Category: New Zealand

new-zealand-buys-enough-coronavirus-vaccines-to-immunize-their-entire-country
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Dec
2020

New Zealand Buys Enough Coronavirus Vaccines To Immunize Their Entire CountryNew Zealand Buys Enough Coronavirus Vaccines To Immunize Their Entire Country

December 17, 2020 1:24 PM ET New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday that every citizen of the island country will be offered a free coronavirus vaccine, after the government secured enough doses for the entire population. The threshold was reached after the New Zealand government attained new deals with AstraZeneca and Novavax to […]

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fact-check:-does-a-new-law-in-new-zealand-strip-the-‘human-right-to-grow-food’?
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Nov
2020

FACT CHECK: Does A New Law In New Zealand Strip The ‘Human Right To Grow Food’?FACT CHECK: Does A New Law In New Zealand Strip The ‘Human Right To Grow Food’?

An image shared on Facebook claims a new bill in New Zealand takes away the “human right to grow food.” Verdict: False It is not illegal for people in New Zealand to grow their own food. A New Zealand government spokesperson confirmed there is no such law in place. Fact Check: The image shows a […]

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twitter-censors-gov-website.-facebook-meddles-in-new-zealand-election
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Oct
2020

Twitter censors .gov website. Facebook meddles in New Zealand electionTwitter censors .gov website. Facebook meddles in New Zealand election

****News Topic 94***** Facebook shuts New Zealand party’s page ahead of election. Facebook shuts New Zealand party’s page ahead of election Facebook shut down the page of conspiracy-embracing political party Advance New Zealand on Thursday just two days out from a general election, accusing it of spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. The action against a […]

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‘i-made-a-mistake’:-new-zealand-prime-minister-apologizes-for-taking-selfie-without-a-mask
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Sep
2020

‘I Made A Mistake’: New Zealand Prime Minister Apologizes For Taking Selfie Without A Mask‘I Made A Mistake’: New Zealand Prime Minister Apologizes For Taking Selfie Without A Mask

New Zealand’s Prime Minister has apologized for taking a selfie without a mask on, calling it a “mistake.” “In that particular photo I made a mistake,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said at a press conference Monday, according to the New Zealand Herald. “Yes I should have moved further forwards and I should have asked them […]

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celebrating-the-least-corrupt-country:-rwanda
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Sep
2020

Celebrating the Least Corrupt Country: RwandaCelebrating the Least Corrupt Country: Rwanda

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture Probably the most objective international ranking of countries according to the extent of their corruption is the annual Gallup World Poll, in which 1,000 or more individuals in each of over a hundred countries are scientifically randomly sampled and asked “Is corruption widespread throughout the government in” their […]

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christchurch-shooter-sentenced-to-life-in-prison-without-parole
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Aug
2020

Christchurch Shooter Sentenced To Life In Prison Without ParoleChristchurch Shooter Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole

August 27, 2020 12:03 PM ET The Christchurch, New Zealand shooter was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Thursday, the Associated Press reported. Brenton Harrison Tarrant killed 51 worshippers in two New Zealand mosques in March 2019. His sentence is the maximum available and has never been previously given, the […]

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