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NEW ZEALAND

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LIFE / Food & Drink
Apr 3, 2021
Mister Karaage’s mission? Spreading the gospel of Japanese fried chicken
Kenji Usui runs a specialty fried chicken food truck out of Nelson, New Zealand, where he's promoting Japanese “soul food.”
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COMMENTARY / World
Mar 23, 2021
Reality tempers Europe’s Indo-Pacific ambitions
National governments and the European Union itself have recognized the need for more systematic and strategic engagement with Indo-Pacific partners.
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Rugby
Mar 3, 2021
Women's Rugby World Cup likely to be postponed until 2022 due to COVID-19
This year's women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand is set to be pushed back until next year after the sport's global governing body said on Tuesday it was difficult to host the event as planned due to uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 28, 2021
New Zealand's Auckland starts second COVID-19 lockdown this month
Exactly one year after New Zealand recorded its first coronavirus case, the country's biggest city, Auckland, woke up on Sunday to a second lockdown this month as health authorities try to rein in a cluster of the more contagious U.K. variant.
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BASKETBALL
Feb 26, 2021
New Zealand pulls out of Olympic basketball qualifiers
New Zealand's men's basketball team has withdrawn from Olympic qualifiers in Serbia due to costs associated with COVID-19 protocols and international travel, the country's governing body (BBNZ) said on Friday.
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BUSINESS / Economy
Feb 26, 2021
Australia shows the world what post-virus recovery may look like
Success in suppressing COVID-19 — outside isolated flare-ups — has sparked a snap back in household and business sentiment.
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WORLD
Feb 24, 2021
Quarantines crushing air travel are getting longer and lonelier
Even as vaccines embolden countries to plot paths to reopening, authorities around the world are tightening the screws to stop COVID-19 mutations from slipping through quarantine.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 15, 2021
New Zealand gets pandemic reality check as Auckland locked down
The country hasn't had to impose any restrictions since August last year when a community outbreak pushed Auckland into a three-week lockdown.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 10, 2021
New Zealand Maori leader ejected from Parliament for not wearing a necktie
Rawiri Waititi said forcing him to a Western dress code was a breach of his rights and an attempt to suppress indigenous culture.
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BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 5, 2021
How a dated cyberattack brought a stock exchange to its knees
The website of the New Zealand Stock Exchange slowed to a crawl on a Tuesday afternoon in August. It was so badly throttled that the exchange couldn’t post market announcements, as required by financial regulators. So with an hour left for trading, management shut the entire operation down.
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Rugby
Jan 29, 2021
New Zealand to face Australia in World Cup opening-night blockbuster
Host and reigning champion New Zealand will take on neighbor Australia at Auckland's Eden Park on the opening night of the women's Rugby World Cup in September, organizers said on Friday.
OLYMPICS
Jan 27, 2021
New Zealand Olympic Committee head believes some athletes could skip Tokyo Games
Some New Zealand athletes may choose to skip the Tokyo Games this year due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Radio New Zealand quoted Kereyn Smith, the head of the country's Olympic committee (NZOC), as saying on Wednesday.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 26, 2021
New Zealand won’t open border to the world this year, PM says
New Zealand is likely to keep its border closed to the world through most of 2021 amid uncertainty over the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 15, 2021
Why many Asian countries are being cautious on vaccines
The nations quickest to enact social distancing and contact-tracing systems have mostly kept COVID-19 in check, but their citizens now find themselves lagging in receiving vaccinations.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 22, 2020
Local case ends Taiwan's virus-free streak of eight months
A 30-year-old woman was confirmed to have caught the coronavirus after coming into repeated contact with a pilot from New Zealand who had caught the virus in the U.S.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Nov 16, 2020
With progressive politics on march in New Zealand, Maori minister blazes new trails
Nanaia Mahuta's excitement reflects a global desire among progressives for a shift away from the chauvinist, right-wing populism that has shaped the past four years in some countries.
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WORLD / FOCUS
Oct 22, 2020
Five Eyes spy alliance trains focus on China in echo of Cold War
The network, made up of the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia and New Zealand, is also facing renewed requests to take on additional member nations.
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COMMENTARY / World
Oct 21, 2020
Jacinda Ardern landslide is a vote for COVID-19 competence
Shutting down New Zealand's economy at a time when there'd been just 102 cases was a political gamble, but one that's paid off.
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Rugby
Oct 20, 2020
New Zealand given top seed for women's Rugby World Cup draw
New Zealand, England and Canada were confirmed as the top three seeds for the women's 2021 Rugby World Cup after the game's governing body opted to use rankings from the start of the year with southern hemisphere teams unable to play due to COVID-19 curbs.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
Oct 19, 2020
Jacinda Ardern’s stunning election victory holds lessons for U.S.
Ardern's message of empathy and kindness contrasts starkly with the divisive politics in the U.S. as Donald Trump and Joe Biden face off.

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