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New Zealand plans firearm register, tighter licensing amid gun law reforms

22 Jul 2019

WELLINGTON New Zealand on Monday said it aims to establish a national register for firearms, tighten licensing rules and ban visitors from buying guns, in a second set of reforms introduced in response to a mass shooting in March.

New Zealand plans firearm register, tighter licensing amid gun law reforms

22 Jul 2019

WELLINGTON New Zealand on Monday said it aims to establish a national register for firearms, tighten licensing rules and ban visitors from buying guns, in a second set of reforms introduced in response to a mass shooting in March.

New Zealand fans agonise after defeat in thrilling final

15 Jul 2019

WELLINGTON Cricket fans in New Zealand were heartbroken on Monday after their team came excruciatingly close to a maiden cricket World Cup victory, only to lose to England on total boundaries scored. | Video

Australia's AMP says $2 billion insurance sale likely off after New Zealand action

15 Jul 2019

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd said it would likely pull the A$3.3 billion ($2.3 billion) sale of its life insurance unit after the intervention of New Zealand's central bank, raising concerns about its recovery strategy and sending its shares tumbling.

New Zealand fans agonise after defeat in thrilling final

15 Jul 2019

WELLINGTON Cricket fans in New Zealand were heartbroken on Monday after their team came excruciatingly close to a maiden cricket World Cup victory, only to lose to England on total boundaries scored.

New Zealand proposes discounts for cleaner cars, slaps new fee on gas guzzlers

09 Jul 2019

WELLINGTON New Zealand said on Tuesday that it plans to slash prices for electric, hybrid and fuel efficient vehicles and penalise gas guzzling cars with a new fee, as it looks to make greener cars more affordable.

UPDATE 2-New Zealand's Fonterra says performance needs to improve after shares tumble

05 Jul 2019

* CFO says no new developments behind stock hitting record lows

New Zealand's central bank stands pat, flags more easing to combat risks to growth

26 Jun 2019

WELLINGTON New Zealand's central bank held interest rates steady on Wednesday but said further cuts to borrowing costs may be needed given growing economic risks at home and abroad.

ANZ under fire from NZ regulator, government over risk controls, governance

24 Jun 2019

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY New Zealand's deputy prime minister on Monday called on the chairman of the local unit of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group to step down as regulators ramped up pressure on the lender to improve its internal risk controls and governance.

New Zealand central bank to hold steady this week but resume easing in third quarter: Reuters poll

24 Jun 2019

WELLINGTON New Zealand's central bank is expected to hold interest rates steady on Wednesday, but keep the door open for further easing to support growth in the face of slowing external demand and broadening global pressure from a heated Sino-U.S. trade war.

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