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#New Zealand

# new-zealand - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Agri-reliant countries must pave way for cutting agriculture emissions, says New Zealand expert
# Down Under
# Down Under

Agri-reliant countries must pave way for cutting agriculture emissions, says New Zealand expert

May 17th 2022, 6:45 AM 7,641 Views 24 Comments

No sector can yet say it is doing enough to fight the climate crisis, according to a climate ambassador.

# new-zealand - Saturday 14 May, 2022

New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for Covid-19
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for Covid-19

May 14th 2022, 12:31 PM 30,944 Views 18 Comments

Ardern shared a photo of her positive test on Instagram.

# new-zealand - Monday 2 May, 2022

New Zealand welcomes back international tourists as Covid rules are eased
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

New Zealand welcomes back international tourists as Covid rules are eased

May 2nd 2022, 8:54 AM 18,878 Views 5 Comments

The country imposed some of the toughest border restrictions in early 2020.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Details for Ireland's three-Test tour of New Zealand finally confirmed
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Details for Ireland's three-Test tour of New Zealand finally confirmed

Apr 26th 2022, 12:00 PM 31,116 Views 28 Comments

Andy Farrell is expected to bring a big squad with two further games still to be announced.

# new-zealand - Saturday 16 April, 2022

New Zealand women's rugby coach resigns after scathing review
# Black Ferns
From The42
# Black Ferns

New Zealand women's rugby coach resigns after scathing review

Apr 16th 2022, 8:41 AM 9,113 Views 0 Comments

The investigation found players — notably of Maori or Pasifika background — complained of poor communication, favouritism, body-shaming and insufficient investment in understanding how to coach women.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

New Zealand announces end of Covid-19 mandates
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Zealand announces end of Covid-19 mandates

Mar 23rd 2022, 7:02 AM 17,180 Views 7 Comments

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement today.

# new-zealand - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Ireland look to 'perfect opportunity' of New Zealand tour after sealing Triple Crown
# Tour On
From The42
# Tour On

Ireland look to 'perfect opportunity' of New Zealand tour after sealing Triple Crown

Mar 20th 2022, 8:00 AM 28,373 Views 21 Comments

Johnny Sexton believes Ireland have great potential with the 2023 World Cup in view.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

My gourd, it's not a potato: New Zealand couple’s world record dream mashed
# Imi-tater
# Imi-tater

My gourd, it's not a potato: New Zealand couple’s world record dream mashed

Mar 16th 2022, 11:21 AM 37,485 Views 12 Comments

Guinness World Records wrote to say that testing had found Colin and Donna Craig-Brown’s find was in fact a tuber of a gourd.

# new-zealand - Monday 28 February, 2022

Vaccinated citizens travelling to New Zealand will no longer need to isolate
# Zero Covid
# Zero Covid

Vaccinated citizens travelling to New Zealand will no longer need to isolate

Feb 28th 2022, 2:00 PM 8,835 Views 0 Comments

Tourists are still not allowed to travel to the country, and unvaccinated travellers have to stay in hotel quarantine.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Riot police clash with New Zealand anti-vax protesters
# Wellington
# Wellington

Riot police clash with New Zealand anti-vax protesters

Feb 22nd 2022, 7:42 AM 19,538 Views 13 Comments

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned the scenes after the suspected acid attack.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

New Zealand virus cases spike as anti-vaccine protesters claim win
# Protest
# Protest

New Zealand virus cases spike as anti-vaccine protesters claim win

Feb 16th 2022, 9:00 AM 31,908 Views 12 Comments

Health authorities reported 1,160 new coronavirus cases, the most since the pandemic began.

# new-zealand - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Police arrest convoy protesters in New Zealand
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Police arrest convoy protesters in New Zealand

Feb 10th 2022, 7:33 AM 14,107 Views 12 Comments

Among the protesters’ grievances is the requirement in New Zealand that certain workers get vaccinated against Covid-19.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

New Zealand anti-vaccine parliament protesters vow to stay 'as long as it takes'
# Vaccine Mandates
# Vaccine Mandates

New Zealand anti-vaccine parliament protesters vow to stay 'as long as it takes'

Feb 9th 2022, 9:40 AM 11,118 Views 33 Comments

Several hundred protesters have pitched tents and are refusing to leave.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

New Zealand won't fully reopen borders to foreign travellers until October
# Reopening
# Reopening

New Zealand won't fully reopen borders to foreign travellers until October

Feb 2nd 2022, 10:40 PM 21,558 Views 19 Comments

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a five-step plan to reopening New Zealand’s borders.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

New Zealand grants entry exemption to pregnant reporter who sought Taliban help
# Charlotte Bellis
# Charlotte Bellis

New Zealand grants entry exemption to pregnant reporter who sought Taliban help

Feb 1st 2022, 7:51 PM 24,395 Views 10 Comments

Only 800 rooms per month are set aside for New Zealanders and visa holders.

