Global preparation: how different countries planned for the second wave of Covid-19

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Coronavirus outbreak Lockdowns brought temporary relief to some but, everywhere, test and trace is key Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage By the beach Läs mer…

Lord of the Rings special effects company Weta Digital launches inquiry into toxic workplace claims

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New Zealand Former staff allege Weta Digital’s workplace culture included bullying, sexism and sharing of pornography Weta Digital, part owned by Peter Jackson, did the special effects for the Läs mer…

New Zealand National party promises 'significant' tax cuts to aid Covid recovery

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New Zealanders want small parties at the political table, but the system is stacked against them | Claire Robinson

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Southern hemisphere has record low flu cases amid Covid lockdowns

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New Zealand in Covid recession after worst quarterly GDP fall on record

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