Bloomfield wanted longer time to quit Alert Level Two

Bloomfield wanted longer time to quit Alert Level Two

Sourced Content, Wellington, June 28, 2020 Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield advised the government to stay in Alert Level Two for most of June, according to a review released by the government in a second tranche of documents relating to the Coronavirus response. As part of the document dump, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet released…

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Investor confidence steady despite Covid-19 volatility

Investor confidence steady despite Covid-19 volatility

Venkat Raman Auckland, June 28, 2020 Contrary to public perception and opinions expressed by some politicians, investor confidence in New Zealand remains steady, according to the annual Investor Confidence Survey, The Study, commissioned by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) was conducted by Buzz Channel between May 5 and 14, 2020 during Covid-19 Level 3 lockdown. The Survey had 1003 respondents weighted…

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Police pause to honour murdered Constable Matthew Hunt

Police pause to honour murdered Constable Matthew Hunt

Venkat Raman Auckland, June 27, 2020 Police officers throughout New Zealand joined forced to observe one minute silence in memory of their fellow officer Constable Matthew Hunt yesterday (Friday, June 26, 2020). While wreaths, flowers and other tributes were the order of the day for the past week at the Henderson Police Station, the headquarters of the Waitemata District Police…

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New Zealanders should not be charged for any type of isolation

New Zealanders should not be charged for any type of isolation

But is Ok to ask others to pay for Covid-19 management Wellington, June 27, 2020 New Zealand’s collective smugness at apparently beating Covid-19 earlier than most took quite a hit when new cases started to appear at the very time separate questions were arising about the efficacy of current border control and quarantine practices. Some of the national sense of…

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Indian student numbers slated to rise in New Zealand

Indian student numbers slated to rise in New Zealand

Sydney, Australia, June 27, 2020 The Anglosphere’s international education success stories of Canada, Australia and New Zealand can look forward to a foreign enrolment windfall as they brush off the Covid-19 pandemic’s effects more quickly than heavyweights the US and UK, a Report says. An analysis by consultants EY predicts that New Zealand will increase its share of globally mobile…

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International Students Hardship Fund fully paid out

International Students Hardship Fund fully paid out

But another $37.6 million Programme opens on July 1 Sourced Content Wellington, June 26, 2020 Education New Zealand (ENZ) has approved a total of 105 applications, assisting about 11,000 international students in temporary hardship. The fund first opened for applications on May 21,2020. It was met with immediate interest by a wide variety of education institutions and community groups. Tangible…

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