New Zealand

Two Malaysian students killed in New Zealand road accident

PUTRAJAYA — Two Malaysian students died in a road accident at Lake Tekapo, New Zealand, at 1.45 pm local time…

3 weeks ago

New Zealand volcano disaster victims awarded US$6m damages

WELLINGTON — The victims and families affected by the 2019 New Zealand volcano disaster, which claimed 22 lives, were awarded…

2 months ago

Top seeds Gauff, Svitolina to clash in Auckland Classic final

AUCKLAND – US Open champion Coco Gauff maintained her imperious form in the lead-up to the Australia Open by dismantling…

3 months ago

Nissan hit by ‘cyber incident’ in Australia, New Zealand

WELLINGTON – Japanese car giant Nissan warned customers Thursday that its operations in Australia and New Zealand had been hit…

4 months ago

New Zealand to ban cellphones in schools

WELLINGTON – Cellphones will be banned in schools across New Zealand, conservative Prime Minister Christopher Luxon said Friday, as his…

5 months ago

New Zealand fights to save its flightless national bird

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand’s treasured kiwi birds are shuffling around Wellington’s verdant hills for the first time in…

12 months ago

New Zealand wool handling ace is a G.O.A.T. among sheep

MASTERTON – In New Zealand’s close-knit shearing community, Joel Henare is regarded as a Lionel Messi, Tiger Woods or Jonah…

1 year ago

Storm leaves thousands without power in New Zealand

WELLINGTON • Thousands of homes in New Zealand were without power and flights were grounded on Monday as a tropical…

1 year ago

Flood damage at Auckland airport halts international flights

NEW ZEALAND'S biggest airport delayed the reopening of its international terminal Saturday because “critical components” of the infrastructure were damaged…

1 year ago

Jacinda Ardern leaves a legacy forged from crisis

JACINDA Ardern promised “relentless positivity” as New Zealand’s prime minister (PM), but in announcing her shock resignation last Thursday admitted…

1 year ago

Chris Hipkins sworn in as New Zealand Prime Minister

WELLINGTON -- Chris Hipkins was sworn in as New Zealand Prime Minister on Wednesday, with his predecessor Jacinda Ardern officially…

1 year ago

Grateful Ardern makes last bow as New Zealand PM

WELLINGTON – New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday she was grateful for her time in office, insisting that…

1 year ago

Asian shares edge higher on optimism about slowing inflation

SYDNEY -- Asian stocks rose broadly on Tuesday after Wall Street stocks ended higher overnight for a second straight session,…

1 year ago