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Landslide scatters bones across beach in New Zealand

Landslide scatters bones across beach in New Zealand

Bones, including those of children, have been washing up along the beach since, with locals and the wider public having gathered several sacks to date.

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Air New Zealand flight leaves '20 per cent' of passengers vomiting
New Zealand

Air New Zealand flight leaves '20 per cent' of passengers vomiting

During the flight the pilot told passengers he was dealing with 180kmh cross winds.

  • by Logan Savory
'Beginning of doing things differently': Ardern pitches NZ budget based on wellbeing
Wellbeing

'Beginning of doing things differently': Ardern pitches NZ budget based on wellbeing

The UK, Austria, Mexico and Korea have all in various forms mulled "wellbeing" frameworks for government, and experts say New Zealand may serve as a case study.

Boorish tourists have New Zealand re-thinking welcome mat
New Zealand

Boorish tourists have New Zealand re-thinking welcome mat

An English family who dumped chips on someone's beach blanket and reportedly stole a Christmas tree tapped into New Zealanders' anxieties.

  • by Charlotte Graham-McLay
US military satellite to launch from NZ
Space

US military satellite to launch from NZ

The test launch could potentially pave the way for space-based internet, and "revolutionise global communications", according to DARPA.

  • by Boris Jancic
'Bet u boys loved it': Mum of brothers killed in crash defends burnout tribute video
New Zealand

'Bet u boys loved it': Mum of brothers killed in crash defends burnout tribute video

"Might not be other people's way of honoring their loved ones... my boys it would have been your style so meh to the haters," she said.

  • by Sam Sherwood
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New Zealand signs post-Brexit recognition agreement with UK
Brexit

New Zealand signs post-Brexit recognition agreement with UK

New Zealand has joined Australia in signing up to a deal with Britain aimed at softening the impact of Brexit on trade.

'Their hearts are here': Vanuatu islanders return to volcanic home
Volcanoes

'Their hearts are here': Vanuatu islanders return to volcanic home

Displaced residents from the island of Ambae are now anxious to get back to their ash-covered homes – even if the danger has not yet passed.

  • by Paul Jones
Grace Millane: man accused of murdering British backpacker pleads not guilty
Crime

Grace Millane: man accused of murdering British backpacker pleads not guilty

The 27-year-old man charged with killing British backpacker Grace Millane has pleaded not guilty to her murder.

Car hits road spikes, crashes into tree, killing three in NZ
Tragedy

Car hits road spikes, crashes into tree, killing three in NZ

Two police officers tried to rescue three teenage boys from a stolen car after it exploded in a "huge ball of fire" following a high-speed crash.

Dolphins saved from the shallows at New Zealand's Houghton Bay
Animals

Dolphins saved from the shallows at New Zealand's Houghton Bay

A trio of Wellingtonians scrambled down steep cliffs to rescue a pair of stranded dolphins off the city's South Coast.