# new-zealand - Monday 31 January, 2022

New Zealand defends strict Covid quarantine as pregnant reporter fights to leave Kabul
# Charlotte Bellis
# Charlotte Bellis

New Zealand defends strict Covid quarantine as pregnant reporter fights to leave Kabul

Jan 31st 2022, 10:15 AM 33,058 Views 19 Comments

Charlotte Bellis said she had to turn to the Taliban for help after her requests to return home were rejected.

# new-zealand - Sunday 23 January, 2022

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules
# Omicron
# Omicron

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules

Jan 23rd 2022, 7:46 AM 60,995 Views 84 Comments

Jacinda Ardern had been planning to get married next weekend but the celebration has been postponed.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Tonga's government says tsunami is 'unprecedented disaster' as it confirms three fatalities
# Pacific Island
# Pacific Island

Tonga's government says tsunami is 'unprecedented disaster' as it confirms three fatalities

Updated Jan 18th 2022, 4:15 PM 46,338 Views 4 Comments

New Zealand’s military is sending much-needed drinking water and other supplies, but said ash on the runway will delay the flight by at least a day.

# new-zealand - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption
# Tonga
# Tonga

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

Jan 16th 2022, 8:49 AM 17,983 Views 2 Comments

It sent tsunami waves crashing across the shore in Tonga and people rushing to higher ground.

# new-zealand - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption
# Tonga
# Tonga

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

Jan 15th 2022, 12:00 PM 28,898 Views 24 Comments

There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage.

# new-zealand - Thursday 9 December, 2021

Taoiseach describes plans by New Zealand to effectively ban smoking as 'a very good idea'
# Smoking Ban
# Smoking Ban

Taoiseach describes plans by New Zealand to effectively ban smoking as 'a very good idea'

Dec 9th 2021, 5:55 PM 30,533 Views 89 Comments

New Zealand will progressively increase the age at which tobacco products can be bought, so today’s young teens will never be able to buy cigarettes legally.

Poll: Should Ireland begin to phase out the sale of tobacco to younger age groups?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland begin to phase out the sale of tobacco to younger age groups?

Dec 9th 2021, 10:08 AM 40,020 Views 97 Comments

Currently, Ireland has a goal of becoming tobacco-free by 2025

New Zealand to phase out tobacco sales by raising legal age for purchase each year
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

New Zealand to phase out tobacco sales by raising legal age for purchase each year

Dec 9th 2021, 7:53 AM 32,389 Views 67 Comments

From 2027, the current under-18 sales ban would increase by one year annually to keep the cohort smoke free.

# new-zealand - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Sydney to host 11 games, Auckland nine at 2023 Women's World Cup
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Sydney to host 11 games, Auckland nine at 2023 Women's World Cup

Dec 2nd 2021, 9:31 AM 1,637 Views 0 Comments

Stadium Australia will host the final on 20 August 2023.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

New Zealand to stay closed to foreign travellers for another five months
# Covid19
# Covid19

New Zealand to stay closed to foreign travellers for another five months

Nov 24th 2021, 8:28 AM 17,497 Views 22 Comments

The border announcement came as New Zealand prepares to revamp its domestic Covid-19 response to scrap lockdowns.

# new-zealand - Monday 22 November, 2021

All Black McKenzie joins Suntory Sungoliath in Japan
# Sayonara
From The42
# Sayonara

All Black McKenzie joins Suntory Sungoliath in Japan

Nov 22nd 2021, 7:20 PM 9,886 Views 2 Comments

McKenzie follows in the footsteps of fellow All Black Beauden Barrett who had a six-month sabbatical with Sungoliath last season.

Auckland lockdown to end as New Zealand tries new approach to fighting virus
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Auckland lockdown to end as New Zealand tries new approach to fighting virus

Nov 22nd 2021, 11:19 AM 41,261 Views 30 Comments

The lockdown in New Zealand’s largest city has been ongoing since August.

