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# new-zealand - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Carter confirms shock return to Super Rugby
# Back Home
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# Back Home

Carter confirms shock return to Super Rugby

Jun 4th 2020, 8:05 AM 9,651 Views 5 Comments

The legendary fly-half has signed a deal with the Auckland Blues at the age of 38.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

'A fantastic outcome': Missing hikers found after 18 days in New Zealand wilderness
# Kahurangi Park
# Kahurangi Park

'A fantastic outcome': Missing hikers found after 18 days in New Zealand wilderness

May 27th 2020, 12:20 PM 28,037 Views 16 Comments

The 23-year-olds had intended to be gone for about five days, according to police.

# new-zealand - Monday 25 May, 2020

New Zealand leader continues TV interview during earthquake
# Wellington
# Wellington

New Zealand leader continues TV interview during earthquake

May 25th 2020, 7:57 AM 57,379 Views 92 Comments

Jacinda Ardern was conducting a live television interview when the 5.6 magnitude quake struck.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

All Black Barrett signs new deal through to the next World Cup
# 2023
From The42
# 2023

All Black Barrett signs new deal through to the next World Cup

May 19th 2020, 11:02 AM 4,736 Views 0 Comments

The Crusaders lock made his New Zealand debut against Ireland back in 2016.

# new-zealand - Monday 18 May, 2020

Parents drop children to 'kiss and go zones' as New Zealand reopens schools
# Leaving Lockdown
# Leaving Lockdown

Parents drop children to 'kiss and go zones' as New Zealand reopens schools

May 18th 2020, 8:11 AM 27,584 Views 33 Comments

Excited youngsters greeted classmates for the first time in eight weeks.

# new-zealand - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Former Munster and Kiwi centre Saili joins fallen French giants
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Former Munster and Kiwi centre Saili joins fallen French giants

May 17th 2020, 6:45 PM 12,805 Views 0 Comments

Francis Saili is on his way to Biarritz.

# new-zealand - Saturday 16 May, 2020

New Zealand PM turned away from cafe as social distancing limits capacity
# No Room
# No Room

New Zealand PM turned away from cafe as social distancing limits capacity

May 16th 2020, 1:03 PM 68,930 Views 89 Comments

Jacinda Ardern has won wide praise for her handling of the pandemic.

# new-zealand - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Julian Savea targets New Zealand return after confirming Toulon departure
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Julian Savea targets New Zealand return after confirming Toulon departure

May 14th 2020, 12:38 PM 7,190 Views 8 Comments

The 54-cap All Black previously played for the Hurricanes Super Rugby side in his native Wellington.

# new-zealand - Monday 11 May, 2020

Shopping centres, restaurants and cinemas to reopen in New Zealand as easing of restrictions ramps up
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

Shopping centres, restaurants and cinemas to reopen in New Zealand as easing of restrictions ramps up

May 11th 2020, 11:38 AM 31,452 Views 68 Comments

The number of new cases daily in New Zealand has been in single digits since mid-April.

# new-zealand - Thursday 7 May, 2020

We could be watching Super Rugby from New Zealand as soon as next month
# Derbies
From The42
# Derbies

We could be watching Super Rugby from New Zealand as soon as next month

May 7th 2020, 9:28 AM 6,481 Views 4 Comments

The five Kiwi sides are set to play each other home and away over the course of 10 weeks.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Sam Cane appointed All Blacks captain by new head coach Foster
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

Sam Cane appointed All Blacks captain by new head coach Foster

May 5th 2020, 9:58 AM 8,175 Views 17 Comments

The 28-year-old flanker succeeds Kieran Read.

# new-zealand - Monday 4 May, 2020

'I feel safe': Irish in New Zealand and Australia on life as lockdown eases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'I feel safe': Irish in New Zealand and Australia on life as lockdown eases

May 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 70,782 Views 123 Comments

Cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand and Australia remain low.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

New Zealand eases Covid-19 lockdown measures as Ardern warns people 'to move cautiously'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Zealand eases Covid-19 lockdown measures as Ardern warns people 'to move cautiously'

Apr 28th 2020, 7:14 AM 22,253 Views 53 Comments

Certain businesses such as construction are now allowed to reopen, but social distancing rules will still apply.

