Rescuers saved 28 miners who were trapped underground for up to seven hours on Tuesday as smoke from a truck engine fire spread through the gold mine where they had been working.
New Zealand announced plans Monday to ban the use of drugs offering so-called “legal” highs unless manufacturers can provide clinical evidence that they are safe.
The United States and New Zealand signed an agreement to expand defense cooperation Tuesday but the deal does not alter Auckland's longstanding ban on port visits by nuclear-armed American warships, officials said.
“Xena: Warrior Princess” actress Lucy Lawless says she has “no regrets” about boarding and preventing an oil-drilling ship from leaving a New Zealand dock, a protest action that saw her plead guilty on Thursday to trespass
An American college student who crashed a minivan in New Zealand, killing three of his Boston University classmates, pleaded guilty to careless driving on Wednesday and was disqualified from driving.
When a cash-strapped gas station owner in New Zealand went online to check his bank account, he suddenly yelled out to his girlfriend that he was rich: “I've got a million dollars.”
NATO and New Zealand signed a partnership deal Monday and alliance chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen announced a visit to Australia as the defense group boosts ties with non-NATO nations engaged in Afghanistan.
A drunken grandmother who punched a passenger in the face on a Qantas flight to New Zealand was Tuesday ordered to pay the cost of the aircraft having to return to Melbourne.
The grieving families of 29 men killed in a New Zealand mine explosion 18 months ago said Wednesday they were abandoning a campaign to recover their loved ones' bodies.
The captain and second officer of a ship that caused New Zealand's biggest sea pollution disaster when it ploughed into an offshore reef were both jailed for seven months Friday.