Job loss for women is a major issue in New Zealand's "COVID election"

Oct 16, 2020
Women make up more than 90% of people who have lost their jobs during COVID-19 restrictions in New Zealand.
Women make up the large majority of people who lost their jobs due to coronavirus restrictions in New Zealand. Pictured: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on the campaign trail.
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The man accused of killing at least 50 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week seems to be, in many ways, the ultimate example of online radicalization.
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Western states scrambling for more firefighters

Aug 21, 2015
Wildfires are burning in 10 states, exhausting resources and manpower.

New Zealand: First smoke-free country?

May 25, 2012
This week New Zealand announced the price on cigarettes will rise by 40 percent over the next four years -- to more than $15 U.S. a pack -- as part of an effort to eliminate smoking in New Zealand completely…

Volcano export woes bring New Zealand windfall

Apr 20, 2010
We reported yesterday that the airline snafu caused by Eyjafjallajokull's eruption has had a severe impact on domestic and international imports...