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Quarantine-free travel kicks off between Australia and New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia kicked off quarantine-free travel between the two countries on Monday for the first time in more than a year. The "trans-Tasman...
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Thousands of New Zealand students strike for climate

(dpa) - Thousands of students in New Zealand took to the streets of major cities and smaller towns Friday to demand more urgent action...
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New Zealand suspends all travel from India after Covid spike

(dpa) - New Zealand will suspend all travel from India after a surge of Covid-19 cases were detected at the border, Prime Minister Jacinda...

New Zealand first to go dark for Earth Hour

dpa/GNA - Monuments in New Zealand will be the first in the world to go dark for Earth Hour on Saturday. The global climate...
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaking during the National Remembrance Service for the 2019 Christchurch Mosques terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, at Christchurch Arena, Saturday, March 13, 2021(AAP Image/Martin Hunter) NO ARCHIVING

Peace bell rings to commemorate New Zealand mosque attacks

dpa/GNA - The World Peace Bell in New Zealand tolled on Monday as the country remembered the victims of the 2019 Christchurch mosque...
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Powerful quake shakes New Zealand cities; tsunami warning lifted

dpa/GNA - A powerful earthquake measured at a magnitude of over 7 has struck off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island,...
Students of Minilik high school test the new school net program in class after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

New Zealand to allow return of 1,000 international students

dpa/GNA - New Zealand will allow 1,000 international students to return from April, more than a year after the country closed its border...
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New Zealand looks to strengthen adventure tourism safety rules

New Zealand plans to strengthen its safety regulations for adventure tourism in the wake of a review into the Whakaari White Island volcanic eruption. White...
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Mystery Covid-19 case detected in New Zealand

Workers in the central business district of New Zealand's largest city have been asked to work from home after the country announced a new...
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Mummified Maori heads welcomed home to New Zealand from Germany

Four mummified Maori heads have been welcomed home to New Zealand’s national museum, after returning to the country from Germany. The Toi moko were...
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Ardern makes deal with Green Party to form New Zealand government

Despite having the numbers to govern alone, New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern has opted to make a deal with the Green Party to form the...

New Zealand says it has ‘squashed’ Covid-19, again

New Zealand has “squashed” coronavirus once again and now has no active community cases of Covid-19, Health Minister Chris Hipkins announced on Wednesday. The country...

Covid-19 causes largest-ever GDP fall for New Zealand

New Zealand's gross domestic product (GDP) has suffered its largest fall on record as the economic impact of Covid-19 hit, the government's official...
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Maori Party rekindles debate on renaming New Zealand Aotearoa

New Zealand's Maori Party wants to officially rename the country Aotearoa to make its indigenous language more visible in public life, local media reported...

New Zealand reports first coronavirus death in three months

New Zealand on Friday reported its first Covid-19 death in more than three months. A man in his 50s died in Auckland as a...

New Zealand delays general election until October over new outbreak

New Zealand will delay its general election by a month as the country grapples with a second outbreak of Covid-19, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

New Zealand releases recovery plan to stabilize international education

The New Zealand government has released a long-term strategic recovery plan, backed by 51.6 million NZ dollars (34.4 million U.S. dollars) investment from the...

Man accused of Christchurch mosque attacks pleads guilty

The man accused of the Christchurch mosque attacks admitted on Thursday charges of murder, attempted murder and terrorism in a surprise court hearing. Brenton Tarrant,...
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New Zealand declares state of emergency after 50 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

A state of emergency has been declared on Wednesday in New Zealand after 50 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the country. ...
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New Zealand Police unveils 1st AI officer

New Zealand Police is modernizing its services by unveiling its first Artificial intelligence (AI) officer on Wednesday. New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike...

New Zealand gives authorisation for gun bill after attack on Christchurch

The New Zealand parliament passed the Arms Amendment Bill after its third or the final reading Wednesday night, less than a month after the...
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AHAA Suddened By Actions Of University Of Cape Coast Management

The leadership of ATLANTIC HALL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (AHAA) is very much saddened by reports that some 21 Mariners, mostly executive and hall week planning...
Migrants are seen near the village of Tabanovce at the northern Macedonian border on March 9, 2016. (Xinhua) (zw)

New Zealand government moves to raise “quality” of migrants

Immigrants to New Zealand will need to meet a higher bar for residency after the government Wednesday unveiled new rules to "improve the quality"...

Typhoid outbreak sparks health alert in New Zealand’s biggest city

Health authorities in New Zealand's biggest city have warned of a typhoid outbreak after 10 people were hospitalized with the potentially deadly illness. ...
Cambodian peacekeepers prepare to leave for Mali and South Sudan, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 7, 2015. Cambodia sent 461 military personnel on Tuesday, including 29 females, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nations of Mali and South Sudan. (Xinhua/Sovannara)

New Zealand trainers focus on female safety at UN peacekeeping course

New Zealand military personnel will teach United Nations peacekeepers how to protect women and girls, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) said Tuesday. ...

Housing, commodity exposures drive review of New Zealand bank capital

Commercial banks in New Zealand might face new capital requirements after a review outlined by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) on Tuesday. ...

Dirty ship ordered out of New Zealand while unloading

A Panama-flagged bulk carrier has become the first foreign ship ordered to leave New Zealand waters because it was dirty, the Ministry for Primary...
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Company taxes drive New Zealand government surplus over forecast

The New Zealand government saw an operating surplus for the seven months ending January that was more than double forecasts from the Treasury. ...
Cancer cells under a microscope

Immune cells point to better treatment for cancer patients

New Zealand researchers said Monday they have identified an immune cell that might help boost survival rates among colorectal cancer patients. Researchers...

Fall in building consents sparks amid New Zealand struggle with housing crisis

The New Zealand government came under renewed fire Monday over its handling of the country's housing crisis after official figures showed new home building...