Updated Sunday, March 15, 2015 0:03 am TWN
Residents in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu hunkered in emergency shelters for a second straight night Saturday after venturing out to find their homes damaged or blown away by the powerful storm, aid workers said.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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Sunday, December 7, 2014
A New Zealand man who faces the death penalty if convicted of drugs charges in Indonesia appears to be the victim of an online dating scam, according to his family Saturday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Thursday, October 30, 2014
New Zealand will hold a binding referendum in 2016 on changing the national flag, with Prime Minister John Key hoping to drop the current design featuring Britain's Union Jack in favor of a silver fern.
Friday, October 24, 2014
A photographic notebook from Robert Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition has been found after a century trapped in the ice of the frozen continent, New Zealand's Antarctic Heritage Trust said.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
New Zealand's prime minister laid out a three-year government agenda Tuesday that includes returning the country's books to surplus, conducting a vote on whether to change the nation's flag, and tightening the rules on terrorist fighters.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
New Zealand will tighten laws to address the potential threat posed by "foreign terrorist fighters" returning to the country from conflict hotspots such as Iraq and Syria, Prime Minister John Key said Monday.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The New Zealand government's handling of a fragile economy was the "overwhelming" reason for its third election victory, Prime Minister John Key said Sunday after his party won a historic majority and he eyed a fourth triumph.