Jun 08, 2021 11:24 AM IST
The Pacific island nation, which has been among the most successful in the world in containing the spread of COVID-19, has so far fully vaccinated about 250,000 of its 5 million population.
- May 28, 2021 12:59 PM IST
According to the playing conditions unveiled by the global body, "a draw or a tie will see both teams crowned as joint winners..."
- May 10, 2021 11:30 AM IST
Police said the attack -- highly unusual in the normally peaceful South Pacific nation -- occurred at a Countdown supermarket in central Dunedin at 2.30pm (0230GMT) and a man had been taken into custody.
- May 05, 2021 12:50 PM IST
In an interview Wednesday on the Coast radio breakfast show, Ardern said she and Clarke Gayford have finally set a date for their wedding after announcing they were engaged two years ago.
- Apr 30, 2021 10:32 AM IST
The Pacific island nation, which has had only about 2,200 cases and 26 deaths in a population of 5 million, enforced strict lockdowns and social distancing rules that helped to virtually eliminate the virus.
- Apr 27, 2021 06:00 PM IST
The New Zealand Players Association (NZPA) chief Heath Mills has confirmed that the players are satisfied with the safety protocols in the bio bubble.
- Apr 26, 2021 01:34 PM IST
While much of the world is hunkered down, the band Six60 has been playing to huge crowds in New Zealand, where social distancing isn't required after the nation stamped out the coronavirus.
- Apr 16, 2021 09:46 AM IST
Amazon will get an extra 5% from New Zealand's Screen Production Grant in addition to the 20% grant the production already qualifies for, the government said in a statement.
- Apr 15, 2021 05:29 PM IST
Auckland company Dying Art makes unique custom caskets which reflect the people who will eventually lay inside them, whether it's a love for fire engines, a cream doughnut or Lego.
- Apr 09, 2021 09:53 AM IST
This is the first time that New Zealand has imposed a temporary ban on the entry of travellers coming from India, including its citizens. The ban, from April 11 to 28, was announced by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
- Apr 08, 2021 09:03 AM IST
The suspension will start from 1600 local time on April 11 and will be in place until April 28, Ardern said in a news conference. During this time the government will look at risk management measures to resume travel.
- Apr 06, 2021 01:38 PM IST
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said health officials believe the risk of the virus being transmitted from Australia is low and that travel is now safe.
- Mar 25, 2021 01:27 PM IST
Employers in New Zealand, as in some other countries, had already been required to provide paid leave in the event of a stillbirth, when a fetus is lost after a gestation of 20 weeks or more.
- Mar 09, 2021 05:17 PM IST
India is now showing the world that, for the first time, it's producing world-class cricketers directly proportional to its enormous population.
- Mar 08, 2021 08:15 PM IST
Ganguly lavished praise on the team for its stupendous performance in both the away series against Australia and home games against England.
- Mar 08, 2021 01:46 PM IST
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the strategy on Monday, saying the decision was based on the Pfizer vaccine’s effectiveness. She said this would make it easier and fairer for all New Zealanders to have access to the same vaccine.
- Mar 05, 2021 07:44 AM IST
Officials had warned that waves could reach 10 feet above high tide levels after the quakes – the strongest a magnitude 8.1 – but the largest waves have now passed, the NEMA said as it downgraded the threat level.
- Mar 04, 2021 07:50 PM IST
Tsunami waves were possible within 300 km (180 miles) of the quake's epicenter, the PTWC said.
- Mar 02, 2021 10:29 AM IST
Cipla Gulf FZ LCC is expanding its partnership with Alvotech for the marketing and distribution of four biosimilar medicines in Australia and New Zealand, the company said in a regulatory filing.
- Feb 22, 2021 03:15 PM IST
The wreckage left in New Zealand’s second-largest city was razed. Now, a swath nearly twice the size of Central Park is being reclaimed by nature.
- Feb 20, 2021 08:08 AM IST
A small group of medical professionals were injected on Friday in Auckland ahead of the wider rollout which was officially starting with border staff and so-called Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) workers on Saturday, officials said.
- Feb 14, 2021 12:36 PM IST
Ardern said the level 3 restrictions, which require everyone to stay home except for essential shopping and essential work, repeating the super cautious approach the country has taken over the past year in stamping out the pandemic.
- Feb 09, 2021 12:15 PM IST
New Zealand will also ensure its aid programme will not include projects that are delivered with, or benefit, the military government, Jacinda Ardern told a news conference.
- Jan 25, 2021 12:55 PM IST
The woman, who returned to New Zealand on December 30, had tested positive for the South African strain of the virus after leaving a two-week mandatory quarantine where she had twice tested negative, COVID-19 response minister Chris Hipkins said.
- Jan 10, 2021 03:31 PM IST
The system had been secured and taken offline until the bank completes its initial investigations.