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NEW ZEALAND

Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 25, 2023
New Zealand's Chris Hipkins sworn in as prime minister
The Labour party elected Hipkins following the surprise resignation of Jacinda Ardern last week.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 24, 2023
Ardern’s ‘politics of kindness’ was both effective and exhausting
New Zealand’s charismatic leader, Jacinda Ardern, stepped down, citing fatigue and other factors. Burnout is typical for women politicians who are often plagued by double standards.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 23, 2023
New Zealand’s new prime minister signals policy overhaul to win back voters
Chris Hipkins will prioritize the economy as a recession looms and may jettison some of Jacinda Ardern’s policies ahead of an October election.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 22, 2023
Chris Hipkins' journey from a police cell to New Zealand’s next prime minister
Hipkins, 44, faces an uphill battle to win Labor a third term in office in an Oct. 14 election, with his party trailing the main opposition National Party in recent polls.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 21, 2023
Chris Hipkins set to replace Jacinda Ardern as New Zealand prime minister
Hipkins is expected to be confirmed as the new leader at a meeting of the ruling Labour Party's 64 lawmakers on Sunday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 20, 2023
Ardern's successor as Labour leader will face tough October election
Despite her high global profile, Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party has slid in the polls, hurt by rising living costs, growing crime and concern about social issues.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 20, 2023
How COVID’s bitter divisions tarnished a liberal icon
In a part of the world where coronavirus restrictions lingered, Jacinda Ardern struggled to get beyond her association with pandemic policy.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 19, 2023
New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern gives the world a lesson in humility
Jacinda Ardern's leadership stood in such stark contrast to many of her boorish male counterparts, and represented a different kind of politics.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 19, 2023
New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern resigns as prime minister
Labour Party leader says she doesn’t have the energy or inspiration to seek re-election at this year’s general election.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Nov 30, 2022
Restoring nature could depend on how countries help farmers
Around the world, government subsidies that harm nature amount to at least $1.8 trillion each year — equivalent to 2% of global GDP.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 19, 2022
Eddie Jones urges England to rise to challenge against New Zealand
England coach Eddie Jones compared playing New Zealand to climbing Mount Everest as he urged his side to reach the summit against the All Blacks at Twickenham on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 1, 2022
Trials of lower tackles in rugby to expand in New Zealand
Lower tackling was tested in selected competitions last year among growing concerns over head injuries in the sport.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 16, 2022
Portia Woodman score two as New Zealand hammer Wales in Rugby World Cup
Prolific winger Portia Woodman scored two of New Zealand's 10 tries as the defending champions remained unbeaten after two rounds of matches.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Oct 11, 2022
In New Zealand, scientists reduce cow burps to save the world
Early trials suggested that calves emit up to 20% less methane when they receive the probiotic, said the principal scientist at the firm developing the supplement.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Oct 9, 2022
Hinata Miyazawa and Rika Ueki net as Nadeshiko Japan down New Zealand
Japan made it eight wins and two draws from 10 games in their head-to-head record against New Zealand, which will host the World Cup next year with Australia.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 6, 2022
England favored to lift trophy as women's Rugby World Cup prepares for record-breaking start
Two-time world champion England is on a 25-match winning streak and has not lost since 2019, when it was beaten by New Zealand's Black Ferns.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 25, 2022
Ian Foster relieved at All Blacks' 'different journey' to title
New Zealand beat Australia in Auckland on Saturday, then had to wait eight hours to be confirmed champions when South Africa failed to record the landslide win they needed against Argentina.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 22, 2022
All Blacks Sam Cane out of Wallabies clash as Ardie Savea returns to back row
Wallabies lock Darcy Swain was handed a six-week ban for the dangerous cleanout which led to Quinn Tupaea's injury.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 28, 2022
Ian Foster pleads for patience as pressure mounts on All Blacks
New Zealand's head coach said he was aware Saturday's defeat to the Pumas will throw fuel on the fire for critics, but asked for more time to get his side playing to a higher standard.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 17, 2022
New Zealand backs Ian Foster as All Blacks coach through to World Cup
Foster, appointed following the 2019 Rugby World Cup, has struggled to reproduce the same results as his predecessor Steve Hansen following the retirements of several world-class players.

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