Christchurch has recorded two community cases of COVID-19, breaking a long run without the virus in the largest city of New Zealand’s South Island.
New Zealand is shooting for the stars, setting a 90 per cent vaccination target before shifting away from widespread lockdowns to control COVID-19.
Three young girls have been found dead at a South Island household, prompting New Zealand police to launch a homicide probe.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says an attack by a man who stabbed and injured six people in a supermarket was an act of domestic terrorism inspired by ISIS.
The genie could be out of the bottle in New Zealand, where one COVID-19 case jumped to a cluster of 10 on Wednesday, the first day of a new nationwide lockdown.