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.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Tuesday pledged to hold a referendum on changing the national flag if he wins a third term in office in September.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Monday called a general election for Sept. 20, when his center-right government will seek a third term in office on a platform of strong economic management.
New Zealand's Maori king has refused to meet Prince William during a royal tour next month, with his office saying Tuesday he is “not a carnival act” for visiting dignitaries.
Fiji is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever in 16 years, but authorities say tourists visiting tropical beaches face little risk.
A New Zealand appeals court ruled Wednesday that police acted legally when armed officers raided Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's Auckland mansion as part of a US-led online piracy probe.
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.