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New Zealand's hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping, misreporting
Hoki is one of New Zealand’s mostvaluable export fish. TheMarine Stewardship Council (MSC)has certified hoki, ling and southern blue whiting fisheries as sustainable, and it is currently undertaking a regular review of the hoki certification. We consider that it is merely rubberstamping flawed infor
Woman with chin tattoo accused of appropriating native New Zealand culture
On May 23,BBCreported that Sally Anderson's delicate chain tattoo, known as a "moko kauae," was sparking debate across the island nation.
Dutton looks at taking up New Zealand offer to resettle 150 refugees
“If the government was able to negotiate conditions for the US deal, they should be able to negotiate them for any deal with New Zealand,” the opposition immigration spokesman, Shayne Neumann, said.
Brexiteers should cheer on Brussels as it strikes free trade deals with Australia and New Zealand
Britain should take advantage of the European Union’s reinvigorated trade policy, given fresh impetus by the election of Donald Trump, to strike its own free trade agreements after Brexit.
Menstruation magazine cover sparks censorship row in New Zealand
Calling it a censorship, the editor of the weekly magazine said the “menstruation issue” was meant to debunk common myths, and it included articles on free sanitary products and the availability of sanitary bins on campus.
New Zealand minister's wings clipped for phone call on plane
WELLINGTON, New Zealand –New Zealand's transport minister will no longer oversee aviation safety after he broke the rules by making a phone call while on a plane.Phil Twyford told reporters Thursday he'd called a staffer May 17 on his flight from Wellington to Auckland. He said the plane was not air
New Zealand cenbank says domestic banks robust but not immune to...
The major banks in New Zealand are all owned by Australia’s “Big Four” - Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corp, Australia & New Zealand Banking Group and National Australia Bank.
New Zealand Rugby: 17 Women's World Cup winners given contract for first time
Fiao'o Faamausili helped New Zealand win the Women's Rugby World Cup for the fifth time last yearNew Zealand Rugby have given 17 of their Women's World Cup-winning players contracts for the first time.In total, 28 Black Ferns have been offered the part-time deals, which involve 10-14 hours of traini
New Zealand happy to forget the UK's 'betrayal'
It was a story of break-up and betrayal, and of a long-distance relationship that went sour.It's not a cliffhanger from Shortland Street, New Zealand's longest-running TV soap opera, but a real-life tale of abandonment.It happened back in January 1973 to the South Pacific nation when the UK joined t
You might have heard that people like me in the government don't support the EU's trade talks with Australia and New Zealand – it's not true
I was intrigued to read in a number of papers yesterday,includingThe Independent, that the EU’s new trade negotiations with Australia and the EU are apparently a setback for the UK. Far from it, we welcomed them.
New Zealand's Mike Hesson replaces Darren Lehmann as coach representative in ICC Cricket Committee- Firstcricket News, Firstpost
Clark has been appointed as the women's cricket representative and replaces Clare Connor (who has completed her third and final three-year term), Coezter has replaced Ireland's Kevin O'Brien as the Associate Members representative (Ireland is now a Full Member, which means O'Brien has become ineligi
New Zealand now has the world’s highest waterfall climbing route - and it's amazing
Dangling by a rope over a rocky overhang near Wanaka, I sneak a peak at the waterfall thundering through the chasm beside me – and instantly regret it. Finding my footing on a metal rung underneath the rock ledge, I propel my body upwards, letting out a triumphant squeal as the carabiner in my outst
CORRECTED-Left behind: why boomtown New Zealand has a homelessness crisis
WELLINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - New Zealand's dairy-fueled economy has for several years been the envy of the rich world, yet despite the rise in prosperity thousands of residents are sleeping in cars, shop entrances and alleyways.
New Zealand c.bank prepared for quantitative easing, asset...
SYDNEY, May 23 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has “significant further room” to ease monetary policy and is prepared to undertake large-scale asset purchases in case of a major financial crisis, it said in a research paper on Wednesday.
New Zealand dollar continues to struggle against greenback on Tuesday
The New Zealand dollar initially rally during the day on Tuesday, reaching towards the 0.6975 level before rolling over and wiping out the entirety of the day. We had broken above an ascending triangle during the previous session, and we are now testing that potential support level. However, I think
EU agrees to start Australia, New Zealand trade talks
The European Commission, which negotiates on behalf of the 28 EU members, said EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom would visit both countries to open talks in June before negotiators convene in Brussels in July for a first round of discussions.
New Zealand set to dump Eden Park for new Auckland venue
FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Test Match - New Zealand v England - Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, March 22, 2018. England's James Anderson runs in to bowl at sunset during the first day of the first cricket test match. REUTERS/David Gray
BRIEF-Suven Life Sciences Gets Product Patents In New Zealand, Norway
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MP blames Pacific 'failed states' for New Zealand's drug problems
Shane Jones, the assistant finance minister, has earned a reputation in his six months in government for his blunt and often controversial rhetoric.
Australian tourist dies in New Zealand rafting accident
The Shotover, north of Queenstown on New Zealand’s South Island, is a popular destination for rafting and bungee jumping.