Volunteers try to rescue stranded whales on New Zealand beach
11 February 2017 | 12:20 pm
Volunteers try to help rescue of hundreds of whales stranded on Farewell Spit in Golden Bay on the north-west of New Zealand.
15 May 2021
Police have arrested a man who stabbed five people at a supermarket in Dunedin in southern New Zealand. Three people are in critical condition.
1 Jun 2021
Large areas are flooded in the province of Canterbury in New Zealand, after heavy rains in the region. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the province on Sunday.
5 Jun 2021
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern toured flood-hit areas of the country's South Island on Tuesday, expressing shock at the destruction left when three months' worth of rain fell in three days. Swollen rivers swept away bridges and landslides blocked highways in the deluge, which finally began to ease after a 72-hour barrage. While hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate, there have been no reports of serious injuries.
3 Jun 2021
With Tokyo still under a state of emergency, opposition to hosting the games is growing. On Wednesday, a top health adviser said it was "not normal" to host them.
27 Jun 2021
Laural Hubbard's selection to New Zealand's squad for the Tokyo Olympics has opened a wider conversation on the participation of transgender athletes at major sporting events.
17 Jul 2021
An orca calf that was beached and separated from its mother is cared for by conservationists as the search begins for the baby's mother. Named Toa -- Maori for 'warrior' -- the 2.5 metre (eight foot) orca is unweaned and unable to survive alone in the ocean.
19 Jul 2021
Companies, sports clubs, private citizens: People from all walks of life want to help the victims. They're collecting clothes and arranging for whatever help is needed. An overview of the solidarity after the floods.
20 Jul 2021
With hospitals in junta-run Myanmar empty of pro-democracy medical staff and coronavirus cases surging nationwide, volunteers are going house to house to collect the fast-rising number of victims dying in their homes.
25 Jul 2021
In the current flood disaster, THW teams are at the forefront of search and rescue operations, helping clear debris and bringing water and electricity systems back online. Who are they and what is the THW all about?
21 Aug 2021
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces that the country is heading for a three-day lockdown after identifying a single case of locally transmitted Covid-19 suspected to be the Delta variant. New Zealand had not recorded any infections in the community for six months.
31 Aug 2021
Many African heads of state saw German Chancellor Angela Merkel off at the Compact with Africa summit in Berlin. Merkel once more underlined Africa's potential — and what needs to be done to use it.
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Striking school cooks in Ghana want a year's backdated salary and an increased feeding grant. Caterers blame soaring prices on the war in Ukraine. Millions of children will not be fed until the issues are resolved.
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Since the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan last year, international aid for the country has dried up. The pandemic and the ongoing food crisis have complicated an already dire economic situation. Unicef says that as more families are pushed deeper into poverty, they are forced to make desperate choices, such as putting children to work and marrying girls off at a young age. Our France 2 colleagues report.
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After suffering racism while fleeing the war in Ukraine, many Africans say they are now experiencing further discrimination in Germany.
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A Nigerian project is turning looted works of African art into non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, in a form of "alternative repatriation".
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It is now less than 12 months to the 2023 general election, and different politicians have indicated interest to pilot the affairs of Nigeria. Both inter and intra-party politics have begun to take place within the parties. GuardianTV went out to speak with a cross-section of Nigerians and this is what they have to say about the President they want in 2023.