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  • New Zealand cancels 2021 APEC summit, will lead it virtually Jun 30, 2020 09:10 AM IST

    New Zealand cancels 2021 APEC summit, will lead it virtually

    New Zealand was scheduled to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Auckland. The event would have brought thousands of people to the country throughout the year, culminating in a leader's week in November 2021.

  • Indian man among two new coronavirus cases in New Zealand Jun 22, 2020 10:50 AM IST

    Indian man among two new coronavirus cases in New Zealand

    The man in his 30s travelled from India along with his wife. He had been staying at a hotel in Auckland. He came to New Zealand on an Air India flight, director general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield was quoted as saying by the New Zealand Herald.

  • New Zealand confirms two new COVID-19 cases after remaining coronavirus-free for 24 days Jun 16, 2020 08:05 AM IST

    New Zealand confirms two new COVID-19 cases after remaining coronavirus-free for 24 days

    The health ministry said the new cases were related to the border as a result of recent travel from the UK

  • No new COVID-19 case reported in New Zealand for 24 days Jun 15, 2020 12:39 PM IST

    No new COVID-19 case reported in New Zealand for 24 days

    On June 8, health officials in New Zealand reported that the final person known to have been infected by the novel coronavirus had recovered.

  • Explained | How New Zealand eliminated coronavirus Jun 10, 2020 04:27 PM IST

    Explained | How New Zealand eliminated coronavirus

    Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma sheds light on what New Zealand did right to win the battle against coronavirus

  • Jacinda Ardern dances for joy after New Zealand eliminates coronavirus Jun 08, 2020 06:13 PM IST

    Jacinda Ardern dances for joy after New Zealand eliminates coronavirus

    New Zealand's 5 million people are emerging from the pandemic while big economies such as Brazil, Britain, India and the United States continue to grapple with spread of the virus.

  • New Zealand says it has no active COVID-19 cases in the country Jun 08, 2020 08:02 AM IST

    New Zealand says it has no active COVID-19 cases in the country

    The last person who was being monitored for coronavirus has now been released from isolation as he's been symptom-free and is regarded as recovered, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said in a statement.

  • New Zealand hit by second earthquake in two days May 26, 2020 07:27 AM IST

    New Zealand hit by second earthquake in two days

    New Zealand's capital shook for a second consecutive day on Tuesday after a magnitude 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit Wellington

  • New Zealand's PM Ardern stays cool as earthquake strikes during live interview May 25, 2020 12:59 PM IST

    New Zealand's PM Ardern stays cool as earthquake strikes during live interview

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington

  • COVID-19 | That women leaders are faring better is simplistic and flawed thinking May 24, 2020 09:47 AM IST

    COVID-19 | That women leaders are faring better is simplistic and flawed thinking

    Attributing the accomplishments of women leaders to just their sex detracts from the value of their contribution. It’s furthers the same sexist stereotypes that have historically held women back

  • Jacinda Ardern becomes New Zealand's most popular PM in a century: Poll May 18, 2020 01:16 PM IST

    Jacinda Ardern becomes New Zealand's most popular PM in a century: Poll

    The first public poll since the coronavirus crisis took hold showed popularity for Ardern's Labour jumped 14 points to 56.5% - the highest for any party ever.

  • New Zealand leaps out of coronavirus lockdown with bungee jumps, midnight haircuts May 15, 2020 09:58 AM IST

    New Zealand leaps out of coronavirus lockdown with bungee jumps, midnight haircuts

    As the mayor of South Island adventure tourism resort Queenstown, Boult’s vault off Kawarau Bridge was as much a move for TV cameras to attract visitor attention as an act of sheer exuberance. But the sense of relief at the prospect of a return to some kind of normality was shared across the country.

