New Zealand isn’t just flattening the curve. It’s squashing it.

There have been critics and rebels. The police have been ordering surfers out of the waves. The health minister was caught – and publicly chastised by Ardern, who said she would have fired him if it weren’t disruptive to the crisis response – for mountain biking and taking his family to the beach.

Air New Zealand grounds 58 aircraft

On Monday evening Air New Zealand chief executive Greg Foran said the airline would start the process of materially reducing its workforce this week due to the impact coronavirus was having on the company.

The best free fun you can have in New Zealand

While we’re all isolating, we want to keep showing you our great country. Stuff Travel’s Back Your Backyard project offers Kiwis a chance to see their country from the safety of home, and hopes to give you some ideas once we’re allowed to travel again. Join us as we showcase the best Aotearoa has to […]

New Zealand among countries best placed to bounce back from coronavirus, report says

Helped along by an emergency fund established in response to the global financial crisis, Denmark’s financial aid package – which includes covering 90 per cent of the wages of hourly workers affected by the crisis and 75 per cent of salaried employees’ earnings – has been hailed as a model for the rest of the […]

Boom netting: New Zealand’s human washing machine

While we’re all isolating, we want to keep showing you our great country. Stuff Travel’s Back Your Backyard project offers Kiwis a chance to see their country from the safety of home, and hopes to give you some ideas once we’re allowed to travel again. Join us as we showcase the best Aotearoa has to offer.  Unlike […]

Coronavirus Adelaide: SA records second coronavirus death as five new cases recorded

“We do perhaps at this point see there has been some flattening of the curve but I really think it’s important that we don’t kind of start being confident too soon, or be complacent about this because, as we saw only yesterday, this virus has very serious consequences and behind all of these numbers there […]

Steve Smith Reveals Major Career Goal, Toughest Bowler To Face In Subcontinent

Smith started his career as a spinner before emerging as one of the best batsmen in the world. Talking about his career, the 30-year-old said: “I was more of a batsman than a bowler. I played my first two Test matches as a specialist spinner which was strange. They were looking for a spinner after […]

New Plymouth’s libraries are still open – but only in cyberspace

Among the digital files are eBooks and eAudiobooks in their thousands, movies and films, news and magazines through PressReader, Tumble Book Library children’s stories with activities, as well as New Zealand Geographic and Encyclopaedia Britannica. 

Watch: Ravi Shastri’s “Tracer Bullet” Finds New Meaning In Kerala Police Campaign

Ravi Shastri’s famous “tracer bullet” phrase from his commentary days has inspired a campaign started by the Kerala Police to stop people from violating the Covid-19 lockdown. “Drone sightings during lockdown…,” the Kerala Police tweeted along with the video that has Ravi Shastri asking fellow-commentators to copy his “tracer bullet” commentary in the background. The […]

Sophie Devine and Tim Southee honoured by peers

Devine has been in fantastic form in the period under consideration, especially with the bat. At the recent women’s T20 World Cup, she finished seventh in the list of top run-getters with 132 runs from four innings. And prior to the World Cup, she was in stunning form at home against South Africa, scoring an […]