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New Zealand

New Zealand Says It's Completely Coronavirus-Free

This nation of 5 million people no longer has any coronavirus cases.
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Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy Are 'Essential Workers,' Says New Zealand Prime Minister

Leaders across the globe are being lauded for their handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Many have offered support in comfort to their communities in a time of need. One such leader is New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
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At Least 5 Dead, Dozens Missing After Volcanic Island in New Zealand Erupts

A volcanic island in New Zealand erupted on Monday, killing at least five people and leaving many more missing. Police Commissioner John Tims told the AP that there were fewer than 50 people on White Island, which is popular with tourists eager to explore its moon-like surface, when it erupted, and...
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New Zealand Plans to Ban "Military-Style" Automatic Guns After Mosque Attacks

On Thursday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the country plans to ban "military-style" semi-automatic guns or shotguns and high-capacity magazines. Sales of this equipment were halted immediately, while a total ban will be enacted via legislation. The restrictions come in...
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Finland Named World's Happiest Country Again

A new report from the United Nations has found that Finland is the world’s happiest country for the second year in a row. Reuters reports that the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network ranked 156 countries according to things such as GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy...
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New Zealand Mosque Massacre: 40 Killed & at Least 20 Injured, 4 in Custody

Forty people are dead and at least 20 others are injured after shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. The New Zealand Herald reports that three men and one woman have been arrested over the attacks. Explosive devices were also found in their vehicles. One of the gunmen...
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