The new government of New Zealand is planning to scrap the nation's smoking ban to fund tax cuts, media reports said.
Wellington: The victims of a deadly shooting in New Zealand's Auckland on Thursday were two men aged in their 40s, New Zealand Police confirmed on Friday.
Wellington: At least six people died as a fire broke out at a hostel in the New Zealand city of Wellington, media reports said on Monday.
Wellington: New Zealand has decided to ban the Chinese conglomerate-owned popular social media app TikTok on all devices with access to its parliament by the end of this month.
Wellington/UNI: Chris Hipkins was sworn in as the new New Zealand Prime Minister on Wednesday succeeding Jacinda Ardern, who resigned less than one week ago.
Wellington: New Zealand Labour MP Chris Hipkins is going to replace Jacinda Ardern as the new Prime Minister of the country, media reports said.
Wellington/UNI: In a shocking announcement, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday said she will step down from the top post and leader of the Labour Party in February as she will not be seeking re-election this year.
Wellington/UNI: New Zealand has imposed a new batch of sanctions against Russia, targeting 48 individuals and one entity, the country's foreign ministry said on Monday.
Wellington/UNI/Xinhua: New Zealand has recorded 6,498 new community cases of Covid-19 and eight more deaths, the Ministry of Health said in a statement Monday.
Wellington: The New Zealand government is bringing forward the date for the reopening of the border to tourists in time for the Australian school holidays, in a move that will help accelerate the economic recovery from COVID-19, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday.
Wellington/UNI/Xinhua: The New Zealand border will reopen to anti-COVID-19 vaccinated Kiwis and other current eligible travellers from Australia at 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 27 and to the same groups from the rest of the world on Mar 13.
Wellington/IBNS: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called off her own wedding on Sunday as she tightened Covid-19 restrictions in the country amid the outbreak of the Omicron variant.
Wellington/UNI/Xinhua: New Zealand has pledged to provide support for Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island.
Lahore/IBNS: Amid terror threats, four people were arrested in Lahore in Pakistan on Sept 20, media reports said.
Wellington/UNI/Xinhua: New Zealand reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, said the Ministry of Health.