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

New Zealand’s Health Minister set a “good” example for Kiwis by breaking national lockdown rules introduced by the government two weeks ago. Dr David Clark drove with his family to a beach, located 20 km from home. Under current lockdown rules car rides are allowed only to buy essential products – food and medications – […]

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

According to Rahane, the two net sessions at the Hagley Oval is being used to practice negating the awkward angles that Neil Wagner and company can create. “That’s what I said: try and learn what mistakes we did as a group, what can we learn. I think we have to practice those angles. We had […]

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.

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.

Crusaders’ players public training ‘unacceptable’ says New Zealand Rugby

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Rugby has labelled as “unacceptable” the actions of a group of Canterbury Crusaders players who breached the country’s strict coronavirus lockdown rules on Monday by training together in a local park.

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

There have been critics and rebels. The police have been ordering surfers out of the waves. The health minister was caught – and publicly chastised by Ardern, who said she would have fired him if it weren’t disruptive to the crisis response – for mountain biking and taking his family to the beach.

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

New Zealand enter lunch at 46/0!New Zealand openers Tom Blundell and Tom Latham have got their side to a strong position with their unbeaten opening-wicket stand. Indian fast bowlers bowled well only in patches and failed to get the same amount of help from the pitch as their counterparts did this morning. The hosts need […]

ICC World Cup 2019: Henry knows how dangerous West Indies can be but backs New Zealand to deal with threat

Since then the Black Caps have bowled first four times and on each occasion kept their opposition below 250, the only team to have done so. The latest was in a four-wicket victory over South Africa at Edgbaston, and Henry believes the Kiwis are ready for whatever batting line-up they face.

World Cup flashbacks: Even politicians wanted to enter New Zealand dressing room after their incredible run in 1992

But till that tragedy, New Zealand cricket had nothing less than a honeymoon. Larsen even revealed in an interview with ESPNcricinfo that the country’s politicians expressed desire of coming to the team’s dressing room and click photos with the players (somebody rightly said, the last page of a newspaper has stories of success while the […]