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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
Northland and parts of Waikato remain in alert level 3, an early childhood teacher tests positive and mystery cases continue to appear in Auckland. 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.
Unison Networks' helicopter is laser-mapping its 6000km network in Rotorua, Taupō and Hawke's Bay by helicopter.
Campbell Meats in Kawerau has been destroyed by a ram-raid and fire. Video / Supplied
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
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
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Dr. Ashley Bloomfield provided a glimpse at what the near future could look like if the vaccination rate reaches over 90% Video / Mark Mitchell / Dean Purcell / Jed Bradley
Aneta Morgan from Whakarewarewa talks about opposition to future MIQs.
Auckland shifted to Alert Level 3 on Wednesday after over a month under Alert Level 4 restrictions. Video / Jed Bradley / Mark Mitchell / Dean Purcell / Jason Oxenham
The Ministry of Business and the Ministry of Health are planning to open a fourth managed isolation quarantine facility (MIQ) in Rotorua but not all are in favor. Video / Te Ao / Māori TV
News of the Waikato cases has seen residents turning out to the drive-through testing station at Wharekawai Marae near Kaiaua. Video / Mike Scott
A pop-up testing centre is underway at the Wharekawa Marae in Whakatīwai as three new Covid-19 cases are announced in the Waikato. Video / Mike Scott
A call to bust the Hawke's Bay Power Consumers' Trust. Made with funding from NZ On Air.