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John Key is the Prime Minister of New Zealand.

John Key Timeline

  • February 2, 2011: John Key brushed off claims that he is a sexist and stands by his comments on actress and model Liz Hurley.

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KuangChi Science Is Going to Launch the 'Traveller' in New Zealand
KuangChi Science (HKSE: 00439) is collaborating with Airways New Zealand and Pengxin International to launch a 'near space ship' called Traveller in New Zealand.

Envision Energy, Leading Smart City Development in New Zealand
In the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key, Envision Energy International signed a strategic memorandum of understanding with Infratil and Sensing City to build Smart Infrastructure projects in New Zealand and Asia.

South Korean scientific whaling plan draws protest from round the world
Australia decides to start diplomatic protest; New Zealand strongly condemns whaling idea

Zardari ranked lowest in Gallup survey
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has been placed at the lowest rank in a Washington-based Gallup poll, renowned for predicting U.S. election results and conducting the U.S. presidents' approval ratings.

Kiwi PM joins Obama in supporting gay marriage
The prime minister of New Zealand John Key has joined US President Barack Obama in supporting same-sex marriage.

Australia, Kiwi PMs ready for 2015 cricket world cup
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her New Zealand counterpart John Key on Saturday said that they were on the same platform in promoting the International Cricket Council (ICC) 2015 Cricket World Cup that is to be held in their countries.

Several quakes jolt New Zealand
A series of earthquakes, including a magnitude 6 and three at or above magnitude 5, have hit Christchurch, toppling already damaged buildings, injuring residents and disrupting power, phone services and retailers.

'Indian hate slur' ex-TVNZ anchor Paul Henry responsible for record number of complaints
Former New Zealand TV host Paul Henry was almost single-handedly responsible for the Broadcasting Standards Authority receiving a record number of complaints in the past year.

NZ Minister terms Rena oil spill as 'worst maritime environmental disaster'
New Zealand's Environment Minister Nick Smith has termed the Rena ship oil spill as the 'worst maritime environmental disaster'.

New Zealand leaders call for tolerance over Muslim women wearing veils
New Zealand leaders have called for tolerance after two Muslim women wearing veils ran into trouble with Auckland bus drivers.

Kiwi PM visits Peter Jackson on 'The Hobbit' set
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key visited Peter Jackson on the set of 'The Hobbit' on Friday.

Scottish fans' fury over bagpipes ban during Rugby World Cup in New Zealand
Rugby World Cup organizers have banned Scottish fans' bagpipes fearing that that they could distract Scotland's opponent teams though they had featured in previous tournaments.

In India, Fleming more popular than New Zealand PM
Former Captain Stephen Fleming attracted more attention from the Indian people than the New Zealand Prime Minister John Key as both made their way into a cricket stadium in New Delhi.

India, New Zealand to explore possibilities for greater cooperation
India today welcomed increase in trade and investment flows between New Delhi and New Zealand and expressed its desire to expand trade significantly beyond current levels.

New Zealand PM accorded ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key who is on a five-day official visit to India, was on Tuesday accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi

Free Trade Agreement with India may conclude by March 2012: New Zealand PM
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Monday said that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between India and New Zealand might conclude by March 2012.

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