New Zealand declares climate emergency, promises carbon neutral govt by 2025

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the climate emergency declaration was based on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s findings that to avoid more than 1.5 degree Celsius rise in global warming, emissions would need to fall by around 45% from 2010 levels by 2023 and reach zero by around 2050.

Eighth member of Pakistan cricket team tests positive for COVID-19 in New Zealand

“Yes, there have been a few minor breaches as soon as the team reached hotel and were perhaps still unsure about the COVID-19 protocols and were asking questions. But they have now been advised to be careful to adhere to the protocols of New Zealand government,” he told Dawn news channel.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declares ‘climate emergency’

Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared a “climate emergency” on Wednesday, telling parliament that urgent action was needed for the sake of future generations.Ardern said the science on climate change was clear and New Zealand had to acknowledge the threat.The centre-left leader said the challenges posed by global warming meant parliament’s declaration — […]

New Zealand declares climate emergency

New Zealand’s decarbonization program is supported by a NZ$200 million (€117 million) state fund and includes a phase-out of coal, a requirement for government agencies to use electric vehicles and a green standard for public buildings, according to Radio New Zealand.  

Vietnam, New Zealand hold third defence policy dialogue

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam and New Zealand have agreed to outline a cooperation plan for the next three years with a view to elevating the defence collaboration to a new high, making it on par with the strategic partnership between the two nations. The agreement was made at the third Vietnam-New Zealand defence policy dialogue […]

New Zealand declares climate emergency, promises carbon neutral government by 2025

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the climate emergency declaration was based on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s findings that to avoid more than 1.5 degree Celsius rise in global warming, emissions would need to fall by around 45% from 2010 levels by 2023 and reach zero by around 2050.

China Media Turns Fire on Jacinda Ardern’s New Zealand Over Australia Feud

Communist Party newspaper Global Times noted that the PM’s criticism of Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian’s tweet was “restrained”—likely due to political considerations, including China’s roles as New Zealand’s largest trading partner.

Martin Snedden replaces Greg Barclay as New Zealand Cricket chairman

In his new role, Snedden will be NZC’s representative on the board of the ICC, “a task with which he is very familiar, having been seconded to the role in 2013 and 2014 during Stuart Heal’s tenure, as well as being a member of the ICC chief executives committee from 2001-2007”, as an NZC statement […]

New Zealand joins Australia in denouncing China’s tweet

The image, which appeared to show the soldier slitting the child’s throat, was posted by Zhao Lijian, a spokesman for China’s foreign ministry. He wrote a caption with his tweet: “Shocked by murder of Afghan civilians & prisoners by Australian soldiers. We strongly condemn such acts, & call for holding them accountable.”

New Zealand vs West Indies Live Cricket Score and Updates: NZ vs WI 1st Test match, Day 1 Live cricket score at Seddon Park, Hamilton

5:10 AM IST West Indies, on the other hand, will be desperate to avenge for the T20I series loss and make a statement with a strong showing in the longest format. Jason Holder and his troops have shown promise in red ball cricket and will be eager to continue their progress. Both sides are completely […]