New Zealand: News
19 Jan 2023Labour Party
New Zealand: Meet the leaders likely to replace Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand's Labour Party is prompted to look for a new leader to assume the prime ministership after outgoing PM Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday that she would step down from the post by February 7 and not seek re-election.
19 Jan 2023Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to step down next month
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (42) announced on Thursday that she will step down from the position by early February and not seek re-election.
06 Oct 2022Travel And Tourism
5 hiking trails in New Zealand for a thrilling adventure
New Zealand is one of those destinations where one would like to travel time and again.
30 Sep 2022Travel And Tourism
Unique stays in New Zealand that'll blow your mind away
Known for its picturesque landscapes, pristine trout-filled lakes, jagged mountains, and diverse natural beauty, New Zealand is among the most-loved travel destinations.
10 Aug 2022Education
5 scholarships for Indians to study in New Zealand
New Zealand provides an excellent opportunity for the intellectual and cultural growth of students. The country presents incredible opportunities in various fields of study for various degrees of higher education.
18 Jul 2022Mental Health
New Zealand: Visit these wellness destinations to relax & rejuvenate
If you are looking for a holiday to heal yourself and feel spiritually connected, look to travel to a wellness retreat to soothe your soul.
03 Jun 2022Canada
5 most scenic rail routes in the world
Who loves a nice long train journey?
19 Jan 2022Ireland
30 UK companies to start 4-day workweeks from June
The United Kingdom will kick start a trial of a four-day workweek for employees from June.
03 Sep 2021Terror Attack
New Zealand: 6 people injured in stabbings, attacker shot dead
Police in New Zealand shot dead a man after he stabbed and wounded at least six people in a supermarket.
17 Aug 2021Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand to enter lockdown after single virus case found
New Zealand's government took drastic action on Tuesday by putting the entire nation into strict lockdown for at least three days after finding a single case of coronavirus infection in the community.
15 Aug 2021Amazon
'The Lord of the Rings' series: What do we know?
Amazon's reply to HBO's Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings is one of the most-awaited shows.
22 Jun 2021Olympics
Olympics: Laurel Hubbard to become first transgender athlete to compete
New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first-ever transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics.
02 May 2021Coronavirus
NZ High Commission sends oxygen SOS to Congress, row follows
The New Zealand High Commission in New Delhi on Sunday dropped an SOS message to Congress for oxygen cylinder and received it soon after.
01 May 2021India
India to open 2021-22 FIH Pro League campaign against NZ
The Indian men's hockey team will open its campaign in the third edition of FIH Pro League against New Zealand on February 5 next year as the world governing body released the schedule of the prestigious tournament.
28 Apr 2021India
NZ to contribute NZ $1mn to India's fight against COVID-19
New Zealand will give one million NZ dollars to the Red Cross to assist India as it grapples with a COVID-19 surge, Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced on Wednesday.
20 Apr 2021Amazon Studios
$465mn: That's how much Season 1 of 'LOTR' would cost!
Epic fantasy adventure The Lord of the Rings is now being developed into a television series.
16 Apr 2021Cricket: News, Stats and more!
COVID-19: Black Caps set to be vaccinated this week
In a major development, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) will provide early vaccinations to the men's team this week.
08 Apr 2021India
New Zealand suspends travel with India as COVID-19 cases rise
New Zealand has decided to suspend entry for all travelers from India as the latter is witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases.
05 Mar 2021Earthquake
Powerful earthquakes trigger Pacific-wide tsunami alerts, mass evacuations ordered
The residents living in the coastal areas of New Zealand, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu, left their homes for safer higher-ground areas after a series of powerful earthquakes triggered Pacific-wide tsunami alerts.
17 Feb 2021Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand ponders extending lockdown as two new cases found
A coronavirus outbreak in New Zealand grew by two cases on Wednesday to five in total as lawmakers considered extending lockdown in Auckland.
