New Zealand’s central bank is all but certain to cut rates to record lows next week, and keep the door open for more easing as global policymakers unfurl a fresh burst of monetary stimulus to fight slowing growth in the face of intensifying trade disputes.
The leader of a major Indigenous land dispute in New Zealand criticized Jacinda Ardern’s government for its lack of action on confronting systemic Māori disadvantage, and said the Māori nation is in “a state of emergency” and “crisis”.
New Zealand said on Tuesday that it plans to slash prices for electric, hybrid and fuel efficient vehicles and penalize gas guzzling cars with a new fee, as it looks to make greener cars more affordable.
New Zealand rugby bosses have confirmed the Canterbury Crusaders will keep their name for at least another year, despite a backlash following the mosque attacks in the team's hometown of Christchurch in March.
New Zealand police charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the first time such a charge had been brought in the country's history, they said on Tuesday.
Mining experts on Tuesday reentered a coal mine shuttered for more than eight years after one of New Zealand’s worst industrial disasters killed 29 men, the government said, looking to investigate the cause and retrieve the remains of victims.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres aims to draw up a global plan to fight a rising tide of hate speech, he said on Tuesday, during a visit to a New Zealand mosque where dozens of worshippers were killed in a mass shooting in March.
Child poverty, domestic violence and mental health will be the priorities in New Zealand’s ‘wellbeing budget’, the finance minister announced, with the nation declaring itself the first in the world to measure success by its people’s wellbeing.