Jan 10, 2021 03:31 PM IST
The system had been secured and taken offline until the bank completes its initial investigations.
- Jan 10, 2021 08:28 AM IST
A third-party file-sharing service used by the central bank to share and store some sensitive information was illegally accessed, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand said in a statement.
- Dec 08, 2020 03:35 PM IST
An 800-page investigative report has found that New Zealand mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant was radicalised on YouTube. He told investigators that though he frequented extreme right-wing discussion boards on websites like ‘4chan’ and ‘8chan’, he found YouTube a far more significant source of information and inspiration
- Nov 26, 2020 10:53 AM IST
All six members who have tested positive for COVID-19 have been quarantined and the Pakistani cricket team's exemption to train while in isolation has been temporarily revoked, according to the New Zealand Cricket board.
- Nov 16, 2020 06:16 PM IST
She arrived in Parliament at the age of 26 with a master’s degree in social anthropology after working as a researcher for her Tainui tribe in the lead-up to its historic treaty with the government that settled land claims from colonization.
- Nov 02, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Born in India, Priyanca Radhakrishnan, moved to New Zealand to further her education. She was elected first as a Labour Party Member of Parliament in 2017.
- Oct 26, 2020 04:24 PM IST
With a population of around 5 million, New Zealand has till October 26 reported less than 1,600 cases of coronavirus and 25 deaths.
- Oct 19, 2020 02:30 PM IST
A medical practitioner by profession, Dr Sharma is originally from Galod in Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh. He immigrated to New Zealand with his family in 2000 at age nine.
- Oct 18, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Jacinda Ardern has drawn praise and international recognition for her response to crises such as the Christchurch terrorist attack in March 2019, the deadly volcanic eruption at Whakaari, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Oct 16, 2020 02:01 PM IST
A “yes” vote on both referendums would arguably make the nation of 5 million one of the more liberal countries in the world. Polls indicate the euthanasia referendum is likely to pass while the result of the marijuana measure remains uncertain.
- Oct 15, 2020 12:55 PM IST
Jacinda Ardern's globally lauded responses to the country's worst mass shooting and the coronavirus pandemic were also well received at home, although questions have been asked of Labour's credentials to tackle the looming economic crisis.
- Oct 08, 2020 01:35 PM IST
The Labour party, which is campaigning on its record of bringing the coronavirus pandemic under control within New Zealand's borders, would have 60 seats in parliament, one short of the 61 seats needed to form a government.
- Oct 05, 2020 11:25 AM IST
The virus was believed to have been eradicated in late May after a strict national lockdown led to New Zealanders enjoying 102 days without community transmission. But a new cluster emerged in Auckland in August, forcing the city of 1.5 million into lockdown for almost three weeks.
- Oct 05, 2020 11:25 AM IST
From Trump's condition to three-tier lockdown planned in England to Auckland restrictions to be lifted, here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now.
- Oct 01, 2020 08:48 AM IST
New Zealand's housing crisis is creating a policy headache for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as she seeks a second three-year term in the October 17 polls, turning the longstanding problem into a hot-button election issue.
- 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 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.