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Coronavirus live news: India overtakes Brazil in cases; Italy row over plans for ‘Covid-free’ holiday islands

India now second-worst affected country after US; Sicily and Sardinia criticise plans to prioritise small tourist islands for vaccinationVaccination level in Germany reaches 15% of the populationDenmark to give 100,000 shots in ‘the big vaccine day’Morrison admits all Australians may not be vaccinated by end of yearArdern tells New Zealand border staff: get vaccine now or be redeployedUK coronavirus updates – live 1.16pm BST South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa believes Africa must expan...
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Coronavirus live news: India sees record case rise, overtaking Brazil; Germany and Denmark push on with vaccine drives

Australia scraps Covid vaccination timeline; India becomes second-worst affected country worldwide after USVaccination level in Germany reaches 15% of the populationDenmark to give 100,000 shots in ‘the big vaccine day’Morrison admits all Australians may not be vaccinated by end of yearArdern tells New Zealand border staff: get vaccine now or be redeployedUK coronavirus updates – live 11.30am BST Plans to copy Greece by creating ‘Covid-free’ islands are causing a ruckus in Italy.Leaders of s...
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Coronavirus live news: Warning as English pub gardens reopen; India sees record case rise, overtaking Brazil total

Australia scraps Covid vaccination timeline; India becomes second-worst affected country worldwide after US; England shops, salons and outdoor dining reopen for first time in four monthsEnjoy freedoms but stay wary of risks, PM says as England reopensUK reports lowest daily Covid death toll in nearly seven monthsScott Morrison admits all Australians may not be vaccinated by end of year Ardern tells New Zealand border staff: get Covid vaccine now or be redeployedSee all our coronavirus coverage ...
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New Zealand: Force majeure clauses: Not a slam dunk to end employment - Cavell Leitch

Employers should consider all reasonable options before deciding to dismiss via a force majeure or other clause.


Ardern tells New Zealand border staff: get Covid vaccine now or be redeployed

Prime minister’s comments come after border worker diagnosed last week said to have missed two vaccine appointmentsSee all our coronavirus coverageBorder workers have until the end of April to be vaccinated before being moved to lower risk roles, the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has said after a third worker from Auckland’s Grand Millenium managed isolation facility tested positive for Covid-19.“We want everyone to be vaccinated on our frontline,” she told TVNZ’s Breakfast on Monday. Continue...
Tags: New Zealand, Asia Pacific, World news, Coronavirus


‘Government-sanctioned racism’: Pasifika in New Zealand call for apology for Dawn Raid policy

Pacific Islanders want an official apology from the government over the 1970s policy and paths to residency for overstayersClinton Edward Hewett may have only been five years old at the time, but there’s a morning in 1974 that he can recollect in astonishing detail.At 4am in his peaceful cul de sac in Mangere, South Auckland, he remembers being woken by crying on the street, flashing blue lights, and pounding knocks on the door. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Pacific Islanders, Pasifika, Edward Hewett, Mangere South Auckland


New Zealand v Australia: Tourists win rain-affected match to complete ODI series sweep

Australia complete a clean sweep over New Zealand with a 21-run victory in a rain-affected final one-day international of the series.
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Don't be misled by good Covid-19 news in some nations. The pandemic is worse than ever elsewhere

There's light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel in the US and UK. Israel may be already out the other side, while Australia and New Zealand never left daylight. But everywhere else, the pandemic is worse than ever, with the virus scything through nations and widespread vaccination still months away.
Tags: Australia, US, Cnn, New Zealand, Don, UK Israel


New Zealand suspension of travel from India questioned amid fears of racist backlash

Community leader says: ‘We don’t feel like a part of the “team of 5 million” when Indians are singled out like this’See all our coronavirus coverageCommunity leaders have questioned the New Zealand government’s decision to temporarily close the border to people travelling from India, and say they fear the move could prompt racism and stigma.“The question of ‘Why India?’ must be asked, and a clear answer should be given,” said Sunil Kaushal, president of the Waitakere Indian Association. He asked...
Tags: UK, India, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, United States Brazil France, Sunil Kaushal, Waitakere Indian Association


New Zealand suspends travel from India after jump in Covid-19 cases

PM Jacinda Ardern said the government would look at risk management measures during suspensionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew Zealand has temporarily suspended entry for all travellers from India, including its own citizens, for about two weeks following a high number of positive coronavirus cases arriving from the South Asian country.The move comes after New Zealand recorded 23 new positive coronavirus cases at its border on Thursday, of which 17 were from India....
Tags: India, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, coverageNew Zealand


‘Broken promise’: Pike River families urge minister to continue mission to recover victims

Families say they were ‘blindsided’ by last week’s announcement and that many opposed itFamilies of the miners killed in the Pike River mining disaster say they disagree with the representative group who last week accepted the government’s decision to stop funding efforts to recover bodies or evidence from the explosion.Twenty-nine men were killed when an explosion ripped through the Pike River mine on the west coast in November 2010. Their bodies remain in the mine. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Pike River


