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New Zealand Approves Paid Leave After Miscarriage

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — New Zealand’s Parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation that would give couples who suffer a miscarriage or stillbirth three days’ paid leave, putting the country in the vanguard of those providing such benefits.Ginny Andersen, the Labour member of Parliament who drafted the bill, said she had not been able to find…

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Team New Zealand hit high gear to level America’s Cup at 3-3 By Reuters

5/5 © Reuters. Sailing – 36th America’s Cup 2/5 By Shrivathsa Sridhar (Reuters) – Holders Team New Zealand roared back to beat Luna Rossa and make it 3-3 in the 36th America’s Cup match off the coast of Auckland on Saturday, after the Italian challengers dominated the day’s opening race. TNZ hit speeds of over…

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Alert: New Zealand sees small tsunami waves following powerful South Pacific earthquake, states additional threat has passed

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand sees small tsunami waves after strong South Pacific earthquake, says further threat has passed.

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New Zealand wave surge follows tsunami warning after earthquake

A powerful earthquake struck Friday in the ocean off New Zealand, triggering a tsunami warning and leading to wave surges onshore.

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New Zealand volunteers refloat 28 whales in rescue effort

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Volunteers in New Zealand were optimistic they could save the 28 whales that remain from a mass-stranding after refloating them Tuesday for the second time in two days. A pod of 49 long-finned pilot whales was first found stranded early Monday on Farewell Spit, a remote beach on the South…

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New Zealand says COVID vaccinations ‘small step in long journey’

New Zealand launched its COVID-19 vaccination programme Saturday but warned the initial rollout was only a small step in the long battle against the pandemic.

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New Zealand to problem absolutely free period products in colleges

New Zealand will distribute free sanitary products in schools to combat “period poverty” among the disadvantaged, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday.

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XCOM 2 Tops the New Zealand Charts

XCOM 2 has taken first place on the New Zealand charts, according to IGEA for the week ending February 7, 2021. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold has dropped to second place, while Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is up from seventh to third place. FIFA 21 is up from sixth to fourth place and EA Sports UFC…

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UK’s virus jabs pass 15 mn, as New Zealand dictates city lockdown

Britain’s coronavirus vaccination programme passed the 15 million mark on Sunday, hours after New Zealand, so far largely spared by the pandemic, ordered its largest city into lockdown.

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New Zealand detects first community virus case in two months

New Zealand health officials on Sunday confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the community for more than two months, sparking urgent contract-tracing efforts north of Auckland.