Karla Adam In an island nation a furore has broken out over a crusade to eradicate man's second-best friend.
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.
WELLINGTON:Amnesty International has called on Fiji's military regime to launch an urgent investigation into an online video that appears to show two men being tortured by officials.
US business groups say tobacco plain-packaging would be a violation of NZ's trade obligations.
New Zealand police are unsure if a shark responsible for the death of a man at an Auckland beach on Wednesday afternoon has been killed, despite firing several shots at the creature.
The family of a man killed in a shark attack off an Auckland beach today say he was a "glorious and great father, husband and friend".
The girl has repeatedly been mistaken for missing UK girl Madeleine McCann.
Kim Dotcom, wanted in the United States on charges his Internet company Megaupload.com orchestrated the biggest copyright infringement in that country's history, says he was never responsible for...
Leighton Keith He's an ordinary-looking teenager, but 13-year-old Jordan Nelson is now believed to be New Zealand's youngest murderer.
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...
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...
Patrick Kingsley Last November, 70 Harvard economics students walked out of a lecture by their faculty head.
Tracy Watkins, Wellington China has been forced to make its diplomacy more visible and vocal, to demystify its growing presence in New Zealand and the Pacific and to overcome fears of economic domination.
Tracy Watkins WELLINGTON: In a panelled reception room at the Chinese embassy in Wellington, a young official extends her arm to the banquet table and urges you to eat. Try it, she insists.
WELLINGTON: New Zealand's first Polynesian settlers probably came from a varied background, rather than a tight-knit group, say scientists studying the DNA of remains unearthed in Marlborough, in the...
Wellington New Zealand's first Polynesian settlers probably came from a varied background, rather than a tight-knit group, say scientists.
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has been recorded centred 15 kilometres southeast of Tokoroa in the central North Island.
Martin Van Beynen THE former construction manager of the deadly Canterbury Television building stole the identity of a professional engineer and faked an engineering degree, it can be revealed.
Hundreds of travellers have been left stranded after the eruption of Mt Tongariro on New Zealand's North Island caused road closures and flight cancellations.
WELLINGTON: The New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, has paid tribute to two soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan's Bamyan province on Saturday.