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Jacinda Ardern to appear on Stephen Colbert's show

Jacinda Ardern to appear on Stephen Colbert's show

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be taking a seat on comedian Stephen Colbert's couch as she goes on a media blitz in the United States.

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'Volcano' jellyfish washes up on New Zealand beach

'Volcano' jellyfish washes up on New Zealand beach

Eve and Adam Dickinson and their two children found the "incredible" lion's mane jellyfish while they were walking on Pakiri Beach, in north Auckland, on Monday.

  • by Melanie Earley
Call for Chelsea Manning to be barred from NZ
USA

Call for Chelsea Manning to be barred from NZ

The former army intelligence officer still has a standing conviction and will have to request special dispensation to be granted a visa for a speaking tour.

Jacinda Ardern turns down $12,000 pay rise as NZ government freezes MP pay
Politics

Jacinda Ardern turns down $12,000 pay rise as NZ government freezes MP pay

New Zealand politicians have decided they're already paid pretty well and will urgently introduce a law blocking their own wage rise.

NZ surfers shot at after surfing break usually accessed 'by invitation'
Surfing

NZ surfers shot at after surfing break usually accessed 'by invitation'

After jet-skiing out to the break, two men and a teenage boy were surfing mid-morning when the shots rang out.

  • by Phillipa Yalden
Soaring prices are driving a black market in avocados in kiwi land
Crime

Soaring prices are driving a black market in avocados in kiwi land

The popular breakfast of avocado on toast is under threat in New Zealand, with two years of low harvests inspiring a rash of thefts from orchards.

  • by Charlotte Graham-McLay
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New Zealand to ban foreigners from buying homes

New Zealand to ban foreigners from buying homes

Foreigners face a ban on buying homes in New Zealand after a spending splurge by millionaires crowded out local buyers.

  • by Charlotte Graham-McLay
'We should kill a kid more often': Stepfather's words caught on tape
Crime

'We should kill a kid more often': Stepfather's words caught on tape

New Zealand police secretly recorded the remark by the stepfather of an autistic boy, 5, days after the boy died..

  • by Martin Van Beynen
New Zealand politician seeks to reclaim 'c-word'

New Zealand politician seeks to reclaim 'c-word'

At a recent political event, Marama Davidson decided to take aim at a "c-word" that had been used to threaten and belittle female politicians.

  • by Adam Taylor
Australian soldier's mountain rescue cost $136,000, hundreds of volunteer hours
Defence

Australian soldier's mountain rescue cost $136,000, hundreds of volunteer hours

Terry Harch was hospitalised last week with mild frostbite after spending three days trapped alone in New Zealand.

  • by Debbie Jamieson
Australian soldier Terry Harch rescued from New Zealand mountain

Australian soldier Terry Harch rescued from New Zealand mountain

Harch, who survived three nights alone in sub-zero conditions, is an experienced climber whose army training most likely saved him. 

  • by Debbie Jamieson & Jo McKenzie-Mclean