By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2021 09:20 AM IST
New Zealand's temporary ban on travellers from India comes at a time when the country has been reporting over 100,00 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) daily for the past three days.
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 01:44 PM IST
- Though most Australian states have allowed quarantine-free visits from New Zealanders for months, New Zealand has continued mandatory quarantine from its neighbour, citing concern about small Covid-19 outbreaks there.
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2021 09:22 AM IST
Facing mounting pressure from businesses to open the border, New Zealand could open border to Australian travellers from end of the week. However, PM Jacinda Ardern is yet to make any announcement for quarantine-free travel with Australia
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 04:02 PM IST
- The bereavement allowance gives employees three days leave when a pregnancy ends with a stillbirth without having to tap into sick leave.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 22, 2021 11:01 AM IST
Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand has again delayed revealing the commencement date of quarantine-free travel with Australia. It is expected that she will now announce the new date on April 6.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2021 01:36 PM IST
Hundreds of people turned out for the service, held amid tight security, to remember the 51 people killed and dozens wounded when a heavily armed gunman opened fire in two mosques on March 15, 2019.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:58 PM IST
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was asked by a reporter whether the unflattering picture of the British royal family painted by Harry and Meghan had given her pause about New Zealand's constitutional ties to Britain.
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:50 PM IST
The rest of New Zealand will be put into Level 2 restrictions that limit public gatherings, among others, she told a news conference.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:17 PM IST
- INZ’s deputy head Catriona Robinson said they have to adapt to New Zealand’s Covid-19 economic recovery as well as focus on the changing work environments.
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 09:40 AM IST
Maori, who account for about 15% of New Zealand's population, were dispossessed of much of their land during colonization by Britain. In her bid to support a change, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, 'Let us teach it, let us learn it and let us remember it.'
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 08:51 AM IST
New Zealand tightens quarantine as Australia decides on resuming travel bubble under which travellers could arrive in Australia from New Zealand without the need to quarantine for 14 days.
Wellington | By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 09:47 AM IST
Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced the government will purchase vaccines from AstraZeneca and Novavax. New Zealand has already signed agreements with Pfizer/BioNTech and Janssen.
Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kale, Sydney
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 07:32 PM IST
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern defended her country’s climate change policies, saying that comments by activist Greta Thunberg suggesting the country lacked ambition referred only to part of New Zealand’s goals on climate change.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Nishtha Grover
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 09:22 AM IST
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that the travel bubble with Australia could begin early in the next year. She also mentioned that the bubble with Cook Islands will be operational first.
Wellington [New Zealand] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 09:51 AM IST
New Zealand will work at pace to implement quarantine-free access for travellers to and from the Cook Islands, having acknowledged their Covid-free status, to resume many aspects of life that have been disrupted by Covid-19 including access to health and education and reuniting family and friends
‘Unsupervised internet access, racist ideas’: 800-page report on how New Zealand mosque shooter eluded detection
Wellington | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 02:04 PM IST
The nearly 800-page Royal Commission of Inquiry report released Tuesday shows that the attacker, Brenton Tarrant, kept a low profile and told nobody of his plans.
New Zealand | By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 01:18 PM IST
The report found no failings within government agencies that would have prevented the attack at two mosques in Christchurch on March 15, 2019.
Wellington | By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 05:46 PM IST
In addition to promising a carbon-neutral public sector in five years, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared a climate emergency earlier this week, a move the main opposition party dismissed as “virtue signalling”.
Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON NOV 11, 2020 02:40 PM IST
Ardern, 40, is engaged to television host Clarke Gayford, 44, and they have a two-year-old daughter.
Wellington | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Jacinda Ardern, 40, leveraged her success battling Covid-19 into an unprecedented majority at the October 17 election, leading her centre-left Labour Party to its biggest win since World War II.
Melbourne | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 12:11 AM IST
Priyanca Radhakrishnan has spent her work life advocating on behalf of people whose voices are often unheard – women survivors of domestic violence, and migrant workers who have been exploited.
Auckland | By Asian News International | Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2020 10:49 AM IST
Prime Minister Ardern is now set to serve a second term.
Auckland | By Bloomberg | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 03:30 PM IST
Ardern said the agreement strengthens the government’s stability and will ensure a strong majority in parliament on the most important votes.
Melbourne | By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 02:09 PM IST
PM Ardern no longer needs support to govern but coalitions are the norm in New Zealand as parties look to build consensus.
New Zealand | By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 07:37 PM IST
In an age of populism and confrontation,Ardern’s message of empathy and kindness married with skillful crisis management contrasts starkly with the divisive politics in the US
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 03:43 PM IST
A day after winning the second term, Jacinda Ardern said on Sunday that she sees the election result as an endorsement of her government’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus and reboot the economy.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 03:27 PM IST
With 72% of the vote counted, Ardern’s Labour Party had 49% support -- heading to its biggest share of the vote since the 1930s.
New Zealand | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 02:58 PM IST
With more than half the votes counted, Ardern’s liberal Labour Party had nearly double the support of its main challenger, the conservative National Party.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 03:20 PM IST
Ardern’s Labour Party had 46% support in the latest opinion poll while the main opposition National Party had 31%. With its ally the Green Party on 8%, Labour is on track for a comfortable majority in parliament.
Wellington | By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 10:42 AM IST
The 2020 New Zealand general election will take place on October 17. Polls show PM Jacinda Ardern’s centre-left Labour Party comfortably in front.