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Thousands of people feel early morning 4.3 magnitude earthquake in Hawke’s Bay

The quake struck at 6.35am, 10km south-west of Hastings.

The quake struck at 6.35am, 10km south-west of Hastings.

Queensland, NSW and Victoria scrap one-way quarantine travel bubble with New Zealand

Three states have cut down the corridor, disrupting some Kiwis’ plans.

Three states have cut down the corridor, disrupting some Kiwis’ plans.

Independent review into Wellington City Council's governance

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has called for an independent review into Wellington City Council's governance.

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has called for an independent review into Wellington City Council's governance.

Nelson Airport terminal officially open

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attends the formal opening of the new Nelson Airport terminal in October 2019.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attends the formal opening of the new Nelson Airport terminal in October 2019.

Airport workers get Covid vaccination

About 40 border workers at Christchurch International Airport are among the first in the city to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

About 40 border workers at Christchurch International Airport are among the first in the city to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Fergburger celebrates 20 years in Queenstown

Fergburger general manager Steve Bradley marks 20 years in Queenstown by giving out free original Fergburgers to happy locals.

Fergburger general manager Steve Bradley marks 20 years in Queenstown by giving out free original Fergburgers to happy locals.

$175,000 fireworks display

Andrea Jewell with her children Otto, 7, and Thea, 5, who were roused from bed by the fireworks display that cost Wellington more than $175,000.

Andrea Jewell with her children Otto, 7, and Thea, 5, who were roused from bed by the fireworks display that cost Wellington more than $175,000.

Papatoetoe locals say mood is quiet after news of further Covid-19 cases in community

Papatoetoe locals say the mood in the suburb is quiet following news of more Covid-19 cases in the community.

Papatoetoe locals say the mood in the suburb is quiet following news of more Covid-19 cases in the community.

Covid-19 update: No community cases reported on February 24

Covid-19 Minister Chris Hipkins delivered the good news at Wednesday's update.

Covid-19 Minister Chris Hipkins delivered the good news at Wednesday's update.

Wellington mayor orders governance review over ‘sub-optimal’ council culture

Andy Foster says discord is holding up important decisions for the city.

Andy Foster says discord is holding up important decisions for the city.

Covid-19: Second batch of Pfizer vaccines arrive in New Zealand

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has vowed to take the jab publicly to show his confidence in the vaccine.

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has vowed to take the jab publicly to show his confidence in the vaccine.

No ‘free lunch’ when it comes to investing in housing – Reserve Bank Governor

Adrian Orr says if restored LVR restrictions don’t affect the investor housing market, more will be put in place.

Adrian Orr says if restored LVR restrictions don’t affect the investor housing market, more will be put in place.

‘Any time you can stop’ – Nick’s parents on supporting their son’s choices

Nick’s parents say they’ll support their son whatever his choice is with continuing on puberty blocker treatments.

Nick’s parents say they’ll support their son whatever his choice is with continuing on puberty blocker treatments.

‘They don’t know what trans-boys need to go through’ – Nick on the struggles of taking puberty blockers

Every three months Nick takes puberty blockers, an uncomfortable and at times painful treatment.

Every three months Nick takes puberty blockers, an uncomfortable and at times painful treatment.

Explaining the gender spectrum

Dr Rachel Johnson who specialises in adolescent sexual health says gender is not binary.

Dr Rachel Johnson who specialises in adolescent sexual health says gender is not binary.

Jess speaks about why being a girl makes her happy

At a young age Jess knew that she wasn’t in the right body.

At a young age Jess knew that she wasn’t in the right body.

‘Annoyed and angry’ – Nick’s parents on criticism they face for using puberty blockers

Nick’s parents say they’ve been criticised for allowing their child to change his gender.

Nick’s parents say they’ve been criticised for allowing their child to change his gender.

No further community cases to report, after three cases revealed yesterday

Three members of a household were diagnosed with Covid-19 yesterday, the first day Auckland was back at Alert Level 1

Three members of a household were diagnosed with Covid-19 yesterday, the first day Auckland was back at Alert Level 1

Whakatane Mill facing closure because it can‘t compete with European or Asian rivals, says GM

Whakatane Mill facing closure because it can‘t compete with European or Asian rivals, says GM Over 200 people could lose their jobs a part of a proposal to shut down Whakatane Mill, Juha Verajankorva.

Whakatane Mill facing closure because it can‘t compete with European or Asian rivals, says GM Over 200 people could lose their jobs a part of a proposal to shut down Whakatane Mill, Juha Verajankorva.

