Saturday, April 10, 2021

New Zealand

NZ-Australia travel bubble to begin April 18

Qurantine-free travel between the two countries will begin in just under a fortnight.

New Zealand grants automatic paid leave after miscarriage

The leave extends to a woman's partner if she suffers a miscarriage, as well as to people who were attempting to have a child through surrogacy.

NZ drafts plans for Australia travel bubble

PM Jacinda Ardern says the government will exercise the cautious approach that has allowed New Zealand to limit its virus toll to 26 deaths in a population of five million.

World still needs to talk about racism, NZ leader says 2 years after mosque massacres

The official Inquiry has found that security agencies were almost exclusively focused on the perceived threat of Islamist terrorism before the attacks.

New Zealand keluar amaran tsunami

Gempa dengan kekuatan 8 skala Richter berlaku pada pukul 8.25 pagi tadi waktu tempatan.

Tsunami warnings follow 3 NZ quakes, strongest 8.1

Tsunami warnings have also been also issued for other Pacific islands including Tonga, American Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, Hawaii and others.

Dozens of whales stranded, many dying off NZ’s South Island

Volunteer rescuers are ushering the long-finned pilot whales back out to sea but the worry is that they may beach themselves again.

Air New Zealand to trial digital Covid-19 ‘vaccination passport’

Air New Zealand will trial a digital travel pass to give airlines and border authorities access to passenger health information, including their Covid-19 vaccination status.

New Zealand to pull last 6 soldiers out of Afghanistan as violence escalates

Wellington has contributed more than 3,500 defence and other personnel to Afghanistan since 2001, with 10 New Zealanders killed.

New Zealand condemns Australia for revoking citizenship of IS suspect

The woman had Australian and New Zealand citizenships, so Australia's action leaves Wellington responsible for her.

Vaccines land in Australia, NZ as city lockdowns continue

The new outbreaks have prompted Australia to suspend its travel bubble with New Zealand.

NZ’s Auckland ordered into snap Covid-19 lockdown

Almost two million residents have been told to stay at home from midnight, when the level-three lockdown begins, with schools and businesses to close except for essential services.

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