Ardern’s online messages keep spirits up in New Zealand’s coronavirus lockdown

While urging New Zealanders to keep to their own “bubble”, or stay home to save lives, Ardern has also talked about working from her office, spending time with family, and even a struggle with toilet training her daughter, who turns two in June.

New Zealand: Police Website to Inform on Neighbours Breaking Lockdown So Popular It Crashes

The South Pacific nation is in the midst of a four-week Covid-19 lockdown, with residents under orders to stay at home or remain at least two metres (6.5 feet) apart if they must go outside.

New Zealand’s Ant Timpson Is Watching the End of the World From the Ends of the Earth

I’m in New Zealand, in an area called the Coromandel, which is an isolated beach community. Normally, there are maybe five full-time residents, but during peak vacation time, it swells up to a few hundred. Up until midnight last night, a lot of people were charging back to their houses down here. We went to […]

Gunmen kill New Zealand man at Freeport mine office in Indonesia’s Papua

FILE PHOTO: Trucks are parked at the open-pit mine of PT Freeport’s Grasberg copper and gold mine complex near Timika, in the eastern region of Papua, Indonesia on September 19, 2015 in this file photo taken by Antara Foto. REUTERS/Muhammad Adimaja/Antara FotoATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS […]

Virender Sehwag backs India, South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand as potential ICC World T20 2016 semi-finalists

Asked whether playing with more aggression has helped India perform better in the recent past, Sehwag said: “You can’t win games only with aggression. You win games by playing well. I have never seen only aggression working for a team.” Sehwag, known for his straight talk, had earlier took a dig at Shoaib Akhtar saying […]

DAILY BLOG, March 26: What new $500m stimulus package means for you and your family

Local stocks had rocketed in the final minutes of trade on Wednesday after US politicians finally reached a deal – yet to be passed – on a $A3.3 trillion stimulus measure to shore up the world’s biggest economy.

The Latest: Phuket closes land and sea entry and exit points

New York City reported in the evening that its toll had risen to 776. The total number of statewide deaths isn’t expected to be released until Monday, but with at least 250 additional deaths recorded outside the city as of Sunday morning, the state’s total fatalities was at least 1,026.

How Jaguar Classic builds the new D-type

Originally, 100 D-types were planned – at least according to Jaguar legend – but between 1955 and 1956 just 75 were built. You’ll see where this is going… Jaguar Classic will build the remaining 25 D-types as continuation cars. That’s a significant increase in numbers over the Lightweight E-type and XKSS, and shows the increased […]

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Microplastic deposits found deep in world’s oceans and seas

Woodall added: “Pretty much everything [is a potential source for what we found]. Just look around in our environment, our computers have plastic, our bags have, our cups have. All those things can potentially end up in the ocean, so to pinpoint any particular source is just not possible.”