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Astronomers warn 'wilderness' of southern night sky at risk from SpaceX satellites

Astronomers warn 'wilderness' of southern night sky at risk from SpaceX satellites

Stargazing under threat as pristine skies over New Zealand and Australia are clogged with hundreds of Starlink satellitesAstronomers in the southern hemisphere have warned that the wonders of the
New Zealand minister says yes – Trump is racist amid George Floyd protests

New Zealand minister says yes – Trump is racist amid George Floyd protests

Green party co-leaders James Shaw and Marama Davidson both answer “I do” when asked if the US President is racistTwo of Jacinda Ardern’s senior coalition partners have accused Donald Trump of racism
'Can't quite believe it': New Zealand tiptoes towards elimination of coronavirus

'Can't quite believe it': New Zealand tiptoes towards elimination of coronavirus

With an anonymous woman in Auckland the last confirmed case, scientists expect to be able to declare next week that the nation is virus-freeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus
Curvy Road and The Remarkables

Curvy Road and The Remarkables

New Zealand Highlights Here’s a fun video that Stu edited together for me (thanks Stu!) of some of my recent quadcopter footage from around here. Enjoy! Daily Photo – Curvy Road and The Remarkables
Coronavirus Australia latest: at a glance

Coronavirus Australia latest: at a glance

A summary of the major developments in the coronavirus outbreak across AustraliaSign up to get this delivered to your email every weekday eveningDownload the free Guardian app to get the most
Trans-Tasman travel bubble: Canberra airport asks people to register interest for New Zealand flights

Trans-Tasman travel bubble: Canberra airport asks people to register interest for New Zealand flights

Australian Chamber of Commerce proposes Canberra to Wellington flights as early as 1 July, but minister says it’s too soon to set a dateSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload
New Zealand tackles 'period poverty' with free sanitary products for all schoolgirls

New Zealand tackles 'period poverty' with free sanitary products for all schoolgirls

More than 90,000 girls stay away from school because they cannot afford pad or tampons, Jacinda Ardern says Girls in New Zealand high schools will no longer have to pay for sanitary products after the
'Abuse of power': global outrage grows after death of George Floyd

'Abuse of power': global outrage grows after death of George Floyd

Protests spread to Sydney and Paris, as diplomats question use of force in US George Floyd protests: latest developmentsThe EU’s top diplomat has described the death of George Floyd as an “abuse of
‘Poppy’ Is First New Zealand Film to Restart Shooting Since Coronavirus

‘Poppy’ Is First New Zealand Film to Restart Shooting Since Coronavirus

New Zealand drama film “Poppy” resumed production on Friday, becoming the first local film in the country to start up after a hiatus caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The film was in its final week
Ardern says New Zealand on track to eliminate coronavirus 'ahead of schedule'

Ardern says New Zealand on track to eliminate coronavirus 'ahead of schedule'

PM says nation could move to lower restrictions sooner than planned Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew Zealand’s government will consider a move to lift all Covid-19
Global report: Wuhan doctor who worked with whistleblower dies

Global report: Wuhan doctor who worked with whistleblower dies

Pakistanis told to ‘live with virus’; New Zealand brings forward decision on easing lockdown; Fauci hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeks; Mexico passes 10,000 deathsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all
Avatar 2 crew fly in to coronavirus row in New Zealand

Avatar 2 crew fly in to coronavirus row in New Zealand

James Cameron and 55 crew have been given permission to enter country, angering those who have suffered under strict lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe
Crowds Protest in New Zealand Against George Floyd’s Death and Police Brutality Against Indigenous Communities

Crowds Protest in New Zealand Against George Floyd’s Death and Police Brutality Against Indigenous Communities

Thousands of people marched in several cities in New Zealand on Monday, chanting “black lives matter” and “I can’t breathe,” in protests of solidarity against the death of George Floyd, police
Coronavirus Australia latest: at a glance

Coronavirus Australia latest: at a glance

A summary of the major developments in the coronavirus outbreak across Australia Sign up to get this delivered to your email every weekday eveningDownload the free Guardian app to get the most
Japan Could Reopen to Corporate Travelers With Strict Coronavirus Testing

Japan Could Reopen to Corporate Travelers With Strict Coronavirus Testing

Thailand, Vietnam, Australia and New Zealand would need to sign up to dual COVID-19 tests, and either side of the border, in order to gain entry. Is this the future of corporate travel? -Matthew
George Floyd: protests take place in cities around the world

George Floyd: protests take place in cities around the world

Public figures condemn police killing of unarmed black man as people march in solidarity with US protestersGeorge Floyd protests: live updatesPeople in cities around the world have marched in
James Cameron and Jon Landau Return to New Zealand for ‘Avatar’ Restart

James Cameron and Jon Landau Return to New Zealand for ‘Avatar’ Restart

Director James Cameron and producer Jon Landau arrived in Wellington, New Zealand on Sunday morning local time in preparation for the resumption of filming of the “Avatar” film series. Some 54
Taika Waititi awarded Queen's birthday honour for services to film

Taika Waititi awarded Queen's birthday honour for services to film

Actor and director is made an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit and joins more than 170 New Zealanders on the listOscar-winning director Taika Waititi has been honoured on New Zealand’s
Sunrays through the gardens

Sunrays through the gardens

Welcome to Passport Sunday! If you’re a Passport member then you get to see today’s making-of! Enhancing Sunrays Here, you’ll see the way I use various tools to create today’s photo. Exclusive content
'There's a huge amount of anxiety': New Zealand wrestles with back-to-school virus blues

'There's a huge amount of anxiety': New Zealand wrestles with back-to-school virus blues

Researchers call for mental health strategies for students after Covid-19, earthquakes and terrorist attackHow will the Covid-19 generation cope with the fallout?As the weeks of New Zealand’s strict