Covid 19 coronavirus: North Shore primary school student positive, Noel Leemings closed

The Covid risk has extended to Auckland’s North Shore after a primary school student tested positive, sending their school into lockdown. Two Noel Leeming stores on the North Shore have … Read More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Police increasing presence in Coromandel, officer in isolation

Police have increased their presence in Thames-Coromandel after a big influx of Aucklanders because of the Super City’s level 3 lockdown. Meanwhile, a Waikato officer is in self isolation after … Read More

The Conversation: Why New Zealand needs to ramp up genome sequencing to trace the source of its new Covid-19 outbreak

ANALYSIS Genetic surveillance — a technology that uses the genetic fingerprint of a virus to track its spread — is part of the public health response to New Zealand’s new … Read More