The Wellington Indian Association is a community organisation that was established in 1925 to foster Indian culture for Indians in Wellington. The association organised a cultural event which had officers from The New Zealand Police College dance to Bollywood numbers.
Ardern said the tone of the 20-minute phone call was warm and that Biden spoke very favorably about how New Zealand was handling the pandemic.
Since four people tested positive on Tuesday -- the first cases in community transmission in 102 days -New Zealand has detected a cluster of 30 virus cases.
New Zealand’s Central Bank (CB) will consider more monetary stimulus if there are periods of resurgence in local coronavirus infections and renewed lockdowns in the country, a top official said.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern moved most of New Zealand to the lowest virus alert setting Monday, saying the country was edging towards eliminating Covid-19.
ASB Classic tournament director Karl Budge announced the decision on Tuesday, saying work on hosting the tennis tournaments had been well advanced but logistical and safety issues had taken precedence.
Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced on Monday, saying it was a miracle no one was hurt as “a wall of orange” razed most of a remote South Island village.
Australia will within weeks allow residents of New Zealand to enter the country without having to quarantine, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said on Friday, as Canberra seeks to revive its ailing economy as COVID-19 cases begin to slow.
Though most Australian states have allowed quarantine-free visits from New Zealand residents since late last year, New Zealand had enforced isolation for arrivals from its neighbour, citing concerns about sporadic virus outbreaks there.
For many, life in New Zealand’s capital Wellington is largely back to normal. Its windswept streets are crowded with maskless shoppers and office workers, bars are packed and the economy is humming along. In the distinctive “Beehive” parliament