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Coronavirus: four dead, three blind after ingesting hand sanitiser in US

According to a new CDC report, 15 people were hospitalised for methanol poisoning from May 1 to June 30 in Arizona and New Mexico.

7 Aug 2020 - 4:02AM

According to a new CDC report, 15 people were hospitalised for methanol poisoning from May 1 to June 30 in Arizona and New Mexico.

Coronavirus: four dead, three blind after ingesting hand sanitiser in US
Let rich Americans into New Zealand if they want to build houses, former PM says

John Key, who held the top job from 2008 to 2016, said it was ‘crazy’ to ban foreigners while letting New Zealanders come home from coronavirus hotspots.

6 Aug 2020 - 8:22AM

John Key, who held the top job from 2008 to 2016, said it was ‘crazy’ to ban foreigners while letting New Zealanders come home from coronavirus hotspots.

Let rich Americans into New Zealand if they want to build houses, former PM says
New Zealand man arrested in Cambodia after stabbing girlfriend in head with scissors

The woman suffered a gash in the side of her head that required 15 stitches.

1 Aug 2020 - 8:16PM

The woman suffered a gash in the side of her head that required 15 stitches.

New Zealand man arrested in Cambodia after stabbing girlfriend in head with scissors
‘Kiwipedo’ tried to buy child for US$10,000 for sex abuse, New Zealand court hears

The New Zealand man called himself ‘Kiwipedo’ on the dark web and responded to an undercover agent’s offer to sell a child for sex.

30 Jul 2020 - 3:19PM

The New Zealand man called himself ‘Kiwipedo’ on the dark web and responded to an undercover agent’s offer to sell a child for sex.

‘Kiwipedo’ tried to buy child for US$10,000 for sex abuse, New Zealand court hears
Malaysian friends’ taxpayer-funded Antarctica trip causes trouble for New Zealand’s Winston Peters

Winston Peters, the country’s deputy prime minister and foreign affairs minister, has been accused of an abuse of power for sending the mother and daughter on the trip.

22 Jul 2020 - 5:30PM

Winston Peters, the country’s deputy prime minister and foreign affairs minister, has been accused of an abuse of power for sending the mother and daughter on the trip.

Malaysian friends’ taxpayer-funded Antarctica trip causes trouble for New Zealand’s Winston Peters
‘Go back to China’: New Zealand woman yells at Asian dad in racist tirade

Andy Wan, originally from Hong Kong, says anger over the coronavirus is fuelling racial aggression against people with ‘an Asian face’.

8 Jul 2020 - 7:46PM

Andy Wan, originally from Hong Kong, says anger over the coronavirus is fuelling racial aggression against people with ‘an Asian face’.

‘Go back to China’: New Zealand woman yells at Asian dad in racist tirade
Bigger and more frequent monster waves in Southern Ocean threaten to gobble up coastlines amid climate change

Study finds that global warming will trigger larger and more frequent extreme waves over the next 80 years in the Southern Ocean.

12 Jun 2020 - 9:42AM

Study finds that global warming will trigger larger and more frequent extreme waves over the next 80 years in the Southern Ocean.

Bigger and more frequent monster waves in Southern Ocean threaten to gobble up coastlines amid climate change
Chinese-Australian man jailed for US$650,000 drug conspiracy with Comanchero biker gang

He Sha had borrowed US$13,000 from a gang associate and was expected to return the favour, the court heard.

8 Jun 2020 - 10:27PM

He Sha had borrowed US$13,000 from a gang associate and was expected to return the favour, the court heard.

Chinese-Australian man jailed for US$650,000 drug conspiracy with Comanchero biker gang
Coronavirus: Australia to bar foreign nationals arriving from Iran

Foreign nationals travelling from Iran to Australia would need to spend 14 days in another country from March 1, the health minister said.

29 Feb 2020 - 3:54PM

Foreign nationals travelling from Iran to Australia would need to spend 14 days in another country from March 1, the health minister said.

Coronavirus: Australia to bar foreign nationals arriving from Iran
Chinese sex workers in New Zealand shunned amid coronavirus fears

Some are claiming to be Korean, Japanese, or simply ‘Asian’, as clients give Chinese people a wide berth over coronavirus fears.

5 Feb 2020 - 10:43PM

Some are claiming to be Korean, Japanese, or simply ‘Asian’, as clients give Chinese people a wide berth over coronavirus fears.

