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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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    Williamson worried about Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on June 27, 2020

    New Zealand Cricket team captain Kane Williamson expressed his concerns over the coronavirus situation in Bangladesh while appearing in an appeal for UNICEF. Williamson along...

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    Tigers hoping against hope

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on June 23, 2020

    Bangladesh cricket team players were disheartened after their forthcoming home Test series against New Zealand was postponed due to current coronavirus situation, but they remained...

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    New Zealand cricket team’s Bangladesh tour postponed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:41pm on June 23, 2020

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board and New Zealand Cricket on Tuesday mutually agreed to postpone the upcoming Test series in August-September 2020 for a later date....

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    New Zealand online porn safety campaign goes viral

    Agence France-Presse. Wellington | Updated at 10:40am on June 21, 2020

    A New Zealand government advert showing two pornography actors turning up at a boy's home has helped the country's new online safety campaign go viral....

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    A Test of two halves

    Ashfaq-Ul-Alam | Updated at 10:18pm on June 20, 2020

    Not much was expected of Bangladesh in the two-Test series against New Zealand after getting clean-swept in the preceding one-day international and Twenty20 international series....

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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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    182 more Australians leave Dhaka on special flight

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Dhaka | Updated at 08:19pm on June 10, 2020

    A total of 182 more Australian citizens today left here for home as the Australian High Commission here arranged the third chartered flight to repatriate...

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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...