More information about Auckland Kmart worker who has Covid-19 revealed by Ashley Bloomfield

The Director-General of Health shed more light on the person who works at the Botany Kmart store.

The Director-General of Health shed more light on the person who works at the Botany Kmart store.

Worker at Auckland Kmart store one of two new Covid-19 cases revealed Tuesday evening

Both cases are siblings of a Papatoetoe High School student who tested positive for the virus that morning, February 24.

Both cases are siblings of a Papatoetoe High School student who tested positive for the virus that morning, February 24.

Switching patients to generic epilepsy drug wasn’t without risk, MedSafe says

Officials with the medicines regulator spoke today as part of an inquest into the deaths of six people who were taking the drug Logem.

Officials with the medicines regulator spoke today as part of an inquest into the deaths of six people who were taking the drug Logem.

Australian woman who refused Covid-19 test while in managed isolation speaks to 1 NEWS

Lucinda Baulch left the Grand Mercure in Wellington this evening after 28 days.

Lucinda Baulch left the Grand Mercure in Wellington this evening after 28 days.

NZ’s child poverty statistics a national embarrassment, Children’s Commissioner says

With the research stopping short, due to Covid-19, the situation could be even worse.

With the research stopping short, due to Covid-19, the situation could be even worse.

Government finally agrees to overhaul of New Zealand’s holiday law

Starting next year, workers will be entitled to bereavement, sick and family violence leave from their first day of employment.

Starting next year, workers will be entitled to bereavement, sick and family violence leave from their first day of employment.

Businesses apply for $10 million worth of Government support in wake of last week’s lockdown

About 3500 businesses asked for help today, the first day to apply.

About 3500 businesses asked for help today, the first day to apply.

Michael Baker wants to see refinement of Covid-19 alert level system

The epidemiologist wants more clarity from the Government.

The epidemiologist wants more clarity from the Government.

Seymour questions Ardern’s te reo knowledge as pair clash over police gang operation during question time

ACT’s leader wanted to know if the PM knew what Operation Tauwhiro’s English translation is.

ACT’s leader wanted to know if the PM knew what Operation Tauwhiro’s English translation is.

Ashley Bloomfield ‘hasn’t seen any evidence’ airborne poop particles cause COVID

An investigation into the Pullman outbreak is looking at whether airborne particles generated by bowel movements could have been a factor.

An investigation into the Pullman outbreak is looking at whether airborne particles generated by bowel movements could have been a factor.

Papatoetoe High School principal ‘disappointed’ at news of latest Covid-19 case linked to school

Vaughan Couillault spoke to 1 NEWS shortly after the Ministry of Health confirmed the latest case.

Vaughan Couillault spoke to 1 NEWS shortly after the Ministry of Health confirmed the latest case.

Papatoetoe High School student latest community case of Covid-19

The student hasn’t been back to school since being asked to isolate and get a test.

The student hasn’t been back to school since being asked to isolate and get a test.

New child poverty figures show number of kids living in material hardship dropped before pandemic

The full effect of the lockdown on out most vulnerable is not yet known.

The full effect of the lockdown on out most vulnerable is not yet known.

New community case of Covid-19 revealed as casual plus contact

The Ministry of Health revealed the news shortly before midday on Auckland’s first day back at Alert Level 1.

The Ministry of Health revealed the news shortly before midday on Auckland’s first day back at Alert Level 1.

Jacinda Ardern ‘surprised’ Winston Peters’ farewell event cost taxpayers $12,000

The Prime Minister says it was a “standard function” celebrating Peters’ tenure as Foreign Affairs Minister.

The Prime Minister says it was a “standard function” celebrating Peters’ tenure as Foreign Affairs Minister.

Pod of pilot whales re-strands in same area of Golden Bay a day after being re-floated

About 28 of the whales are alive, with an unknown number dead, after the pod re-stranded on the base Farewell Spit, DOC said.

About 28 of the whales are alive, with an unknown number dead, after the pod re-stranded on the base Farewell Spit, DOC said.

Christchurch earthquake: Residents reflect on progress 10 years on

10 years after it killed 185 people, and upended countless more lives, New Zealanders have paused to remember victims of the Christchurch earthquake.

10 years after it killed 185 people, and upended countless more lives, New Zealanders have paused to remember victims of the Christchurch earthquake.

Dozens of pilot whales stranded at Farewell Spit

More than 150 volunteers have guided dozens of stranded pilot whales back into the sea at Farewell Spit in New Zealand.

