Tag: New Zealand

New Zealand must prepare for new coronavirus outbreaks – PM

Ardern said the epidemic was now “exploding” outside New Zealand and countries that had been models in the fight against COVID-19 had now experienced further community outbreaks.

New Zealand’s Ardern launches election campaign with promises of jobs, financing

Ardern's rise to become New Zealand's most popular prime minister in a century, buoyed by her response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has left the country largely unscathed, has boosted her prospects in the Sept. 19 election.

Australia’s bushfires turn neighbouring New Zealand’s skies bright orange

The bushfires in Australia have killed 24 people, destroyed more than 1,500 homes and burnt through more than 5.25 million hectares (13 million acres) since September.

New Zealand divers search contaminated waters for volcano victims

The death toll from the eruption is now at 14. More than two dozen people are in hospitals across New Zealand and Australia, most with severe burn injuries.

Hope fades for eight missing in ‘devastating’ New Zealand volcanic eruption

Tourists from Australia, the United States, Britain, China and Malaysia were among the dead, missing and injured, along with New Zealanders.

New Zealand battles to control massive blaze at convention centre

Emergency services in New Zealand were battling a massive blaze on the roof of an under construction convention centre in Auckland on...

Trial of accused Christchurch gunman trial delayed in New Zealand to...

The trial of a man accused of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 51 people has been delayed by a month...

In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous...

Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything in their power...

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch’s mosques massacre

An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting...

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech

French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a...