Between 16 and 17 million people are expected to vote across the vast island-continent, with the opp centre-left Labor party tipped to win.
18 May 2019 9:13 AM
Jacinda Ardern announced bans on military styled semi-automatic weapons, high capacity magazines and rifles.
15 May 2019 9:52 AM
The royal commission -- the most powerful judicial probe available under NZ law will examine events leading up to the March 15 attack.
13 May 2019 8:40 AM
The Reserve Bank of Australia said the spelling error will be corrected at the next print run later this year.
09 May 2019 3:12 PM
Australia's election became a little more raucous when a protestor tried -- but failed -- to crack an egg on PM Scott Morrison's head.
07 May 2019 9:48 AM
PM Ardern was addressing her first weekly media briefing after news of her engagement with fishing-show host Clarke Gayford became public.
06 May 2019 1:16 PM
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her long-term partner Clarke Gayford have become engaged to be married.
03 May 2019 12:09 PM
New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device.
30 Apr 2019 1:24 PM
Australia on Friday warned more terror attacks were 'likely' in Sri Lanka, cautioning citizens against visiting the island nation.
26 Apr 2019 1:07 PM
In an emotional meeting with survivors of the New Zealand mosques massacre, Britain's Prince William appealed to defeat extremism.
26 Apr 2019 10:17 AM
A Japanese woman appeared in court after she was detained at Melbourne International Airport for attempting to smuggle 19 lizards.
24 Apr 2019 12:49 PM
ISIS claimed responsibility for the Sri Lanka attacks on Tuesday and named what it said were seven attackers who carried them out.
24 Apr 2019 9:33 AM
One of New Zealand's highest ranking military officers was Thursday found guilty of trying to secretly film people in the toilet.
18 Apr 2019 4:33 PM
Six people appeared in a New Zealand court on Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed.
15 Apr 2019 1:28 PM
A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted 'horrific injuries' that killed a security guard.
14 Apr 2019 11:07 AM
The Christchurch Muslim community was struggling to get worshippers to overcome their fears and return to Friday prayers.
12 Apr 2019 1:02 PM
All but one member of New Zealand's parliament voted on Wednesday to change gun laws.
10 Apr 2019 3:15 PM
Adani Enterprises has taken a step closer to the construction of a controversial thermal coal mine in Australia.
09 Apr 2019 9:37 AM
During his hearing, Tarrant, at times, looked disinterested but was alert while the assessment of his mental health was discussed.
05 Apr 2019 9:42 AM
Apart from 50 murder charges, accused gunman in Christchurch mosque attack will also face 39 attempted murder charges on Friday.
04 Apr 2019 9:32 AM