More than 150 volunteers have guided dozens of stranded pilot whales back into the sea at Farewell Spit in New Zealand.

Auckland joins the rest of New Zealand at Covid-19 Alert Level 1

The city was plunged into lockdown last week after an outbreak of coronavirus.

The city was plunged into lockdown last week after an outbreak of coronavirus.

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel speaks with 1 NEWS on 10th anniversary of deadly quake

A decade on, New Zealand still has deep and lasting scars from the natural disaster.

A decade on, New Zealand still has deep and lasting scars from the natural disaster.

PM 'ready and willing' for Covid-19 vaccine, but says frontline workers are first

Jacinda Ardern is promising to be vaccinated publicly.

Jacinda Ardern is promising to be vaccinated publicly.

Ardern hopes Kiwis will make public transport mask wearing ‘new normal’ as mandatory rule remains

Face masks on public transport will remain mandatory for all of New Zealand, as Auckland reverts to Alert Level 1.

Face masks on public transport will remain mandatory for all of New Zealand, as Auckland reverts to Alert Level 1.

Covid-19: Jacinda Ardern announces Auckland’s return to Alert Level 1

The PM’s announcement comes despite one new community case today — someone already in quarantine who is a household contact of a previous cases.

The PM’s announcement comes despite one new community case today — someone already in quarantine who is a household contact of a previous cases.

PM offers her view on renewed calls for Southern Response inquiry

Jacinda Ardern said the role of Government was bringing resolutions for those “caught up in long and protracted issues through the courts”.

Jacinda Ardern said the role of Government was bringing resolutions for those “caught up in long and protracted issues through the courts”.

Papatoetoe High School officially re-opening today after student tested positive for Covid-19

The Auckland school was closed for a week following the positive test.

The Auckland school was closed for a week following the positive test.

Covid-19 levels to be reviewed by Government today

Auckland is currently at Alert Level 2 while the rest of New Zealand is at Level 1.

Auckland is currently at Alert Level 2 while the rest of New Zealand is at Level 1.

Today marks 10 years since deadly Christchurch earthquake

The 6.3 magnitude quake struck at 12.51pm on February 22, 2011, killing 185 people.

The 6.3 magnitude quake struck at 12.51pm on February 22, 2011, killing 185 people.

Christchurch students trying to boost numbers of rare butterfly

It is hoped for the first time in 200 years, the native boulder copper will make its home in the city.

It is hoped for the first time in 200 years, the native boulder copper will make its home in the city.

Epidemiologist says dedicated quarantine facility would have ‘a lot of things going for it’

Professor Michael Baker says current facilities were never built for MIQ purposes.

Professor Michael Baker says current facilities were never built for MIQ purposes.

South Auckland community congratulated by local councillor over response to latest Covid-19 community outbreak

Efeso Collins told Q+A’s Jack Tame the family, whanau, students and staff at Papatoetoe High School had shown “real maturity.”

Efeso Collins told Q+A’s Jack Tame the family, whanau, students and staff at Papatoetoe High School had shown “real maturity.”

Former paramedic releases emotional musical tribute to mark Christchurch earthquake’s 10th anniversary

Kris Baines was working as a St John’s paramedic when the deadly 6.3 magnitude quake hit on February 22, 2011.

Kris Baines was working as a St John’s paramedic when the deadly 6.3 magnitude quake hit on February 22, 2011.

As nation gears up for biggest immunisation effort, 1 NEWS looks back on history of vaccinating population

The Covid-19 vaccine effort is under way, as those working on the frontline get their jabs.

The Covid-19 vaccine effort is under way, as those working on the frontline get their jabs.

Immunisation Advisory Centre director assures people of safety of Covid-19 vaccine

Dr Nikki Turner says clinical trials show it’s an incredibly high-performing vaccine.

Dr Nikki Turner says clinical trials show it’s an incredibly high-performing vaccine.

Auckland quarantine worker talks about the sacrifices and stigma of being an MIQ worker

Drew Leafa has worked at Auckland’s Jet Park facility since it opened in early 2020.

Drew Leafa has worked at Auckland’s Jet Park facility since it opened in early 2020.

'It's taken a massive toll': Young family's endless search for a rental

Kate van Turnhout, Danyon Stenton and 20-month-old Leo hope someone will give them a chance to prove they're decent tenants.

Kate van Turnhout, Danyon Stenton and 20-month-old Leo hope someone will give them a chance to prove they're decent tenants.

