New Zealand

The best places to survive the collapse of society
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The best places to survive the collapse of society

Experts rank island nations at top of ‘most resilient’ list
30 Jul 2021
How China is dividing Five Eyes allies
Jacinda Ardern alongside Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta
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How China is dividing Five Eyes allies

Five Eyes allies at odds over Wellington’s decision to ditch aggressive stance to Beijing
29 Apr 2021
Which countries have tried circuit breaker lockdowns?
A South Korean patient is transported by medical staff on a Covid secure stretcher.
In Depth

Which countries have tried circuit breaker lockdowns?

Singapore and South Korea saw Covid cases fall but not all of the shutdowns were a success
15 Oct 2020
Copy Sweden’s coronavirus response, says WHO special envoy
Dr David Nabarro of the World Health Organization
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Copy Sweden’s coronavirus response, says WHO special envoy

Expert calls for controversial Swedish response to Covid-19 to be adopted elsewhere - including New Zealand
1 Sep 2020
How New Zealand is tackling fresh coronavirus outbreak
Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand
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How New Zealand is tackling fresh coronavirus outbreak

Health experts ‘baffled’ by origins of new cases as Auckland enters three-day lockdown
12 Aug 2020
How New Zealand eliminated coronavirus
Jacinda Arden
In Brief

How New Zealand eliminated coronavirus

A ‘go hard and go early’ approach and mass testing paid dividends
28 Apr 2020
Grace Millane killer sentenced to life
Grace Millane, New Zealand, Auckland
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Grace Millane killer sentenced to life

Victim’s mother tells murderer she ‘died terrified and alone’ in New Zealand hotel room
21 Feb 2020
Elton John: what is walking pneumonia?
Elton John
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Elton John: what is walking pneumonia?

Sir Elton John ended a gig in New Zealand early - but what is the medical condition he was suffering from?
17 Feb 2020
What is an Earth sandwich?
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What is an Earth sandwich?

Two men create planet-sized snack by placing slices of bread on exact opposite sides of the planet
21 Jan 2020
Is volcano tourism ever safe?
Volcano, Tourism
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Is volcano tourism ever safe?

Tourists were allowed to visit White Island in New Zealand despite warnings of imminent eruption
11 Dec 2019
New Zealand volcano: police say no more survivors expected
New Zealand volcano
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New Zealand volcano: police say no more survivors expected

Questions raised over why tourists were allowed to visit volcano after signs of unrest
10 Dec 2019
Instant Opinion: men ‘get away with murder’ using rough sex
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Instant Opinion: men ‘get away with murder’ using rough sex

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 15 November
15 Nov 2019
‘All Blacks are beatable’, says England coach Eddie Jones
Head coach Eddie Jones led England to the 2019 Rugby World Cup final
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‘All Blacks are beatable’, says England coach Eddie Jones

Holders New Zealand stand in the way of England reaching the final
21 Oct 2019
RWC: New Zealand vs. Ireland preview and predictions
Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton will start their 56th Test match together at half-back
In Review

RWC: New Zealand vs. Ireland preview and predictions

Johnny Sexton and Ireland face the ‘biggest game’ of their lives against the All Blacks in Tokyo
18 Oct 2019
New Zealand ready to show what they’re made of against India
New Zealand cricket head coach Gary Stead
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New Zealand ready to show what they’re made of against India

Kiwis go into the Old Trafford semi-final as rank outsiders
8 Jul 2019
Going large in New Zealand’s South Island
Whale's tail
In Review

Going large in New Zealand’s South Island

Enjoy a slower pace of life in New Zealand’s South Island
14 Jun 2019
Well-being Budget: how New Zealand changed its priorities
Jacinda Ardern
In Depth

Well-being Budget: how New Zealand changed its priorities

Jacinda Ardern’s government announces spending programme based on welfare of citizens
6 Jun 2019
From Hobbiton to hot springs: exploring the Shire
Hobbiton
In Review

From Hobbiton to hot springs: exploring the Shire

Lord of the Rings sets draw tourists in their thousands, but the area’s real-life Maori heritage is just as thrilling
29 May 2019
New Zealand parliament approves tough new gun laws
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New Zealand parliament approves tough new gun laws

Act passed in response to Christchurch mosque shooting includes blanket ban on semi-automatics
10 Apr 2019
Crusaders may change name after Christchurch mosque attacks
The knights on horseback will no longer feature before Crusaders home rugby matches
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Crusaders may change name after Christchurch mosque attacks

Super Rugby champions launch an independent review following the shootings
3 Apr 2019
What is Identitarianism?
Flag with Identitarian Movement logo
In Depth

What is Identitarianism?

Austrian authorities confirm that Christchurch gunman sent €1,500 to country’s chapter of the far-right movement
29 Mar 2019
UK gun laws: who can own a firearm?
Stolen guns lead to teen's arrest
In Depth

UK gun laws: who can own a firearm?

Britain has some of the world’s strictest gun control legislation
21 Mar 2019
Should mass murderers go unnamed?
Jacinda Ardern
In Depth

Should mass murderers go unnamed?

New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern vows never to say name of mosque massacre suspect
19 Mar 2019
‘Egg Boy’ Will Connolly: who is Australia’s new folk hero?
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‘Egg Boy’ Will Connolly: who is Australia’s new folk hero?

Teenager has become a viral sensation after egging far-right senator Fraser Anning
18 Mar 2019
New Zealand’s cabinet backs action on gun laws
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New Zealand’s cabinet backs action on gun laws

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to announce details of reforms by 25 March
18 Mar 2019
Amazon selling manifestos of mass murderers
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Amazon selling manifestos of mass murderers

Campaigners call on online retail giant to remove material by Anders Breivik and Dylann Roof
18 Mar 2019
New Zealand shooting: 49 dead at Christchurch mosques
new zealand mosque shooting
In Brief

New Zealand shooting: 49 dead at Christchurch mosques

Shooter live-streamed video of worshippers being gunned down in country's deadliest massacre
15 Mar 2019
Christchurch mosque attack: senator blames Muslims
Mosque shootings
In Depth

Christchurch mosque attack: senator blames Muslims

Fraser Anning says Islamophobic terror attack is result of immigration by followers of the ‘religious equivalent of fascism’
15 Mar 2019
Why the Cook Islands wants to change its name
Cook Islands
In Depth

Why the Cook Islands wants to change its name

Government-backed committee is evaluating 60 suggestions ahead of referendum
5 Mar 2019
British nightmare tourists expelled from New Zealand
New Zealand family
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British nightmare tourists expelled from New Zealand

Family are national sensation down under following reports of littering, abuse and theft
17 Jan 2019
Six decapitated baby seals found in New Zealand
In Depth

Six decapitated baby seals found in New Zealand

‘Disturbing, brutal and violent’ crime reported to the police by New Zealand Department of Conservation
19 Dec 2018
All Blacks coach Hansen to leave after the Rugby World Cup
New Zealand rugby union head coach Steve Hansen announces his decision
In Brief

All Blacks coach Hansen to leave after the Rugby World Cup

New Zealander’s departure will mark the end of an era in international rugby
14 Dec 2018
Discovering Auckland, where ancient and modern cultures meet
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In Review

Discovering Auckland, where ancient and modern cultures meet

Take the skyboat to Aotearoa - New Zealand - and delight in its Polynesian heritage
6 Dec 2018
New Zealand whale stranding: 145 dead on remote beach
Stewart Island stranded whales
In Brief

New Zealand whale stranding: 145 dead on remote beach

Conservation officials forced to shoot dozens of dying whales
26 Nov 2018
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