New Zealand

More than 10 years jail for New Zealand teacher for abuse of boy

2015-11-27 10:21

A former primary school teacher has been jailed for 10 and a half years after being found guilty of sexually abusing a young student, local media report.

Weather hampers New Zealand chopper crash recovery

2015-11-22 10:30

Severe weather conditions have forced specialist alpine rescuers to abandon attempts to recover the bodies of seven people killed after their sightseeing helicopter crashed into a New Zealand glacier.

Australia and New Zealand face off in The Amazing Race!

2015-11-20 15:32

For the first time in The Amazing Race history two countries will be pitted against each other.

Paris attacks condemned around the world

2015-11-14 08:20

The attacks in Paris have met with international consternation and condemnation. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declared herself "deeply distressed by the news and images that are reaching us from Paris”.

New Zealand ShakeOut

2015-10-23 20:22

A German couple attempted to hurriedly leave a New Zealand city after mistaking a scheduled earthquake drill for an earthquake forecast.

2 kayakers dead, 9 rescued in New Zealand

2015-09-26 09:34

Two people have dead and nine others rescued after a kayaking trip on New Zealand's Lake Tekapo was hit by an unexpected weather change, reports say.

Calls to save New Zealand killer tiger as victim named

2015-09-21 10:01

New Zealand police have identified a zookeeper who was killed by a tiger over the weekend, as a petition to save the big cat’s life attracted thousands of signatures.

Man wanting climate change refugee status arrested in New Zealand

2015-09-17 17:00

A Kiribati man who failed in a bid to be recognized as the world’s first climate change refugee has been arrested in New Zealand and faces possible deportation next week.

Apology does not absolve Rainbow Warrior 'murder'

2015-09-07 16:59

An apology from a French secret service frogman who helped blow up the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior in 1985 does not absolve him and then president Francois Mitterrand of "cold-blooded murder", the ship's captain said.

New Zealand flag suggestions show native ferns

2015-09-01 16:56

Four new designs for the New Zealand flag have been announced on a shortlist, all inspired by the native silver fern, as possible contenders to replace the country’s existing flag.


There is some 'Bad blood' between Taylor Swift and New Zealand

2015-11-26 08:34

Conservationists in New Zealand have accused US singer Taylor Swift of endangering a rare bird species while shooting a music video near Auckland.

7 dead in New Zealand chopper crash

2015-11-21 14:09

Four tourists from Britain and two from Australia were among seven people killed when a helicopter crashed on a scenic New Zealand glacier, police have said.

10 movies that were filmed in Australia and New Zealand

2015-11-20 15:32

Here are ten popular movies that were filmed in Australia and New Zealand.

New Zealand PM relieved daughter safe in Paris

2015-11-14 08:13

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has spoken of his huge relief on hearing that daughter Stephie, an art student in Paris, is safe following the terrorist attacks.

New Zealand to create giant South Pacific sanctuary, banning fishing, mining

2015-09-29 08:11

Waters north of New Zealand are set to become one of the world's largest ocean sanctuaries, covering an area roughly the size of France, with a full ban on fishing and mining, New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key says at the United Nations.

Wine's darkest secret revealed - it's all in the fungi

2015-09-24 22:32

The distinctive bouquet and flavour of a Chablis or chardonnay can not be achieved without the input of a brainless, single-celled organism, a study says.

New Zealand zookeeper killed by tiger while zoo was open

2015-09-20 14:36

A New Zealand zookeeper has been killed by a Sumatran tiger on a weekend morning when the zoo was open to visitors.

Pacific leaders agree to disagree on climate change

2015-09-11 09:07

Pacific island leaders have agreed to disagree on how to tackle climate change, after Australia and New Zealand blocked a bid from low-lying island nations for a tougher global target.

New Zealand opens door for 750 Syrian refugees

2015-09-07 14:33

New Zealand has announced it will take 750 Syrian refugees over the next three years after coming under intense pressure to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Europe.

Australia, New Zealand firefighters head to US

2015-08-23 09:25

Dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand have departed for the United States to help crews battle deadly blazes that have scorched the country's drought-ravaged west.

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