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#New Zealand

# new-zealand - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

All Black Tuungafasi out of Tri Nations after suspension
# Seeing Red
From The42
# Seeing Red

All Black Tuungafasi out of Tri Nations after suspension

Nov 11th 2020, 8:59 AM 6,628 Views 0 Comments

The prop was sent off for a dangerous tackle in last week’s match against Australia

# new-zealand - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Australia bounce back from record defeat to stun All Blacks
# Aussie Aussie Aussie
From The42
# Aussie Aussie Aussie

Australia bounce back from record defeat to stun All Blacks

Nov 7th 2020, 11:24 AM 19,790 Views 9 Comments

The Wallabies were smashed 43-5 in Sydney last weekend.

# new-zealand - Thursday 5 November, 2020

All change for New Zealand and Australia in Bledisloe Cup dead rubber
# Mix It Up
From The42
# Mix It Up

All change for New Zealand and Australia in Bledisloe Cup dead rubber

Nov 5th 2020, 10:40 AM 8,541 Views 2 Comments

The sides face off in the Brisbane Tri-Nations battle on Saturday.

# new-zealand - Friday 30 October, 2020

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums

Oct 30th 2020, 6:43 AM 24,567 Views 24 Comments

The two referendums represented significant potential changes to New Zealand’s social fabric.

# new-zealand - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Clarke shines as New Zealand overpower Australia at packed Eden Park
# Bledisloe Cup
From The42
# Bledisloe Cup

Clarke shines as New Zealand overpower Australia at packed Eden Park

Oct 18th 2020, 8:36 AM 18,422 Views 5 Comments

The All Blacks scored four tries to bounce back after last week’s Bledisloe draw.

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win

Oct 18th 2020, 7:25 AM 26,242 Views 53 Comments

The New Zealand Prime Minister won a second term in office in a landslide.

# new-zealand - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Jacinda Ardern wins landslide re-election in New Zealand
# Election
# Election

Jacinda Ardern wins landslide re-election in New Zealand

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 3:00 PM 100,237 Views 133 Comments

No leader has achieved an outright majority since New Zealand adopted a proportional voting system in 1996.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Rugby Australia boss takes swipe at New Zealand following Sunday's 'wondrously ironic' draw
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Rugby Australia boss takes swipe at New Zealand following Sunday's 'wondrously ironic' draw

Oct 13th 2020, 11:21 AM 15,645 Views 8 Comments

‘All year we’ve been told that we can’t compete…’

# new-zealand - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Play continues 10 minutes after hooter as All Blacks and Australia play out draw in Bledisloe Cup opener
# Round 1
From The42
# Round 1

Play continues 10 minutes after hooter as All Blacks and Australia play out draw in Bledisloe Cup opener

Oct 11th 2020, 9:14 AM 20,324 Views 6 Comments

It finished 16-16 between the sides at the end of an awesome contest.

# new-zealand - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Christmas row defused as All Blacks' clash with Wallabies is rescheduled
# Sorted
From The42
# Sorted

Christmas row defused as All Blacks' clash with Wallabies is rescheduled

Oct 8th 2020, 8:59 PM 9,034 Views 3 Comments

New Zealand Rugby was up in arms when the initial schedule of the four-nation tournament was released.

# new-zealand - Friday 25 September, 2020

Should Ireland be like Sweden or New Zealand? Experts disagree on the next steps in the pandemic
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Should Ireland be like Sweden or New Zealand? Experts disagree on the next steps in the pandemic

Sep 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 51,446 Views 91 Comments

What can Ireland learn from other countries as we enter the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic?

# new-zealand - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

New Zealand confirm two Bledisloe Cup tests with Australia next month
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

New Zealand confirm two Bledisloe Cup tests with Australia next month

Sep 15th 2020, 9:42 AM 4,709 Views 0 Comments

The NZ government have relaxed Covid restrictions to allow the Wallabies arrive for games on 11 and 18 October.

# new-zealand - Friday 4 September, 2020

New Zealand reports first coronavirus death in three months
# Auckland
# Auckland

New Zealand reports first coronavirus death in three months

Sep 4th 2020, 8:59 AM 33,763 Views 62 Comments

A man in his 50s died at an Auckland hospital.

# new-zealand - Monday 31 August, 2020

'We have a plan': New Zealand lifts Auckland lockdown despite growing number of cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We have a plan': New Zealand lifts Auckland lockdown despite growing number of cases

Aug 31st 2020, 9:41 AM 43,473 Views 61 Comments

The Auckland lockdown began on 12 August after four cases were detected in the city of 1.5 million.

# 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 8,231 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 21,226 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 23,026 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 16,648 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 4,173 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 12,780 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 10,061 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 87,041 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 21,551 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 43,426 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 47,932 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 26,038 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 50,867 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 64,225 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 6,330 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 10,900 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 5,338 Views 2 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 13,388 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 9,183 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 54,899 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 7,503 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 8,106 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 27,325 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 44,609 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 55,593 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 29,950 Views 115 Comments

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