Tagged: Wellington

Ardern not backing Labour in UK poll 0

Ardern not backing Labour in UK poll

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has declined to back Jeremy Corbyn, her Labour counterpart in Great Britain, as he campaigns for United Kingdom’s top job.

NZ central bank keeps rates unchanged 0

NZ central bank keeps rates unchanged

New Zealand’s central bank has kept interest rates unchanged, saying aggressive easing earlier this year meant current policy settings were appropriate, but left the door open for more monetary stimulus.

Christchurch Royal Commission extended 0

Christchurch Royal Commission extended

A huge surge in public submissions has led the New Zealand Government to extend the Royal Commission into the Christchurch mosque shootings.

Ardern sends firefighters to Queensland 0

Ardern sends firefighters to Queensland

As smoke from the Australian bushfires travels across the Tasman to New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced fresh firefighting support will head the other way.

Grim warning on Emperor penguins: study 0

Grim warning on Emperor penguins: study

The world’s largest penguin species could be heading for extinction this century without a reversal of the world’s climate fortunes.

Australians die in NZ climbing accident 0

Australians die in NZ climbing accident

New Zealand police have named two Australians as the men who died after falling hundreds of metres in a horror climbing accident on Wednesday.

Australians die in NZ climbing accident 0

Australians die in NZ climbing accident

New Zealand police have named two Australians as the men who died after falling hundreds of metres in a horror climbing accident on Wednesday.