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New Zealand beats coronavirus as final COVID-19 patient recovers

June 8th, 2020

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday that the last active case of COVID-19 in the country has recovered, ending the coronavirus outbreak in the country. New Zealand has now dropped to COVID-19 Alert Level 1, which means large gatherings such as concerts and sporting events can take place once again. New Zealand …

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One country has stopped coronavirus community transmission

April 28th, 2020

New Zealand announced a considerable milestone in dealing with the novel coronavirus: The country stopped the community transmission of COVID-19. New Zealand has eased some social distancing measures, allowing more people to return to work. However, people are still advised to stay indoors and life hasn’t returned to normal. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. …

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Child-sized parrots once roamed New Zealand

August 11th, 2019

Parrots are popular pets today, and you don’t have to look far on YouTube to find charming videos of tropical birds doing adorable things. They’re fun animals, and their small size makes them appealing to potential owners. Fossils from New Zealand reveal the existence of an ancient parrot that would definitely not have been a …

Sony Ericsson: New Zealand Xperia Play launch delayed; shipment stolen

May 17th, 2011

Here’s something we don’t see everyday — Vodafone New Zealand has tweeted that it’s delaying the launch of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play after a “major security breach.” According to the carrier’s official Twitter account, the shipment of Xperia Play units was stolen at some point on its way to the carrier. It’s unclear who …

iPhone 4 to go on sale in 17 additional countries July 30th

July 26th, 2010

Fresh off the wire, Apple is reminding everyone that their flagship product, the iPhone 4, will go on sale in 17 additional countries beginning July 30th. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland to be exact. Hit the bounce for the full release.

iPad invading nine additional countries this Friday

July 19th, 2010

Apple has just posted a press release to let everyone know it will be releasing its iPad tablet in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore this Friday. There really isn’t too much else to say about it. We’ve got the official release for you right after the break.