Indigenous people are rejecting the shame associated with the language and White New Zealanders are learning to speak it to better understand their own cultural identity.
- by Charlotte Graham-McLay
Fears over needles in Australian strawberries have spilled across the Tasman, with one of New Zealand's food distributors taking the fruit off its shelves.
Chinese signs on Port Moresby bus stops are one indication of Beijing's growing influence and investment in the country.
- by Cole Latimer
The war of words comes after the Pacific Island forum held in Nauru prompted the criticism that China was a 'bully'.
TVNZ reporter Barbara Dreaver has been released after being detained for nearly four hours in Nauru, with no charges filed.
- by Jenny Noyes & Henry Cooke
Jakub Fabian Skrzypski, described by police as a journalist, was arrested several days ago after the arrests of five Papuans who had a quantity of ammunition.
Immigration New Zealand confirmed this morning it had given her special dispensation to apply for a visa, considered to be largely a formality in this case.
New Zealand politicians have decided they're already paid pretty well and will urgently introduce a law blocking their own wage rise.
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