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Nightclubs, Cafes and Casinos Reopen in Auckland as Marathon Lockdown Ends

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Aucklanders returned to nightclubs, cinemas and cafes on Friday as New Zealand's biggest city exited pandemic lockdown after...
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Ikea opening here: NZ debut at Kiwi Property Group site, Auckland's Sylvia Park

Swedish furniture and homeware giant Ikea is opening at Mt Wellington's Sylvia Park.Two years after announcing it would open here, it has just announced an agreement to buy land at New Zealand's biggest shopping centre, owned... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Ikea, Wellington, Auckland, Nz, Kiwi Property Group, Sylvia Park

New Zealand Joins Regional Effort to Calm Restive Solomon Islands

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand said on Wednesday that it will deploy military and police personnel in the Solomon Islands, joining efforts by...
Tags: New Zealand, Solomon Islands, Wellington, Reuters New Zealand, Calm Restive Solomon Islands

Mouse problem at Wellington Countdown supermarket linked to nearby demolition, warm weather

Nearby demolition and warmer weather has attracted mice to a popular Wellington supermarket.A Countdown spokesperson told the Herald that due to the weather getting warmer and the construction work near the Newtown location, a "small... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Herald, Newtown, Wellington, Wellington Countdown

The future of water transport setting sail in Wellington

After long delays the first fully electric passenger ferry in the Southern Hemisphere is set to launch in Wellington on December 16.Construction first began in 2018 by the Wellington Electric Boat Building Company, a subsidiary... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Southern Hemisphere, Wellington Electric Boat Building Company

Wellington Man Killed After Struck by Car

Authorities say a 65-year-old Wellington man is dead after being struck by a car in Wellington.
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HVS Asia Pacific Hospitality Newsletter - Week Ending 19 November 2021

The Rydges Wellington Hotel Acquired by NZ Hotel Holdings Asset LP in New Zealand, CitizenM Hotel Chain Raised USD 1 Billion from Existing Shareholders for Future Expansion, Velana International Airport will Complete New Expansion by 2022 in Maldives, Singapore Tourism Board and Korea Tourism Organisation Partners to Capture Tourism Demand on Both Sides.
Tags: Travel, New Zealand, Wellington, NZ Hotel Holdings Asset LP, Maldives Singapore Tourism Board

Black Friday: Retail NZ says there's a sense of gloom in Wellington

Black Friday marks one of the busiest shopping days of the year but Retail NZ says there's a sense of gloom throughout Wellington's CBD. For most retailers across the country, the Christmas shopping period officially begins today... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Nz

La historia de Los Rothschild, la familia más rica del mundo

En el año  1798 , un exitoso banquero judío-alemán decide educar a sus cinco hijos en finanzas y los envía a distintos países de Europa para expandir su negocio. Hoy en día, 260 años después del inicio de esta dinastía, esta familia ha logrado posicionarse como una de las más poderosas e influyentes de toda la historia, interviniendo en sucesos tan importantes como la independencia de un país latinoamericano, salvando a Estados Unidos de varias crisis financieras y evitando una completa conquist...
Tags: Travel, Spacex, Australia, California, India, Israel, Walmart, Austria, Manchester, Wellington, Napoleon, Nixon, Walton, Charles de Gaulle, Estados Unidos, Nathan

RBNZ Governor Orr Signals Cautious Policy Approach With Small Steps

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) will take small steps in monetary policy and observe how things go as the world...
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Wellington creates WBBL history taking 5 for 8 to help Strikers advance

Legspinner takes the best WBBL figures of all-time to end Brisbane Heat's season
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Wellington, WBBL

New Zealand to Reopen to Foreign Travellers From April 30

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -New Zealand will keep its borders closed to most international travellers for a further five months, the government said on...
Tags: New Zealand, Wellington, Reuters New Zealand

Putin plays a weak hand well, and the chaos on Russia's border shows how

Russian servicemen in T-14 tanks during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow, May 9, 2016.REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin Crises are multiplying on Russia's western border, and Vladimir Putin appears to be stirring the trouble. Stoking hotspots is usually seen as strategic malpractice, creating more problems for a state to deal with. Provoking mayhem may just be part of a strategy to distract and exhaust Russia's adversaries. What do Russians want? Moscow seems to be going out of i...
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, France, Russia, Trends, Spain, European Union, Ukraine, Analysis, United States, Nato, Normandy, Middle East, Portugal, Crimea, Royal Navy

Improving team spirit, riding a wave and who's eating Beef Wellington? - England's autumn review

England's successful autumn is partially down to forward Maro Itoje's work in improving communication among the side, says head coach Eddie Jones.
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City of cable cars: the ups and downs of life with Wellington’s private incline lifts

The hilly capital has an inordinately high number of incline lifts and more are being built as easily accessible sites become harder to findSome look like glass elevators plucked from a science-fiction film, others a giant fibreglass bucket, but however they come, Wellington’s personal cable cars are more than just an alternative to scaling the hilly capital’s interminable steps; they are a small slice of daily magic for the hundreds of people who use them.“There’s something very romantic about ...
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Ad agency Special Group eyes Wellington expansion

Globetrotting Kiwi-owned ad agency Special Group is looking to expand its footprint in the local market by opening a new branch in Wellington. The firm, founded 14 years ago, already has offices in Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Special Group, Globetrotting Kiwi, Auckland Melbourne Sydney

