New Zealanders began voting Friday to select a potential new flag, part of a controversial push for the South Pacific country to drop the UK's Union Jack from its national banner.
Britain's Prince Charles and wife Camilla wrapped up their tour of Australia and New Zealand in Perth Sunday, attending a church service with prayers for victims of the Paris attacks.
Prince Charles received a rousing salute from an armada of war canoes when he visited the Maori King Tuheitia in New Zealand's central North Island on Sunday.
Prince Charles arrived in New Zealand Wednesday for a tour that Prime Minister John Key said would help the heir "establish a rapport" with Kiwis before he inherits the New Zealand throne from his mother.
New Zealand has done its best to lavish honors on Richie McCaw in recognition of one of the greatest All Blacks careers, a contribution which likely ended with New Zealand's victory over Australia in the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday.
American R&B singer Chris Brown on Friday thanked New Zealand women's advocates for supporting his plan to perform in the country, despite a domestic violence conviction which could see him banned.
New Zealand has deported a Pacific islander who launched a failed bid to become the world's first climate change refugee, the man's supporters said Thursday.
Prime Minister John Key conceded Monday he faces a challenge persuading New Zealanders to change the national flag in a referendum after an opinion poll found overwhelming support for the existing banner.
A veteran New Zealand zookeeper was attacked and killed by a Sumatran tiger Sunday inside the animal's enclosure.
An animal rights group said Wednesday that New Zealand researchers who secured live pigs to a surgical table and shot them in the head with a pistol as part of a study on blood-spatter patterns acted cruelly, and has urged them to end such experiments.