Asia Pacific

Australia rejects New Zealand’s offer on refugees

Australian PM has rejected an offer by Jacinda Ardern the PM of New Zealand to resettle 150 refugees in her country.

Australia rejects New Zealand’s offer on refugees

Refugees

Australians rally around barricaded refugees on Manus

Hundreds turn out in Sydney and Melbourne to urge the government to 'bring them here' from Papua New Guinea prison camp.

Australians rally around barricaded refugees on Manus

Health

'Always in pain': Legal cases mount over mesh implants

Thousands of women worldwide take legal action over debilitating medical procedure as they launch survivors' groups.

Thousands of women take legal action over mesh implants

New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern set to become New Zealand prime minister

Month after election ended in a stalemate, minority party chooses two parties to form a coalition.

Labour's Jacinda Ardern set to become prime minister

Asia Pacific

New Zealand election ends in stalemate

Coalition government to be formed after ruling National Party wins most seats, but falls short of a clear-cut majority.

New Zealand election ends in stalemate

People & Power

New Zealand: Polluted Paradise

People & Power investigates New Zealand's water pollution problem as regional elections gear up.

Reporter's Notebook

Why are New Zealand's waters so polluted?

New Zealand's abundant rivers have been central to its reputation as a land of natural beauty – but are its waterways as sparkling as the tourist ads suggest?

Environment

What is the problem with New Zealand's water sources?

A look at how water pollution has become a major concern for the country

New Zealand

New Zealand opposition leader in another sexism row

Minority party leader offends popular female candidate of Labour Party as other hopefuls quit election race.

Jacinda Ardern embroiled in another sexism row

New Zealand

World Masters Games kick off in New Zealand

More than 25,000 athletes, ranging in age from 35 to 100-plus, are competing at the World Masters Games in New Zealand. There are more than twice as many competitors in Auckland than there are at the Olympic Games.

REWIND

Locked Up Warriors: New Zealand's Prison Problem

New Zealand’s imprisonment rates are among the worst in the developed world. We revisit a Maori family to examine why.

Asia Pacific

New Zealand braced for next bout of flooding rain

Remnants of Cyclone Cook expected to bring torrential rain and damaging winds to the North Island.

New Zealand braced for next bout of flooding rain

Asia Pacific

New Zealand floods force mass evacuations

Parts of New Zealand's North Island are under a state of emergency because of a severe storm system.

Asia Pacific

New Zealand makes efforts to curb meth use

The supply of methamphetamine to New Zealand is decreasing, but it's still leaving a stain on the country. People are being encouraged to test for drug contamination before renting or buying a home.

Environment

New Zealand river is the world's first 'legal person'

Under legislation passed, the Whanganui river has been formally declared a living entity.

New Zealand river is the world's first 'legal person'