On Monday, about two weeks earlier than planned, New Zealand declared that it was free from the coronavirus. The country has moved to Level 1 in its coronavirus alert system, returning life in New Zealand to nearly normal.
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Among the more unusual news stories recently…a teenager carries her father hundreds of miles on her bike, New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern doesn't let an earthquake shake her up, and scientists discover that penguin poop produces laughing gas.
In today's news roundup, a deadly volcano erupts in New Zealand, Algerians protest their newly elected president, and a hungry artist eats a banana from an artwork valued at $120,000.
Last week Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison met with the leaders of many Pacific island nations. The leaders agreed in many areas, but the talks almost broke down over the climate crisis.
Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand has long been thought to be the world's steepest street. But now, Guinness World Records says that a 1,000-year-old street in Wales has taken the title.
In today's news roundup, the US struggles to beat a heatwave, Algeria Wins the African Cup of Nations, a "genius" bear is on the run in Italy, and two penguins keep showing up for sushi in New Zealand.
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern got an unusual letter in the mail recently. A young girl sent her five dollars along with a request for more information on dragons and special brain powers.
On Friday afternoon, an Australian man went into two Islamic religious buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand and began shooting people with powerful weapons. He killed 49 people and hurt 48 others.
The island of Niue is a 3.5 hour flight from New Zealand. For ducks, that's too far to fly. So how in the world did Trevor the duck get there?
Julie Anne Genter, who works on women's issues and transportation in New Zealand's government, found an unusual way to go to the hospital to have her baby. She biked.