Home Tags New Zealand

Tag: New Zealand

Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke says ‘hell yes’ he will forcefully take back assault weapons from Americans — here are 5 co...

While no country is a pure analog for America, its peers have taken massive, successive steps to driving down killings, like destroying guns in bulk.
Tourists in the water with bottlenose dolphins in the Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand while taking part in the swimming with dolphins experience.

New Zealand bans tourists from swimming with dolphins in a popular holiday spot in order to protect the species from being ‘loved’ into ex...

The population of bottlenose dolphins in the popular Bay of Islands has declined because humans have been "loving the dolphins too much."
An artistic reconstruction of the extinct giant parrot Heracles inexpectatus.

A carnivorous 3-foot-tall parrot that scientists nicknamed ‘Squawkzilla’ lived over 15 million years ago in New Zealand

The world's largest parrot lived 19 million years ago in New Zealand. Paleontologists have named the 3-foot-tall, 15-pound bird "Squawkzilla."

Asia falls while global stocks gain amid ‘ominous’ trade-war jitters and shock central-bank easing

New Zealand and India on Wednesday made bigger-than-expected rate cuts. "Everyone's trying to pick a side," one analyst said.
Visitors can enjoy an unrivaled view of the Southern Alps and the starry night sky through the home's sunroof and front windows.

You can now rent a replica of the Apollo 11 spaceship that landed on the moon for $61 a night on Airbnb

The "Apollo 11 Spaceship," an Airbnb located in Pukaki, New Zealand, looks exactly like the aircraft that first brought humans to the moon in 1969.
One of the birds, during the rescue mission.

A pair of penguins had to be removed by police after making a home under a sushi shop

The animals were released into the Wellington Harbour. However, the animals soon reappeared at the restaurant.

Singapore’s Jewel helps put it in Lonely Planet’s list of top 10 best places to visit in APAC – here’s who else made the list

The top five destinations include Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore and the Cook Islands.
Guns which are prohibited under the new laws on display during a media conference at the Royal Society on April 11, 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand has banned all military style semi-automatics and assault rifles. The new law, which comes into effect today, follows attacks in which 50 people were killed, and dozens injured after a gunman opened fire on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, 15 March. The attack is the worst mass shooting in New Zealand's history.

New Zealand has set aside $136 million to buy back guns after the Christchurch shooting

New gun laws went into effect on April 12 and ban the distribution and ownership of military-style automatic weapons or their associated parts.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to CNN's Christiane Amanpour about gun reform in an interview published on Wednesday.

New Zealand’s prime minister says she does ‘not understand’ US refusal to change gun laws when her country banned assault rifles 28 ...

New Zealand banned most types of guns less than a month after a gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch earlier this year.
A composite image of Jacinda Ardern, and inset, the dragon "Rhaegal" from HBO's "Game of Thrones."

New Zealand’s prime minister tactfully rejected an 11-year-old’s plan to start a dragon research program and returned her $5 ‘bribe&...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern thanked Victoria for writing, but said New Zealand hadn't discovered telekinesis and has no plans for a dragon lab.