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Ardern wins landslide re-election in New Zealand vote

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern's centre-left Labour Party won a landslide victory in New Zealand's general election on Saturday as voters rewarded her for a decisive response to COVID-19.

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern arrives at the Labour Party election night event in Auckland, New Zealand, 17 October 2020.

NZ women suffer major blow with Bates injury against Australia

New Zealand's women's cricket team hopes of winning back the Rose Bowl from Australia for the first time this century have suffered a blow with top-order batswoman Suzie Bates ruled out of the final ...

New Zealand women cricket team captain Suzie Bates. AFP

West Indies, Pakistan tours of New Zealand approved

New Zealand will launch its home summer of cricket with a Twenty20 match against West Indies at Eden Park on 27 November before two test series against the Caribbeans and Pakistan, New Zealand ...

India's Ravindra Jadeja walks off dejected while New Zealand players celebrate during their second test at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, 2 March 2020.

Australia’s Afghanistan test, ODI series against NZ postponed

Australia’s one-off test against Afghanistan and one-day series against New Zealand have been postponed to the 2021-22 season due to scheduling “complexity” during the COVID-19 pandemic

Australia’s Afghanistan test, ODI series against NZ postponed

NZ govt gives all clear for Pakistan, West Indies to tour

New Zealand’s government has given the go ahead for the Pakistan and West Indies teams to tour the country later this year and in early 2021

New Zealand govt gives all clear for Pakistan, West Indies to tour

'Wicked' Christchurch mosque gunman sentenced to life without parole

New Zealand mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant was sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday for the massacre of 51 Muslim worshippers, with a judge calling him "wicked" and "inhuman".

Brenton Tarrant, the gunman who shot and killed worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks, is seen during his sentencing at the High Court in Christchurch, New Zealand, 24 August, 2020.

Fury from victims at ‘devil’ New Zealand mosque shooter

A woman whose husband was shot dead by the white supremacist who murdered 51 Muslims in last year’s New Zealand mosque massacre pleaded with a Christchurch court Tuesday for the gunman’s punishment ...

New Zealand`s prime minister Jacinda Ardern speaks on live television following fatal shootings at two mosques in central Christchurch, New Zealand on 15 March 2019, in this still image taken from video. Photo: Reuters

New Zealand court hears how mosque shooter planned deadly attacks

New Zealand prosecutors told a court on Monday that Christchurch mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant had meticulously planned his 15 March, 2019 attacks, which claimed 51 lives.

Brenton Tarrant, the gunman who shot and killed worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks, is seen during his sentencing at the High Court in Christchurch, New Zealand, 24 August, 2020.

‘NZ mosque shooter spent years preparing for attack’

The man who killed 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand in 2019 looked his surviving victims and their families in the eye on Monday as they recounted the horror of a massacre which prosecutors ...

Brenton Tarrant, the gunman who shot and killed worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks, is seen during his sentencing at the High Court in Christchurch, New Zealand, 24 August, 2020.

Quotes from court hearings for New Zealand mosque shooter

The gunman who killed 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand's worst mass shooting faces a life prison term, possibly without parole, after multi-day sentencing hearings that started on Monday.

Brenton Tarrant, the man charged in relation to the Christchurch massacre appear in the dock charged with murder in the Christchurch District Court on 16 March 2019.
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