New Zealand attack

New Zealand mosque shooting suspect drops bid to move trial

Survivors and grieving families of victims welcome news that the trial will be in Christchurch when it starts in June.

New Zealand mosque shooting suspect drops bid to move trial

Asia Pacific

Britain voices 'regret' for killing Maori 250 years ago

British High Commissioner Laura Clarke meets Maori leaders as New Zealand marks 1769 arrival of Captain James Cook.

Britain voices 'regret' for killing Maori 250 years ago

Climate Change

Thousands in New Zealand kick-start new wave of climate protests

Protesters demand immediate action on climate in rallies inspired by Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg.

Thousands in New Zealand kick-start new wave of climate protests

AJ IMPACT

Tech firms agree to beefed up watchdog on 'extremist' content

Technology giants will provide funding for group with aim to collaborate, and respond more quickly to online threats.

Tech firms agree to beefed up watchdog on 'extremist' content

AJ Impact

New Zealand's growth slows to more than five-year low

Despite the slowdown, growth in the country's second quarter exceeded expectations.

New Zealand's growth slows to more than five-year low

New Zealand attack

New Zealand to further tighten gun laws after mosque shooting

New legislation includes creation of registry to monitor and track every firearm legally held in New Zealand.

New Zealand to further tighten gun laws after mosque shooting

New Zealand attack

New Zealand delays Christchurch mosque shooting trial

The trial was scheduled to begin on May 4, 2020, but has been delayed until June 2 to avoid clashing with Ramadan.

New Zealand delays Christchurch mosque shooting trial

Asia Pacific

Chinese tourists among dead in fatal New Zealand bus crash

Bus was carrying more than 20 people when it rolled over near Rotorua, a popular tourist destination.

Chinese tourists among dead in fatal New Zealand bus crash

New Zealand

New Zealand speaker cradles MP's baby during debate

Mallard babysits for legislator's 'VIP' newborn, attracts international attention.

New Zealand speaker cradles MP's baby during debate

New Zealand

NZ plans firearm register, tighter licensing amid gun law reforms

The tighter rules come amid a gun buyback scheme designed to remove semi-automatic weapons from circulation.

NZ plans firearm register, tighter licensing amid gun law reforms

Cricket World Cup

Cricket World Cup: England beat New Zealand to lift trophy

Hosts England edge past New Zealand in a nerve-wracking final to win the World Cup for the first time.

Cricket World Cup: England beat New Zealand to lift trophy

Cricket World Cup

'Party poopers' New Zealand, hosts England eye World Cup glory

Favourites England take on Black Caps in the final at Lord's with both sides aiming for a first World Cup title.

'Party poopers' New Zealand, hosts England eye World Cup glory

New Zealand attack

New Zealanders hand over weapons after mosque killings

Christchurch holds the first of more than 250 arms collections to be held nationwide following deadly attack in March.

New Zealanders hand over weapons after mosque killings

Cricket World Cup

New Zealand stun India to reach ICC World Cup final

Black Caps upset cricketing powerhouse India in dramatic two-day contest to reach their second consecutive final.

Cricket World Cup: New Zealand stun India to reach final

New Zealand

UN says improving global literacy rates needs 'drastic measures'

The United Nations says the world leaders may not be able to keep their promises to raise global education standards by 2030.