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Jacinda Arden all set to return as New Zealand PM for another term 

Wellington/UNI: The Labour Party led by Jacinda Arden is on course to win a second term, boosted by successful handling of the pandemic coronavirus.

Climate change ‘the defining challenge of our generation’ says New Zealand Ambassador

New York: There is no vaccine against climate change, the Permanent Representative of New Zealand told the UN General Assembly debate on Tuesday, noting that now more than ever, the international community must “step up, collectively and in the common interest.”

New Zealand's largest city COVID-19 lockdown to continue for four more days

Wellington/Xinhua: The COVID-19 restrictions in New Zealand's largest city Auckland will continue at the current Alert Level 3 until Sunday night, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday.

New Zealand: Christchurch attacker planned to target 'third mosque'

Wellington: Brenton Tarrant, who killed 51 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch city last year, also planned to target a third mosque, media reports said.

Christchurch mosque shooting: Shooter Brenton Tarrant's hearing begins

Wellington/UNI: Brenton Tarrant, who killed 51 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last year, faced the survivors of his attack as his sentencing hearing got under way in Christchurch.

Two police officers seriously injured in New Zealand's West Auckland gun shooting incident

Auckland/New Zealand/Xinhua: Two officers were shot and seriously injured in a shooting incident in New Zealand's West Auckland, the police said on Friday.

Thousands attend BLM demonstrations in New Zealand - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Anti-racism protests in support of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement were held on Sunday afternoon in major cities across New Zealand, namely Wellington and Auckland, the media reported.

New Zealand reports no new COVID-19 case for 9 consecutive days

Wellington/Xinhua: New Zealand has reported no new case of COVID-19 for nine days in a row, said a statement of the New Zealand Ministry of Health on Sunday.

New Zealand offers COVID-19 mental health support

Wellington/Xinhua/UNI: A range of support is being rolled out across New Zealand to help people look after their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Minister David Clark said on Tuesday.

New Zealand's COVID-19 cases climb to 39

Wellington/Xinhua/UNI:  Eleven new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand were confirmed in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 39 on Friday.

New Zealand launches 7.36 bln USD economic stimulus package to fight COVID-19

Wellington/Xinhua/UNI: The New Zealand government on Tuesday launched "the most significant peace-time economic plan in modern New Zealand history" to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 to support Kiwis' jobs and the domestic economy from the virus.

New Zealand extends travel ban on foreign citizens from China - Prime Minister

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: New Zealand has extended its travel ban on foreign citizens from mainland China for a further eight days but will review the restrictions every two days, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday.

White Island's volcano eruption death toll hits 15, two still missing

Wellington/Xinhua: A recovery team landing on White Island to search for the two deceased who remained unaccounted for was not able to find the bodies while the death toll of the volcanic eruption increased to 15, the New Zealand Police said on Sunday.

New Zealand volcanic eruption: Police deploy divers to find missing bodies

Wellington/IBNS: New Zealand police have deployed divers to search for two bodies close to the White Island volcano which erupted recently.

5 dead, 8 missing in New Zealand's White Island volcano eruption

Auckland/IBNS: At least five people were confirmed dead and eight remained missing in the eruption of White Island volcano in Bay of Plenty in New Zealand on Monday afternoon, with the disaster striking when many tourists were on the island, police said.