# new-zealand - Monday 27 April, 2020

New Zealand to ease strict lockdown as Covid-19 numbers fall
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand to ease strict lockdown as Covid-19 numbers fall

Apr 27th 2020, 7:11 AM 29,148 Views 36 Comments

The country reported five new cases of the virus today but has not seen widespread community transition.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Australian and New Zealand hospitals to trial coronavirus treatment

Australian and New Zealand hospitals to trial coronavirus treatment

Apr 21st 2020, 8:26 AM 33,127 Views 18 Comments

Thousands of patients will be recruited across the two countries.

# new-zealand - Monday 20 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Small shops reopen in Germany, Spain allows children to go outside to play
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Small shops reopen in Germany, Spain allows children to go outside to play

Apr 20th 2020, 9:02 AM 32,346 Views 42 Comments

There were encouraging signs in the battle against the virus across the continent over the weekend.

# new-zealand - Saturday 18 April, 2020

'It was special doing the haka and facing guys I played with in New Zealand'
# Mafs
From The42
# Mafs

'It was special doing the haka and facing guys I played with in New Zealand'

Apr 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 36,773 Views 23 Comments

Lifeimi Mafi helped Munster to the 2008 Heineken Cup and has fond memories of his time in Carrigaline.

Explainer: Here's how New Zealand's lockdown worked and how they'll be relaxing it next week
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: Here's how New Zealand's lockdown worked and how they'll be relaxing it next week

Apr 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 78,231 Views 112 Comments

The country has been one of the most successful in containing the outbreak, with just over 1,000 known cases.

# new-zealand - Thursday 16 April, 2020

All Blacks facing 50 per cent pay-cuts in 2020 as Coronavirus crisis kicks in
# Pay Freeze
From The42
# Pay Freeze

All Blacks facing 50 per cent pay-cuts in 2020 as Coronavirus crisis kicks in

Apr 16th 2020, 9:09 AM 3,421 Views 1 Comment

Threat of no rugby this year has led to New Zealand Rugby Union considering severe cuts.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says she'll take 20% paycut for six months
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says she'll take 20% paycut for six months

Apr 15th 2020, 9:20 AM 24,092 Views 108 Comments

Ardern said the move was an acknowledgement of the “hit that many New Zealanders will be taking at the moment”.

# new-zealand - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Plane leaves Uruguay for Australia carrying passengers from virus-hit cruise ship
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Plane leaves Uruguay for Australia carrying passengers from virus-hit cruise ship

Apr 11th 2020, 3:21 PM 31,364 Views 6 Comments

Of 217 people aboard the Greg Mortimer liner, 128 had tested positive for coronavirus.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Gatland wants the Lions to face the All Blacks before South Africa tour
# Bright Idea
From The42
# Bright Idea

Gatland wants the Lions to face the All Blacks before South Africa tour

Apr 8th 2020, 8:40 AM 7,861 Views 6 Comments

The former Wales boss will be head coach on a third Lions tour next year.

# new-zealand - Monday 6 April, 2020

Crusaders respond to video footage of players training together in public during lockdown
# Caught Out
From The42
# Caught Out

Crusaders respond to video footage of players training together in public during lockdown

Apr 6th 2020, 2:54 PM 13,969 Views 8 Comments

‘All of the players involved have acknowledged they made a mistake by sharing equipment.’

# new-zealand - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

New Zealand rugby slash salaries and make emergency grants with fears over huge losses in 2020
# Cutting Back
From The42
# Cutting Back

New Zealand rugby slash salaries and make emergency grants with fears over huge losses in 2020

Apr 1st 2020, 8:16 AM 4,682 Views 5 Comments

It has been warned the coronavirus pandemic could cost it up to NZ$100 million (US$60 million) in lost revenue.

# new-zealand - Thursday 26 March, 2020

New Zealand mosque shooter changes plea to guilty
# Mosque Shooting
# Mosque Shooting

New Zealand mosque shooter changes plea to guilty

Mar 26th 2020, 7:28 AM 27,656 Views 1 Comment

The hastily arranged plea came as New Zealand begins a four-week lockdown to try to combat coronavirus.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Irish stranded in Australia: 'The airports are full of Irish people; I was quoted €9,000 for a flight home'
# Sydney
# Sydney

Irish stranded in Australia: 'The airports are full of Irish people; I was quoted €9,000 for a flight home'

Mar 24th 2020, 3:35 PM 81,130 Views 44 Comments

Very few flights are leaving Australia after it announced non-essential services would close.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions

Mar 18th 2020, 10:34 AM 6,178 Views 5 Comments

The plans will be met with extreme levels of doubt in many quarters.

