Registration mistake turned back New Zealand flight to China

        WELLINGTON, New Zealand --- New Zealand's national carrier admitted a registration mistake turned back a flight to China over the weekend, prompting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to say Monday that politics were not involved. She said the incident had no bearing on the relationship between the two nations and she wouldn't be seeking reassurance on that point from Chinese officials. "I see absolutely no need, given that Air New Zealand have said themselves that they know exactly what the issue was --- that they did not meet requirements on behalf of China," she said. Ardern added, "I think it's important to be really clear and not confu...

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