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.
A New Zealand woman has admitted giving her 3-month-old baby cannabis — through her breast milk, it was reported Saturday.
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.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has ordered an inquiry into government agents spying “unlawfully” while assisting police in the lead up to the arrest of Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom.
The United States has lifted a ban that prevented New Zealand naval ships visiting U.S. ports or bases since the 1980s, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Friday, hailing a “new era” in relations.
New Zealand confirmed Monday that its troops would end a decade-long deployment in Afghanistan at the end of April next year, about six months earlier than originally planned.
A New Zealand court on Wednesday granted Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom access to an additional NZ$6 million (US$4.84 million) to pay legal fees and living costs, loosening restrictions placed on the Internet tycoon under investigation by U.S. authorities for online piracy and fraud.
A Tongan magistrate on Monday questioned why two police officers have not been charged with the murder of a visiting New Zealand policeman who died last week after being beaten in a police cell.
A New Zealand man who fled to China after a bank mistakenly deposited millions of dollars into his account was jailed for four years and seven months Friday.
A New Zealand man who assaulted his wife with an ostrich egg after her pet pig ran amok has been jailed for six months, it was reported Thursday.