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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the coronavirus was ‘currently’ eliminated in New Zealand before government backtracked and blamed confusion on technical jargon

A day after international media outlets like CNN and The Daily Mail ran with headlines saying New Zealand had “eliminated” the coronavirus, the government has had to backtrack, citing technical jargon for the confusion. The confusion came after New Zealand’s Director-General of Health Dr. Ashley Bloomfield answered a question about […]
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the coronavirus was ‘currently’ eliminated in New Zealand before government backtracked and blamed confusion on technical jargon
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New Zealanders handed in 50,000 guns after the country’s assault weapons ban

New Zealand authorities reportedly collected more than 50,000 semi-automatic guns in a government buyback program. The ban on most types of semi-automatic weapons was passed by lawmakers within 28 days of the country’s worst massacre in history. Fifty people were killed in March when a gunman targeted two mosques. Lawmakers […]
New Zealanders handed in 50,000 guns after the country’s assault weapons ban
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New Zealand parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of new gun laws

New Zealand lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favour of new gun laws set forward in the wake of the Christchurch shooting last month, which left 50 people dead and dozens more injured. New laws would ban the sale of military-style semi-automatic weapons, the same type of weapon used by the gunman […]
New Zealand parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of new gun laws
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The death toll from the New Zealand mosque attacks has risen to 50

The death toll from the terror attacks at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has risen to 50, authorities said. New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says 50 others were injured, 36 of whom remain in hospital, and 11 in critical condition, including a four-year-old child. A […]
The death toll from the New Zealand mosque attacks has risen to 50