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# new-zealand - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Ex-Ulster lock Jack Regan named in Mitre 10 Cup squad in New Zealand
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ulster lock Jack Regan named in Mitre 10 Cup squad in New Zealand

Aug 27th 2020, 9:39 AM 8,187 Views 5 Comments

The 23-year-old is part of the Otago set-up for the upcoming Kiwi competition.

Christchurch gunman sentenced to life in prison without parole
# Brenton Harrison Tarrant
# Brenton Harrison Tarrant

Christchurch gunman sentenced to life in prison without parole

Aug 27th 2020, 7:05 AM 21,188 Views 19 Comments

Brenton Harrison Tarrant had pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder and terrorism.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'The fire awaits you': New Zealand mosque shooter won't speak in his defence as families confront him in court
# Brenton Tarrant
# Brenton Tarrant

'The fire awaits you': New Zealand mosque shooter won't speak in his defence as families confront him in court

Aug 26th 2020, 8:13 AM 23,015 Views 0 Comments

“You have killed my son and to me that is as though you have killed the whole of New Zealand,” one man told Brenton Tarrant.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'You are the loser, and we are the winners': Victims of New Zealand mosque shooter confront him in court
# Victim Impact
# Victim Impact

'You are the loser, and we are the winners': Victims of New Zealand mosque shooter confront him in court

Aug 25th 2020, 8:20 AM 16,639 Views 0 Comments

Victims described how their lives have been completely changed in the wake of the horrific events in March 2019.

# new-zealand - Friday 21 August, 2020

New Zealand's North v South rugby game delayed because of virus restrictions
# Postponed
From The42
# Postponed

New Zealand's North v South rugby game delayed because of virus restrictions

Aug 21st 2020, 7:58 AM 4,141 Views 4 Comments

The hotly-anticipated clash has been put back a week to 5 September.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess

Aug 18th 2020, 12:14 PM 12,738 Views 4 Comments

Governing body SANZAAR insists it still has a part to play, even though Australia and New Zealand have left it out in the cold on discussions about Super Rugby’s future.

Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand

Aug 18th 2020, 11:43 AM 10,029 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand’s best players will face off on 29 August.

New Zealand PM hits back at Trump's 'patently wrong' Covid-19 claims
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Zealand PM hits back at Trump's 'patently wrong' Covid-19 claims

Aug 18th 2020, 11:40 AM 87,000 Views 88 Comments

New Zealand’s nine cases in a day does not compare to the United States’ tens of thousands,” Jacinda Ardern said.

# new-zealand - Monday 17 August, 2020

Ardern delays general election after new outbreak of Covid-19 in New Zealand
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ardern delays general election after new outbreak of Covid-19 in New Zealand

Aug 17th 2020, 7:08 AM 21,535 Views 36 Comments

The New Zealand prime minister has put the election back to October.

# new-zealand - Friday 14 August, 2020

Auckland lockdown extended by 12 days as new Covid-19 outbreak spreads beyond city
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Auckland lockdown extended by 12 days as new Covid-19 outbreak spreads beyond city

Aug 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 43,415 Views 66 Comments

The outbreak has spread beyond Auckland, health officials said today.

# new-zealand - Thursday 13 August, 2020

New Zealand races to track origin of Covid-19 outbreak as case numbers jump
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

New Zealand races to track origin of Covid-19 outbreak as case numbers jump

Aug 13th 2020, 8:33 AM 47,921 Views 37 Comments

The surge in new cases raised the prospect that a three-day lockdown imposed in Auckland could be extended.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

New Zealand could delay election after virus returns
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New Zealand could delay election after virus returns

Aug 12th 2020, 8:12 AM 26,010 Views 73 Comments

A three-day stay-at-home order for Auckland — a city of 1.5 million people — went into force today.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Ardern orders fresh lockdown in Auckland after first locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases in 102 days
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Ardern orders fresh lockdown in Auckland after first locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases in 102 days

Updated Aug 11th 2020, 11:43 AM 50,850 Views 132 Comments

People in New Zealand’s largest city are being asked to stay at home again.

# new-zealand - Sunday 9 August, 2020

New Zealand marks 100 days without virus transmission
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Zealand marks 100 days without virus transmission

Aug 9th 2020, 9:24 AM 64,214 Views 117 Comments

There are still 23 active cases but all were detected at the border.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

All Black legend Andy Haden dies aged 69
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

All Black legend Andy Haden dies aged 69

Jul 29th 2020, 9:29 AM 6,307 Views 1 Comment

The former lock passed away after a battle with cancer.

# new-zealand - Friday 24 July, 2020

Sonny Bill Williams set for shock Sydney return
# Rugby League
From The42
# Rugby League

Sonny Bill Williams set for shock Sydney return

Jul 24th 2020, 7:59 AM 10,884 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old switched codes to sign a lucrative two-year deal with Toronto Wolfpack late last year.

