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JAPAN
Apr 21, 2022
Leaders of Japan and New Zealand vow to defend international order shaken by invasion
The leaders of Japan and New Zealand expressed strong opposition Thursday to attempts to change the status quo by force in Ukraine or anywhere else.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 20, 2022
Solomon Islands PM says China security pact won't undermine regional peace
The move has heightened concerns in Canberra about the potential for a Chinese military presence less than 2,000 kilometers away.
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MORE SPORTS
Mar 1, 2022
New Zealand's double Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams retires
At last year's Tokyo Games, Adams became the first woman to win medals at four Olympics in a single field event by adding a bronze to her two golds and one silver.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 3, 2022
Fortress New Zealand delays full reopening until October
The country will open its border in stages, with vaccinated New Zealanders in Australia the first to be allowed to enter without needing to stay at state-managed quarantine facilities.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 17, 2022
Drinking water and ash big concern as Tonga assesses tsunami damage
The eruption and resulting tsunami cut off phone and internet lines for the entire island, as well as damage to an undersea cable, which could take more than a week to restore.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 11, 2022
Pacific may be most likely to see 'strategic surprise,' U.S. policymaker says
The comments by U.S. Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell were apparently in reference to possible Chinese ambitions to establish Pacific-island bases.
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SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Dec 2, 2021
Sydney to host 2023 Women's World Cup final
Sydney will host the 2023 Women's World Cup final at Stadium Australia on Aug. 20, while co-host New Zealand will host the opener at Auckland's Eden Park on July 20, FIFA announced.
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Rugby
Nov 22, 2021
'Not good enough': Coach under fire as All Blacks head home
A first loss to France in Paris since 1973, the highest number of defeats in a single season since 2009, and second place in the world rankings are not statistics that sit well with fans.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 14, 2021
Once free of COVID-19, New Zealand prepares for 5,000 cases a week
While the virus raged abroad, most Kiwis continued life relatively undisturbed by the pandemic — until the delta variant arrived.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 8, 2021
Isolated China the last country chasing 'COVID-zero'
Nations have pivoted to vaccinations to protect people from serious illness and death while easing off on attempts to control the number of infections.
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Rugby
Sep 26, 2021
Ian Foster urges All Blacks to complete Rugby Championship grand slam
New Zealand and South Africa meet again next week on the Gold Coast to close out this year's Rugby Championship and Foster is setting his sights on a statement-making sixth consecutive win.
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Rugby
Sep 22, 2021
All Blacks and Springboks prepare to meet for 100th time
New Zealand will hope to extend their recent dominance over South Africa on Saturday in what is increasingly becoming a one-sided rivalry.
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Rugby
Sep 6, 2021
No relief for embattled Australia as rugby world champions South Africa looms
The Wallabies served up the same array of turnovers, intercept tries and poor decisions seen in the first two tests against the All Blacks.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 3, 2021
New Zealand police kill extremist who stabbed six in supermarket
The attacker, who was not identified, had been a 'person of interest' for about five years, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 23, 2021
New Zealand to extend lockdown as delta outbreak grows
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her government plans to 'stamp out” the current outbreak, which on Monday grew by 35 new cases to 107.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 19, 2021
New Zealand identifies delta outbreak origin as COVID-19 cases jump
The country was virus-free and living without restrictions until a snap three-day nationwide lockdown was ordered on Tuesday.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 17, 2021
One COVID-19 case puts New Zealand into nationwide lockdown
The move is New Zealand's first nationwide lockdown since the initial pandemic response over a year ago.
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Rugby
Aug 15, 2021
All Blacks lay down a marker before heading into the unknown
Any question marks over the 2021-vintage All Blacks were washed away in the Auckland rain as New Zealand ran rampant against an improving but still callow Australia side.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 12, 2021
Delta-free haven New Zealand sets out path to opening borders
New Zealand's push to eliminate the virus has paid dividends, with just 26 COVID-19 deaths and life within its borders relatively normal.
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OLYMPICS
Aug 3, 2021
In weightlifting, a historic moment for transgender women
New Zealander Laurel Hubbard has become the first to participate in the Olympics, but her appearance has received a mixed response.

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan