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New Zealand delays elections a month due to sudden coronavirus outbreak

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has delayed New Zealand's elections by four weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak in Auckland.

New Zealand extends lockdown as coronavirus cluster grows

New Zealand's government on Friday extended a lockdown of its largest city Auckland for another 12 days as it tries to stamp out its first domestic coronavirus outbreak in more than three months.

With recovery of last case, New Zealand has eradicated virus

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she's confident New Zealand has halted the spread of the coronavirus after the last known infected person in the country recovered.

New Zealand recovers 6 bodies from toxic volcanic island

As grieving families sang traditional Maori songs, New Zealand military specialists wearing protective gear landed on a small volcanic island on Friday and recovered six bodies of the 16 people who died in an eruption four days earlier.

11 Australians missing, 13 injured in New Zealand eruption

Australia’s prime minister said Tuesday that 11 Australians remained unaccounted for and 13 had been hospitalized after a volcano eruption in New Zealand.

Up to 13 feared dead in volcanic eruption off New Zealand

A volcanic island in New Zealand erupted Monday in a tower of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving many more missing.

When gunman advanced on New Zealand mosque, 1 man ran at him

When the gunman advanced toward the mosque, killing those in his path, Abdul Aziz didn't hide. Instead, he picked up the first thing he could find, a credit card machine, and ran outside screaming "Come here!"

Muslims in Cape Fear respond to New Zealand tragedy

This Wilmington community bleeds for their Muslim brothers and sisters killed in New Zealand.

Mass shootings at New Zealand mosques kill 49; 1 man charged

Mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers killed 40 people on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days."

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Squigley’s Ice Cream, Britts Donuts plan to open for the season in April

Two well-known spots in Carolina Beach are set to open up for the season in just a few weeks.

Gotta catch ’em all: Jacksonville couple busted in Pokemon card theft ring

An eastern North Carolina law enforcement agency has busted a Pokemon card theft ring.

Government offers plan to release more endangered red wolves

Government wildlife officials say they have released two more critically endangered red wolves into the wild in North Carolina.