# new-zealand - Saturday 20 November, 2021

France record their first win in Paris over New Zealand since 1973
# French Renaissance
From The42
# French Renaissance

France record their first win in Paris over New Zealand since 1973

Nov 20th 2021, 9:50 PM 66,662 Views 42 Comments

All Blacks lose to Les Bleus in a thriller at the Stade de France.

# new-zealand - Thursday 18 November, 2021

All Blacks make seven changes from Ireland defeat as they bid to bounce back in Paris
# Test
From The42
# Test

All Blacks make seven changes from Ireland defeat as they bid to bounce back in Paris

Nov 18th 2021, 6:02 PM 13,027 Views 6 Comments

Ian Foster: ‘We know we have to respond from the Irish performance.’

# new-zealand - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Remains found at New Zealand mine more than a decade after disaster
# Pike River
# Pike River

Remains found at New Zealand mine more than a decade after disaster

Nov 17th 2021, 7:09 AM 21,024 Views 0 Comments

Officers have been investigating the disaster, caused by a methane explosion, for years.

# new-zealand - Monday 15 November, 2021

Bring on Ireland's three-Test tour of New Zealand next summer
# Rematch
From The42
# Rematch

Bring on Ireland's three-Test tour of New Zealand next summer

Nov 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,046 Views 8 Comments

Ireland have never beaten the All Blacks on New Zealand soil.

# new-zealand - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Being here was like being a kid on Christmas Day - unwrapping one present after the next
# Ireland
From The42
# Ireland

Being here was like being a kid on Christmas Day - unwrapping one present after the next

Nov 13th 2021, 8:08 PM 47,321 Views 61 Comments

Ireland’s 29-20 win was superb – but they need to keep their feet on the ground if they hope to banish their World Cup ghosts in two-years-time.

‘The tackle felt better than the try – hopefully you can abuse me now for something else’
# Lowe Lie
From The42
# Lowe Lie

‘The tackle felt better than the try – hopefully you can abuse me now for something else’

Nov 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 27,227 Views 24 Comments

James Lowe was in bubbly form in the post-match briefing – saying his defensive issues are behind him.

Farrell's brilliant Ireland power to thrilling victory over the All Blacks in Dublin
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Farrell's brilliant Ireland power to thrilling victory over the All Blacks in Dublin

Nov 13th 2021, 5:19 PM 73,782 Views 136 Comments

It’s just the third senior men’s Irish win over New Zealand in history.

# new-zealand - Friday 12 November, 2021

Ireland given the all-clear for All Blacks clash after Covid scare in camp
# Results
From The42
# Results

Ireland given the all-clear for All Blacks clash after Covid scare in camp

Nov 12th 2021, 8:57 PM 11,413 Views 12 Comments

Andy Farrell’s matchday 23 will line out as named yesterday.

'Every time we meet the Irish, it is a tough, brutal game - the rivalry is there'
# All Blacks
From The42
# All Blacks

'Every time we meet the Irish, it is a tough, brutal game - the rivalry is there'

Nov 12th 2021, 12:25 PM 7,907 Views 6 Comments

Ardie Savea is expecting Ireland to provide the hardest game yet of New Zealand’s tour.

# new-zealand - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Farrell feels Henderson 'better suited' to All Blacks as Beirne benched
# Locks
From The42
# Locks

Farrell feels Henderson 'better suited' to All Blacks as Beirne benched

Nov 11th 2021, 5:42 PM 9,820 Views 7 Comments

Jamison Gibson-Park retains his spot at scrum-half after impressing against Japan.

Henderson starts for Ireland against All Blacks as Farrell makes one change
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Henderson starts for Ireland against All Blacks as Farrell makes one change

Nov 11th 2021, 3:02 PM 37,913 Views 70 Comments

Tadhg Beirne has dropped onto the bench for Saturday’s clash.

All Blacks name strong side to take on Ireland at the Aviva
# Intimidating
From The42
# Intimidating

All Blacks name strong side to take on Ireland at the Aviva

Nov 11th 2021, 11:25 AM 17,297 Views 4 Comments

Eight of New Zealand’s starting XV have won over 50 caps.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

'We'd love to do it all the time' - Sexton on Ireland's exciting attack against Japan
# Try Time
From The42
# Try Time

'We'd love to do it all the time' - Sexton on Ireland's exciting attack against Japan

Nov 9th 2021, 3:04 PM 3,821 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland captain says that the All Blacks won’t present similar opportunities.