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    New Zealand confirms four home series, including one against Bangladesh

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 04:09pm on August 11, 2020

    New Zealand Cricket said Tuesday that Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies had all confirmed they will tour during the upcoming home season, despite...

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    New Zealand health minister quits after COVID lapse

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 11:02am on July 02, 2020

    New Zealand’s health minister resigned Thursday after a public backlash over his breach of lockdown and his criticism of the civil servant responsible for the...

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    Tolkien TV show seeks burns victims as extras

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:46pm on June 24, 2020

    A New Zealand casting agency is appealing for aspiring actors with facial burns, missing limbs and other ‘funky’ looks to become extras in a Lord...

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    New Zealand shocked as policeman shot dead in rare attack

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:24am on June 20, 2020

    An unarmed New Zealand policeman was shot and killed on an Auckland street Friday, becoming the first officer to die on duty for more than...

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    New Zealand gun laws tightened further

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 11:28pm on June 18, 2020

    New Zealand further tightened its firearms laws Thursday in the wake of the last year’s Christchurch mosques massacre, when a lone gunman murdered 51 Muslim...

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    Eyeing US, New Zealand drops plans for armed police patrols

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:05am on June 10, 2020

    New Zealand police on Tuesday scrapped plans for armed patrols prompted by last year’s Christchurch mosque shootings, after criticism the change would lead to a...

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    New Zealand releases its last COVID-19 patient from isolation

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:23pm on June 08, 2020

    New Zealand has no active COVID-19 cases after the country’s final patient was given the all clear and released from isolation, health authorities said Monday...

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    26 all out nightmare still haunts New Zealand

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:37pm on May 22, 2020

    It has been described as New Zealand cricket’s darkest day, the 1955 Test against England when the Black Caps were skittled for just 26, a...

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    Ardern turned away from cafe under coronavirus rules

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:00pm on May 17, 2020

    In New Zealand, no one is exempt from the strict coronavirus prevention measures — not even prime minister Jacinda Ardern, who was denied entry to...

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    New Zealand won battle against virus: PM

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:05pm on April 27, 2020

    Prime minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday claimed New Zealand had scored a significant victory against the spread of the coronavirus, as the country began a...

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