A bird cull on a New Zealand island has been abruptly halted after marksmen killed four rare takahe, an endangered species with only 300 known to exist, officials said Friday.
A New Zealander who was the last surviving pilot from the specialized World War II "Dambuster" mission targeting German infrastructure died Tuesday. Les Munro was 96.
The last surviving pilot of the top-secret World War II Dambusters raid on Germany has died aged 96, the New Zealand Bomber Command Association said Tuesday.
New Zealand cut interest rates for the second consecutive month on Thursday, warning more easing was likely amid "softening" growth and low inflation in the farm-reliant economy.
New Zealand Friday set an August deadline for the Pacific nation of Nauru to provide more information over an alleged clampdown on political and civil rights before the next tranche of aid is due.
Thirty years after France's deadly bomb attack on the Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand, anger still crackles in Pete Willcox's voice when he discusses the sinking of the Greenpeace flagship.
All commercial and civilian aircraft in New Zealand were temporarily grounded on Tuesday when a fault crippled the nation's air traffic control system, causing long delays and some cancellations.
New Zealand's economic growth eased to a two-year low in the January-March quarter, official data showed Thursday, with analysts warning of worse to come as commodity prices tumble.
Britain's Prince Harry wrapped up a visit to New Zealand and Australia on Saturday by scoring the winning goal in a soccer match and proving he can help capture a crocodile.
Britain's Prince Harry arrived in New Zealand Saturday for a weeklong visit and was soon talking about the country's prowess in rugby, pressing noses with indigenous Maori leaders, and laughing off marriage proposals.
A New Zealand man with a fetish for "fat gummy ladies" who yanked women's teeth out with pliers during sex was found guilty Wednesday of assault and indecent assault.
A strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand on Friday, seismologists said, panicking shoppers and residents but causing no major damage.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key publicly apologized Wednesday to a waitress who labeled him a "schoolyard bully" for repeatedly pulling her ponytail on visits to her cafe.
Residents in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu hunkered in emergency shelters for a second straight night Saturday after venturing out to find their homes damaged or blown away by the powerful storm, aid workers said.