Guests infected with Covid-19 at Bluff wedding cluster not blaming anyone

Eighty-seven people linked to the event tested positive for coronavirus following the March 21 event.

'I was angry' - Auckland man infected with Covid-19 describes struggle to get tested

Geoff Muliaga Brown was turned away twice before getting tested.


Watch: Colorado residents howl for healthcare workers during lockdown

The spectacle takes place at 8pm every night in different states around the country.

Auckland Council issues plea for boaties to stay away from Great Barrier Island

Easter weekend has seen more people visiting the island, against level four lockdown rules.


Coronavirus: New Zealand cases region-by-region for April 10

1 NEWS provides a flyover video with the latest data.

Redeployed Auckland library staff making welfare calls to over 15,000 vulnerable people amid Covid-19 pandemic

The welfare calls, beginning on April 7, follows a request for assistance from the Ministry of Social Development.

'All sorts of excuses' - Police stopping rulebreakers from flouting lockdown rules

“[People] seem to be struggling with the definition of the word essential," one cop says.

Covid-19 pandemic sees American air travel sinks to lowest levels in 60 years

Fewer Americans are getting on planes for fear of catching or spreading Covid-19.


Trump sees 'big, not small bounce' on horizon for US economy

The government announced 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week.

European Union to redirect funds for pandemic response in Pacific

EU ambassador to the Pacific, Sujiro Seam, said 15 Pacific states and four territories would be eligible.

New World worker tests positive for Covid-19 in Hawke's Bay

A health official said any risk to other workers or people shopping at the time was very low but couldn’t be entirely ruled out.


'Brought a little tear to my eye' - Kiwi paramedic in UK 'felt like a celebrity' as public applauded frontline workers

"It’s the things like this that make this the best job in the world," Ryan Ottaway said.

Trump administration says no 'surprise' bills for Covid-19 patients

Surprise bills typically happen when a patient with health insurance gets treated at an out-of-network emergency room.


Beautiful Easter Friday weather draws crowds to popular Dunedin beach

Those going out for a stroll appeared to be keeping to their bubbles.

Boaties from mainland draining Great Barrier Island supplies

Labelled as 'pirates', boats from the mainland are continuing to arrive on the island putting it's residents at risk.

Wuhan cautiously revives after months-long Covid-19 lockdown

The ruling Communist Party started easing controls in early March to try to revive the world’s second-largest economy.


Rare sighting of two fin whales off coast of France during lockdown

While people are isolating indoors from Covid-19, wild animals get a chance to roam waters freely.

Hospital staff comforted 90-year-old Covid-19 victim as family couldn't be by her side

Alert level four restrictions meant the woman couldn't have family support at Burwood Hospital.

Full video: Ministry of Health's April 10 Covid-19 update

Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay spoke from Wellington.


Crew member of cruise ship with Kiwis onboard dies of Covid-19 in Florida

The man died Wednesday, six days after the Zaandam and a sister ship docked in the Fort Lauderdale port.


Kiwis who helped stranded German travellers thanked with Auckland flyover by Lufthansa

A passenger jet from Germany's national carrier flew over Auckland this morning.

Cardinal George Pell free from child sexual abuse convictions, but still divisive

Supporters chanted and sang outside court after his release, while opponents shouted for him to "rot in hell".


Covid-19 Pacific Update: 'Double body blow' for Fiji as it grapples with cyclone and coronavirus

Meanwhile the situation in Guam remains grim with more than 100 people infected with coronavirus.

Man charged after guns and drugs found at Christchurch gang property

Police say it's disappointing they needed to divert resources during a very busy time with the Covid-19 response.


Chilean prisoners mass producing face masks to fight Covid-19

The inmates involved are experienced in needlework, and all items are sterilised before they are packed and delivered.


Air New Zealand job cuts rushed, poorly planned - union

The national carrier plans to lay off 1460 cabin crew staff as it burns through $14 million a month in crew salaries with almost no revenue.

Increase in family harm incidents during lockdown period, police say

Police are urging New Zealanders to get in touch if they are concerned or have information about domestic violence.

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