New Zealand

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New Zealand anti-vax guardianship case: how rare is it and what powers do courts have?
A court has given doctors medical guardianship over a baby boy whose parents refused to allow ‘vaccinated blood’ to be used in a life-saving operation

Eva Corlett in Wellington

08, Dec, 2022 @5:55 AM

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Parents who refused ‘vaccinated blood’ transfusion speak out after court places Baby W in care
New Zealand parents say they will focus on supporting their son, now in the guardianship of his doctors, through life-saving operation

Eva Corlett in Wellington

08, Dec, 2022 @12:18 AM

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A royal commission gives New Zealand a chance to reckon with what Covid did to us | Henry Cooke
New Zealand needs a robust debate about the success of its elimination strategy in 2020, and the messy failure in late 2021

Henry Cooke

07, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Health officials gain guardianship of baby whose parents refused ‘vaccinated blood’ transfusion
New Zealand high court case has become a focus of protests from anti-vaxxers

Tess McClure in Auckland

07, Dec, 2022 @6:26 AM

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Hamish Kilgour: co-founder of New Zealand band the Clean dies aged 65
The multi-instrumentalist, who had been missing since November, helped create the Dunedin sound of the early 90s and continued to be an influential force in music throughout his life

Laura Snapes

06, Dec, 2022 @10:15 AM

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Support for Jacinda Ardern and NZ Labour sinks to lowest since 2017, poll shows
Labour and Ardern were immensely popular during the pandemic but inflation and deepening social inequality has changed their fortunes

Eva Corlett in Wellington

05, Dec, 2022 @6:32 AM

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New Zealand announces inquiry into Covid-19 response
While strict Covid-19 response was broadly considered one of the most successful in the world, PM says inquiry will help prepare for next pandemic

Eva Corlett in Wellington

05, Dec, 2022 @5:17 AM

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‘The original art galleries’: protecting New Zealand’s hidden Māori rock art
Few know of the drawings scattered across Aotearoa, some of them dating from first arrival of humans, but iwi and scientists are working to change that

Eva Corlett in Wellington

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 PM

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New Zealand woman takes Chinese media site to human rights tribunal over ban
Auckland woman says she was banned from popular Chinese-language media forum SkyKiwi for posting political content

Eva Corlett in Wellington

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Parents refuse use of vaccinated blood in life-saving surgery on baby
New Zealand’s health services go to court over guardianship of four-month-old boy whose parents have not let heart operation go ahead

Eva Corlett in Wellington

30, Nov, 2022 @5:38 AM

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Jacinda Ardern and Sanna Marin dismiss suggestion their age and gender was reason for meeting
Finland’s PM says she met Ardern in New Zealand because they are both ‘prime ministers’ after journalist asks whether it was due to similar age

Eva Corlett in Wellington

30, Nov, 2022 @12:29 AM

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New Zealand ‘suitcase murders’: suspect is mother of child victims, court hears
Forty-two-year-old woman makes first appearance in New Zealand court after extradition from South Korea

Tess McClure in Auckland

30, Nov, 2022 @12:25 AM

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