Ardern’s online messages keep spirits up in New Zealand’s coronavirus lockdown

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Hours after New Zealand imposed a nationwide lockdown to beat a coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took to Facebook, livestreaming in a sweater from bed, to “check in” on citizens and tell them of the day’s events.

New Zealand: Police Website to Inform on Neighbours Breaking Lockdown So Popular It Crashes

The South Pacific nation is in the midst of a four-week Covid-19 lockdown, with residents under orders to stay at home or remain at least two metres (6.5 feet) apart if they must go outside.

New Zealand’s Ant Timpson Is Watching the End of the World From the Ends of the Earth

We hit the jackpot in that, in January, we decided to leave the Big Smoke [meaning Auckland]. The timing couldn’t have been crazier. I had come over to Los Angeles for the premiere of [my directorial debut] Come to Daddy, and just going through LAX, it was the first sign — and I’m not prone […]

Gunmen kill New Zealand man at Freeport mine office in Indonesia’s Papua

FILE PHOTO: Trucks are parked at the open-pit mine of PT Freeport’s Grasberg copper and gold mine complex near Timika, in the eastern region of Papua, Indonesia on September 19, 2015 in this file photo taken by Antara Foto. REUTERS/Muhammad Adimaja/Antara FotoATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS […]

Virender Sehwag backs India, South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand as potential ICC World T20 2016 semi-finalists

New Delhi: Swashbuckling former India opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday picked India, New Zealand, South Africa and West Indies as the teams which will make the semifinals of the World T20 starting in India on March 8. Sehwag has already picked hosts India as favourites to win the coveted title for the second time. “Apart […]

DAILY BLOG, March 26: What new $500m stimulus package means for you and your family

Local stocks had rocketed in the final minutes of trade on Wednesday after US politicians finally reached a deal – yet to be passed – on a $A3.3 trillion stimulus measure to shore up the world’s biggest economy.

Roaming free! Lions once again thrive at Kenyan conservation park that was targeted by poachers years after it featured in well-loved wildlife film Born Free

‘I am asking people who share our vision to join us and help ensure a future for wild lions. I want to ensure that Elsa’s legacy, our legacy, has a bright future,’ she added.

HIGHLIGHTS, Gujarat Lions (GL) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IPL 10, Match 20: RCB win by 21 runs

On the other hand, the star-studded Royal Challengers Bangalore have been erratic, losing four out of five matches so far in IPL 10. While Gujarat Lions are at the seventh spot in the IPL 2017 points table, the Virat Kohli-led IPL 2016 finalists RCB are at the bottom of the pool. For Gujarat Lions, the […]

Brooklyn Beckham and new girlfriend Hana Cross enjoy a double date with his parents David and Victoria as they attend her Reebok event in New York

Just hours earlier, Brooklyn and Hana were spotted heading for breakfast as the model wrapped up against the freezing January weather as she event sported a beanie hat emblazoned with his mum Victoria’s initials. 

Brooklyn Beckham EXCLUSIVE: Teen and his new girlfriend Hana Cross chow down on noodles as they step out together for a low-key lunch date

Victoria was wearing a tailored suit from her own label’s Pre-Fall 2019 collection, while Brooklyn was rocking a shirt by Kent & Curwen. Of course! And his girlfriend Hana Cross was also showing her support in this very cool cricket jumper from the brand.