  • Coronavirus lockdown | New Zealand to reopen malls, cafes from Thursday after COVID-19 curbs eased May 11, 2020 07:33 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown | New Zealand to reopen malls, cafes from Thursday after COVID-19 curbs eased

    Businesses will be required to have physical distancing and strict hygiene measures in place. Schools can open from next Monday while bars can only reopen from May 21

  • S Jaishankar holds video conference with Indian envoys in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands Apr 30, 2020 10:15 PM IST

    S Jaishankar holds video conference with Indian envoys in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands

    Officials said the interaction was part of India's overall aim to broaden ties with these countries besides understanding the current situation arising out of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • In Pics | Surfers back in action in New Zealand as country eases lockdown restrictions Apr 28, 2020 03:43 PM IST

    In Pics | Surfers back in action in New Zealand as country eases lockdown restrictions

    New Zealand eased country's lockdown to level three at midnight of April 27 to restart certain sections of the economy while following social distancing rules.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | New Zealand extends lockdown by a week, to ease measures on April 27 Apr 20, 2020 11:12 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | New Zealand extends lockdown by a week, to ease measures on April 27

    "New Zealand will move out of Alert Level 4 lockdown at 11.59 p.m. on Monday April 27, one week from today," Ardern said in a news conference.

  • New Zealand PM Ardern, ministers take 20% pay cut for six months due to coronavirus impact Apr 15, 2020 09:10 AM IST

    New Zealand PM Ardern, ministers take 20% pay cut for six months due to coronavirus impact

    New Zealand's offices, schools and non-essential services have been closed for the last three weeks, and economic activity is at a standstill as the country undertakes one of the strictest lockdowns globally.

  • Coronavirus pandemic: New Zealand report first death caused by COVID-19 Mar 29, 2020 12:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: New Zealand report first death caused by COVID-19

    New Zealand has now become the latest nation to join the list of countries to register deaths occurred by COVID-19.

  • New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern declares national emergency to tackle COVID-19 Mar 25, 2020 07:20 AM IST

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern declares national emergency to tackle COVID-19

    "Its a state of emergency to preserve our way of life," Ardern said in a speech in parliament on Wednesday, declaring a state of national emergency. The country will go into its highest level of alert from midnight.

  • 'Stay at home' New Zealand PM urges ahead of coronavirus lockdown Mar 24, 2020 11:20 AM IST

    'Stay at home' New Zealand PM urges ahead of coronavirus lockdown

    New Zealand's cases of the coronavirus crossed the 100 mark this week as the government imposed self-isolation for everyone, with all non-essential services, schools and offices to be shut for a month from midnight on Wednesday.

  • Coronavirus Pandemic | Australian cricketer Kane Richardson tested for coronavirus, results awaited Mar 13, 2020 11:24 AM IST

    Coronavirus Pandemic | Australian cricketer Kane Richardson tested for coronavirus, results awaited

    The right-arm pacer, who returned with the Australian team from South Africa earlier this week, informed the medical staff of a sore throat on Thursday and was tested for the virus

  • General Motors to wind down Australia, New Zealand operations, sell Thailand plant Feb 17, 2020 08:43 AM IST

    General Motors to wind down Australia, New Zealand operations, sell Thailand plant

    It also said China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd had agreed to buy GM's Thailand manufacturing plant, a transaction expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

  • India vs New Zealand, 5th T20I Highlights: As it happened Feb 02, 2020 11:39 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand, 5th T20I Highlights: As it happened

    India vs New Zealand 5th T20I: Follow the live score and updates from the fifth T20 International being played at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

  • New Zealand police suspend search for two missing in volcano eruption Dec 24, 2019 08:31 AM IST

    New Zealand police suspend search for two missing in volcano eruption

    New Zealand police said one of those injured during the eruption had died in an Auckland hospital on the weekend, bringing the official death toll to 17.

  • New Zealand recovery teams return to volcanic island, two remain missing Dec 15, 2019 08:10 AM IST

    New Zealand recovery teams return to volcanic island, two remain missing

    Authorities said eight police search and rescue staff were deployed for 75 minutes to an area in which their information suggested one body may remain.

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