New Zealand health minister demoted after going to the beach during lockdown

David Clark drove his family 20km (12 miles) from their home in Dunedin to Doctor’s Point Beach for a walk during the first weekend of the country’s national lockdown, which began on March 23, he said in a statement.

New Zealand vs India 2nd Test Day 3 Highlights: New Zealand Beat India Inside 3 Days To Complete Clean Sweep

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

HAVELOCK NORTH, New Zealand – It’s been less than two weeks since New Zealand imposed a coronavirus lockdown so strict that swimming at the beach and hunting in bushland were banned. They’re not essential activities, plus we’ve been told not to do anything that could divert emergency services’ resources.

Sex toy sales triple during New Zealand’s coronavirus lockdown

“Some of the pills were limited because there was a non Covid-19-related manufacturing issue,” she said, adding that others had not been stocked in large quantities. “In New Zealand, we’re about as far away from anywhere as you can get, which from a Covid-19 perspective is probably a good thing but it means it’s difficult […]

India batsman Ajinkya Rahane’s plan to counter New Zealand pacers in Christchurch Test

Christchurch: India batsman Ajinkya Rahane has a strategy to tackle New Zealand fast bowlers who had blown away the visiting team’s batsmen batters in the first Test at Wellingtion. Rahane plans to face the New Zealand pace battery with more intent in the second Test and his foolproof strategy includes countering the awkward angles which […]

New Zealand election: Ardern resists calls for delay amid Covid-19 outbreak

“In the face of the greatest threat to human health we have seen in over a century, Kiwis have quietly and collectively implemented a nationwide wall of defence,” she said. “You are breaking the chain of transmission. And you did it for each other.”

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reprimands All Blacks players for not self-isolating

All Blacks star Richie Mo’unga has issued an apology after he was one of five players filmed associating and passing a ball at a Christchurch park on Monday. It was a clear breach of New Zealand’s strict isolation measures, under which households must stay within their “bubble” and observe social distancing from others.

Coronavirus update: New Zealand minister goes on a drive amid Covid-19 lockdown; demoted

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday she had rejected her health minister’s offer to resign for breaching nationwide lockdown rules as doing so would jeopardise plans to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.

Pandemic Delays New Zealand Launch of Three US Intelligence Satellites

Rocket Lab’s license from Wellington permits 120 launches per year, which it mostly uses for commercial launching of “CubeSat” miniature satellites. However, late last year, the company opened a second facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, adjacent to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, which it will use for up to 12 government launches per year, Space.com reported. […]

New Zealand’s Health Minister Calls Himself ‘Idiot’ for Breaking COVID-19 Lockdown

“Under normal conditions, I would sack the minister of health. What he did was wrong, and there are no excuses. But right now, my priority is our collective fight against COVID-19. We cannot afford massive disruption in the health sector or to our response. For that reason, and that reason alone”, Ardern said in a […]