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Wellington: Capital of New Zealand
Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand. It is located at the south-western tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Remutaka Range. Wellington is the major population centre of the southern North Island, and is the administrative centre of the Wellington Region, which also includes the Kapiti Coast and the Wairarapa. It is the world's southernmost capital of a sovereign state. Wellington features a temperate maritime climate, and is the world's windiest city by average wind speed.

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Thousands march in New Zealand in support of Black Lives Matter [Video]

Thousands march in New Zealand in support of Black Lives Matter

Thousands of people chanted "black lives matter" as they walked through central Auckland on Monday (June 1), protesting the killing of Minneapolis African-American man, George Floyd. Meanwhile, in the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published
Thousands march in New Zealand in suppport of Black Lives Matter [Video]

Thousands march in New Zealand in suppport of Black Lives Matter

Thousands of people chanted "black lives matter" as they walked through central Auckland on Monday (June 1), protesting the killing of Minneapolis African-American man, George Floyd. Meanwhile, in the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published
Jacinda Ardern stays cool as earthquake rattles NZ capital [Video]

Jacinda Ardern stays cool as earthquake rattles NZ capital

An earthquake struck near New Zealand's capital on Monday morning (May 25), shaking many residents including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who continued with a live TV interview at the parliament..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:31Published

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was undaunted by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV interview, and calmly continued with the programme.
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New Zealand police said on Monday they arrested a man for making threats in the capital city of Wellington which local media reported were related to bombs.
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