EXCLUSIVE: Pack your bags! Scott Morrison wants travel bubbles established with New Zealand, Japan and Pacific islands BEFORE Christmas – and lockdown-loving premiers are the only obstacle

‘We are seeing many, many jobs being lost across the country and they will continue to be lost in our travel and tourism sector and many lives disrupted, especially in cross-border communities if we don’t get a common approach.’

Ellyse Perry targets comeback at start of New Zealand series but realistic on workload

On Tuesday, Cricket Australia also launched its new female participation strategy with the aim of building on the success of the T20 World Cup. There have been concerns that Covid-19 will hit the development of the women’s game, but in terms of its standing in Australia Perry believes the efforts gone into making the New […]

Rugby Championship moved from New Zealand to Australia

“Now that the decision has been made we’re looking forward to seeing the All Blacks again take on the best of the Southern Hemisphere,” he said. “We worked incredibly hard behind the scenes with a whole range of stakeholders, including SANZAAR and the New Zealand government, to ensure we were ready and able to host […]

India vs New Zealand: Williamson promises quintessential NZ approach to handle IND pace

IPL 2020 schedule: Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings in season opener at Abu Dhabi A blow by blow account, sort of, of cricket’s chewing gum tradition Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli dies after falling into gorge while trekking

New Zealand retains coronavirus measures until mid-Sept

New Zealand’s health ministry said a man in his 50s had died in an Auckland hospital on Friday due to COVID-19. He was linked to a known Auckland cluster and was in intensive care for the last few days. His death takes the number of COVID-19 related fatalities in the country to 23.

‘Deliberate, malicious’: stop spreading Covid misinformation, says New Zealand minister

“We just have to look at what is happening internationally where it has gotten out of control and deaths are a daily occurrence. We are very fortunate in New Zealand that because of efforts we’ve taken we’re not seeing that. What that means though is that some people are becoming more sceptical as time goes […]

New Zealand 35 Australia 29: Beauden Barrett snatches Bledisloe Cup epic as All Blacks fight back from 17-0 down

Michael Cheika’s side were hardly given a prayer by those inside and outside Australia in the run up to facing the All Blacks in Dunedin, largely off the back of the 54-34 drubbing they received the previous week in Sydney. 

New Zealand suffers two coronavirus deaths in just 24 hours including a former Cook Islands prime minister – after going 102 days without a single case of community transmission

SEPTEMBER 4:  New Zealand has its first Covid-19 death in more than three months when a man in his 50s dies of the virus. Former Cook Islands Prime Minister Joe Williams also passed away from COVID-19 at age 85.

New Zealand election TV debate: fears inclusion of fringe party may ‘legitimise conspiracy theories’

The other party that has been the beneficiary of TVNZ’s debate rules is the Māori party, an Indigenous rights group that did not win any seats at the 2017 election following four terms in parliament. It has been included because it had lawmakers in office during the last two parliamentary terms, after its leaders challenged […]

AMM 53: ASEAN-New Zealand Ministerial Meeting runs virtually

Hanoi (VNA) – The ASEAN-New Zealand Ministerial Meeting was held online within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings on September 10. The two sides shared views on the positive progress in ASEAN-New Zealand cooperation over the past 45 years since their dialogue relationship, especially in five years from the […]