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Flood recedes in New Zealand, leaving debris, broken bridge

June 01, 2021 12:54 pm

Floods in New Zealand's Canterbury region have receded after severely disrupting transport networks. Hundreds living in the region had been evacuated at the onset of the disaster.

New Zealand health systems hackers release patient details to the media

May 26, 2021 9:13 am

Authorities would not comment on whether the cyber attackers had put forward any demands.

Explained: Why are All Blacks up for sale to private equity

May 11, 2021 7:48 am

Why are the All Blacks so valuable? Are ABs the only entity private equity is angling for? Why do some in New Zealand think this is a bright idea?

Congress, govt spar over foreign missions’ oxygen SOS to IYC

May 02, 2021 12:06 pm

Youth Congress B V Srinivas said they supplied oxygen cylinders to the New Zealand and Philippines missions after requests from them; MEA says ‘unsolicited supply’.

In world first, New Zealand bill would require banks to disclose climate risks

April 14, 2021 11:24 am

The new bill comes as focus increases on the climate exposure of banks and asset managers to rethink the projects they fund and their climate related implications.

3 newcomers in New Zealand cricket squad for 2 England Tests

April 08, 2021 9:40 am

New Zealand has named a 20-man squad for the tests at Lord's from June 2 and Edgbaston from June 10. The squad will be trimmed to 15 for the World Test Championship final against India at Southampton beginning June 18.

New Zealand suspends entry for travellers from India due to high COVID-19 cases

April 08, 2021 9:22 am

The suspension will start from 1600 local time on April 11 and will be in place until April 28. During this time the government will look at risk management measures to resume travel.

NZ vs BAN: New Zealand win 3rd ODI by 164 runs, sweep series 3-0

March 26, 2021 1:09 pm

South Africa-born Conway made 126, including a century from 95 balls, and shared a record 159-run partnership with Mitchell as New Zealand made 318-6 batting first after winning the toss. Mitchell took 17 runs from the 50th over to complete his century, in 92 balls, from the last delivery of the innings.

Spain to trial four-day workweek: Other countries that have proposed it in the past and why

March 15, 2021 2:34 pm

Besides improving work-life balance, researchers have suggested that a shorter working week could increase overall work satisfaction while reducing stress

Royal interview unlikely to affect New Zealand

March 08, 2021 1:11 pm

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was asked by a reporter whether the unflattering picture of the British royal family painted by Harry and Meghan had given her pause about New Zealand's constitutional ties to Britain.


In pictures: Australia opens a travel bubble with neighbouring New Zealand

April 19, 2021 4:48 pm

A long-awaited full bubble between the two nations is finally in place, and people are in a celebratory mood. Take a look at these pictures

New Zealand volcano: Death toll rises to 8 as island remains inaccessible

December 13, 2019 7:04 am

New Zealand medical staff were continuing to work around the clock Thursday treating severely burned survivors of a volcanic eruption as death toll rose to eight Thursday.

Lives forever changed by Christchurch shootings

April 10, 2019 6:46 am

Burying loved ones brought relief to many families, but reminders of their losses are never far away, from an empty seat at a dinner table to the prospect of Ramadan celebrations in a few weeks.

Christchurch mosque shootings: New Zealand lawmakers vote in favour of new gun laws

April 02, 2019 8:35 pm

New Zealand lawmakers on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of new gun restrictions during the first stage of a bill they hope to rush into law by the end of next week. The bill would ban the types of weapons a gunman used to kill 50 people at two mosques last month.

Christchurch shootings: Countries around the world mourn for victims

March 22, 2019 7:00 am

Heartbroken New Zealanders lit candles and placed flowers at makeshift memorials set up in the city of Christchurch in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in the country's history.

Attacker guns down 49 in two New Zealand mosques, carnage livestreamed on social media

March 18, 2019 8:48 am

Mass shootings in New Zealand are exceedingly rare. The deadliest in modern history occurred in the small town of Aramoana in 1990, when gunman David Gray shot and killed 13 people following a dispute with a neighbor.

England vs New Zealand: England blitz into World Twenty20 Final

March 31, 2016 12:44 am

England made its way into the ICC World Twenty20 Final with a seven wicket win over New Zealand on Wednesday.

England vs New Zealand: England, New Zealand sweat it out ahead of semi-final clash

March 29, 2016 11:56 pm

England and New Zealand will lock horns against each other to register a semi-final berth in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Pakistan vs New Zealand: Martin Guptill, spinners help Black Caps secure semis berth

March 23, 2016 12:02 am

Martin Guptill scores quick-fire 80 before spinners respond in fine fashion to help New Zealand beat Pakistan by 22 runs.

Aus vs NZ: New Zealand bowlers shine in gloomy Dharamsala

March 18, 2016 9:00 pm

New Zealand come up with another inspiring performance to defend 142 and beat Australia by 8 runs.


Japanese carmaker Nissan showcases future technology

January 21, 2016 3:32 pm

Yokohama/Los Angles, Jan 21 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania. As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city. Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about. Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji. Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand. The event's theme is "Discover Nissan" - Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program. Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan's Zama city. The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations - its past, present and future. Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center. The test ride was the showcase of Nissan's latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads. The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.