New Zealand

WATCH: Kiwi cops' 'running man' video goes viral

2016-05-04 12:40

A New Zealand police video of cops performing the latest "running man" Internet craze has gone viral, attracting millions of hits and prompting a response in kind from the New York Police Department.

New Zealand pupils' throats cut for real in Sweeney Todd play mishap

2016-04-07 10:24

Two pupils at an exclusive New Zealand school were hospitalised with neck wounds when a production of 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' became all too real, officials say.

New Zealand will find out whether their flag will change

2016-03-24 09:19

New Zealanders will find out whether they will keep the British Union Jack on their flag or replace it with a silver fern after more than 2 million people voted in a nationwide ballot.

WATCH: Hamilton in trouble for motorcycle selfie

2016-03-16 12:18

Police say they are investigating whether F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton broke New Zealand law by filming himself with a mobile phone while riding a motorcycle.

US Democrats in New Zealand first to vote in 'Super Tuesday'

2016-03-01 06:04

Democratic Party supporters living in New Zealand's capital Wellington have become the first in the world to cast Super Tuesday votes in the US presidential primary.

6.2 magnitude quake hits off New Zealand coast

2016-02-16 08:16

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of New Zealand, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no reports of damage or injuries.

Throwing sex toys 'wrong image' for Kiwis: PM

2016-02-06 12:31

Dildo throwing is not a good look for New Zealand and an "appalling way" to behave on the country's national day, says Prime Minister John Key.

All 60 aboard New Zealand tourist boat rescued from fire

2016-01-18 10:42

All 60 people aboard a tourist boat that caught fire off the coast of New Zealand have been rescued, according to authorities.

Two Australian climbers fall to their deaths in New Zealand

2016-01-02 11:02

Two Australian climbers have fallen to their deaths in New Zealand's southern alps, police say.

New Zealand approves colander hats and flying noodle weddings

2015-12-20 11:26

Colander-wearing members of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster could soon be legally married in New Zealand after the church was approved to hold "Pastafarian" marriage ceremonies.


With this rigatoni, I thee wed

2016-04-16 18:55

The wedding rings were made of pasta, the ceremony was held on a pirate boat, and when it came time for the kiss, the bride and groom slurped up either end of a noodle until their lips met.

Awkward! This ad could curb texting while driving

The New Zealand transport agency has launched a campaign to curb texting and driving. The ad shows passengers offering 'a hand' to a law-breaking driver as they reach for their cellphone. Watch the hilarious reactions!

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Domino's to trial robots for pizza delivery

2016-03-18 11:51

Fast food giant Domino's is to trial pizza delivery robots in New Zealand, describing the hi-tech, driverless units as a world first.

Holy macaroni! New Zealand gets a 'Pastafarian' pastor

2016-03-01 13:36

New Zealand has officially recognised its first marriage celebrant from the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, a pirate-costumed "Pastafarian" who said that all were welcome to join the offbeat religion.

A blind penguin gets airborne in a New Zealand marine haven

2016-02-23 18:02

A blind penguin regularly gets airborne in a New Zealand marine sanctuary, where the efforts of one family over more than 3 decades have helped save a penguin colony

Iceberg nearly erases penguin population

2016-02-16 05:36

A new scientific study says an estimated 150 000 Adelie penguins have died in Cape Denison, Antarctica in the five years since a giant iceberg blocked their main access to food.

Emotional wedding haka brings bride to tears

A stirring haka performed during the wedding reception of an Auckland, New Zealand couple is going viral. Watch.

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Internet mogul Kim Dotcom vows to fight extradition to US

2015-12-23 09:41

Internet mogul Kim Dotcom has vowed to fight a New Zealand court ruling that he can be extradited to the United States where he is wanted on piracy-related charges.

Obese SA man gives up fight to stay in New Zealand

2015-12-18 09:22

An obese South African chef declared too fat to live in New Zealand has given up the immigration battle to return home.

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