New Zealand unveils plans to tackle trade in bones of extinct moa birds

This post was originally published on this siteCrackdown on illegal excavation and smuggling amid fears that scientific and historic heritage is being lost. Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin.

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New Zealand minister says yes – Trump is racist amid George Floyd protests

This post was originally published on this siteGreen party co-leaders James Shaw and Marama Davidson both answer “I do” when asked if the US President is racist. Eleanor Ainge Roy in

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Taika Waititi awarded Queen’s birthday honour for services to film

This post was originally published on this siteActor and director is made an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit and joins more than 170 New Zealanders on the list. Eleanor Ainge Roy in

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Vast majority of New Zealanders don’t want to return to office after Covid-19

This post was originally published on this siteStudy finds 89% of people working from home want to stay there, at least part time, when workplaces reopen. Coronavirus – latest updates

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Jacinda Ardern hits poll high as National urged to get over Bridges

This post was originally published on this siteNew Zealand opposition slumps to 30.6 with calls growing to replace its beleaguered leader amid government’s successful handling of Covid-19.

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New Zealand ‘halfway down Everest’ as Ardern plans big easing of Covid lockdown

This post was originally published on this sitePM says bars, hairdressers and domestic travel could be opened up next week along with gatherings of up to 100 people. Coronavirus – latest

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Jacinda Ardern and ministers take 20% pay cut in solidarity with those hit by Covid-19

This post was originally published on this siteNew Zealand PM says: ‘If there was ever a time to close the gap between groups of people across New Zealand in different positions, it is

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New Zealand comedian spends lockdown impersonating Jacinda Ardern

This post was originally published on this siteMelanie Bracewell decided to experiment after repeated comments about her likeness to the prime minister. Coronavirus – latest updates

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New Zealand election: Ardern resists calls for delay amid Covid-19 outbreak

This post was originally published on this siteJust 29 new cases recorded as deputy prime minister calls on Ardern to move election from September to November. Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin.

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New Zealand sees ‘positive’ signs amid strict coronavirus lockdown

This post was originally published on this siteJacinda Ardern won’t rule out pay cuts for ministers when recovery starts as stay-at-home measures deliver some success. Coronavirus –

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