace Alert Level when a vaccination threshold has been reached. Video / Mark Mitchell / Alex Burton / Jed Bradley / Dean Purcell / Michael Craig
Biosecurity officers to patrol Bay of Plenty boat ramps to stop the spread of weeds and pests.
There were 60 new cases of COVID-19 in the community on Wednesday. Video / Alex Burton / Jed Bradley / Mark Mitchell / Dean Purcell
All Blacks hooker Codie Taylor was overcome with emotion as he and Sam Whitelock paid tribute to Sean Wainui. Video / NZ Herald
Kiwis smashed the government's 'Super Saturday' goal of 100,000, reaching almost 130,000 by 8pm Saturday. Video / NZ Herald
October 11 2021 Covid-19 restrictions in Auckland won't be relaxed as alert level 3 "as it stands" will stay in place for another week. Waikato and Northland will remain at alert level 3 until 11:59pm on Thursday.
Chris Jacob is the mobile vaccination coordinator for Te Manu Toroa, and is running the temporary testing site at the Katikati Rugby Club today along with the DHB, and Nga Mataapuna Oranga provider network affiliates - Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tamawharuia and Pirirākau Hauora. Video / Bay of Plenty Times
Covid-19 case numbers may be "relatively stable", but the country can not afford to get complacent, says Grant Roberson as health officials identify More than 60 patients at Middlemore Hospital as close contacts after two people with the virus turned up at the emergency department. Video / NZ Herald
Waitomo district mayor John Robertson said the community had gone through "a whole series of emotions" over the past three weeks. Video / Andrew Warner
Bay of Plenty Times journalist Luke Kirkness' guide to getting the Covid-19 vaccine at Tauranga's Baypark vaccination centre. Video / George Novak
PM Jacinda Ardern has announced new travel rules for leaving Auckland plus more MIQ spots, meanwhile the police commissioner has warned the leader of Destiny Church about a planned protest leading to an enforcement response by police. Video / NZ Herald