Watch the New Year celebrations in New Zealand, Australia, Japan and North Korea
In New Zealand, one of the first countries to greet the New Year, fireworks were set off from the top of the Auckland Sky Tower
He may be broke but at-bay internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has won a legal battle to stay out of jail on bail.
A New Zealand court ruled that the
China’s President Xi Jinping arrived in Wellington on Thursday ahead of talks with New Zealand’s prime minister aimed at boosting ties between the
Police in New Zealand have charged the drummer of rock band AC/DC with trying to procure the services of a hit-man to kill two men.
Phil Rudd, a
A small asteroid measuring about 60ft (20m) is due to pass by Earth this Sunday, 7 September.
At its closest approach, Asteroid 2014 RC will be
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has made a heartfelt tribute to girlfriend L’Wren Scott, who was found dead in her New York appartment.
Central New Zealand, including the capital Wellington, was shaken by a magnitude 6.3 earthquake on Monday. There were no reports of injuries, and
The WISE Awards 2013 go to six outstanding educational projects which solve concrete issues and have a big impact.
This year winners came from
This edition of Learning World looks at how the educational landscape in Saudi Arabia, Canada and New Zealand is changing. Three schemes in these
A man has claimed asylum in New Zealand saying it is unsafe for him to go home because of climate change.
Ioane Teitiota, 37, said rising seas
UNESCO estimates that indigenous peoples make up five percent of the world’s population, but they often face the threat of losing their cultural
Traditionally older generations educate younger ones. Knowledge passes from older, wiser heads to less experienced ones. But sometimes it goes the
New Zealand soprano Kiri Te Kanawa can boast a career several decades long; among the most beloved voices of the 70s, 80s and 90s, she has performed