New Zealand News
Interview with New Zealand prime minister criticized as 'sexist'
An Australian current affairs show has come under fire for its recent interview with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, with many calling the line of questioning "sexist." Charles Wooley, the veteran reporter for the Australian current affairs show "60 Minutes," asked Ardern when she and
New Zealand puts aside Russia trade plans after nerve attack
New Zealand has put aside plans to pursue a free-trade deal with Russia and joined other nations in condemning the country following the poisoning of a former spy in Britain
New Zealand censures US-based envoy for anti-Trump tweets
New Zealand censures its second-ranking diplomat in Washington for sending tweets saying U.S. Democrats needed to get their act together for the next presidential election "or we will all die"
New Zealand officials launch Twitter battle over cutest office pets
The New Zealand Police started a chain reaction of cuteness on Twitter this week after they posted a picture of Tia the police cat, prompting another government agency to respond with cute photos of their own. What has four legs, a fluffy tail, and works for police? WATCH: httpst.co/fYVEBVzEbK
Thousands of air passengers stranded in New Zealand after fuel pipeline bursts
Thousands of air passengers are stranded in New Zealand after a burst oil pipeline caused a jet fuel shortage, leading to dozens of flight cancellations. The pipeline, which is Auckland Airport's only supplier of jet fuel, was damaged by a digger, according to local media. Around 2,000 airlines
UPDATE 3-Cricket-New Zealand v Bangladesh 2nd test scoreboard
WELLINGTON, Jan 13 - Scoreboard at the end of New Zealand's first innings after tea on the second day of the second test at the Basin Reserve on Sunday. Bangladesh first innings 143 (C.Martin 5-65) New Zealand first innings (overnight 134-3) C.Cumming lbw b Shakib Al Hasan 42 M.Bell c Mushfiqur
Cricket-New Zealand 357 all out v Bangladesh (137) - innings
WELLINGTON, Jan 5 - New Zealand were dismissed for 357 in their first innings on the second day of the first test against Bangladesh in Dunedin on Saturday. Scores: Bangladesh 137 (Tamim Iqbal 53; Chris Martin 4-64); New Zealand 357 (Jacob Oram 117, Matthew Bell 107; Mashrafe Mortaza 4-74).
Jet engine blast kills New Zealand woman on Caribbean beach
A 57-year-old New Zealand woman died Wednesday after being knocked over by the blast of air released from a jet engine at a beach in St. Maarten , a Caribbean island known for its main airport's extremely close proximity to the beach. Police said in a statement that Emergency Central Dispatch in
Spectacular aurora spotted over Lake Mapourika in New Zealand
It was the perfect time to see the Aurora Australis, according to a New Zealand media outlet. Luckily, Mike MacKinven was there to capture it in a stunning time-lapse video. MacKinven was near Lake Mapourika near the west coast of New Zealand's South Island when he shot the phenomenal video. The