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Maori Language, Once Shunned, Is Having a Renaissance in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A teenage thrash metal band screams out Maori lyrics in its latest videos. A popular radio host is learning New Zealand’s indigenous language and sharing new vocabulary with his audience. And residents [...]
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Jacinda Ardern Embraces Dual Role: New Zealand Prime Minister and Mom

[unable to retrieve full-text content] New Zealand’s prime minister, back from six weeks’ maternity leave, told reporters to expect “the odd press conference with a little bit of spill on me.” Source: NYT > [...]
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New Zealand Grants Domestic Violence Victims Paid Leave

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] With a vote in Parliament, New Zealand joined the Philippines as the only countries in the world with such legislation, granting victims 10 days off work. Source: NYT > World
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New Zealand Party Is Faulted After Sex-Assault Claims at Youth Camp

7 months ago | 0 comment
Advertisement WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The governing Labour Party of New Zealand is under fire over revelations that it did not tell the police or parents that four teenagers had reported being sexually assaulted at the party’s [...]
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Jacinda Ardern Set to Lead New Zealand, Capping a Labour Revival

11 months ago | 0 comment
In the Sept. 23 election, the center-left Labour Party won 46 seats, and its left-leaning allies the Greens won eight, giving the left bloc a total of 54. The close result set off a scramble between the two groups to win the favor of [...]
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A New Zealand Lawmaker’s Spy-Linked Past Raises Alarms on China’s Reach

12 months ago | 0 comment
He said he had not named the Chinese military institutions on his application for New Zealand citizenship, and had instead listed “partner institutions” as his employers, because that was what the Chinese “system” had told him [...]
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The Breakdown: Australia’s No. 2 Can Claim New Zealand Citizenship. Too Bad for Him.

1 year ago | 0 comment
Under New Zealand’s Citizenship Act of 1948, someone can be a New Zealand citizen by descent, even without ever applying to be one. A government website says: “If you were born overseas and at least one of your parents is a New Zealand [...]
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Jacinda Ardern Takes Over New Zealand Opposition as Election Looms

1 year ago | 0 comment
Mr. Little had led the Labour Party since November 2014, but he had failed to make headway in the polls against a long-serving National Party-led government, and support for Labour had steadily declined over the last six weeks. Photo [...]
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Scott Brown Runs For Senate In New Zealand

1 year ago | 0 comment
If you needed any further proof that Trump’s plan is to slowly poison everything lovely in the world while simultaneously grinding people to dust beneath his heel just to prove to himself that he can because he is a miserable, childish boor [...]
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‘Affordable Underground Furniture’: D.I.Y. Coffin Clubs Catch On in New Zealand

2 years ago | 0 comment
SYDNEY, Australia — Roger Terry and his wife, Grace, have little interest in quilting, fishing or book clubs. Instead, they meet with other retired friends each Tuesday at a disused sports center to build coffins, a hobby that has gathered [...]