Updated Friday, March 8, 2013 0:16 am TWN
A court ruled on Thursday that Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom can sue New Zealand's spy agency for illegal surveillance, opening the government up to more scrutiny over its role in an unlawful 2011 police raid on the internet entrepreneur's home.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
U.S. prosecutors won a New Zealand court victory Friday in their battle to extradite Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and three colleagues accused of facilitating massive copyright fraud through the now-defunct online file-sharing site.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
A shark possibly 14 feet long killed a swimmer near a popular New Zealand beach on Wednesday, then disappeared after police attempting to save the man fired gunshots at the enormous predator.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
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.
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