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New Zealand

New Zealand Covid cases hit record despite vaccination push

Health authorities announced 94 new virus cases, exceeding the previous daily record of 89 set in April last year during the first wave

19 Oct 2021 10:53 AM

New Zealand PM Ardern extends lockdown in Auckland to Sept 21

New Zealand imposed a national lockdown on August 17 when the first case of Delta variant was found in the community

13 Sep 2021 11:55 AM

COVID lockdown to be lifted across New Zealand, except Auckland

The nation has been battling an outbreak of the delta variant of the coronavirus since last month

06 Sep 2021 2:52 PM

New Zealand COVID-19 outbreak claims first death in six months

Only 20 new positive cases were reported Saturday, down from a peak in the latest outbreak of 84 last weekend

04 Sep 2021 10:12 AM

New Zealand reports first death linked to Pfizer vaccine

The case has been referred to the coroner and the cause of death has not yet been determined

30 Aug 2021 11:32 AM

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New Zealand has biggest COVID-19 case day in over a year

The government put the nation into a strict lockdown last week as it tries to stamp out the outbreak, which has grown to 277 infections

26 Aug 2021 11:42 AM

New Zealand extends Delta outbreak lockdown

PM Jacinda Ardern said the initial three-day lockdown, which would have expired overnight Friday, would be extended by another four days

20 Aug 2021 12:09 PM

New Zealand records first local virus case in six months

The country will move into a snap three-day lockdown, as authorities suspect presence of Delta variant

17 Aug 2021 12:23 PM

New Zealand temporarily suspends entry of travellers from India amid COVID-19 surge

The travel restriction comes after New Zealand recorded 23 new COVID-19 cases in managed isolation on Thursday, of which 17 came from India

08 Apr 2021 11:25 AM

New Zealand ends snap virus lockdown in largest city

New Zealand has been widely praised for its handling of the pandemic, with just 26 deaths in a population of five million

17 Feb 2021 12:37 PM

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New Zealand suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty over Chinese security law

Australia, Canada and the UK suspended extradition treaties with Hong Kong earlier this month

28 Jul 2020 1:48 PM

New Zealand confirms two new cases ending coronavirus free run

The two new cases were women aged in their 30s and 40s who visited a dying parent in Wellington, the director general of health said

16 Jun 2020 3:22 PM

US anti-racism protests stretch to distant New Zealand

The rallies were peaceful in contrast to the days of violent protests in the US

01 Jun 2020 12:20 PM

New Zealand's largest media company being sold for just $1 to its CEO

Stuff faced financial challenges before the coronavirus pandemic struck and has since seen advertising revenues plunge

25 May 2020 10:23 AM

New Zealand plans spending spree to counter virus job losses

New Zealand finance minister unveils new budget on the same day the nation lifted most of its lockdown restrictions

14 May 2020 11:00 AM

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Sir Richard Hadlee Medal yet again for Ross Taylor

Besides playing a key role in NZ’s run at the World Cup, Taylor also completed 100 internationals in all three formats

01 May 2020 8:28 AM

NZ's ODI Player of the Year award goes to Kane Williamson

Adjudged player of tournament, Kane Williamson amassed 578 runs including two centuries at the World Cup

30 Apr 2020 12:38 PM

Latham, Southee feature in NZ Cricket's virtual awards

Tim and Tom broke the monopoly of Boult, Wagner, Williamson and Taylor who won these awards over the last 5-6 seasons

29 Apr 2020 10:07 AM

Bert Sutcliffe Medal for former NZ wicket-keeper Ian Smith

Smith joins a distinguished list including Walter Hadlee, Merv Wallace, John R Reid, Graham Dowling, Sir Richard Hadlee and Ewen Chatfield.

28 Apr 2020 1:28 PM

Brendon McCullum says T20 Worlod Cup could be moved to early 2021

IPL could be played behind closed doors in the same period as strong television numbers were guaranteed in cricket-mad India

23 Apr 2020 2:58 PM

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