Chinese sex workers in New Zealand shunned amid coronavirus fears
20 Chinese tourists injured, two airlifted after bus crash in New Zealand

Twenty people were injured after the bus rolled near Queenstown in New Zealand’s South Island.

17 Feb 2020 - 2:48PM

Twenty people were injured after the bus rolled near Queenstown in New Zealand’s South Island.

20 Chinese tourists injured, two airlifted after bus crash in New Zealand
Chinese student’s expulsion from New Zealand university over mental health issues sparks outrage

The 21-year-old Chinese woman’s enrolment at the University of Auckland was terminated after she made a suicide attempt triggered by an alleged rape.

10 Jan 2020 - 12:09AM

The 21-year-old Chinese woman’s enrolment at the University of Auckland was terminated after she made a suicide attempt triggered by an alleged rape.

Chinese student’s expulsion from New Zealand university over mental health issues sparks outrage
New Zealanders claim Chinese man’s ‘tornado beer’ chug was copied from late comedian Johnny Danger

Hebei Pangzai has amassed a following online from his drinking videos but New Zealanders insist credit for the ‘vortex’ should go to late comedian Johnny Danger.

24 Dec 2019 - 12:59PM

Hebei Pangzai has amassed a following online from his drinking videos but New Zealanders insist credit for the ‘vortex’ should go to late comedian Johnny Danger.

New Zealanders claim Chinese man’s ‘tornado beer’ chug was copied from late comedian Johnny Danger
‘Racist’ flyers paint New Zealand councillor Paul Young as ‘member of Chinese Communist Party’

The Howick councillor has lodged a complaint with the police alleging a racially motivated attack at the local body elections.

29 Aug 2019 - 7:37PM

The Howick councillor has lodged a complaint with the police alleging a racially motivated attack at the local body elections.

‘Racist’ flyers paint New Zealand councillor Paul Young as ‘member of Chinese Communist Party’
Hong Kong, mainland Chinese students clash at New Zealand university over extradition bill

A video posted on social media shows three male mainland students at the University of Auckland arguing with a female student from Hong Kong, before insulting and shoving her.

13 Aug 2019 - 3:46PM

A video posted on social media shows three male mainland students at the University of Auckland arguing with a female student from Hong Kong, before insulting and shoving her.

Hong Kong, mainland Chinese students clash at New Zealand university over extradition bill
New Zealand grants developer of Auckland tower exemption under anti-foreign buyer law

Hengyi, developers of The Pacifica, granted an exemption by New Zealand’s Overseas Investment Office, allowing them to sell to foreigners

3 Dec 2018 - 7:03PM

Hengyi, developers of The Pacifica, granted an exemption by New Zealand’s Overseas Investment Office, allowing them to sell to foreigners

New Zealand grants developer of Auckland tower exemption under anti-foreign buyer law
Seal slaps kayaker in the face with octopus as bizarre video goes viral on social media
New Zealand’s upcoming foreign buyer ban set to hurt housing prices, says Westpac

Australians and Singaporeans are exempt from the ban, while foreigners could still make limited investments in new apartments in large developments

18 Sep 2018 - 6:28PM

Australians and Singaporeans are exempt from the ban, while foreigners could still make limited investments in new apartments in large developments

New Zealand’s upcoming foreign buyer ban set to hurt housing prices, says Westpac
New Zealand’s planned tenancy law overhaul gets thumbs down from property investors
Housing market in Auckland could see similar price drops as Australian cities

New Zealand economists believe Auckland’s housing market could follow similar trends to major Australian cities and see prices start to slip

14 Aug 2018 - 7:34PM

New Zealand economists believe Auckland’s housing market could follow similar trends to major Australian cities and see prices start to slip

Housing market in Auckland could see similar price drops as Australian cities
New Zealand astrophotographer captures International Space Station passing over moon in rare event
Where did the Pacific’s first dogs come from?
You’ve been eating Pringles wrong your whole life
New Zealand man charged with stealing human toes from dead body exhibition
Red kiwifruit about two years away from commercial introduction
Children unknowingly served dog food by pet company chef
Warmer water worsens the nutritional quality of fish according to New Zealand study
Singing New Zealand caretaker releases album
One in five central Auckland homes sold to overseas buyers
Terminally ill man dies during bucket list cruise ship holiday