Alyssa Healy propels Australia to Women’s Cricket World Cup title with stellar 170

Alyssa Healy’s batting onslaught has helped Australia complete one of the most dominant World Cup cycles in any sport. Sparked by Healy’s spectacular 170, Australia overpowered England by 71 runs to capture their seventh Women’s Cricket World Cup title at Hagley Oval on Sunday. Healy treated the full house at Hagley to a batting masterclass […]

Covid-19: Ministry of Health to release new case and death numbers after 1pm

The Ministry of Health will release an update on the current Coronavirus situation after 1pm on Sunday. This will include an update in numbers of community cases, deaths and hospitalisations. It comes after the World Health Organisation (WHO) divulged its three scenarios for how the pandemic would evolve in 2022. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus […]

Police crack down on protesters, say vehicles will be towed and obstructors arrested

MONIQUE FORD/Stuff Police say they are threatening to tow protesters’ vehicles from the centre of Wellington, and will arrest anyone who obstructs them. Police are threatening to tow protesters’ vehicles from the centre of Wellington if they do not move them now, warning arrests are “very likely” for those who get in the way. Police […]

Covid-19: ‘Do not apply the Delta rules to manage Omicron,’ Australian business leader urges

New Zealand’s close contact settings need to change in order to avoid the same “crippling labour shortages” Australia experienced during its Omicron outbreak, an Australian business leader says. In a video conference, led by former New Zealand prime minister Sir Bill English, Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott​ shared lessons Australian businesses had […]