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New Zealand

Body found inside plane days after crash landing in Pacific lagoon

Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 was attempting to land at Weno airport on Friday morning but fell short of runway and splashed in Chuuk lagoon.

02 Oct 2018 12:13 PM

Plane overshoots runway, ditched in lagoon on remote Micronesian island: Report

The Air Niugini plane was attempting to land at Weno airport and ended up in Chuuk lagoon, local media reported.

28 Sep 2018 9:33 AM

'Lucky to be alive': Climber found just in time on deadly mountain

Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on the South Island's notorious Mount Aspiring.

03 Aug 2018 12:32 PM

New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl

Jacinda Ardern becomes second world leader to give birth while in office.

21 Jun 2018 12:50 PM

Mike Hesson quits as New Zealand cricket team coach

In total, New Zealand won 21, had 13 draws and lost 19 of their 53 Tests under Hesson.

07 Jun 2018 9:38 AM

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Doctor asked to measure indecent assault accused's penis with ruler

David Scott, elected councillor from Kapiti, has pleaded not guilty to rubbing his genitals against a female staffer at a function in 2017.

22 May 2018 6:35 PM

Top New Zealand navy officer accused of hiding camera in embassy toilet

Alfred Keating was a Navy commodore and the embassy’s senior defence attaché at the time of the incident last July.

04 May 2018 12:06 PM

New Zealand passes law to withdraw historic gay convictions

Homosexuality was decriminalised in 1986, but men who were convicted before then still had the offence listed on their official records.

04 Apr 2018 2:10 PM

India beat Pakistan by 203 runs in ICC Under-19 World Cup, play Australia in final

Gill's century and Porel's 4-wicket burst ensured Team India inflict a 203-run defeat over Pakistan.

30 Jan 2018 10:02 AM

Final vote count in New Zealand election tightens close race

Both sides will need to talk with the small New Zealand First party, led by maverick 72-year-old lawmaker Winston Peters.

07 Oct 2017 12:19 PM

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Kiwis first: New Zealand tightens immigration rules, Indians may be affected

The changes come a day after Australia said it would scrap a temporary visa for skilled overseas workers.

19 Apr 2017 2:12 PM

Hundreds evacuated after New Zealand river levee fails

Local authorities declared a state of emergency after the levee failed in the town of Edgecumbe on the North Island.

06 Apr 2017 12:46 PM

Record Taylor ton seals New Zealand’s win over South Africa

The New Zealand win snapped a 12-match ODI winning streak for South Africa and levelled the 5-match series at 1-1.

22 Feb 2017 1:05 PM

Faf goes gaga over Tahir’s evolution in limited-overs cricket

He is the big reason we're been successful over the last few months, said Faf du Plessis while praising Imran Tahir.

18 Feb 2017 3:24 PM

Imran Tahir spins South Africa to New Zealand T20 win

Faf du Plessis-led South African side sealed a comfortable 78-run win over Kane Williamson's New Zealand team.

17 Feb 2017 4:18 PM

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300 whales die on New Zealand beach

Jutting hook shape of Farewell Spit could have trapped the whales.

11 Feb 2017 6:44 AM

Bill English: A look at New Zealand's new Prime Minister

Bill has pledged to use budget surpluses to cut taxes, spend more on infrastructure and pay down government debt.

12 Dec 2016 3:08 PM

Bill English elected to replace New Zealand PM John Key

English said priority for his government was ensuring the most needy were given opportunities.

12 Dec 2016 7:56 AM

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announces shock resignation

Speaking in a shaking voice, Key said he had made personal sacrifices for the job and the role had taken a toll on his family.

05 Dec 2016 8:37 AM

Buzz Aldrin gets visit from NASA after polar evacuation

Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, posted a picture of himself with Newman on Twitter.

03 Dec 2016 10:51 AM

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