Articles Tagged 'New Zealand'
New Zealand Commits To Being Carbon Neutral By 2050 — With A Big Loophole
New Zealand lawmakers approved a bill Thursday that commits the country to being carbon neutral by the year 2050. The measure, which passed 119 votes… READ MORE
New Zealand firearm buyback cost could balloon to $300m
The New Zealand government’s planned buyback of semi-automatic firearms in the wake of the Christchurch shooting could cost as much as $300m (£155m), deputy prime… READ MORE
Trump: Media ‘working overtime to blame me’ for New Zealand attack
President Trump on Monday accused the news media of blaming him for last week’s deadly shootings at a pair of mosques in New Zealand.
“The… READ MORE
Ocasio-Cortez hits NRA after New Zealand shooting: ‘What good are your thoughts and prayers?’
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Friday tore into the National Rifle Association (NRA) after at least one gunman opened fire at two New Zealand mosques,… READ MORE
New Zealand to target online giants with digital tax
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms… READ MORE
New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes
New Zealand has banned most foreigners from buying homes as it tries to tackle runaway housing prices.
Previously the housing market was open to investors… READ MORE
New Zealand begins evacuating tourists from quake-hit town
New Zealand emergency services and defense personnel began evacuating hundreds of tourists and residents from the South Island town of Kaikoura on Tuesday, a day… READ MORE
Around the World, Ceremonies Commemorate Lives Lost in 9/11
By Associated Press, FOXNews.com
WELLINGTON, New Zealand â€“ Commemorations marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are under way in the Pacific as officials and families of the lost gathered in solidarity.
Players from the American Eagles rugby team joined hundreds of others Sunday morning at a memorial service in the town of New Plymouth, New Zealand.… READ MORE
7.6-magnitude earthquake hits off New Zealand’s Kermadec Islands; tsunami warning issued
HONG KONG, July 7 (Xinhua) — An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale jolted the Kermadec Islands region of New Zealand at 1903 GMT on Wednesday (07:03 New Zealand local time on Thursday), the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake was centered 161 km east of Raoul Island of the Kermadec Islands, which is some 920 km south of… READ MORE
New Zealand May Seek More Recovery Help After Christchurch Quake
ByÂ Chris Bourke and Tracy WithersÂ -Bloomberg News
New Zealand may seek additional help to find more than 200 missing people in Christchurch following a 6.3-magnitude earthquake as search-and-rescue efforts in the nationâ€™s second-largest city enter a fifth day.
â€œWe will be needing more help before this is over,â€ Foreign Minister Murray McCully told reporters yesterday. â€œNo country can have… READ MORE