# new-zealand - Sunday 15 March, 2020

'We are sad more than angry': Christchurch marks anniversary of mosque shootings
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

'We are sad more than angry': Christchurch marks anniversary of mosque shootings

Mar 15th 2020, 1:16 PM 16,781 Views 3 Comments

Mosque imam Gamal Fouda said people of all beliefs and cultures were stopping to pay their respects.

# new-zealand - Monday 9 March, 2020

New Zealand Rugby launches a new 'All Blacks XV' team to tour in 2020
# Second Tier
From The42
# Second Tier

New Zealand Rugby launches a new 'All Blacks XV' team to tour in 2020

Mar 9th 2020, 11:46 AM 13,999 Views 9 Comments

‘We believe that there is great value in making this a regular national team.’

# new-zealand - Friday 21 February, 2020

Man jailed for 17 years for murder of British backpacker Grace Millane
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Man jailed for 17 years for murder of British backpacker Grace Millane

Feb 21st 2020, 7:06 AM 28,868 Views 29 Comments

The 28-year-old man strangled the Essex woman and buried her body in a forested area outside Auckland, New Zealand.

# new-zealand - Friday 14 February, 2020

Body of missing British hiker found in New Zealand
# Stephanie Simpson
# Stephanie Simpson

Body of missing British hiker found in New Zealand

Feb 14th 2020, 8:19 AM 26,778 Views 14 Comments

Stephanie Simpson (32) had not been seen since she went for a hike last weekend.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Eden Park to host 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup final in New Zealand
# Black Ferns
From The42
# Black Ferns

Eden Park to host 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup final in New Zealand

Feb 4th 2020, 10:01 AM 2,415 Views 0 Comments

Ireland are still hoping to qualify for the tournament.

# new-zealand - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Ireland Sevens open with surprise defeat to Canada but bounce back against Spain
# Still Alive
From The42
# Still Alive

Ireland Sevens open with surprise defeat to Canada but bounce back against Spain

Jan 25th 2020, 10:44 AM 7,718 Views 4 Comments

The Men’s side will face France tomorrow but they need Spain to do them a favour against Canada too.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

New Zealand police call off search for two people missing after volcanic eruption
# White Island
# White Island

New Zealand police call off search for two people missing after volcanic eruption

Dec 24th 2019, 9:09 AM 10,141 Views 0 Comments

Authorities have recovered the bodies of 16 of the 18 people killed in the blast.

# new-zealand - Monday 23 December, 2019

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption increases to 19
# White Island
# White Island

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption increases to 19

Dec 23rd 2019, 9:22 AM 9,468 Views 0 Comments

Two of the victims’ bodies have not been recovered and authorities believe they were washed out to sea.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

New Zealand names two people still missing after volcano eruption
# White Island
# White Island

New Zealand names two people still missing after volcano eruption

Dec 17th 2019, 8:35 AM 11,596 Views 1 Comment

Harsh conditions today forced an abandonment of the search for a second straight day.

# new-zealand - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Explainer: What happened with the White island volcanic eruption?
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Explainer: What happened with the White island volcanic eruption?

Dec 15th 2019, 7:45 AM 21,515 Views 1 Comment

The disaster was not entirely unexpected.

# new-zealand - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Divers search in polluted waters for bodies of two volcano victims
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Divers search in polluted waters for bodies of two volcano victims

Dec 14th 2019, 7:39 AM 13,745 Views 4 Comments

Six bodies were taken off the volcano in a recovery mission yesterday.

# new-zealand - Friday 13 December, 2019

Triple Olympic gold medallist and New Zealand running legend dies aged 80
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Triple Olympic gold medallist and New Zealand running legend dies aged 80

Dec 13th 2019, 10:12 PM 5,884 Views 3 Comments

Peter Snell was the first male athlete to win the 800m-1500m double at an Olympics since 1920.

New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption
# White Island
# White Island

New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption

Dec 13th 2019, 8:19 AM 14,673 Views 4 Comments

Volcanic gases are still venting from the crater, and scientists have said another eruption is possible.