Updated Thursday, February 21, 2013 0:04 am TWN
An anti-whaling activist group accused a Japanese whaling vessel of intentionally ramming two of its ships Wednesday in waters near Antarctica. Japan's Fisheries Agency, however, insisted the protesters were responsible for the collisions.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Fiji's military ruler has announced a draft constitution underpinning a return to civilian rule and democratic elections will be rewritten to ensure “true democracy,” sparking criticism from neighbors Australia and New Zealand.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Thursday, November 22, 2012
A New Zealand volcano used as a backdrop to “The Lord of the Rings” films erupted on Wednesday, spewing a column of ash 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) above the North Island, scientists said.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Monday, November 12, 2012
Britain's Prince Charles and wife Camilla rubbed noses in a traditional Maori greeting in New Zealand Sunday, kicking off the final leg of a Pacific tour to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
An investigation into the sinking of a South Korean trawler southeast of New Zealand with the loss of 22 lives two years ago has found the captain and crew to blame.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
A Greek shipping company has agreed to pay the New Zealand government up to US$31.5 million toward the cleanup costs of a cargo ship's grounding on a reef near popular swimming and surfing beaches last year. But taxpayers will still be footing some of the bill.
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