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Covid news live: US opens borders to foreign tourists; Auckland lockdown likely to end this month

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The US lifts travel restrictions for fully vaccinated travellers from the UK and EU; restrictions due to ease in New Zealand’s largest city

Auckland, closed to the world by Covid, tops Lonely Planet’s list of best cities to visit

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In further evidence that we all want what we cannot have, Auckland has taken out the top spot in Lonely Planet’s “best cities to visit” rankings – despite currently being in lockdown, the centre of a Covid outbreak, a...

New Zealand Covid strategy in ‘transition’, Ardern says, as Auckland awaits lockdown decision

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New Zealand’s Covid-19 elimination strategy is undergoing a “transition”, the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has said, marking the first time the government has signalled an imminent shift away from the ambitious app...

New Zealand widens Covid lockdown as Delta spreads outside Auckland

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New Zealand’s Delta Covid variant outbreak has spread beyond Auckland, prompting the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, to put additional regions into a snap lockdown. There were 32 new coronavirus cases on Sunday in the...

Taste of freedom: Auckland residents rush to fast-food joints as Covid restrictions ease

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Thousands of Aucklanders who had been deprived of greasy fries, burgers and spicy chicken for more than a month have flocked to their local fast-food joints to celebrate the easing of lockdown restrictions. Queues beg...

Coronavirus live news: Mississippi hospitals overwhelmed; New Zealand eases restrictions outside Auckland

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Mississippi is least vaccinated state in US; New Zealand reports 20 new cases for third day

Auckland stabbings: calls for tighter terror laws after extremist allowed to roam free

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As New Zealand reels from the second terror attack in its recent history, a picture is emerging of an Islamic State-inspired extremist who was well known to the government, and whom extensive surveillance and control ...

‘An artist in search of good material’: My time at an Auckland massage parlour

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I got a job at Belle de Jour in 1998. I was 24 years old and had just graduated from art school. What did I need next? Life experience. The neon sign hung in the window of the ranch slider. The massage parlour logo w...

‘They got out of hand’: Auckland street wrestles with fate of 400 pet rabbits

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It is a quiet suburban street in Auckland: plush lawns, manicured hedges, orderly picket fences, stately wooden villas. Until you come upon the rabbits. So many rabbits: scattered across the lawn, sunbathing, consorti...

Auckland emerges from strict weeklong Covid lockdown

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Auckland has come out of a weeklong lockdown imposed after a community cluster of the more contagious UK coronavirus variant. There were no new local Covid-19 cases recorded on Sunday, health officials said, allowing ...

Coronavirus live news: Auckland finishes week of lockdown, England prepares to reopen schools

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France reports 23,306 new cases as Pas-de-Calais locked down, US Senate passes $1.9tn pandemic economic relief plan, arrests during Vienna protests

Auckland lockdown threatens to split ‘team of five million’

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The catch cry of “be kind” – which prime minister Jacinda Ardern impressed upon New Zealand since its first lockdown a year ago – is in danger of being replaced with a less positive mantra as Aucklanders struggle thro...