Hannah Shaw-Williams' Favorite Movies Of All Time

Hello /Film readers! I'm Hannah Shaw-Williams, and I recently joined the site's editorial staff as the guardian of the weekend shifts. A prerequisite for the job was liking movies, and as a keen cinephile I've personally watched over a dozen films in my lifetime. Yes, you should be impressed. This deep wealth of knowledge means that when I was called upon to list my 15 favorite movies as a way of introducing myself to readers, I was ready for the challenge.People often ask me what kind of films ...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, Hollywood, Movies, Mississippi, Stephen King, Britain, Italy, Guillermo Del Toro, New Zealand, Franco, James Franco, John, Tom Cruise, Sam, Tom Hardy, Wellington

New Zealand Police Find Human Remains in Disaster-Stricken Mine After 11 Years

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Human remains have been found in a New Zealand coal mine, police said on Wednesday, more than a decade after one of the...
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New Zealand to Ease Auckland Domestic Border Curbs in Mid-Dec

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Domestic borders around New Zealand's largest city Auckland will reopen from Dec. 15 for fully vaccinated people and those...
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KiwiRail workers vote for nationwide strike - rail services, rail ferries and metro services affected

By RNZ Trains and ferries look set for disruption after KiwiRail workers voted overwhelmingly for a nationwide strike.The industrial action will affect all rail operations, including rail ferries, as well as Auckland and Wellington... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Auckland, RNZ Trains

New Zealand's Māori Ask Anti-Vaccine Protesters to Stop Using Haka

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A Māori tribe that claims New Zealand's most famous haka as its heritage on Monday told anti-vaccine protesters to stop...
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Infratil flags larger dividends after results buoyed by sale of Tilt Renewables

Investment fund Infratil has reported the largest surplus in its 27-year history on the back of the sale of its renewable energy business.Wellington-headquartered Infratil announced a net parent surplus from continuing operations... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Infratil

Unified Approach Needed to Deal With COVID-19, Says AirAsia Group CEO

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Governments around the world need to look at unified approaches to managing COVID-19, the Group Chief Executive of Malaysian...
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St James's Park and Green Park

St James's Park St James's Park and Green Park together with two other Royal Parks of London, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens form an almost continuous green area in the centre of London.In 1532, Henry VIII purchased an area of marshland from Eton College, through which the river Tyburn flowed. On James I's accession to the throne in 1603, he ordered the park drained and landscaped, and kept exotic animals in the park, including camels, crocodiles, and an elephant, as well as aviaries of...
Tags: England, London, Australia, France, Victorian Era, Other Historical Era, Edwardian Era, Canada, Britain, South Africa, British Army, Buckingham Palace, Aldershot, Whitehall, Duke, Wellington

Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens

Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens together with two other Royal Parks of London, Green Park and St James's Park form an almost continuous "green lung" in the heart of London.In 1536, Henry VIII acquired the manor of Hyde from the canons of Westminster Abbey and enclosed it as a deer park. It remained a private hunting ground until James I permitted limited access to gentlefolk, and appointing a ranger to take charge. In 1637 Charles I opened the park to the general public.In 1728 Queen Caroline ...
Tags: London, Victorian Era, Other Historical Era, Buckingham Palace, Victoria, Parliament, Crystal Palace, Charles, Duke, Hyde Park, Wellington, James, Westminster Abbey, Henry Viii, South East, Hyde

Fearful of overwhelmed morgues and battling lockdown protests, New Zealand faces up to Covid peak

The country that kept the virus out for so long is now coming to terms with endemic Covid See all our coronavirus coverageFears of overwhelmed morgues, record Covid cases, anti-lockdown protests – the headlines this week in New Zealand might evoke deja-vu for anyone who lived through the pandemic in Europe, Asia or America.New Zealand has recently generated a series of news stories that could have been a year-old dispatch from the opposite side of the globe. National radio announced that hospita...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Wellington, Europe Asia, America New Zealand, New Zealand politics, Coronavirus, COVID

Save Woodlands Wellington Campaign

UPDATE: In a story reported by The New Paper this morning, Woodlands was alleged to have fallen into financial hardship when the tabloid quoted a source close to the Football Association of Singapore which claimed that the Rams were unable to show their financial plan for the 2013 S.League season. However, Tay rubbished the report and commented that all players, coaches and staff were paid on time throughout the season, suggesting that the Rams were in fact, in stark contrast to the earlier repo...
Tags: Singapore, Sport, Soccer, Wellington, Rams, S League, Hougang, Tay, Football Association of Singapore, A Cheetahs Fan, Woodlands Wellington, Hussain Razzak, Unofficial Woodlands Wellington Supporters Club, Woodlands Wellington Football Club, Woodlands Stadium Woodlands Wellington

Bosman Family wines with skin contact: from pink to orange

Look at the colours of these wines. To the right is a skin contact pinot gris and the left a full-on and delicious orange wine. Ignore the moth that snuck into the picture. I’m back in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley (Heaven and Earth valley) at the 8th generation Bosman Family Vineyards. They have been on the land since 1798 working the vineyards founded by a Huguenot in 1699. For the uninitiated orange wine isn’t made of citrus. It describes the colour […] The post Bosman Family wines with skin cont...
Tags: Travel, Earth, South Africa, Wine, Ed, Wellington, Wine Regions, Grape Varieties, Hemel, Around South Africa in 80 wines, Amphora, Grenache Blanc, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Pinot gris/grigio, Bosman Family

World Past Tipping Point of Renewable Energy Transformation, Says Tesla's Denholm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The world has passed the tipping point of a renewable energy transformation and must accelerate the adoption of technology...
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More than a year after its abrupt closure, Wellington cafe Astoria to reopen, as Astoria

A year after one of Wellington's most famous cafes, Astoria, closed its doors, its owners have confirmed it is to reopen: as Astoria.Situated on the edge of Midland Park, a green space surrounded by office buildings on all sides... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Astoria, Midland Park