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New Zealand Foreign Minister calls on Israel to cease demolitions and evictions

Browse > Home / News / New Zealand Foreign Minister calls on Israel to cease demolitions and evictions May 13, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article Israel Institute of New Zealand co-director, Dr David Cumin, has reacted to remarks by Foreign Affairs Minister, Nanaia Mahuta, in which she appears to blame Israel for […]

WATCH: Maori Party co-leader kicked out of New Zealand parliament after performing HAKA in protest over ‘racist propaganda’

Maori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi was ejected from New Zealand’s parliamentary chambers after accusing a fellow MP of engaging in racist rhetoric, and then performing a ceremonial dance to express his displeasure. Waititi took offense after National Party leader Judith Collins pressed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern about the government’s plan to introduce a separate health […]

New Zealand’s national debt equates to $24,000 for every man, woman and child

From But that figure excludes PRIVATE debt Recent news, such as this, that I will discuss elsewhere, has caused me to think once again about NZ’s debt levels. Public servants’ pay is being frozen for three years, but not the rates the sector pays to thousands of contractors and consultants Articles about New Zealand’s […]

50,000 fans pack into concert in New Zealand – with no masks or social distancing

Billed as the largest concert in the world since the coronavirus pandemic began, more than 50,000 people have attended a concert in New Zealand. Rock band Six60 played to a sold-out crowd in New Zealand’s largest sports stadium, Eden Park, in Auckland, and no masks or social distancing of any type was required. The concert […]

Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day with return of public ceremony

Thousands of people gathered across New Zealand and Australia on Sunday to honor military personnel on Anzac Day, a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced people to commemorate privately in driveways and on balconies. Anzac Day originally commemorated a bloody battle on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey during World War One. On April 25, 1915, […]

Is New Zealand’s justice system racist?

April 15, 2021 by David Cumin Read on for article The New Zealand justice system has been called racist. Underpinning that accusation are some powerful statistics. Dr David Cumin More than half of the prison population is Māori but Māori comprise only 15% of the general population. Māori are prosecuted and convicted at a higher […]

New Zealand Quarantine Worker Tests Positive for CCP Virus

A New Zealand hotel quarantine worker has tested positive for the CCP virus just days after the country announced a two-way safe zone travel bubble with Australia. The 24-year-old security worker at Grand Millennium managed isolation facility in Auckland returned a positive swab test on Tuesday after complaining of a sore throat. New Zealand Director-General of […]

New Zealand Passes Bereavement Leave For Pregnancy Loss And Stillbirth

New Zealand’s Parliament on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation that would entitle mothers and their partners to bereavement leave following a pregnancy loss or stillbirth. The Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage Bill will give a couple three paid days off work to grieve and recover from a pregnancy loss. “The Bill will give women and their partners […]

New Zealand earthquake: 7.3-magnitude tremor sparks tsunami warning

A shallow, powerful earthquake has struck off the coast of New Zealand, prompting warnings of the threat of a tsunami. People who felt a long or strong quake are being advised to move to the nearest high ground, or as far inland as possible. Tremors were felt across the region from the quake whose preliminary […]

New Zealand hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake, tsunami warning issued

4 Mar, 2021 14:14 Follow RT on A “severe” 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck 85km (52 miles) east of New Zealand’s North Island at about 2:27am local time, according to the country’s seismological agency. A tsunami warning has been issued. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Follow RT on Source 00 Hits: 209

2 arrested in New Zealand for online threats to Christchurch mosques which saw deadly white supremacist attack in 2019

Police in New Zealand have detained two individuals accused of making online threats against two Mosques in the city of Christchurch, both of which were the scene of the country’s most deadly shooting in 2019. “Any messages of hate or people wanting to cause harm in our community will not be tolerated – it’s not […]

‘Why Not China?’ Protests Greet New Zealand Sovereign Wealth Fund’s Decision to Divest From Israeli Banks

A branch of Israel’s Bank Leumi. Photo: Reuters / Nir Elias / File. New Zealand’s sovereign wealth fund divested from five Israeli banks on Wednesday, citing their alleged funding of Israeli settlements in the West Bank as the reason, and drawing sharp criticism for focusing on the Jewish state while ignoring the world’s major abusers […]

New Zealand PM urges public to ‘call out’ family & friends who break Covid-19 rules, who let down ‘team of five million’

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has urged obedient members of the public to call out violators of coronavirus rules, as it emerged people have been concealing Covid-19 contacts. Speaking on Monday about recent Covid-19 cases that are linked to breaches of anti-coronavirus restrictions, Ardern aimed mighty jabs at rule breakers. Even with the full […]

A loss for the New Zealand community

Browse > Home / News / A loss for the New Zealand community February 28, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand (HCNZ has announced the passing of its Founding Director, Inge Woolf z”l. Inge Woolf Photo: RNZ Sara Vui-Talitu Inge, born in Vienna, Austria in 1934, was […]

New Zealand’s largest city Auckland back to lockdown after COVID-19 case

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Saturday that the country’s biggest city, Auckland, will go into a seven-day lockdown from early morning on Sunday after a new local case of the coronavirus of unknown origin emerged.This comes two weeks after Auckland’s nearly 2 million residents were plunged into a snap three-day lockdown when […]