Stan Walker on his 'next chapter' in life

Stan Walker and Lou Tyson speak about their engagement and their 'next chapter' of life.

Stan Walker and Lou Tyson speak about their engagement and their 'next chapter' of life.

Concerns about Akaroa water contamination addressed

Banks Peninsula Community Board members were briefed on Akaroa's water contamination on February 15 and were assured the incident would be fully investigated, local councillor Andrew Turner says.

Banks Peninsula Community Board members were briefed on Akaroa's water contamination on February 15 and were assured the incident would be fully investigated, local councillor Andrew Turner says.

Covid-19: Traveller confusion over location of Auckland's northern border

Where does Auckland end? Traveller confusion over where Auckland's northern border is.

Where does Auckland end? Traveller confusion over where Auckland's northern border is.

Long queues at southern Covid border between Auckland and Waikato

Monday saw waits of up to three hours for people to get through the southern border from Auckland to Waikato.

Monday saw waits of up to three hours for people to get through the southern border from Auckland to Waikato.

'All of a sudden she just ran': Three-year-old hit by car

Mum Sunny Wang recalls the terrifying moment her daughter Artemis ran out onto the road and was hit by a car. "I was frozen, I was so scared."

Mum Sunny Wang recalls the terrifying moment her daughter Artemis ran out onto the road and was hit by a car. "I was frozen, I was so scared."

Covid-19 testing station set up at Papatoetoe High School

People have been lining up down the street to be tested at Papatoetoe High School after a student went to class, not knowing she had Covid-19.

People have been lining up down the street to be tested at Papatoetoe High School after a student went to class, not knowing she had Covid-19.

Covid-19 testing surges in New Plymouth on Monday morning

People were queueing up in their vehicles on Monday morning to get a Covid-19 test at Taranaki Base Hospital.

People were queueing up in their vehicles on Monday morning to get a Covid-19 test at Taranaki Base Hospital.

Covid-19: PM announces fresh lockdown measures

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Auckland will be moving to Level 3 at midnight and the rest of the country to Level 2.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Auckland will be moving to Level 3 at midnight and the rest of the country to Level 2.

Queues at Ōtara community testing centre after news of three new cases in the community

Queues at Ōtara community testing centre after news of three new cases in the community.

Queues at Ōtara community testing centre after news of three new cases in the community.

COVID-19 details on the new Auckland cases

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins provides information on the new Auckland cases.

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins provides information on the new Auckland cases.

Skydive record smashed

Brent Findlay and Steve Gregor, broke the existing New Zealand record of 100 skydives in one day, at Motueka Airport.

Brent Findlay and Steve Gregor, broke the existing New Zealand record of 100 skydives in one day, at Motueka Airport.

Covid-19 Update: Bloomfield names places visited by new cases

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield names places visited by new cases

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield names places visited by new cases

New Zealand to start COVID-19 vaccinations soon

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday the country's COVID-19 inoculation program will likely begin on Feb. 20, brought forward by the earlier receipt of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine than originally anticipated.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday the country's COVID-19 inoculation program will likely begin on Feb. 20, brought forward by the earlier receipt of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine than originally anticipated.

Māori Wards - 'Its time has come', says Nanaia Mahuta

Minister of Local Government, Hon Nanaia Mahuta makes an announcement at the New Plymouth District Council regarding Māori wards.

Minister of Local Government, Hon Nanaia Mahuta makes an announcement at the New Plymouth District Council regarding Māori wards.

Marlborough Museum director Steve Austin on Doctor Cleghorn

Dr George Cleghorn moved to Marlborough in 1876. The talented surgeon left a long-standing impression.

Dr George Cleghorn moved to Marlborough in 1876. The talented surgeon left a long-standing impression.

Terminally ill man wants to see his son before he dies

Glen Campbell is terminally ill and wants to see his son before he dies - but 19-year-old Jackson, who is returning from Australia on Friday, has no place in an MIQ facility.

Glen Campbell is terminally ill and wants to see his son before he dies - but 19-year-old Jackson, who is returning from Australia on Friday, has no place in an MIQ facility.

Banh Mi Caphe restaurant owners hope for a lockdown-free 2021

After a tough 2020, Hamilton's Pat and Anh Chaimontree had some family time over summer, and are planning to change up their menu.

After a tough 2020, Hamilton's Pat and Anh Chaimontree had some family time over summer, and are planning to change up their menu.

Allan Stark is back working after a tough couple of years.

