New Zealand

State of Emergency in New Zealand after Cyclone Gabrielle

Cyclone Gabrielle hit the New Zealand coast and caused severe damage. Heavy rains, floods, and landslides forced the New Zealand government to declare an emergency. It was a Category 3 cyclone. PM of NZ announced a 7.3 million USD relief ..

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Cyclone Gabrielle hits New Zealand

New Zealand announced red heavy rain with Cyclone Gabrielle hitting its shore. Red Heavy rain means the downpours cause an emergency. The rain pour is greater than 30 millimetres and it occurs within one hour! In India, a red alert ..

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Chris Hipkins – New Zealand’s Next Prime Minister

Chris Kipkins of New Zealand is to succeed Jacinda Ardern as PM. He belongs to the Labour Party of NZ. He is to take charge by February 2023. Currently, Chris serves as the Education minister of the country. He played ..

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BCCI to offer equal pay to men & women cricketers

On October 27, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that it will provide equal pay for both men and women. What was the recent decision of BCCI on equal pay? The members of the 15th BCCI ..

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New Zealand’s Plain Language Act

The Plain Language Act was passed by the New Zealand Government recently. The act requires government officials to use simple and easily understandable English language in official documents and websites. What is the purpose of the act? Purpose of the ..

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Death of Pilot Whales in New Zealand

Over 400 whales have died after being stranded on New Zealand’s Pitt Island. Key facts While majority of the stranded pilot whales died naturally, the survivors were euthanized because of the threat of them being consumed by sharks as well ..

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