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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

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

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

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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

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

300 whales die on New Zealand beach

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

11 Feb 2017 6:44 AM

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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 stable after 'medical emergency' in S Pole

Aldrin, who was in South Pole for a tourist trip, was found to have fluid on his lungs and is currently in a New Zealand hospital.

02 Dec 2016 11:00 AM

Tsunami hits New Zealand after strong quakes

The ambulance service said it did not receive any reports of quake-related injuries.

13 Nov 2016 6:52 PM

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Brendon McCullum won’t forgive Cairns over fixing saga

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he will never forgive Chris Cairns after his ex-team mate set out to destroy his credibility over match-fixing allegations.

21 Oct 2016 2:09 AM

Indian stabbed pregnant GF 29 times, gets jail

An Indian student who killed his pregnant girlfriend in a knife attack in New Zealand after she told him the baby was not his was sentenced to life imprisonment Tuesday.

05 Oct 2016 6:32 AM

New Zealand: Queenstown airport evacuated following bomb threat

However, rescue teams are continuing the search operation.

24 Jul 2016 3:29 PM

Panama leaks: New Zealand best place to hide money

Mossack Fonseca writes apology to Chinese bank over controversy

10 May 2016 6:44 AM

New Zealand gets tax haven tag

Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts to help channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called Pan

10 May 2016 1:38 AM

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