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New Zealand resumes Perth travel bubble after Covid scare

New Zealand resumes Perth travel bubble after Covid scare

New Zealand on Sunday agreed to reopen its travel bubble with Western Australia, 24 hours after grounding flights when three people in Perth tested positive for Covid 19.

US hits vaccine milestone as NZealand, Australia open travel bubble

US hits vaccine milestone as NZealand, Australia open travel bubble

The hard-hit United States has passed a hopeful milestone as half its adults have had at least one Covid vaccine dose and from Monday all its over 18s will be eligible to get their shot.

Dozens of whales strand at notorious New Zealand bay

Dozens of whales strand at notorious New Zealand bay

Rescuers were racing Monday to save dozens of pilot whales that beached on a stretch of New Zealand coast notorious for mass strandings, wildlife officials said.

New Zealand's borders may stay shut for most of the year, PM Ardern says

New Zealand's borders may stay shut for most of the year, PM Ardern says

New Zealand's borders will remain closed for most of this year as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, but the country will pursue travel arrangements with neighbouring Australia and other Pacific nations ...

Six Pakistan cricketers test positive for Covid-19 in New Zealand

Six Pakistan cricketers test positive for Covid-19 in New Zealand

Pakistan's cricket tour of New Zealand was in the balance Thursday after six squad members tested positive for Covid-19 and the team received a ‘final warning’ for flouting quarantine rules.

PM Ardern on track for landslide re-election win in New Zealand vote

PM Ardern on track for landslide re-election win in New Zealand vote

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour Party was poised for a landslide victory in New Zealand’s general election on Saturday, and possibly the first single-party government in decades.

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

The World Health Organisation reported a record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases yesterday, with the total rising by 307,930 in 24 hours. India leads the world in new cases reported each day and set a global record last week with 97,570 new cases in one day, according to a Reuters tall..

New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life without parole

New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life without parole

A New Zealand judge sentenced white supremacist Brenton Tarrant to life in prison without parole on Thursday for killing 51 Muslim worshippers in the country's deadliest shooting, saying the sentence was not enough punishment for the "wicked" crimes.

New Zealand reaches 100-day milestone without virus transmission

New Zealand reaches 100-day milestone without virus transmission

New Zealand marked 100 days on Sunday with no recorded cases of the coronavirus in the community but health officials warned there was no room for complacency.

New virus cases in China, New Zealand sound pandemic alarm

New virus cases in China, New Zealand sound pandemic alarm

More than two dozen new coronavirus cases in China and the first New Zealand infections in almost a month on Tuesday underlined the immense challenges still ahead in containing the deadly pandemic ...

‘Avatar’ sequel resumes filming in coronavirus-free New Zealand

‘Avatar’ sequel resumes filming in coronavirus-free New Zealand

Filming the sequel of James Cameron's sci-fi blockbuster ‘Avatar’ will bring hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars to New Zealand after it ended its coronavirus outbreak ...

New Zealand cuts research to keep Antarctica virus free

New Zealand cuts research to keep Antarctica virus free

New Zealand said Tuesday it will reduce its scientific projects in Antarctica to keep the virtually uninhabited continent free from Covid-19.