A surfer who was attacked by a shark in a New Zealand bay punched it in the face to free himself from its grip, reports said Saturday.
A New Zealand doctor fought off an attacking shark with a knife before heading ashore to stitch his own wounds and then going to the nearest pub for a beer, reports said Tuesday.
A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand Monday, halting train services and knocking merchandise off shelves, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or injuries.
New Zealand health authorities were trying to track down hundreds of passengers on Wednesday who may have been exposed to measles on a Singapore Airlines flight at the weekend.
In a finding likely to be a bitter blow for many New Zealanders, researchers have found the country's iconic kiwi bird probably descended from an ancestor that flew in from Australia.
Director James Cameron announced Monday he will film three sequels to the record-breaking sci-fi blockbuster “Avatar” in New Zealand after striking a deal with the government for increased production subsidies.
A New Zealand man has been cleared of raping his estranged wife while pretending to be her young lover in a case partially inspired by the novel “Fifty Shades of Grey,” a report said Tuesday.
New Zealand's government is selling a 20-percent stake in the national airline as part of a contentious asset sales policy.
New Zealand police are facing mounting criticism for the way they've handled an investigation into a group of teenage boys who bragged on Facebook about having sex with girls who were drunk and underage.
New Zealand is to ban shark finning in its waters within two years, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy announced Sunday.