New Zealand votes to legalize euthanasia but not marijuana

“We have said from the outset that this would always come down to voter turnout. We’ve had record numbers of special votes, so I remain optimistic,” she said. “New Zealand has had a really mature and ever-evolving conversation about drug laws in this country and we’ve come really far in the last three years.”

India likely to back New Zealand’s Greg Barclay for ICC chairman’s post

“But one month is a big time in cricket’s administrative politics. If Khwaja can come around and probably be on the same page with the BCCI, you never know. Barclay, with his focus on bilateral cricket, is more acceptable to India,” the veteran administrator, who has seen many a board room battles, said.

Man of the people: New Zealand MP Gaurav Sharma

It’s clear that for Sharma, one of the heroes in his life is his father Girdhar Sharma. “He gave up his job as an engineer with the Himachal Pradesh electricity board and came to New Zealand with just $200, slept on park benches, got his meals from food charities,” he says.

West Indies begin quarantine period in New Zealand after 54-hour journey

— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) October 30, 2020After passing their first health test on arrival, the touring squad will initially be based at the New Zealand high-performance centre at Lincoln University in Christchurch, where they will be able to train after day four of their quarantine period. The low incidence of Covid-19 in New Zealand means […]

‘No predators, plenty to eat’: New Zealand struggles with plague of peacocks

The New Zealand government has committed to completely eradicating invasive species such as rats, stoats and possums by 2050. Trapping the unwanted species has become a mainstream hobby in New Zealand, helped by possum fur being valued in the fashion industry.

New Zealand-Vietnam Parliamentarians’ Friendship Group established

Speaking at the meeting, Ambassador Hau lauded the overdue establishment of the group on July 18 and stated that the Vietnamese Embassy is ready to get to work on developing the relationship between New Zealand and Vietnam.

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Interview: Government brand to support New Zealand exporting companies in CIIE

“New Zealand companies coming to CIIE are predominantly food and beverage companies. By launching the Made with Care campaign in China at the same time with CIIE, we want to tell something more to the Chinese consumers about our premium food and beverage products and to keep connected to Chinese consumers.”

Ardern Tipped to Win Second Term in New Zealand Election

When the leader of the conservative National Party, Judith Collins, was the police minister in a previous government, she supported a policy to crush the cars of repeat traffic offenders. She has clashed with Ardern during the campaign, calling the prime minister a “liar “over testing protocols for COVID-19 at New Zealand’s closed international borders.

New Zealand Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

SYDNEY – COVID-19 restrictions are being relaxed in New Zealand as infection rates fall.  In a four-tiered alert system, all but the nation’s biggest city, Auckland, will move to the lowest disease-control level, alert level one on Tuesday.  Auckland will move to alert level two on Wednesday.