Stacy Kirk Just days from an election, New Zealand's Prime Minister is under pressure to explain documents released by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Scientists have moved a step closer to developing a breed of sheep that belches less methane as part of a quest to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, New Zealand researchers say.
Jason Scott New Zealand Prime Minister John Key lost a senior cabinet minister today over "serious allegations" about her conduct, less than a month before his National Party-led government faces elections.
Sarah Robson and Dave Williams A balaclava-clad gunman who walked into a New Zealand unemployment office and shot dead two women is on the loose.
Michael Bachelard New Zealanders Gaylene Wilkinson and Tony Lawton were roused in the early hours of last Saturday morning to their Indonesian tour guide yelling, “Everyone downstairs! Life jackets on! Hole in...
One man is dead after a helicopter full of skiers and snowboarders crashed into a mountain in New Zealand.
Matthew Brockett Kim Dotcom strides on stage at a Wellington nightclub, turning a late-night dance party into a political rally.
Stacey Kirk A New Zealand MP and former broadcaster says she was groped by Rolf Harris during an interview in the 1980s.
Michael Koziol Air New Zealand co-pilot tried three times to re-enter the cockpit after a falling out with the captain.
Jo Moir His school suspended him for refusing to cut his hair, but New Zealand's High Court had other ideas.
Rose Powell An Australian soldier on a survival training exercise has died after falling down a deep crevasse on on Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand's tallest mountain.
Nick Perry It's almost 10am, but the barista at this tiny Pacific kingdom's domestic air terminal has yet to make a single cup of coffee.
The family of Paul Weeks, who was aboard the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight, have criticised Malaysia's handling of the information flow about the search operation.
The placement of the car seat for Prince George while he is visiting New Zealand is causing a storm of outrage on social media, prompting soothing responses from seat provider Plunket New Zealand.
Julia Hollingsworth We'll never call him King William, say New Zealand republicans. New Zealand Republic says it's inevitable the country will get a democratically elected head of state rather than an unelected head of...
Michael Bachelard People smugglers in Indonesia are mounting their first credible attempt to ship asylum seekers on the hazardous voyage to New Zealand and circumvent the Abbott government’s Operation Sovereign...
Megan Levy A veteran New Zealand hiking guide has welcomed the decision by Nepalese sherpas to abandon this year’s climbing season on Mount Everest after a massive avalanche killed at least 13 of their...
Megan Levy A New Zealand tourist has been shot dead in Argentina by two men on motorcycles who attempted to snatch his bag.
Talia Shadwell A New Zealand youth allegedly travelled hundreds of kilometres to pick up a 12-year-old girl he met in an internet chatroom.
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake has shaken central New Zealand.