Sep 14, 2020 11:00 AM IST
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Auckland's restrictions would be reviewed next Monday. She also said the government would immediately ease all physical distancing requirements on planes, a boost for Air New Zealand, which has had to limit passengers on its planes for months.
- Aug 31, 2020 12:22 PM IST
The Auckland lockdown began on August 12 after four cases were detected in the city of 1.5 million, ending 102 days free of community transmission when it appeared New Zealand had beaten the virus.
- Aug 28, 2020 09:12 PM IST
Earlier this month, all Air India passenger flights were barred from landing in Hong Kong till August-end after 14 passengers on its Delhi-Hong Kong flight of August 14 tested positive for COVID-19 post arrival.
- Aug 27, 2020 07:58 AM IST
Judge Cameron Mander said Tarrant's crimes were so wicked that a life time in jail could not begin to atone for them. He said they had caused enormous loss and hurt and stemmed from a warped and malignant ideology.
- Aug 26, 2020 12:16 PM IST
The cyber attack was similar to one late on Tuesday, the bourse said, where its network provider faced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack - a common way to disrupt a server by overwhelming the infrastructure with a flood of internet traffic until they can no longer cope with the scale of data requested.
- Aug 18, 2020 11:45 AM IST
Trump sparked uproar in New Zealand when he told a crowd in Minnesota that the South Pacific country of 5 million people was in the grip of a "terrible" upsurge in COVID-19 cases, having earlier succeeded in eliminating the disease.
- Aug 18, 2020 10:08 AM IST
US President Donald Trump recently ordered ByteDance to divest the US operations of the video app within 90 days
- Aug 17, 2020 02:00 PM IST
The Pacific island nation had benefited from its remoteness early in the pandemic, when Ardern swiftly closed off the international border and imposed one of the world's toughest lockdowns. Those measures stamped out local transmission for 102 days.
- Aug 17, 2020 07:24 AM IST
Pressure had been mounting on PM Jacinda Ardern to postpone the vote amid the resurgence of COVID-19 infections in its biggest city Auckland, after the country had been free of coronavirus cases for 102 days.
- Aug 09, 2020 11:21 AM IST
New Zealanders have returned to normal life, but authorities are concerned that people were now refusing testing, not using the government contact tracing apps, and even ignoring basic hygiene rules.
- Aug 08, 2020 11:26 AM IST
The charismatic 40-year-old leader is on track for a comfortable victory in the Sept. 19 election, according to opinion polls, having won global praise for her leadership during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Jul 21, 2020 01:49 PM IST
With the introduction of the service in international markets, Ola is widening the scale of its global offerings to provide business travellers with a cost-effective and flexible solution, it added.
- Jun 30, 2020 09:10 AM IST
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.
- Jun 22, 2020 10:50 AM IST
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.
- Jun 16, 2020 08:05 AM IST
The health ministry said the new cases were related to the border as a result of recent travel from the UK
- Jun 15, 2020 12:39 PM IST
On June 8, health officials in New Zealand reported that the final person known to have been infected by the novel coronavirus had recovered.
- Jun 10, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma sheds light on what New Zealand did right to win the battle against coronavirus
- Jun 08, 2020 06:13 PM IST
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.
- Jun 08, 2020 08:02 AM IST
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.
- May 26, 2020 07:27 AM IST
New Zealand's capital shook for a second consecutive day on Tuesday after a magnitude 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit Wellington
- May 25, 2020 12:59 PM IST
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington
- May 24, 2020 09:47 AM IST
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
- May 18, 2020 01:16 PM IST
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.
- May 15, 2020 09:58 AM IST
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.
- May 11, 2020 07:33 PM IST
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