China and Russia halted imports of some milk powder from New Zealand’s Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd. after the largest dairy exporter warned of a contaminated ingredient. The kiwi dollar fell to a one-month low.
New Zealand may seek additional help to find more than 200 missing people in Christchurch following a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, as search-and-rescue efforts in the nation’s second-largest city enter a fifth day.
New Zealand has apologized to India’s External Affairs ministry over comments made by Television New Zealand presenter Paul Henry about the chief minister of Delhi, where the Commonwealth Games are being held.
Rescuers in the New Zealand city of Christchurch are combing through collapsed ruins of office buildings today as they search for trapped survivors of New Zealand’s deadliest earthquake in eight decades.