The problem with 'bereavement' leave after pregnancy loss

New Zealand's designation of paid leave following pregnancy loss is a welcome development for all who care about workers' well-being and workplace equity, says historian Lara Freidenfelds. But such policies need a different name, she argues.
Tags: Cnn, New Zealand


From the archives: Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand – podcast

We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors.This week, from 2018: How an extreme libertarian tract predicting the collapse of liberal democracies – written by Jacob Rees-Mogg’s father – inspired the likes of Peter Thiel to buy up property across the Pacific. By Mark O’Connell Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley, Pacific, Jacob Rees Mogg, Mark O'Connell


Back in business - how Israel beat Covid: inside the 9 April Guardian Weekly

This week: Behind Israel’s vaccination success story. Plus, Myanmar’s mass exodus, and Britain’s contentious race report.Get the magazine delivered to your doorThe northern hemisphere spring is well on the way: will it bring renewed grounds for optimism as the world wrestles with the Covid pandemic? Many nations still face difficult weeks ahead as cases surge and vaccination rates are slow. But in others, normality is returning fast as infection rates fall to negligible levels.This week’s Guardi...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Science, Israel, Society, World news, Britain, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Myanmar, Vaccines and immunisation, Auckland, Sarah Boseley, Oliver Holmes


New Zealand minister’s cervical cancer diagnosis prompts calls for better screening

Advocates call for for self-testing as another path to regular screening for the HPV virus that causes nearly all cervical cancerWomen’s health advocates in New Zealand are calling for the government to improve the country’s cervical cancer screening programme following minister Kiritapu Allan’s shock diagnosis.Allan, the 37-year-old minister for conservation and civil defence, shared that she had stage-three cancer in a Facebook post on Tuesday, in which she wrote that she had felt uncomfortabl...
Tags: Facebook, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Allan, Cervical Cancer, Kiritapu Allan


The huge cost of even run-down New Zealand houses

Covid-containing New Zealand has the most unaffordable housing market among developed nations.
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‘Full of emotions’: trans-Tasman travel bubble to let families finally grieve, rejoice and hug

Some have missed the heartbreak of a funeral, others the joy of a pregnancy, but all are celebrating Australia-New Zealand travel See all our coronavirus coverageTrans-Tasman travel bubble between New Zealand and Australia to start on 19 April The bubble is here! Where should New Zealand tourists go? For Nicole Haines, it’s a chance to begin the grieving process. In June last year, her mother in Sydney died suddenly and unexpectedly of a brain aneurysm.“It was just heart-wrenching,” says Haines,...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Sydney, New Zealand, Christchurch, Australia New Zealand, Haines, Coronavirus, Nicole Haines


Morning mail: EU denies blocking vaccine, bank culture getting worse, NZ travel tips

Wednesday: The European Union denies Morrison government claims Covid vaccine doses have been blocked from being shipped to Australia. Plus: Kiwi creatives share their local travel tipsGood morning. What has happened to 3.1m AstraZeneca vaccine doses that were meant to be administered to Australians by now? That’s one of several big unanswered questions about Australia’s slower-than-expected vaccine rollout. It seems not much has changed after the banking royal commission, according to employees...
Tags: Australia, Eu, European Union, World news, Australia news, Australian politics, New Zealand, Vaccines and immunisation, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Kiwis, David Moody, Coronavirus, National Disability Services


EU denies blocking 3.1m Covid vaccine doses from reaching Australia

Scott Morrison blames international supply issues for missing vaccine rollout targets Travel bubble between New Zealand and Australia to start from 19 AprilSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rollout The European Union has denied blocking shipments of 3.1m doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine from going to Australia, contradicting Scott Morrison’s claim that international supply issues were to blame for missing rollout targets.At a press conference on Tuesday after New Zeal...
Tags: Health, Australia, Eu, European Union, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Scott Morrison, Coronavirus


The trans-Tasman travel bubble is here! Where should New Zealanders go?

With a date for the opening of the Australian-New Zealand travel bubble finally set, we can help you plan your tripIt’s been over a year since New Zealand closed its borders to the outside world. But from 19 April the long-awaited travel bubble with Australia will finally open to passengers in both directions. With everything from snowy mountains and lush rainforests to vibrant cities and glorious beaches, Australia has a lot to offer the Kiwi traveller. So where should you go? With the help of ...
Tags: Australia, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand


The UK needs a robust border policy, but right now we can’t see if it is working

Analysis: it is incredibly challenging to scrutinise the system because data on movement is so opaqueCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage The official response to coronavirus at the UK border has been problematic from the start. It was not until February this year that the government introduced mandatory hotel quarantine – some 11 months after coronavirus was first recorded the UK – despite it being used in countries such as New Zealand from the off.Even now with stricter...
Tags: Travel, Politics, UK, Science, UK News, World news, New Zealand, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: EMA denies establishing link between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots

