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New Zealand reports first new Covid-19 cases in 25 days
Both the new patients were recent arrivals from the United Kingdom, the health ministry said.
New Zealand leader continues TV interview during earthquake
Jacinda Ardern was conducting a live television interview when the 5.6 magnitude quake struck.
New Zealand PM turned away from cafe as social distancing limits capacity
Jacinda Ardern has won wide praise for her handling of the pandemic.
Shopping centres, restaurants and cinemas to reopen in New Zealand as easing of restrictions ramps up
The number of new cases daily in New Zealand has been in single digits since mid-April.
New Zealand eases Covid-19 lockdown measures as Ardern warns people 'to move cautiously'
Certain businesses such as construction are now allowed to reopen, but social distancing rules will still apply.
New Zealand to ease strict lockdown as Covid-19 numbers fall
The country reported five new cases of the virus today but has not seen widespread community transition.
Explainer: Here's how New Zealand's lockdown worked and how they'll be relaxing it next week
The country has been one of the most successful in containing the outbreak, with just over 1,000 known cases.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says she'll take 20% paycut for six months
Ardern said the move was an acknowledgement of the “hit that many New Zealanders will be taking at the moment”.
New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption
Volcanic gases are still venting from the crater, and scientists have said another eruption is possible.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern apologises for 1979 plane crash which killed over 250 people
The Air New Zealand plane was on a sightseeing flight over Antarctica when it crashed into a mountain.
New Zealand lawmakers vote in favour of legalising euthanasia paving the way for referendum
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has publicly stated her support for euthanasia reform.
New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 confirm cases
Measles is a highly infectious illness and spreads very easily.
Users who have 'broken rules' will not be allowed to use Facebook Live services
“This isn’t about freedom of expression, this is about preventing violent extremism and terrorism online,” the New Zealand PM argued.
New Zealand terror attack suspect will face 50 murder charges
Australian Brenton Tarrant is due to appear in court tomorrow.
Bill to tighten New Zealand's gun laws passes by 119 votes to one
One MP had wanted to stall the legislation but missed his chance when he arrived late after spending too long explaining his plan to the media.
'Racism exists, but it is not welcome here': New Zealand holds Christchurch attack remembrance service
Wearing a traditional Maori cloak, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern received a prolonged standing ovation when she took the stage.
'When it's a white attacker, something happened to him as opposed to him being inherently evil'
An Irish expert explains how the “psychological autopsy” carried out after a terror attack differs depending on who the suspect is.
'Broken hearted but not broken': New Zealanders unite in two-minute silence for mosque victims
A mass funeral was held for 26 of the victims of last week’s attack, including the youngest victim – three-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim.
Biker gangs to stand guard outside mosques during first Friday prayer service since terror attack
Gangs have said they will protect Muslims at various locations across New Zealand tomorrow.
New Zealand bans sale of assault rifles with immediate effect less than a week after mosque attacks
Jacinda Ardern announced the move as hundreds of mourners gathered for a second day for the funerals of those who died.
Jacinda Ardern calls for global fight against racism and right-wing extremism
The main suspect in last week’s terror attack made a white power gesture as he appeared in court.
Syrian father and son buried in first funeral after New Zealand shooting
A total of six burials are expected to take place today.
Jacinda Ardern says she'll never speak the name of New Zealand mosque attacker
The Prime Minister also said alleged gunman Tarrant will “face the full force of the law in New Zealand”.
At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques
Four people are in custody, including an Australian citizen described as a ‘right-wing terrorist’.
New Zealand passes law banning sales of homes to most foreigners
The law comes after the Prime Minister vowed to make housing more affordable before her election last year.
Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of single-use plastic bags entirely?
New Zealand has become the latest in a line of more than 60 countries to ban the bags outright. Should we follow suit?
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to work 6 weeks after giving birth
Ardern’s partner, TV fishing show host Clarke Gayford, plans to be a stay-at-home dad.
Prime minister hopes women giving birth while in office will no longer be 'a novelty'
Jacinda Ardern brought her newborn daughter Neve home today.
New Zealand's leader Jacinda Ardern wore a traditional Māori cloak to meet the Queen
Ardern, as a woman, knew that all eyes would be on her wardrobe so she gave people a reason to look.
Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing
The government edict came to light last week when a team of girls from Tonga High School were pulled from a touch rugby tournament.
Australian interview with pregnant New Zealand prime minister condemned as 'sleazy' and 'repugnant'
Reporter Charles Wooley has landed himself in hot water with New Zealand viewers for his interview technique.
'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child
Jacinda Ardern will become the country’s first leader to give birth while in office.
'Jacinda-mania' triumphs ... a month after the election: Labour leader takes charge in New Zealand
Populist ‘kingmaker’ Winston Peters has backed Ardern – after stringing the media along all day.
Sexism row in New Zealand after party leader is told public has right to know her parenthood plans
Jacinda Ardern said the line of questioning from an interviewer was “totally unacceptable”.