New Zealand suspends entry for travellers from India due to high COVID-19 cases
April 8, 2021
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand on Thursday temporarily suspended entry for all travellers from India, including its own citizens, for about two weeks following a high number of positive coronavirus cases arriving from the South Asian country.
April 4, 2021
A record-breaking win for Australia as they go 1-0 up in the Rose Bowl series
DUBAI – Australia set a new world record for the most consecutive ODI wins, a streak of 22, after beating New Zealand in the first match of the Rose Bowl series at Bay Oval.
March 13, 2021
New Zealand honours shooting victims at anniversary service
CANBERRA (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined hundreds of people in Christchurch on Saturday to commemorate the two-year anniversary of the country’s worst mass murder.
March 5, 2021
New Zealanders take to the hills as powerful quakes trigger tsunami waves
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Small tsunami waves triggered by a series of powerful earthquakes hit the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island on Friday and authorities said thousands of residents who had evacuated to higher ground could now return to their homes.
February 28, 2021
New Zealand's Auckland starts second COVID-19 lockdown this month
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Exactly one year after New Zealand recorded its first coronavirus case, the country’s biggest city, Auckland, woke up on Sunday to a second lockdown this month as health authorities try to rein in a cluster of the more contagious UK variant.
February 22, 2021
New Zealand marks 10 years since Christchurch earthquake
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand on Monday marked 10 years since an earthquake struck its South Island city of Christchurch, killing 185 people, injuring thousands and leaving a trail of destruction.
February 20, 2021
New Zealand begins COVID-19 vaccinations programme, Australia starts Monday
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand started its official rollout of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, while Australia finalised plans to begin inoculations on Monday, a new phase in tackling the virus that both countries have kept largely contained.