Spark, New Zealand's largest telecommunications company, posted a 93.3 percent rise in annual net profit on Friday, with one-off items preventing the carrier slipping into negative territory.
New Zealand on Wednesday announced it will ban the practice of shark finning, a move the Pew Charitable Trusts said is welcome and will bring the country in line with other developed nations.
A high-profile New Zealand lawmaker was accused of racism Monday after making what he called a “joke” at the expense of Asians as he railed against Chinese investment in the country's farming sector.
Marine scientists have urged New Zealand to step up efforts to save the world's rarest dolphin, saying only a few dozen Maui's dolphins remain and immediate action is needed to prevent their extinction.
New Zealand on Wednesday reversed course on allowing some designer drugs to be legally sold after a public outcry about the toll they were taking.
Prince William's forebears may once have boasted they ruled the waves, but it was his wife Kate who triumphed when the British royals staged a yacht race in New Zealand on Friday.
Britain's baby Prince George hosted his first official function on Wednesday — maintaining a regal calm on a play date with a group of New Zealand toddlers, even as some of his tiny guests burst into tears.
New Zealand's opposition on Tuesday accused Prime Minister John Key of trying to use Britain's visiting royals to boost his popularity ahead of a general election.
Britain's baby Prince George embarked Monday on his first official tour, visiting New Zealand with parents William and Kate, but the eight-month-old missed the famed Maori welcome after being whisked indoors amid wild weather.
Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom, who is battling extradition to the United States, launched his own political party in New Zealand on Thursday campaigning for a “free and fair” society.