Prime Minister to announce Group 4 vaccine rollout — 17 June 2021

Watch the Group 4 vaccine media conference with government officials and ministers.

Media conference

The vaccine media conference starts at 12:30pm.


  • Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
  • Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield

Watch the live stream on the RNZ website (external link)

Update on cases for 17 June

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There are two new cases to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since the Ministry’s last update yesterday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is two.

Update on COVID-19 cases for 17 June 2021 (external link)