In the footage, the seal can be seen launching itself out of the water wielding an octopus in its mouth and striking the unsuspecting kayaker across the face.
Jacinda Ardern brought her 3-month-old baby, Neve, to the UN general assembly, a showcase of her balancing act.
Shades of blue and green were captured on camera shimmering across the sky on Sunday.
A New Zealand company which trialled a four-day work week said the experiment was a success with staff registering a big bump in work-life balance while productivity remained level.
Jacinda Ardern in only the second elected leader in recent times to give birth while in office
Sailors competing in the Volvo round-the-world yacht race have been collecting water samples as part of a program to measure the spread of microplastics.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern features in a viral video campaigning against New Zealand being left off world maps by thoughtless coffee chains, retailers and even sports teams.
Sinkholes are caused by water dissolving limestone below the surface of the earth
Humans have similar automatic biases towards 'darker-coloured' robots as they do toward 'people with a darker skin colour', according to new research from the University of Canterbury.
A state of emergency has been declared in seven districts as winds gust at up to 150 kilometres per hour.
Huge waves crashed into the shores of Nelson in New Zealand, as a downgraded cyclone left behind debris and destruction
The last time a leader gave birth in office was Pakistan's prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 1990 and now it's Jacinda Ardern's turn.
The popular Jacinda Ardern found out she was pregnant just days before taking office. She plans to take just six weeks of maternity leave when the baby arrives in June, saying that she had to acknowledge that her job was different from other roles.
Jacinda Ardern's ginger moggy was hit by a car.
New Zealand swears in Jacinda Ardern.
Former members of the world's most-feared international rugby squad speak with Euronews about cups, competitions and concussions after receiving the Princess of Asturias Award for Sports 2017.
After an inconclusive result in the New Zealand elections, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters held the power
A winter of unprecedented rainfall has devastated the country's potato crop
A vulnerable young albatross at the heart of a special breeding programme in New Zealand has taken flight for the first time.
Bird lovers have been
Badly trailing in the polls two months ahead of a general election, New Zealand's Labour party hopes its new, youngest-ever leader will revive its fortunes