People rushed to supermarkets in New Zealand after the country announced its first locally transmitted coronavirus infections after more than 100 days without cases.
The Prime Minister has announced four confirmed cases of COVID-19 in one family from an unknown source.
New Zealand's health response has been praised around the world after the country managed to eliminate community transmission of the virus. But Health Minister David Clark himself has been widely ridiculed.
"This case represents an unacceptable failure of the system. It should never have happened and it cannot be repeated," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
Parents are trying out this radical new form of education, which puts the environment at the centre of learning.
Crowds cheered as the sky over Auckland was lit up by fireworks to herald the arrival of 2020.
One more person died in an Australian hospital as recovery teams continued to search waters near White Island
A man was convicted of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane who was travelling in the country last year.
Police have arrested 30 climate change protesters after a day of civil disobedience in Wellington, New Zealand.
The speaker of New Zealand's parliament, Trevor Mallard, fed an MP's newborn baby during a debate and the photos went viral.
A journey of a lifetime accomplished today for one Dutch sustainability advocate who was on the road for three years.