# new-zealand - Thursday 16 July, 2020

New Zealand set to host centralised Rugby Championship for 2020
# Plan B
From The42
# Plan B

New Zealand set to host centralised Rugby Championship for 2020

Jul 16th 2020, 7:59 AM 5,314 Views 3 Comments

A radical revamp of Super Rugby is also under consideration.

# new-zealand - Monday 6 July, 2020

Poll shows players' unease with new All Blacks coaching team
# Our Survery Says
From The42
# Our Survery Says

Poll shows players' unease with new All Blacks coaching team

Jul 6th 2020, 8:05 AM 13,371 Views 5 Comments

Almost half of New Zealand’s top-flight players believe NZR had not made the right choice in appointing Ian Foster.

# new-zealand - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Holland's Hurricanes consign Gatland's Chiefs to fourth straight defeat
# Gats
From The42
# Gats

Holland's Hurricanes consign Gatland's Chiefs to fourth straight defeat

Jul 5th 2020, 8:48 AM 9,155 Views 7 Comments

Jordie Barrett was the star as the Canes recorded their first win in Super Rugby Aotearoa.

# new-zealand - Thursday 2 July, 2020

New Zealand health minister resigns following series of blunders
# Rule Breaching
# Rule Breaching

New Zealand health minister resigns following series of blunders

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:04 AM 54,885 Views 47 Comments

David Clark broke lockdown rules and last week appeared to blame a trusted health official for border lapses.

# new-zealand - Monday 29 June, 2020

Carlos Spencer cut by Canes due to 'financial uncertainty created by Covid-19'
# Reality
From The42
# Reality

Carlos Spencer cut by Canes due to 'financial uncertainty created by Covid-19'

Jun 29th 2020, 9:30 AM 7,470 Views 5 Comments

The ex-All Blacks out-half has been released by the Super Rugby franchise.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Ringrose and Healy fit again as Leinster's Lowe remains in New Zealand
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Ringrose and Healy fit again as Leinster's Lowe remains in New Zealand

Jun 23rd 2020, 11:36 AM 8,062 Views 40 Comments

Dan Leavy is now in the final stages of his running rehabilitation.

# new-zealand - Friday 19 June, 2020

Suspect on the run after New Zealand police officer is shot dead
# Auckland
# Auckland

Suspect on the run after New Zealand police officer is shot dead

Jun 19th 2020, 7:42 AM 27,313 Views 8 Comments

A second officer received serious injuries during the incident in Auckland.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

New Zealand military to control borders after two new cases of Covid-19 confirmed
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Zealand military to control borders after two new cases of Covid-19 confirmed

Jun 17th 2020, 7:11 AM 44,607 Views 52 Comments

A 24-day run with no new cases was broken yesterday when it emerged two women who recently arrived from Britain were allowed out of quarantine.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

New Zealand reports first new Covid-19 cases in 25 days
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Zealand reports first new Covid-19 cases in 25 days

Jun 16th 2020, 7:10 AM 55,582 Views 32 Comments

Both the new patients were recent arrivals from the United Kingdom, the health ministry said.

# new-zealand - Friday 12 June, 2020

New Zealand city removes statue of British naval officer John Hamilton
# Hamilton
# Hamilton

New Zealand city removes statue of British naval officer John Hamilton

Jun 12th 2020, 8:44 AM 29,924 Views 117 Comments

Captain John Hamilton is accused of killing indigenous Maori people in the 1860s.

# new-zealand - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Cruden on the bench as Chiefs and Highlanders name a debutant each
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Cruden on the bench as Chiefs and Highlanders name a debutant each

Jun 11th 2020, 10:42 AM 6,048 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland and Aaron Mauger have named their teams for the return of rugby union.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

'We mean what they've done in New Zealand': Irish scientists tell government of need to 'crush' the virus now
# Lifting Restrictions
# Lifting Restrictions

'We mean what they've done in New Zealand': Irish scientists tell government of need to 'crush' the virus now

Jun 9th 2020, 9:18 AM 57,434 Views 94 Comments

An open letter from a number of leading scientists and academics urged the government to prioritise crushing the virus.

# new-zealand - Monday 8 June, 2020

No crowd limits as Super Rugby returns in New Zealand this weekend From The42

No crowd limits as Super Rugby returns in New Zealand this weekend

Jun 8th 2020, 8:53 AM 6,259 Views 4 Comments

The actions gets underway on Saturday with the Highlanders hosting the Chiefs.

New Zealand lifts Covid-19 restrictions after no active cases reported for first time
# Zero Cases
# Zero Cases

New Zealand lifts Covid-19 restrictions after no active cases reported for first time

Jun 8th 2020, 7:33 AM 29,926 Views 38 Comments

Today marks the first time since late February there had been no active cases.

# new-zealand - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Carter confirms shock return to Super Rugby
# Back Home
From The42
# Back Home

Carter confirms shock return to Super Rugby

Jun 4th 2020, 8:05 AM 9,665 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 28,039 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 57,383 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 4,742 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 27,589 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 12,818 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 68,938 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 7,201 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 31,453 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.