It's absolutely crucial people continue to stick to their bubbles, writes two experts.
The one thing we shouldn't do is turn our backs on those who fear it, says Ryan Bridge.
Who was your standout performer for New Zealand, wonders Grant Chapman.
Go and get the jab - it will get you out of lockdown - but also don't think getting the jab will stop lockdown, or a future lockdown. Vague.
NZ is the class clown taking the joke too far after getting a laugh out of the hot kids.
Prior to September 11, New Zealand relations with the US had been shaky, writes Geoffrey Miller.
Their crazy season-closing collapse could not have come at a worst time, says Grant Chapman.
Newshub reports that Ardern knew about the escapee during her press conference, but nothing was said, says Ryan Bridge.
We were warned we'd need purpose-built facilities for COVID-19 cases - this Govt's been caught off-guard by the entirely predictable, says Ryan Bridge.