EXCLUSIVE: Pack your bags! Scott Morrison wants travel bubbles established with New Zealand, Japan and Pacific islands BEFORE Christmas – and lockdown-loving premiers are the only obstacle

‘We are seeing many, many jobs being lost across the country and they will continue to be lost in our travel and tourism sector and many lives disrupted, especially in cross-border communities if we don’t get a common approach.’

Ellyse Perry targets comeback at start of New Zealand series but realistic on workload

Having had six months without any cricket since the T20 World Cup final – Tuesday marked exactly half a year since that day in Melbourne – once the New Zealand series starts it will begin an intense couple of months of action with the WBBL, which will be staged entirely in Sydney, beginning at the […]

Rugby Championship moved from New Zealand to Australia

“The Springboks’ participation will be dependent on the relaxation of that suspension as well as overcoming a number of other logistical challenges including the opening of international air borders,” Marinos said. “South Africa is only expected to return to competitive play next month, leaving a relatively short time to prepare.”

India vs New Zealand: Williamson promises quintessential NZ approach to handle IND pace

IPL 2020 schedule: Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings in season opener at Abu Dhabi A blow by blow account, sort of, of cricket’s chewing gum tradition Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli dies after falling into gorge while trekking

New Zealand retains coronavirus measures until mid-Sept

New Zealand’s health ministry said a man in his 50s had died in an Auckland hospital on Friday due to COVID-19. He was linked to a known Auckland cluster and was in intensive care for the last few days. His death takes the number of COVID-19 related fatalities in the country to 23.

New Zealand 35 Australia 29: Beauden Barrett snatches Bledisloe Cup epic as All Blacks fight back from 17-0 down

Michael Cheika’s side were hardly given a prayer by those inside and outside Australia in the run up to facing the All Blacks in Dunedin, largely off the back of the 54-34 drubbing they received the previous week in Sydney. 

New Zealand suffers two coronavirus deaths in just 24 hours including a former Cook Islands prime minister – after going 102 days without a single case of community transmission

SEPTEMBER 4:  New Zealand has its first Covid-19 death in more than three months when a man in his 50s dies of the virus. Former Cook Islands Prime Minister Joe Williams also passed away from COVID-19 at age 85.

New Zealand election TV debate: fears inclusion of fringe party may ‘legitimise conspiracy theories’

New Zealand’s speaker ordered Ross to remove another video in August because it contained footage from parliament, which cannot be used in political advertising without permission from those depicted. The clip took a government minister out of context to falsely claim Covid-19 vaccinations would be compulsory for all New Zealanders.

AMM 53: ASEAN-New Zealand Ministerial Meeting runs virtually

Hanoi (VNA) – The ASEAN-New Zealand Ministerial Meeting was held online within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings on September 10. The two sides shared views on the positive progress in ASEAN-New Zealand cooperation over the past 45 years since their dialogue relationship, especially in five years from the […]

‘I literally weep’: anguish as New Zealand’s National Library culls 600,000 books

Some 625,000 books are now in the process of being “rehomed”, as the library puts it, but the mass cull has caused despair among the country’s academics, historians, researchers and scholars, who say a literary crime is taking place in a year when many New Zealanders are distracted by the global pandemic.