Wonders Down Under: New Zealand Prime Minister declares the country is beating coronavirus and prepares to lift strict lockdown in a week as Australian measures squash curve as well

‘You could also argue that our geographic proximity to Asia and seeing how Singapore, South Korea – China to some extent – really did respond very well and perhaps emulating them a little bit more than some of the western countries might be a small reason,’ Professor Blakely said.

Were New Zealand always this cuddly?

In the aughts, when Australia’s snarling geniuses ruled the cricket world, New Zealand were often in the if-you-can’t-beat-em-join-em brigade. Led by Stephen Fleming – stately off the field but frequently ferocious on it – New Zealand found success in making walking dartboards out of visiting captains. It was 23-year-old Graeme Smith who copped the most […]

McCullum’s pride at New Zealand’s record revival

“I firmly believe that the work we’ve done is now flowing onto the field. We’ve been lucky that we’ve had that instant gratification of results going our way, because then it does confirm to you that what you’re doing off the field, and the way you carry yourself as a team and as individuals can […]

India vs New Zealand: Mithali Raj ton, Krishnamurthy’s quickfire 70 take India to 265/7

DERBY: Captain Mithali Raj led from the front with a magnificent century as India recovered from an early wobble to score a challenging 265 for 7 against New Zealand in their final league match of the ICC Women’s World Cup here today. Sent into bat, India were reduced to 21 for 2 in the eighth […]

India vs New Zealand semis sets digital viewership record

LONDON: The World Cup semi-final between India and New Zealand set a new world record of highest ever concurrent views on Hotstar with a peak of 25.3 million, according to TV and digital viewing figures released by the ICC Friday. The previous record was at 18.6 million. Across ICC’s digital and social platforms during the […]

New Zealand in 2050: The scenario if emissions are curbed

Freshwater supplies have been hit with outbreaks of salmonella and E. coli: bacteria that are becoming more resistant to antibiotics. The Ministry of Health is trying to keep our medicine effective through selective prescription policies and public education.

Coronavirus: The unusual plane arrivals in New Zealand

Christchurch Airport said on Facebook it was a “rare sight” to see two Lufthansa Boeing 747s on the tarmac at the same time on Tuesday morning. Earlier, Condor made its first ever appearance in New Zealand, as part of the repatriation process.

Global report ranks New Zealand as 7th most popular bolthole for millionaires

The UK was once a popular destination for migrating HNWIs, but the threat of Brexit has seen its inflows turn into outflows. The introducing of new taxes on foreigners owning homes, and the perception that London will cease to be an “international city” after Brexit, has tarnished Britain’s appeal to the wealthy.

Coronavirus: The shape of New Zealand’s post-Covid-19 economy

Secondly, it must become more frugal with its annual funding for new (recurrent spending) initiatives, which the 2020 BPS set at around $2.5 billion per year till 2023. This will be the time to consolidate government activity, improve its effectiveness, and even cut back on some existing spending with limited pay-offs.

New Zealand Has Just 1 Death from Coronavirus After Quickly Enforcing Full Lockdown

And no one was exempt from the lockdown — Health Minister David Clark was demoted after he drove his family to the beach, according to Reuters. Clark had offered to resign, and Ardern said that “under normal circumstances” he would have been fired, but she opted to demote him at this time.