Europe’s drug regulator denies finding connection between the AstraZeneca jab and rare blood clotting syndrome despite official’s claims earlier EMA denies finding link between AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clotsEU blames AstraZeneca ‘failure’ for sluggish Covid vaccine rolloutTravel bubble between New Zealand and Australia to start on 19 AprilWestern economies recovering faster than expected, says IMFCoronavirus UK – latest updates 3.21pm BST France is likely to prioritise citizens based in...
Tags: Europe, UK, Australia, France, World news, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Reuters, Emmanuel Macron, Johnson Johnson, Jedidajah Otte


Coronavirus live news: 'clear' link between rare clotting cases and AstraZeneca vaccine, EMA official says

EMA official says there is link between AstraZeneca jab and rare clotting, but ‘we do not know’ why; India states seek widening of vaccinations EU blames AstraZeneca ‘failure’ for sluggish Covid vaccine rolloutTravel bubble between New Zealand and Australia to start on 19 AprilNorth Korea pulls out of Tokyo Olympics, citing coronavirusPhilippines man dies ‘after doing 300 squats for breaching curfew’Coronavirus UK – latest updates 1.30pm BST Indonesia has reported its first case of a more tr...
Tags: UK, Sweden, Indonesia, Australia, India, Eu, World news, South Africa, Korea, New Zealand, Brazil, Astrazeneca, Tokyo, Reuters


Scott Morrison blames international supply issues for slow Covid vaccine rollout

Prime minister refuses to say how many doses of AstraZeneca vaccine CSL is producing in Melbourne each weekThe prime minister, Scott Morrison, has rejected claims Australia’s vaccine rollout has been held up by the batch testing of 2.5m domestically made doses and instead blamed international supply issues.At a press conference on Tuesday after New Zealand announced a trans-Tasman travel bubble, Morrison said Australia had not received 3.1m AstraZeneca doses from overseas. He said that was to bl...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, CSL, Coronavirus


Scott Morrison blames international supply for slow Covid vaccine rollout

Prime minister refuses to say how many doses of AstraZeneca vaccine CSL is producing in Melbourne each weekThe prime minister, Scott Morrison, has rejected claims Australia’s vaccine rollout has been held up by the batch testing of 2.5m domestically made doses and instead blamed international supply issues.At a press conference on Tuesday after New Zealand announced a trans-Tasman travel bubble, Morrison said Australia had not received 3.1m AstraZeneca doses from overseas. He said that was to bl...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, CSL, Coronavirus


Australia and New Zealand's travel bubble officially opens April 18

New Zealand will allow Australians to travel to the country quarantine-free, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a press conference Tuesday, April 6.
Tags: Australia, Cnn, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern


Jacinda Ardern announces ‘trans-Tasman travel bubble’ with Australia in pandemic milestone – video

New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has announced details of a trans-Tasman travel bubble with Australia, meaning Australians will be able to travel to New Zealand without needing to quarantine. Though most Australian states have allowed quarantine-free visits from New Zealanders for months, New Zealand has continued with enforced isolation for arrivals from its neighbour, citing concern about small Covid-19 outbreaks. The move to allow cross-border travel is one of the first such agre...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, New Zealand, New Zealanders, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus


Australia news live updates: Scott Morrison blames ‘supply problem’ for slow Covid vaccine rollout

PM says Australia’s failure to reach vaccine target is due to three million doses that never arrived; Jacinda Ardern says quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand will commence 19 April. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveTrans-Tasman travel bubble announcedMalcolm Turnbull dumped from NSW climate change boardNSW Covid hotspots; Queensland hotspotsAustralia Covid vaccine tracker 8.27am BST Travel agents and hotel operators have welcomed details of the two way travel ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coal, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian media, New Zealand, Bill Shorten, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria


Trans-Tasman travel bubble between New Zealand and Australia to start on 19 April

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern warns that further Covid-19 outbreaks could mean border closures returnCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAfter nearly a year shut off from the world, New Zealand is cracking open its borders, with a trans-Tasman travel bubble allowing two-way quarantine-free travel with Australia.The NZ prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced on Tuesday the bubble would open from 19 April, allowing quarantine-free travel between the two nation...
Tags: Australia, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Nz, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus, Tourism (Australia


Trans-Tasman travel bubble to start on 19 April, Jacinda Ardern announces

Prime minister warns that further Covid-19 outbreaks could mean border closures returnCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAfter nearly a year shut off from the world, New Zealand is cracking open its borders, with a trans-Tasman travel bubble.The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced that the bubble with Australia would begin on 19 April, allowing quarantine-free travel between the two nations. Travellers from New Zealand have been able to enter selected Australian st...
Tags: Australia, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern



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