New Zealand Prime Minister John Key demands answers as he reveals it could take 'months' to recover bodies from mine
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has warned it could take "months" to recover the remains of workers who died underground in one of the country's worst mining disasters.
Leesha McKenny South Africa's "greatest son", former president Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 95.
Karla Adam In an island nation a furore has broken out over a crusade to eradicate man's second-best friend.
Jason Scott The rebuilding of Christchurch, New Zealand's third-largest city that suffered a major earthquake in February 2011, will cost a total of $NZ40 billion ($33.
Peter Wilson and Laura McQuillan New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has been accused of "ramping up the rhetoric" and talking up the prospect of war with comments about New Zealand's role in another Korean conflict.
Olivia Carville In one of the most chilling photographs taken on February 22, 2011, a white-sneakered foot protrudes from a dirty grey blanket amid a mountain of rubble. The foot belonged to Olivia Cruickshank.
Claims that the Hobbit films created 3000 jobs for Kiwis are under fire.
Hamish Rutherford, Michael Wright and Marc Greenhill New Zealand will not be able to move on from the Canterbury Television building tragedy until individuals are held to account for its collapse, the Building and Construction Minister Maurice...
Hamish Rutherford and Michael Wright Christchurch NEW Zealand will not be able to move on from the Canterbury Television building tragedy until individuals are held to account for its collapse, the Building and Construction Minister, Maurice...
Cyclone Evan has left a trail of devastation in Samoa and Fiji and is heading towards New Zealand.
Michael Wright, Marc Greenhill and Hamish Rutherford The New Zealand Government is searching for legal avenues to hold parties to account for building failures in the Christchurch earthquake, on the back of a royal commission report finding the...
Laura McQuillan NAYPYIDAW: Aung San Suu Kyi has expressed disappointment that governments including Australia are calling her country Myanmar – a name chosen by its military rulers – rather than Burma.
UK tabloids are having a field day with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key's lowly opinion of English football star David Beckham's intellect.
Tracy Withers WELLINGTON: New Zealand's Pike River mine tragedy that killed 29 men almost two years ago was ''preventable'' and caused by poor company management and ineffective regulation, according to a report...
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is in more hot water after making controversial comments about "gay" clothing on the same day he reportedly called football superstar David Beckham "thick".
Tracy Withers Wellington NEW Zealand's Pike River mine tragedy that killed 29 men almost two years ago was ''preventable'' and caused by poor company management and ineffective regulation, according to a report on the...
New Zealand has lost its first female soldier since the Vietnam war in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan which claimed three lives.
WELLINGTON: The New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, has paid tribute to two soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan's Bamyan province on Saturday.
Wellington A bill to legalise gay marriage in New Zealand sponsored by a Labour MP has been officially put on Parliament's agenda, although it is not clear when it will have its first reading.
Laura McQuillan CHRISTCHURCH: The blueprint for a compact, low-rise CBD in Christchurch has been unveiled, with separate cultural, sporting and retail precincts, all surrounded by open green space.