Santner open to more captaincy stints for New Zealand

Santner, who has quite a lot of T20 experience having played in the IPL and CPL, spoke of his excitement to get this opportunity and being open to more such future stints when New Zealand will be required to allow their Test players to skip a few T20 assignments.

Scores of pilot whales dead in New Zealand stranding

The causes of mass strandings remain unknown despite scientists studying the phenomenon for decades. Theories include pod members following a sick leader ashore, shoreline geography that scrambles the animals’ sonar, the presence of predators and extreme weather.

Nearly 100 whales die after mass stranding in New Zealand

“Only 26 of the whales were still alive at this point, the majority of them appearing very weak, and were euthanised due to the rough sea conditions and almost certainty of there being great white sharks in the water which are brought in by a stranding like this,” said DOC Biodiversity Ranger Jemma Welch.

What Australia, India, New Zealand and England need to do to qualify for World Test Championship final

If New Zealand get the maximum 240 points from their home series, they will get to 70% (420 points out of a maximum of 600). However, if they drop points in any Test, their percentage will fall steeply as both their series consist of two Tests, with 60 points riding on a win. If they […]

New Zealand Charges Serviceman With Espionage in Historic Case, Defenсe Force Says

The NZDF listed 17 charges, including four counts of espionage, two counts of attempted espionage and three counts of “accessing a computer system for a dishonest purpose.” “No date has yet been set for the hearing of those charges at Court Martial. Media will be advised of the date of the trial in due course,” […]

New Zealand finalises schedule for Pakistan Shaheens

While the PCB has already named Rohail Nazir as captain of Pakistan Shaheens, it has not named separate squads for the national side and the Shaheens, which will enable coaching staff of both the sides to use any player from the available group of 34.

Bucking the trend: New Zealand’s growing SaaS sector thriving during Covid-19 era

Centrapay is a Kiwi-founded alternative payment platform, born out of New Zealand’s first lockdown, that has doubled its New Zealand team in the last three weeks. After starting in April, it is on track for $1 million in revenue in its first year and has this month released a disruptive payment technology platform with zero […]

Man appears in court charged with murder of New Zealand police officer

A man has been charged with the murder of a police officer in New Zealand – the first police officer killed in the line of duty in at least a decade.

The Wiggles add new shows to New Zealand tour

The Wiggles last visited New Zealand in 2019, when tickets to their seven-day tour sold out so fast parents were outraged they had missed out. More shows were stacked on to the schedule, 14 performances over a week, each selling so fast some did not believe the tickets were even released.

Covid-19 ‘a minor market perturbation’ compared to economic impact of climate change

Robert McLachlan, Professor in the school of fundamental sciences at Massey University, says that while Air New Zealand’s improving carbon offsetting rates show customers are more climate-conscious, many environmentalists believe offsetting is not part of the solution for addressing aviation emissions.