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Nick Perry

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Nick:

New Zealand court rules against anti-vax parents of ill baby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand court temporarily took away medical custody of a baby from his parents on Wednesday after they refused blood transfusions for him unless the blood came … → Read More

New Zealand court rules against anti-vax parents of ill baby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand court temporarily took away medical custody of a baby from his parents on Wednesday after they refused blood transfusions for him unless the blood came fro... → Read More

Bodies-in-suitcases suspect appears in New Zealand court

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A woman who was extradited from South Korea this week after the bodies of her two children were found in abandoned suitcases made her first court appearance in New Zeala... → Read More

Finland says it must ensure Ukraine wins war against Russia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Finland’s leader says it must give more weapons and support to Ukraine to ensure it wins its war against Russia. Prime Minister Sanna Marin made the comments Wedne... → Read More

Finland says it must ensure Ukraine wins war against Russia

Finland's leader said her country must give more weapons and support to Ukraine to ensure it wins its war against Russia. → Read More

New Zealand targets cow burps to help reduce global warming

PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand -- How do you stop a cow from burping? It might sound like the start of a humorous riddle, but it's the subject of a huge scientific inquiry in New Zealand. And the answer could have profound effects on the health of the planet. More specifically, the question is how to stop cows, sheep and other farm animals from belching out so much methane, a gas which doesn't… → Read More

477 whales die in 'heartbreaking' New Zealand strandings

The Department of Conservation said 232 whales stranded themselves Friday at Tupuangi Beach and another 245 at Waihere Bay on Monday. → Read More

Proposed tax on animal burps has New Zealand farmers crying foul

New Zealand’s government on Tuesday proposed taxing the greenhouse gasses that farm animals make from burping and peeing as part of a plan to tackle climate change. → Read More

Woman arrested after children’s bodies found in abandoned suitcases in New Zealand

A woman was arrested in South Korea on Thursday on two murder charges from New Zealand, where the bodies of two long-dead children were found last month in abandoned suitcases, authorities said. → Read More

Woman arrested in S. Korea after bodies found in New Zealand

A woman was arrested in South Korea on Thursday on two murder charges from New Zealand, where the bodies of two long-dead children were found last month in abandoned suitcases, authorities said. → Read More

New Zealand PM says no republic plan following queen's death

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday that her government will not be pursuing any moves toward changing New Zealand to a republic following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. → Read More

Huge quake hits Papua New Guinea, extent of damage unclear

Renagi Ravu was meeting with two colleagues at his home in the Papua New Guinea highlands Sunday morning when a huge magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck. → Read More

5 dead after New Zealand boat flips in possible whale strike

Five people died Saturday in New Zealand after the small charter boat they were aboard capsized, authorities say, in what may have been a collision with a whale. Another six people aboard the boat were rescued. → Read More

Report: 2 dead, 3 missing after New Zealand boat hits whale

Two people are reportedly dead and three more missing after a boat in New Zealand collided with a whale and capsized → Read More

East Timor president pushes back on environmental criticism

Give our country $100 billion — or stop lecturing us about making money from fossil fuels. → Read More

Australia says its navy can resume visits to Solomon Islands

Australia said Tuesday its navy ships have been given clearance to resume visits to the Solomon Islands, which had last week announced a temporary block on all military vessels during a review of its approval processes. → Read More

Anti-mandate protesters converge on New Zealand Parliament

About 2,000 protesters upset with the government's pandemic response converged Tuesday on New Zealand's Parliament — but there was no repeat of the occupation six months ago in which protesters camped on Parliament grounds for more than three weeks. → Read More

Heavy rain pelts New Zealand, forcing hundreds to evacuate

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Heavy rain continued to pelt New Zealand on Thursday, causing further disruptions and road closures from a storm that has already forced hundreds of people to evacuat… → Read More

Heavy rains pelt New Zealand, forcing hundreds to evacuate

Heavy rain continued to pelt New Zealand on Thursday, causing further disruptions and road closures from a storm that has already forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. → Read More

Red panda found in fig tree after escaping Australian zoo

A red panda that spent two days on the lam after escaping from an Australian zoo was recaptured Sunday after he was spotted hanging out in a fig tree in a nearby park. → Read More