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Nature · Wellington

New Zealand plane finds 7 missing aboard 2 boats in Pacific

34% Center coverage: 9 sources
New Zealand's military said Tuesday that an air force plane found seven people who had gone missing. They were aboard two small boats near the remote Pacific nation of Kiribati. The military said the crew aboard an Orion plane had coincidentally spotted the two boats within 10 nautical miles of each other.See the Story
Cricket · New Zealand

Amy Satterthwaite announces retirement from international cricket after New Zealand contract snub | Sports-Games

50% Left coverage: 6 sources
New Zealand's vice-captain Amy Satterthwaite has called time on her international career. She made her international debut in 2007 and continued on to play 111 T20Is and 145 ODIs. Her 1784 runs are the third highest in New Zealand women's history.See the Story
Climate Change · New Zealand

New Zealand PM warns of disinformation during Harvard speech

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke at Harvard's commencement on Thursday. She said the flood of disinformation that is spread and amplified on social media represents a threat to fragile democracies. The gunman who killed 51 Muslim worshippers at two Christchurch mosques in 2019 was radicalized on online, she noted.See the Story
Monkeypox · Auckland

Monkeypox: Do we need to be alarmed?

Monkeypox is a pox virus, and similar in its makeup to smallpox. The success of the smallpox vaccine in eradicating that devastating illness may be partially to blame for this monkeypox outbreak. Because smallpox was eradicated in the early-1980s, people aren't routinely vaccinated against the disease.See the Story
Oceania · New Zealand

Facility for dangerous criminals costs $1m a year

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The Government is spending more than $1 million a year to keep a handful of the country's most dangerous offenders in a special facility post-imprisonment. The first to enter the Matawhāiti Residence ...See the Story
Oceania · New Zealand

A passion for puzzles draws teenage boys together in New Plymouth

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Ben Bucksmith can solve a Rubik's cube in seven-and-a-half seconds. The 16-year-old is sharing his skills with members of his cubing club. Bucksmith was the founder of the Taranaki Cubers. The club has grown from four members to about 40.See the Story
Karen Gillan · New Zealand

Gunpowder Milkshake: A stirring, female-led action movie that's full of flavour

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Karen Gillan takes centre stage in this inventive, bravura, crowd pleasing action-thriller. She plays Sam, a cleaner/hitwoman for The Firm. The film is essentially a feminised take on a John Wick-esque world. It feels like we've come some way from the days of testosterone-driven action movies.See the Story
Oceania · New Zealand

Netflix's Love, Death & Robots, TVNZ's Angelyne among great shows to stream

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The third season of Love, Death+ Robots, Angelyne and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds are among the great new shows available to stream this weekend. Emmy Rossum plays the eponymous D-list celebrity in this five-part biopic which looks at how she inflitrated pop culture in the 1980s.See the Story
Politics · New Zealand

Government accused of neglecting Pacific partnerships as China's influence grows

Beijing is proposing a region-wide deal with almost a dozen countries in the Pacific. The offer covers police training, biometrics like fingerprints, new trade arrangements and scholarships. National Party foreign affairs spokesperson Gerry Brownlee said if signed, the agreement could be a relationship catastrophe for New Zealand.See the Story

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