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Aucklanders will find out at 4pm if an alert level 3 step 2 phase will go ahead.
Health officials have been releasing a steady stream of locations over the last few days.
Police are reviewing just how much PPE gear the officers were wearing.
Chris Hipkins: 'We've still got to hold our nerve here'.
Today marks the 40th day of Auckland's lockdown.
Twenty two of today's cases are linked to the rest of the outbreak.
More details about the new virtual MIQ booking system revealed.
Thousands of homes left without heating in the depths of winter overnight.
More details are expected about a Covid outbreak on a container ship off Tauranga.
Three new historical cases reported in MIQ today.
Public health officials continue to monitor the situation in Australia.
Sixteen of 18 crew members on the Spanish-flagged Playa Zahara are infected.
Testing continues on board another ship with mariners experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Seven new cases to report today in MIQ.
Health officials are expected to continue a travel bubble pause with Victoria.
More Covid positive cases in Melbourne have been reported in the city overnight.
The wife of infected Sydney man in his 50s has also tested positive for Covid.
All new cases tested positive on arrival into New Zealand.
The first of three massive quakes struck in the dead of night - about 2.30am.
Auckland is now in alert level 3, while the rest of New Zealand is in alert level 2.
"It was 7.12pm when I got my test and I'd say there were about 40 cars behind me."
There are four people still in hospital with Covid-19.
Strong winds are expected in the region today, with Rangitoto ferry sailings cancelled.
Family members of a young butcher who died suddenly are pleading to attend his funeral.
A recovery effort is underway for a diver missing near Hen and Chicken Islands.
Tenancy Tribunal says she must pay $659 to landlord for checks on home and cleaning.
Some parts of the country set to reach in excess of 30C and to continue until Thursday.
The Duchess of Sussex wore a Karen Walker Banks trench coat when she touched down today.
Demetrius Pairama's body was found at a house in Mangere, South Auckland, on Sunday.
A Kiwi aid worker talks about life in Tonga after Gita - and how resilient the people are.
Wairongoa "Magoo'' Renata is being hailed a humble hero who loved his whanau, community.