Covid case puts New Zealand’s largest city Auckland back into lockdown

New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, is set to enter a week-long lockdown after a new local case of Covid-19 of unknown origin emerged. Jacinda Ardern said on Saturday the new measures, including the closure of public venues, would start at 6am on Sunday. Health officials, who could not immediately confirm how the person got infected, […]

New Zealand’s largest city back in lockdown as COVID lingers

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ordered New Zealand’s largest city back into lockdown on Saturday as COVID-19 cases continued to be detected in the community. The latest restrictions in Auckland will last at least seven days and come less than two weeks after a three-day shutdown in the city. Ardern said a […]

New Zealand PM Ardern plunges Auckland into 2nd LOCKDOWN in a month after new Covid-19 case detected

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has imposed another lockdown on the city of Auckland and placed the remainder of the country under Level-2 restrictions, after another new case of Covid-19 was confirmed. A seven-day lockdown will begin in Auckland from 6am local time on Sunday, while the rest of New Zealand will be placed […]

First of Air New Zealand’s 3800 frontline staff set to receive Covid-19 vaccine

The first of Air New Zealand’s 3800 frontline workers will receive Covid-19 vaccinations on Thursday. Air New Zealand chief medical officer Ben Johnston said all Air New Zealand cabin crew and pilots, as well as airport, cargo and line maintenance staff in Auckland and Christchurch would be receiving vaccinations over the next few weeks. READ […]

The Mythological Maori Origin Stories of New Zealand

The Maori people (Māori) are the natives of New Zealand who, like other societies, have myths that are related to the creation of the world and mankind. These Maori creation stories were memorized and passed through the generations orally. The different Maori tribes have their own versions but they have many elements in common, such […]

Injured New Zealand surfer saved on desolate beach after writing ‘HELP’ in sand

A New Zealand man was badly injured while surfing at a remote beach, managing only to write a desperate call for help in the sand. Luckily for him, the message was seen by hikers and the surfer got rescued. A surfing trip turned into a dramatic survival story for the New Zealand man as he […]

COVID-19: New Zealand’s largest city Auckland to go into three-day lockdown after new cases found

New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland will go into a three-day lockdown beginning just before midnight Sunday following the discovery of three unexplained coronavirus cases in the community. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the move after an urgent meeting with other top lawmakers in the Cabinet. She said they decided to take a cautious approach […]

Help Save New Zealand Raw Milk

Help Save New Zealand Raw Milk Support Litigation Fund for Dairy Farmers In one of the more draconian enforcement actions ever taken against raw milk producers, the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industry (MPI) brought criminal charges against the farmers of nine different raw milk dairies for violations of that country’s Raw Milk for Sale […]

The Abraham Accords in New Zealand

Browse > Home / News / The Abraham Accords in New Zealand February 4, 2021 by J-Wire photo story Read on for article Israel’s ambassador-designate to New Zealand Ran Yaakoby and Chargé d’affaires of the United Arab Emirates Matar Ali Mansoori met at the Embassy of Israel in Wellington in the Spirit of Friendship as […]

New Zealand Confirms First Coronavirus Case In Months

WELLINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) — New Zealand on Monday confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in the community in months in a 56-year-old woman, but said close contacts of the recently returned traveler had so far tested negative. The woman, who returned to New Zealand on Dec. 30, had tested positive for the South African […]

New Zealand confirms 1st case of community virus transmission in two months

WELLINGTON — New Zealand health officials on Sunday confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the community for more than two months, sparking urgent contract-tracing efforts north of Auckland. A 56-year-old woman who recently returned from Europe tested positive 10 days after completing a compulsory two weeks in managed isolation, although she had noticed symptoms […]

Extremely rare WHITE KIWI that inspired books & toys dies in New Zealand after surgery, prompting widespread mourning

Manukura, the first-ever white kiwi to hatch in captivity, was a wildlife ambassador in New Zealand, and her untimely death is described as “one of the saddest days” by the wildlife center where she lived. The kiwi, the national bird of New Zealand, are usually brown, but Manukura was born with white plumage thanks to […]

New Zealand declared ‘main Zealand’ by Twitter after offering to share its oversized vaccine stockpile with neighboring islands

It has enough Covid-19 vaccine doses to immunize its population three times over, so New Zealand’s giving some to its neighbors. Twitter reacted with adulation, but some think the Kiwis simply had it too easy with the infection. This week, the government of New Zealand announced it has pre-purchased additional quantities of Covid-19 vaccines produced […]

Report Shows How New Zealand Mosque Shooter Eluded Detection

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A comprehensive report into last year’s Christchurch mosque shootings in which 51 Muslim worshippers were slaughtered sheds new light on how the gunman was able to elude detection by authorities as he planned out his attack. The nearly 800-page Royal Commission of Inquiry report released Tuesday shows that the attacker, […]

Fund Manager Advises on Navigating New Zealand’s Uncertain Climate Emergency Investment Landscape

Iowa Climate Science Education New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern. By Newzild ? Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, link Guest essay by Eric Worrall Coming soon to the USA? Pathfinder Ethical Investment Fund manager John Berry advising on what sectors to avoid to protect your money from New Zealand?s Climate Emergency. But the reality is there […]

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