Tag: New Zealand

Dozens of whales strand at notorious New Zealand bay | New | Incredible Solutions Tech

Rescuers scramble to save 49 long-finned pilot whales at Farewell Spit Bay, the scene of at least 10 pilot whale strandings in the past 15 years. Rescuers were racing on Monday to save dozens of pilot whales that beached on a stretch of New Zealand coast notorious for mass...

New Zealand troops to leave Afghanistan after 20-year | Incredible Solutions Tech

Six remaining personnel leaving in May ending what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern describes as the ‘longest-running’ deployment in nation’s history. New Zealand has announced that it will withdraw its last remaining troops from Afghanistan by May, concluding a 20-year deployment that was the country’s longest-running one. Prime Minister Jacinda...

Ardern condemns Australia for revoking ISIL suspect’s | Incredible Solutions Tech

New Zealand prime minister says Australia revoked the citizenship of a woman detained in Turkey over ISIL links. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has condemned Australia for refusing to accept responsibility for a woman detained in Turkey with alleged links to the ISIL (ISIS) group. In a statement...

New Zealand outbreak involves UK variant of virus: Ardern | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Origin of the cases, involving the same family, is still being traced as Auckland begins three-day lockdown. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that genomic sequencing of two recent COVID-19 cases that prompted a lockdown in Auckland, the country’s largest city, showed they were the variant...

New Zealand Parliament relaxes dress code after Maori MP tie | Incredible Solutions Tech

Parliament backs down a day after ejecting a Maori lawmaker over his refusal to don a tie at a plenary session. New Zealand’s Parliament has allowed a Maori MP to speak a day after ejecting him because he refused to wear a tie, an accessory he labelled a “colonial...

New Zealand probes new COVID case linked to quarantine | Incredible Solutions Tech

Fourth case in two weeks linked to people who completed mandatory isolation at an Auckland facility for returned overseas travellers. New Zealand health authorities said on Saturday they were investigating a new community coronavirus infection, the fourth in two weeks among people who completed mandatory isolation at an Auckland quarantine facility for returned...

Obamas announce 6 Netflix projects, including ‘Exit West’ film | Incredible Solutions Tech

The former president and first lady’s Higher Ground Productions is working on three movies, two TV series and a docuseries for the streaming platform. Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company on Friday announced six new projects in development for Netflix Inc, including a love story with a supernatural twist...

Australia reopens ‘travel bubble’ with New Zealand | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Decision marks the resumption of the only international arrivals into Australia who do not require 14 days in hotel quarantine. Australia has reopened its “travel bubble” with New Zealand after the neighbouring country reported no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases for four days. The decision on Sunday marks the...

Milk and more: China, New Zealand sign upgraded free trade | Incredible Solutions Tech

Following US trade war, China has signed several trade and investment deals to bolster its multilateral credentials. China and New Zealand have signed a deal that upgrades their existing free trade pact, giving exports from the Pacific nation greater access to the world’s second-largest economy. New Zealand Prime Minister...

New Zealand may approve first COVID vaccination next week | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Government under pressure to bring in vaccines earlier after woman diagnosed with South African variant after leaving quarantine. New Zealand may approve a COVID-19 vaccine as early as next week, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday, a day after the country confirmed its first case of the new...

New Zealand’s new COVID case is the South African variant | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Genome testing indicates woman who got sick caught virus from another returning traveller just before leaving quarantine. New Zealand’s first case of coronavirus in the community in months has been identified as the South African variant, health minister Chris Hipkins said on Monday, adding that the 56-year-old woman probably...

New Zealand detects first community COVID-19 case in two | Incredible Solutions Tech

A 56-year-old woman who recently returned from Europe tested positive 10 days after completing two weeks in isolation. New Zealand health officials have confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the community in more than two months, sparking urgent contract-tracing efforts north of Auckland. A 56-year-old woman who recently...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Kane Williamson joins Virat Kohli

Kane Williamson, who began New Zealand’s Test summer at home with a career-best 251 in the first of two Tests against West Indies in Hamilton, has jumped to joint-second with Virat Kohli in the ICC Test rankings. The two of them are on 886 rating points, 25 behind the...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : World Test Championship: Must ‘go

Greg Barclay, the new ICC chairman, has conceded that the ambitious World Test Championship (WTC) hasn’t quite achieved what it intended to, and the disruption caused by Covid-19 has only highlighted its “shortcomings”. Barclay suggested going “back to the drawing board” after getting the latest – maiden – edition...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : ICC makes U-turn, to revisit plan

Nov 27, 2020 Nagraj Gollapudi Close News editor, ESPNcricinfo Nagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfo Daniel Brettig Close Assistant editor, ESPNcricinfo Assistant editor Daniel Brettig had been a journalist for eight years when he joined ESPNcricinfo, but his fascination with cricket dates back to the early 1990s, when...