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New Zealand PM Ardern calls Sept 19 election, faces tight race

New Zealand PM Ardern calls Sept 19 election, faces tight race

New Zealanders will go to polls on September 19 to decide on a second term for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and also to vote in referendums on the divisive issues of legalising cannabis and euthanasia.

‘Our darkest of days’: PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

‘Our darkest of days’: PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday praised the bravery and courage by mosque worshippers as a lone gunman massacred their friends and family ...

New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes

New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes

New Zealand's parliament passed a law on Wednesday to ban many non-resident foreigners from buying existing homes, completing the Labour-led government's election campaign pledge.

Australia 'copied' our flag, says New Zealand's acting PM

Australia 'copied' our flag, says New Zealand's acting PM

The New Zealand flag was adopted in 1902, while Australia adopted its current flag design in 1954 - more than 50 years later.

Wallabies, All Blacks hail van der Westhuizen

Wallabies, All Blacks hail van der Westhuizen

Australia and New Zealand yesterday saluted “extraordinary” South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen, hailing his skill and leadership as an inspiration.