10 Feb 2021Earthquake
Tsunami warning sounded after 7.7 magnitude earthquake jolts South Pacific
A tsunami warning has been sounded for New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and other nations in the South Pacific after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit the region on Thursday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
23 Dec 2020Hollywood
New Beatles documentary shows the iconic rock band in prime
Get ready to feel The Beatles fever, once again!
27 Nov 2020Kieron Pollard
New Zealand beat West Indies in first T20I: Records broken
New Zealand fought their way back to stun West Indies in the first T20I to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
28 Oct 2020Hollywood
Kate Winslet is playing a "water person" in 'Avatar 2'
We already know by now that the much-hyped Avatar sequel will hit the theaters in 2022 and that the shooting is in the final stages.
17 Oct 2020Labour Party
Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party wins New Zealand election by landslide
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is all set to return for a second term as her Labour Party secured a landslide victory in the country's general elections on Saturday.
28 Sep 2020Avatar
Director James Cameron just dropped exciting news about 'Avatar 2'
Director James Cameron recently said that filming for the second and the third instalments of the path-breaking sci-fi film Avatar is almost complete.
27 Aug 2020Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand: Christchurch shooter gets life imprisonment without parole
New Zealand handed over life imprisonment, without the option of parole, to the man who killed 51 Muslim worshippers in two mosques in Christchurch last year.
24 Aug 2020Facebook
Christchurch terrorist planned to burn down mosques, NZ police say
Over a year after the tragic Christchurch shootings in New Zealand, a court heard for the first time the official account of what the terrorist had planned.
19 Aug 2020Taiwan
Unable to fly, travelers hop on flights to reach nowhere
With the coronavirus pandemic putting brakes on flying worldwide, frequent fliers are trying different styles to satisfy their "wanderlust".
17 Aug 2020Labour Party
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern delays elections as coronavirus returns
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who earned plaudits for controlling coronavirus outbreak in her country, has delayed parliamentary elections after fresh cases were reported.
12 Aug 2020Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand: Auckland on lockdown as new coronavirus cases emerge
After being praised for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, New Zealand has put its largest city Auckland back on lockdown.
09 Aug 2020Twitter
A poisoned chalice: Bill Gates on Microsoft's acquisition of TikTok
Microsoft is moving progressively to acquire the US business of TikTok (at least) to prevent the company from getting banned by the Trump administration.
08 Aug 2020United States of America
Karan Bajaj, the yogi who sold his start-up for $300mn
Successful entrepreneurs are hailed for how they hold onto their idea and make it big in the market.
03 Aug 2020Microsoft
NewsBytes Briefing: William English, computer mouse co-inventor, dies at 91
A lot has happened over the weekend.
24 Jul 2020Avatar
'Avatar' sequels, 'Star Wars' movies delayed due to the pandemic
Even a decade after the release of James Cameron's path-breaking science-fiction epic Avatar, fans around the world are still waiting for a sequel.
08 Jun 2020United States of America
New Zealand is coronavirus free: Here's what it did right
As countries around the world continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, New Zealand has declared that it is coronavirus free now.
25 May 2020COVID-19
Stuff, New Zealand's popular media group, sold for Rs. 46
Stuff Limited, one of New Zealand's largest media organizations, is set to be purchased by its CEO for a single NZ dollar (61 cents).
23 May 2020Hollywood
'Avatar 2' production to resume in New Zealand next week
Even a decade after the release of James Cameron's path-breaking science-fiction epic Avatar, fans are still waiting for a sequel.
07 May 2020Jacinda Ardern
NZ 'halfway down Everest'; unveils plan to ease coronavirus lockdown
New Zealand, which has been receiving praises for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, has unveiled plans to further ease its nationwide lockdown.
27 Apr 2020Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand 'eliminates' coronavirus; cases down to single digits
New Zealand has achieved its goal of "elimination" of the coronavirus as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said they have "won the battle" against community transmission.