Johnson’s vigorous, drawn-out handshake left observers on either side of the globe wondering what it was all about – and praising Ardern’s diplomacy.
She told her about threats she said she received from the defendant: ‘I could tell she was getting very desperate and upset at the time,’ her daughter said; Zhong was stabbed more than 20 times.
David Zheng denies owing money to Zhong, but admits US$50,000 is tied up in company they started and US$20,000 frozen in Chinese bank account; Zhong was stabbed more than 20 times during a knife attack in her home.
Elizabeth Zhong, who formerly worked at Beijing’s stock market, moved to NZ in 1997. Fang Sun is accused of killing her over the loss of US$16.5 million, prosecutors said.
Kelly Savage, 27, was strapped to a hospital bed in Kanagawa for 10 days. Then he had a heart attack and died.
MP Rawiri Waititi of Maori Party said he escorted the men out of Waikeria Prison after they ‘achieved what they set out to do’.
More than 4,400 Christmas gifts began appearing on New Zealand’s largest online marketplace on the morning of Boxing Day.
The 55-year-old businesswoman was found dead in the Auckland suburb of Sunnyhills on November 28.
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.
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.
Andrew Falloon abruptly resigned from parliament on Tuesday after being accused of sending sexually explicit images to women and lying about it.
A 24-day run with no new cases was broken on Tuesday when it emerged two women who recently arrived from Britain had been allowed out of quarantine early without being tested.
He Sha had borrowed US$13,000 from a gang associate and was expected to return the favour, the court heard.
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.
The Howick councillor has lodged a complaint with the police alleging a racially motivated attack at the local body elections.
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.
Sources say there has been no uptick in overt racism or economic turbulence. But some observers feel the country has been caught up in the US-China trade war, and there has been more debate over Beijing’s ties with Wellington.