A New Zealand skydiver has survived a harrowing plunge to the ground after his main parachute failed and a reserve chute only partially worked.
A second volcano in New Zealand threatened to rumble to life on Wednesday, a day after a long-dormant mountain that was the backdrop to “The Lord of the Rings” movies erupted.
A New Zealand volcano suddenly erupted after lying dormant for more than a century, spewing an ash plume that disrupted flights and closed highways, officials said Tuesday.
A 14-storey office tower tumbles to the ground in just a few seconds during New Zealand's first controlled implosion.
An Australian drilling company has pleaded guilty to three health-and-safety violations in connection with a 2010 coal mine disaster in New Zealand that killed 29 miners.
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.