Tags : New Zealand

Australian, New Zealand To Start Quarantine-Free Travel

Australian and New Zealand residents are now able to travel between the two nations without having to quarantine from April 18, 2021. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the move on Tuesday, April , 2021. Since October 2020, New Zealand travellers have been allowed to enter most Australian States without quarantine, though this had […]

WTO Confirms Okonjo-Iweala As DG

Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been confirmed as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. Confirmed on Monday, February 15, 2021, Dr Okonjo-Iweala is the first woman and the first African to lead the international trade body, as her term is scheduled to start on March 1, 2021; the term, which […]

COVID-19 Breaks Out In New Zealand After 102 Days

New Zealand announced its first locally transmitted coronavirus infections more than 100 days on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, and issued a stay-at-home lockdown order for the country’s largest city. After receiving global praise for its success containing the virus, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said four cases had been detected in a single family in Auckland […]

Coronavirus: New Zealand Minister Resigns After Lockdown Blunders

New Zealand’s health minister has resigned after criticism of the government’s response to coronavirus and his own breaches of lockdown rules. David Clark had already been demoted after breaking rules to take his family to the beach. He said continuing in his role was distracting from the government’s overall response to the pandemic. Prime Minister […]

New Coronavirus Cases In China, New Zealand Sound Pandemic Alarm

More than two dozen new coronavirus cases in China and the first New Zealand infections in almost a month on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, underlined the immense challenges still ahead in containing the deadly pandemic, even as some EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans. More than eight million people have now been infected […]