Quitting while he is ahead, popular Prime Minister John Key stunned New Zealand on Monday by unexpectedly announcing that he is stepping down.
Experts have been uncovering the stark realities of the earthquake that rocked New Zealand last week.
Seismologists are still recording hundreds of aftershocks. An estimated 2,000 have rattled the region since the initial tremor shook shortly after midnight on Sunday.
Farmer Derrick to the rescue! Three cows stranded in New Zealand after Monday's earthquake have been rescued by their owner.
Emergency rescue teams in New Zealand have begun evacuating scores of trapped tourists and residents from Kaikoura, the town hardest hit by a huge earthquake and a series of powerful…
Ireland beat New Zealand for the first time in 111 years on Saturday and at the same time snapped the All Blacks’ record 18 match winning streak.
“Whilst your local indigenous voice is being silenced, it is your global indigenous voice that will be heard.
Rugby World champions New Zealand became the first top tier nation to win 18 consecutive matches following a 37-10 victory over arch rivals Australia.
A powerful earthquake on the North Island of New Zealand triggered a low level tsunami warning on Friday morning.
German tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is fighting to have the appeal hearing on his extradition from New Zealand livestreamed on YouTube.
NASA has successfully launched a super pressure balloon from New Zealand – an important step in scientific investigations of the near-space…
Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand and trusts to help channel cash around the world, according to a report based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers.
A dawn service is held at ANZAC Cove in Gallipoli in Turkey to remember the Australian and New Zealand troops who landed there during the First World War
Tens of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders have attended dawn services to mark ANZAC Day. In the Australian capital, Canberra, about 55,000
‘Enterprising’ and ‘unusually intelligent’ are not words you would typically associate with an octopus. But Inky, the squishy escape artist, is no
New Zealand have booked their place in the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a stunning 75-run win over Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in Kolkata Saturday
Last month was the hottest February ever recorded. Attributed to human-caused global warming, this is a constant trend and consequences can be seen
Hosts of this year’s ICC World T20, India, suffered a shock opening round defeat at the hands of New Zealand. New Zealand had never lost to India in
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In New Zealand a ceremony’s been held to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that struck Christchurch, killing 185 people and
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has shaken Christchurch, in New Zealand. There have been no immediate reports of serious damage. It is almost five years
They always do it in style Down Under. And this New Year’s Eve was no exception with Sydney Harbour lit up by a huge fireworks extravaganza
New Zealand was the world’s first country to celebrate the New Year. The laser animation show was beamed from the tops of buildings onto Auckland’s