Allan Stark is back working after a tough couple of years.

Allan Stark is back working after a tough couple of years.

Blenheim Shuttles owner Duncan McIntyre utilizes an old skill

Summer has been busy for Blenheim Shuttles owner Duncan McIntyre. He's taken up a new job with the Blenheim Testing Station.

Summer has been busy for Blenheim Shuttles owner Duncan McIntyre. He's taken up a new job with the Blenheim Testing Station.

A Life onboard a floating hospital

A Waikato family of six, the Pollard's, have packed up their lives to spend the next two years onboard a floating hospital.

A Waikato family of six, the Pollard's, have packed up their lives to spend the next two years onboard a floating hospital.

Dairy owners living in fear not knowing when they will be targeted again

Dairy owners have had enough of recent spate of ram raids.

Dairy owners have had enough of recent spate of ram raids.

Rangitata jet boat rescue

Glenn Shaw and Michael Jones talk about rescuing their mate after his boat sunk in the Rangitata River.

Glenn Shaw and Michael Jones talk about rescuing their mate after his boat sunk in the Rangitata River.

Air NZ 777s spotted in plane graveyard

Air New Zealand 777s have been spotted in a US desert storage facility, surrounded by a sea of planes grounded due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Air New Zealand 777s have been spotted in a US desert storage facility, surrounded by a sea of planes grounded due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Baby, two adults escape New Plymouth house fire

Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities property on the corner of Parsons St and Glenpark Ave, Frankleigh Park, on Monday.

Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities property on the corner of Parsons St and Glenpark Ave, Frankleigh Park, on Monday.

Northlanders wait hours for a Covid-19 tests in new community case scare

Long queues of waiting cars at all testing stations across Whangarei following the latest community case of COVID19.

Long queues of waiting cars at all testing stations across Whangarei following the latest community case of COVID19.

Turitea wind farm

The northern section of the Turitea wind farm in Manawatū is well under way.

The northern section of the Turitea wind farm in Manawatū is well under way.

Reflecting on 40 years with clay

Ceramicist Christine Boswijk's exhibition 'Thinking with my hands' spans her creative and risk-taking career.

Ceramicist Christine Boswijk's exhibition 'Thinking with my hands' spans her creative and risk-taking career.

Cafe owner's smoking response to review

An online review spurred Motueka cafe owner Josiah Smits into a spirited defence of his "extraordinary" staff.

An online review spurred Motueka cafe owner Josiah Smits into a spirited defence of his "extraordinary" staff.

Michelin star Kiwi chef returns from NYC to open new bar in downtown Auckland

Kiwi chef, Matt Lambert, talks about his journey from Michelin rated chef in NYC to now running his new venture, The Lodge Bar & Restaurant, in Auckland's Commercial Bay.

Kiwi chef, Matt Lambert, talks about his journey from Michelin rated chef in NYC to now running his new venture, The Lodge Bar & Restaurant, in Auckland's Commercial Bay.

Bay Dreams punters party on in Nelson 2021

Crowds of almost 13,000 attend the 2021 Bay Dreams festival at the Trafalgar Centre and Rutherford Park, Nelson.

Crowds of almost 13,000 attend the 2021 Bay Dreams festival at the Trafalgar Centre and Rutherford Park, Nelson.

How New Zealand's bars and restaurants are faring

The Restaurant Association's annual report shows eateries were struck hard by Covid-19 but are slowly recovering.

The Restaurant Association's annual report shows eateries were struck hard by Covid-19 but are slowly recovering.

The hunt for Air New Zealand's former planes, decaying around the world

From drug running to crash landing: a significant effort is underway to bring home Air New Zealand's former planes, which sit around the world in varying states of decay.

From drug running to crash landing: a significant effort is underway to bring home Air New Zealand's former planes, which sit around the world in varying states of decay.

Prison Riot

Jeremy Lightfoot, Chief Executive of Corrections talks to the media about the ongoing riot at Waikeria Prison.

Jeremy Lightfoot, Chief Executive of Corrections talks to the media about the ongoing riot at Waikeria Prison.

Southland surgeon Dr Murray Pfeifer has been named the 2020 Southlander of the Year.

Dr Murray Pfeifer has spent more than 45 years fighting for better healthcare for Southlanders.

Dr Murray Pfeifer has spent more than 45 years fighting for better healthcare for Southlanders.

Central Otago's new inflatable water park is a sell-out

Central Otago's new inflatable water park is a sell-out.

Central Otago's new inflatable water park is a sell-out.

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