WELLINGTON New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said on Tuesday that her government has raised concerns with China about its using an image of an Australian soldier holding a knife to the throat of an Afghan child. | Video
WELLINGTON New Zealand's workplace regulator has filed charges against 13 parties following an investigation into a volcanic eruption on White Island in 2019 which killed 22 people.
WELLINGTON New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's government is to declare a climate emergency in a symbolic step to increase pressure for action to combat global warming.
WELLINGTON The New Zealand government has asked the central bank to consider factoring house prices as part of its monetary policy remit, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said, boosting the local dollar on market bets of less stimulus over the next year.
WELLINGTON The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) said on Wednesday it had accidentally disclosed information about its monetary policy announcement last week to a group of financial services firms before it was made public.
WELLINGTON, Nov 18 The Reserve Bank of New
Zealand (RBNZ) said on Wednesday it had accidentally disclosed
information about its monetary policy announcement last week to
a group of financial services firms before it was made public.
WELLINGTON New Zealand's central bank has not changed its guidance on keeping interest rates unchanged until March next year, but is hoping to be operationally ready to deploy negative rates by year end if they are needed, a senior official said on Thursday.
WELLINGTON/SYDNEY New Zealand's central bank introduced a new funding programme on Wednesday that would reduce costs for lenders, while holding its benchmark interest rate at record lows and signaling its readiness to shift to negative rates to support the economy.
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WELLINGTON New Zealand's next parliament is set to be the most inclusive ever, with several people of colour, members from the rainbow communities and a high number of women. | Video