New Zealand

Memory of the day: New Zealand becomes the first country in the world in which women vote in a general election in 1893

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 12:05 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on November 28.

Coordination of Party Youth and Politicians meets New Zealand ambassador to Egypt, discuss human rights, parliamentary cooperation

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 03:19 GMT

Senior members of the Coordination of Party Youth and Politicians (CPYP) met with the New Zealand ambassador to Cairo Greg Louis on Tuesday, where they discussed human rights rights and means to enhance relations.

New Zealand Ambassador to Cairo: Eager to see Egypt's 'historical' Pharaoh's parade

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 02:01 GMT

In a tweet on his official account, Ambassador Lewis described the parade as a "historical event."

Interview: NZ Amb. speaks about diplomacy, love for Egyptian mangoes

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 09:54 GMT

Ambassador of New Zealand to Egypt Greg Lewis wrote on his official Twitter account about a day trip he made to Ismailia city, which is famous for the best types of mangoes.

Egyptian expats in New Zealand start voting in Senate election

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 09:58 GMT

The Egyptian embassy in New Zealand was the first to open for the voters, given an 11 hour time difference with Cairo.

Egypt, New Zealand to cooperate in exchanging digital culture material

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 02:06 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated Wednesday that it was agreed during the meeting that the two countries exchange digital cultural materials.

Egypt, New Zealand probe agricultural cooperation

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 12:47 GMT

Egypt and New Zealand discussed on Monday ways of boosting cooperation in the agricultural domain.

Egypt, New Zealand probe agricultural cooperation

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 12:34 GMT

This came in Agriculture Minister El Sayed el Quseir's meeting with New Zealand Ambassador in Cairo Greg Lewis.

New Zealand to be Middle-earth again in Amazon's The Lord of the Rings series

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 - 02:50 GMT

New Zealand will be home again to hairy feet and pointed-ear Hobbits after Amazon Studios confirmed the Pacific country will be the location for its new “The Lord of the Rings” series.

New Zealand PM reveals plan to pull Kiwi troops out of Iraq by June 2020

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 09:55 GMT

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed that the Cabinet has decided to end New Zealand Defense Force troop deployment in Iraq in June next year.

Imports drop by 21.4% in 2 months

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 - 11:30 GMT

Imports from 14 countries decreased by 21.4 percent in January and February compared to the same months last year.

Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 - 10:40 GMT

The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon.

Australian expert of Egyptian origin to oversee New Zealand mosques attack

Tue, 28 May 2019 - 08:36 GMT

An Australian citizen of Egyptian origin will oversee the investigation into the New Zealand police response to the attack on the Christchurch mosques.

New Zealand offers residency to families of mosque victims

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 10:15 GMT

New Zealand opened a two-year window Wednesday for people directly affected by the Christchurch terror attacks to apply to stay permanently in the country.

Vote in Egypt’s referendum on amendments starts in New Zealand

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 - 09:00 GMT

New Zealand, according to Egypt’s time, is considered to be the first country to vote in all presidential elections.

New Zealand announces Royal Commission of Inquiry into mosque shootings

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 09:30 GMT

Ardern has announced that a Royal Commission of Inquiry will be held into the Christchurch mosques terror attack.

Egypt’s Min. of Migration attends mass funeral of New Zealand shootings victims

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - 04:13 GMT

The mass funeral was attended by thousands of people and took place near Al Noor mosque.

NZ bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 - 02:45 GMT

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned.

Two-minute silence on Friday to honor the dead in New Zealand

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 11:05 GMT

A two-minute silence will be held on Friday to commemorate the one-week anniversary of last week's massacre.

New Zealand PM vows never to say gunman's name

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 - 09:40 GMT

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed never to say the name of the Christchurch mosque gunman, the BBC reported.