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How's Canberra's sister-city relationship with Wellington going?

How's Canberra's sister-city relationship with Wellington going?

The direct flight may have been cancelled but the two capitals are still feeling the love, according to a new report.

  • by Katie Burgess

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Australia misses out on hosting rights for Women's Rugby World Cup
Australia rugby

Australia misses out on hosting rights for Women's Rugby World Cup

New Zealand will host the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup after out-voting Australia.

  • by Tom Decent
NZ to investigate child abuse by churches
Jacinda Ardern

NZ to investigate child abuse by churches

The New Zealand inquiry will have a broader criteria than Australia's, covering not just sexual abuse, but also other forms of abuse, according to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

'Felt like a sick joke': fisherman rescues baby floating at sea
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'Felt like a sick joke': fisherman rescues baby floating at sea

Local fisherman Gus Hutt thought the lifeless figure he found floating off a New Zealand beach was a doll. Until it let out a squeak.

  • by Ruby Nyika
More Nauru children moved to Australia as fresh bid for New Zealand solution rejected
Nauru

More Nauru children moved to Australia as fresh bid for New Zealand solution rejected

There are now only 35 refugee children on Nauru, with more expected to leave in coming days.

  • by Michael Koziol & Adam Cooper
Former policeman filmed Airbnb guests in shower with hidden cameras
New Zealand

Former policeman filmed Airbnb guests in shower with hidden cameras

Tony Greathead presented himself as a good family man to his guests, but filmed 34 women as they showered then uploaded the videos to a porn site.

  • by Marty Sharpe
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New Zealand hit by earthquake
New Zealand

New Zealand hit by earthquake

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck New Zealand's North Island, prompting the suspension of Parliament.

Meghan praises New Zealand celebrating 125 years of women's suffrage
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Meghan Markle

Meghan praises New Zealand celebrating 125 years of women's suffrage

The Duchess of Sussex congratulated the country on being the first to allow women to vote, noting how that paved the way for others around the world to do the same.

  • by Justine Landis Hanley
Meghan and Harry rub noses in New Zealand on final leg of tour
Meghan Markle

Meghan and Harry rub noses in New Zealand on final leg of tour

They left Sydney holding hands. So it was on arrival in Wellington.

  • by Tim Barlass
New Zealand, asylum seekers and nonsense
Opinion
Opinion

New Zealand, asylum seekers and nonsense

The truth is that our parliament is not debating to end the tragedy of Nauru. It is engaged in an exercise of political vanity.

  • by Waleed Aly
'Poor answer': New Zealand ban on foreign buyers starts
New Zealand

'Poor answer': New Zealand ban on foreign buyers starts

Many foreigners will be banned from buying homes in New Zealand from Monday, unless they are newly built apartments.

  • by Marius Zaharia and Praveen Menon