Ardern has urged New Zealanders to travel at home and is considering more holidays to get people out, but operators say they won’t make up for the missing foreigners who bring about half of the industry’s NZ$16.1 billion (US$10.34 billion) annual income. … [Read more...] about Covid-19: New Zealand tourism on a slippery slope as ski season kicks off amid coronavirus pandemic
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Fiji declared itself free of coronavirus in the first week of June after all 18 people who had tested positive recovered from Covid-19. Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said Friday that the South Pacific island nation had just cleared the last of its active patients. … [Read more...] about 9 countries including New Zealand are now Covid-19 free. Here’s the list
Tarrant has been in police custody since March 15, 2019, when he was arrested and accused of using semi-automatic weapons to target Muslims attending Friday prayers at two mosques in the South Island city of Christchurch. The attack was streamed live on Facebook and cited as providing inspiration for several other attacks targeting religious groups around the world. … [Read more...] about New Zealand mosque shooter sentencing begins on August 24
Last week, the Federal Government unveiled a raft of measures in a bid to stimulate Australia’s coronavirus-hit economy, including a $750 payout and a “coronavirus supplement” of $550 a fortnight for those who've recently lost their jobs. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Map of Australia as ‘New New Zealand’ goes viral
“If I can get more planes flying between Australia and New Zealand, if I can get more planes flying between Sydney and Brisbane and Cairns … then jobs in the aviation sector have got a much brighter future,” he said. … [Read more...] about When can Australians travel to New Zealand?