Australia considers opening up its borders to New Zealand

Australia will consider opening up its borders to New Zealand as part of a trans-Tasman bubble if coronavirus curve keeps flattening By Daily Mail Australia Published: 22:46 BST, 26 April 2020 | Updated: 23:10 BST, 26 April 2020 The Australian Government is considering opening its borders to New Zealand to effectively create a trans-Tasman bubble … Read more

NHS intensive care nurse who helped save Boris Johnson’s life says he was ‘just another patient’

A New Zealand nurse who treated Boris Johnson while he was in hospital with coronavirus said she saw the Prime Minister as ‘just another patient’ and that she thought he was joking when he singled her out for praise. Jenny McGee, 35, who has worked for the National Health Service since 2010, was one of the … Read more

Amazing drone footage shows feeding blue whales swimming to the surface

Blue whales swim to the surface to feed on krill as it helps them to conserve energy, according to a new study that involved amazing drone footage of the mammals.   Experts from Oregon State University found that feeding on the ocean’s surface plays an important role in the hunt for food among New Zealand blue … Read more

Billionaires fled for doomsday bunkers in New Zealand as the coronavirus crisis escalated

Super-rich Americans have fled to New Zealand to hide out in their luxury bunkers throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Quick-thinking Silicon Valley billionaires booked flights for New Zealand as soon as the COVID-19 crisis began to escalate.  A number of executives managed to escape shortly before the country closed its borders to almost all travellers on … Read more

More than 1,500 Britons stranded in New Zealand will be repatriated to the UK

More than 1,500 Britons stranded in New Zealand will be repatriated to the UK on five charter flights this week from Christchurch and Auckland – but will have to pay up to £800 for a ticket. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said those most at risk from coronavirus, like those with existing health conditions, pregnant women, … Read more

OLLY SMITH: Try a bit of Pinot Gris for big springtime flavours

Pinot Gris has bigger flavours and a fuller texture than Pinot Grigio making it perfect for a springtime sup By Olly Smith Event for The Mail on Sunday Published: 22:01 BST, 22 February 2020 | Updated: 01:17 BST, 23 February 2020 Pinot Grigio was the darling of the white wine world. Yet some wine fans … Read more

Bizarre 150ft-wide sea creature with ‘stinging stringy tentacles’ spotted off the Australian coast

‘Long stringy stingy thingy’: Bizarre glowing tentacle-like creature made up of THOUSANDS of tiny organisms is spotted off the coast of Australia Creature is believed to be a siphonophore which looks like a single animal  It is thought the outer ring has a circumference of 150ft (47metres) It has stinging tentacles and is made of … Read more

New Zealand set ease lockdown from NEXT WEEK and reopen businesses and restaurants 

New Zealand set to lift strict level four lockdown from NEXT WEEK as the government prepares to reopen businesses and restaurants New Zealand is likely to ease stage four restrictions and move to stage three This could see thousands of business reopen after a nation-wide shutdown The country locked down non-essential services on March 26 to … Read more

Coronavirus: Infection rates fall in New Zealand and Australia

New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern says her country is winning the battle against coronavirus after just 29 new cases were added to the tally today.  Australia and New Zealand have both seen falling infection rates after closing their borders by March 20 – something Britain has still not done.   Ardern hailed New Zealanders for … Read more

WHAT BOOK would fantasy novelist Sarah J. Maas take to a desert island? 

WHAT BOOK would fantasy novelist Sarah J. Maas take to a desert island? Sarah J. Maas is currently reading Nalini Singh’s A Madness Of Sunshine She would take Sally Thorne’s The Hating Game to a desert island American novelist said George Orwell’s classic Animal Farm left her cold By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:05 BST, 2 … Read more