Technical knockout: Kiwis question ‘cruel’ rules

Heartbroken New Zealanders expressed pride Monday in the Black Caps’ fighting spirit after defeat to England in the Cricket World Cup final, but also bemusement at the obscure rules that cost them the match. Continue Reading

New Zealand uses haka to heal after Christchurch attacks

Days after the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, the country is struggling to respond to the horrific tragedy. The people in a way of showing solidarity with the Muslim community have lined up to perform the intimidating ceremonial dance which begins with fierce chants roughly translated as “I Live! I Die!” Continue Reading

Christchurch massacre: Bodies of six victims were released to families

Christchurch massacre victims’ families have been through a harrowing experience as the bodies of the victims were delayed. Of the 50 people killed, six were released to their families today. Continue Reading

Gunmen attack mosques in NZ, 40 killed in shootout

Gunmen who targeted crowded mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch killed a number of people Friday, police said, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern describing the shooting as ‘one of New Zealand’s darkest days’. Continue Reading