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New Zealand to increase annual refugee quota to 1,500, effective from 2020

Liberal Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Wednesday that the new quota will take effect from 2020.

published on : 19th September 2018

Indian cab aggregator Ola to launch in New Zealand

The company, however, did not specify the launch date of its services in New Zealand. Ola's plans to launch in New Zealand comes after it forayed into Australia in February and the UK in August.

published on : 18th September 2018

New Zealand spinner Morna Nielsen bids adieu to all forms of cricket

Opening up on her post-retirement plans, the bowling all-rounder said that she would be looking to connect with the domestic competitions.

published on : 31st August 2018

New Zealand PM Ardern has two ministers step aside

Last Friday, Ardern said digital services minister Clare Curran would step down after failing to declare a meeting with a candidate for the government's Chief Technology Officer job.

published on : 31st August 2018

New Zealand's minister for women Julie Anne Genter rode her bicycle to a hospital to give birth

Genter, a Green MP and keen cyclist, chose pedal power for Sunday's one kilometre (0.6 mile) journey from her home to Auckland City Hospital for the delivery. 

published on : 20th August 2018

New Zealand curbs foreign property ownership to cool market

The new restrictions mean an almost complete ban on non-nationals buying residential property in New Zealand, with only a couple of exemptions.

published on : 16th August 2018

Gary Stead named New Zealand cricket coach

Stead, 46, was a journeyman opening bat, playing just five Tests in 1999 before being dropped.

published on : 15th August 2018

A Rare Encounter with Furry Friends

Established in 1975, it is one of the few Kiwi Houses in the country that rescues and rehabilitates their sparse population.

published on : 5th August 2018

New Zealand refuse to tour Pakistan citing security reasons

Since the 2009 terror attack on the Sri Lanka team bus, Pakistan have made United Arab Emirates their home.

published on : 1st August 2018

New Zealand Cricket​ to host Indian men and women simultaneously

The men-in-blue team will play five ODIs and three T20Is while the women play three ODIs and as many T20Is.

published on : 1st August 2018

Acting New Zealand Prime Minister tells Australia to change its flag

Both New Zealand and Australian flags are dark blues with the Union Jack emblem of former colonial power Britain in the top right corner.

published on : 26th July 2018

Indian-born Ajaz Patel set for New Zealand Test debut against Pakistan

Patel joins wrist-spinners Todd Astle and Ish Sodhi in the 15-man squad for the three-test series starting in October.

published on : 25th July 2018

India beat New Zealand 4-0 in third hockey Test, complete series whitewash

Rupinder Pal Singh (8th minute), Surender Kumar (15th), Mandeep Singh (44th) and Akashdeep Singh (60th) scored the goals for India.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Hockey: India beat New Zealand, take unassailable 2-0 lead in Test series

India dominated the quarter as the team's attack won two PC opportunities, however, the home team could not convert and the two teams ended the first quarter in a stalemate.

published on : 21st July 2018

Rupinder Pal Singh​'s double strike helps India outplay New Zealand 4-2 in hockey series opener

Rupinder Pal Singh was splendid as he fired the ball low to beat New Zealand Goalkeeper Richard Joyce in the second minute.

published on : 19th July 2018
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