Government launches review after causing unnecessary COVID-19 testing panic Coronavirus: Aucklanders sent texts with total strangers' COVID-19 test results Coronavirus: Jacinda Ardern 'incredibly angry' at 'oversimplified', 'wrong' Auckland testing message We will always fix it': Jacinda Ardern's promise to NZ over COVID-19 mistakes Here is an idea, how about Jacinda and the Labour party spend
Jason Walls, NZ Herald Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is quite rightly "incredibly angry" at her officials for pushing out incorrect Covid-19 testing information. But New Zealanders have every right to be incredibly angry at the Government for letting that official message remain unchanged for almost an entire day. That message was that everyone in South
NZ Election 2020: Greens co-leader James Shaw takes the blame over private school funding ‘hypocrisy
It is a sad indictment on our media and the populace they serve that the hypocritical assignment of money to a private school is the big greens story. How about reporting the greens role in a government which stopped cameras on fishing boats? The endangered Maui dolphin seems to have been put on the backburner.
It comes after the Minister of Health Chris Hipkins has said for over a week he would update the rules for aircrew, but he's yet to do so. University of Otago professor of public health Michael Baker says airline crew are a risk as they could potentially have had contact with people infected with coronavirus.
Newshub: Sweden Swedish concert goers and football fans can be allowed back in venues from October after the country's Health Agency accepted a government proposal to raise the limit for some events to 500 from the current 50. With the number of new infections and COVID-19 deaths falling in Sweden, the government said last week
By Dennis Normile, Aug. 12, 2020, Sciencemag.org Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center and the Heising-Simons Foundation. New Zealand officials and scientists are eying a breach in isolation security as the possible cause of the first cases of community transmission in the country in 102 days. Investigators are exploring several possibilities, but
She Knows Nothing About Anything How can someone run a country when they do not know anything about major issues in the government? Are NZ voters so naive they will vote for a nice smile and the ability to read a teleprompter whilst their wealth and their health is degraded? Since when was 'a systemic
Barry Soper is Newstalk ZB's Political Editor COMMENT: Five months ago today we were all beginning to hunker down, to stay at home, to only venture out for the vital necessities of life like food. For all of us it's been a long, hard slog - particularly for Auckland, which by Sunday night will have
NZ Herald. Mr Fixit speaks "I think we're well-positioned overall," he says, "although I worry that we are in denial with some of the issues. We're spending a lot of borrowed money to sustain where we are now." Joyce uses the term "Potemkin Village" to describe New Zealand. The term comes from Grigory Potemkin, lover
Thursday, 20 August 2020, 11:21 am Press Release: Sir Peter Gluckman New Zealand needs to refresh its broad economic strategy to focus on the weightless economy and the potential of the food sector, as the impact of Covid-19 on our economy hits home. That’s one of the recommendations from Sir Peter Gluckman, Director of Koi
CORONAVIRUS is not as deadly as was thought and the public fear that is stopping the country returning to normal is unfounded, a leading expert says. Carl Heneghan, Professor of Evidence-based medicine at Oxford University, called for the government to intervene and "proactively reassure the population". A long read but in a nut shell covid19
Good on Andrea Vance and Stuff for investigating and reporting Jacinda Adern's Government's many border and testing lies and failures. Imagine how much healthier and wealthier we would all be if Andrea and stuff applied the same journalistic rigor to the government's covid response in January OPINION:“My advice to everybody is: if you hear it