- Coronavirus: New Zealand locks down Auckland after cases end 102-day run
Four family members test positive for Covid-19 in Auckland, where a lockdown has now been imposed.
BBC News. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 01:58:37 GMT.
- Coronavirus New Zealand: Panic-buying starts amid lockdown
Ms Ardern implemented stay-at-home orders throughout Auckland for 72 hours from midday on Wednesday after four new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed.
Daily Mail. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 01:03:49 +0100.
- New York, New Jersey, Connecticut add Hawaii, South Dakota, Virgin Islands to quarantine list
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and New Jersey Gov. ...
Brooke Singman. Fox News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:34:57 GMT.
- Family of man found dead in detention 'highly offended' by minister's comments
Daniel Harvey, who died in a Broadmeadows detention centre on Monday, was fighting extradition to New Zealand after his criminal record prompted authorities to revoke his visa.
Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:01:00 +1000.
- Coronavirus reemerges in New Zealand after 102 days
On Sunday, New Zealand marked 100 days free of coronavirus, but now authorities have found four new cases in one household.
ABC News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 13:54:15 +0000.
- New Zealand Goes Back Into Lockdown Amid First Covid-19 Cases In 102 Days
The country has been hailed as a model for how to successfully respond to the coronavirus.
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- New Zealand reports return of coronavirus after 102 days
PM Arden orders Auckland into lockdown after four new locally transmitted cases found in the same family.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:04:28 GMT.
- New Zealand coronavirus: Four new domestic cases confirmed after more than 100 days Covid-19 free
Auckland placed in three-day lockdown after four cases found in one family in the city
Adam Forrest. The Independent. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:39:00 GMT.
- Coronavirus breaks out again in New Zealand after 102 days
Coronavirus has broken out again in New Zealand after more than 100 days and prompted the country's government to put its largest city into strict lockdown.
Sky News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:28:00 +0100.
- Coronavirus Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis
New Zealand marked 100 days with no new reported cases of local coronavirus transmission. France will require people to wear masks in crowded outdoor areas.
New York Times. Sun, 09 Aug 2020 17:35:30 +0000.
- Coronavirus: New Zealand marks 100 days without community spread
The prime minister hails the milestone as "significant", but warns against complacency.
Yahoo. Sun, 09 Aug 2020 10:54:03 -0400.
- New Zealand marks 100 days of virus elimination
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand on Sunday marked 100 days since it stamped out the spread of the coronavirus, a rare bright spot in a world that continues to be ravaged by the disease. ...
Nick Perry. Washington Times. Sat, 08 Aug 2020 23:25:56 -0400.
- Women's 2021 World Cup postponed until 2022
The Women's Cricket World Cup, due to take place in New Zealand next year, has been postponed until 2022.
BBC News. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:01:32 GMT.
- New Zealand's Southern Alps glacier melt has doubled
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Science Daily. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:37:50 EDT.
- Sabre Renews Strategic, Long-term Distribution Agreement with Air New Zealand
Under the renewed agreement, Sabre will continue to distribute global Air New Zealand content to hundreds of thousands of travel agents and thousands of corporations globally through its extensive travel marketplace.
Travel Industry Wire. 2020-08-04 15:50:13 EST.
- Beirut blast: Ten Kiwis in the city, new video emerges
Warning: Distressing content The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says that 10 New Zealanders are registered as being in Beirut, the site of a devastating explosion overnight that has killed more than 60 and injured more ...
New Zealand Herald. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 07:32:17 +1200.
- NZDF trialling electric motorbikes
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) announced on 27 July that it has begun trialling electric utility motorbikes to determine their suitability for military use.
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The Pacific Islands of Oceania are grouped into three regions:
Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The island nations of
Melanesia include Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and
The nations of Micronesia include the Federated States of Micronesia
as well as Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, and Palau.
The Polynesian nations include New Zealand plus Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu.
More news and information about selected Pacific Island nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of Fiji's capital city is Suva, and its national currency
is the Fiji Dollar. English is the primary language used in Fiji,
and in 2007, the population of Fiji was estimated at 919,000.
The Republic of Kiribati's capital city is Tawara, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. English and Kiribati are the primary
languages used in the Republic, and in 2007, the Republic's population
was estimated at 108,000.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands' capital city is Majuro,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English and Marshellese are
the primary languages used on the islands, and in 2007, the islands'
population was estimated at 62,000.
The Federated States of Micronesia's capital city is Palikir,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English is the primary language
used in Micronesia, and in 2007, the islands' estimated population
The Republic of Nauru's capital city is Yaren District, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. Nauruan and English are the
primary languages used in Nauru, and in 2007, Nauru's estimated
population was 14,000.
New Zealand's capital city
is Wellington, and its national currency is the New Zealand Dollar.
English and Maori are widely used languages in New Zealand, and in 2007,
the nation's estimated population was 4,116,000.
The Republic of Palau's
capital city is Koror, and its currency is the US Dollar.
Palauan and English are the primary languages of Palau,
and in 2007, Palau's estimated population was 21,000.
Papua New Guinea's capital city is Port Moresby,
and its national currency is the Kina. English, Tok Pisin,
and Hiri Motu are the primary languages of PNG, and in 2007, the
country's estimated population was 5,796,000.
The Independent State of Samoa's
capital city is Apia, and its national currency is the Tala.
Samoan and English are the primary languages used in Samoa, and in 2007,
Samoa's estimated population was 214,000.
The Solomon Islands' capital city is Honiara, and its national currency
is the Solomon Islands Dollar. English is the primary language
of the Solomon Islands, and in 2007, the islands' estimated population
The Kingdom of Tonga's capital city
is Nuku'alofa, and its national currency is the Tongan Dollar.
English and Tongan are the primary languages of Tonga, and in 2007,
Tonga's estimated population was 117,000.
Tuvalu's capital city
is Fongafale, and its currency is the Australian Dollar. Tuvuluan
and English are the primary languages used on Tuvalu, and in 2007, the
nation's estimated population was 12,000.
The Republic of Vanuatu's capital city is Port-Vila,
and its national currency is the Vatu. Bislama, English, and French
are the primary languages spoken on Vanuatu, and in 2007, the Republic's
estimated population was 212,000.