Australia

Australia signals possible shift on New Zealand refugee offer

New Zealand offered to take 150 people in 2013, but Australia fears it would give refugees 'backdoor' entry to country.

Australia signals possible shift on New Zealand refugee offer

Israel

New Zealanders fined by Israel raise $23,000 for Gaza

Duo pledged the money they raised to support mental health programmes in Gaza instead of paying Israeli court fine.

New Zealand BDS activists fined by Israel raise $23,000 for Gaza

New Zealand

Tourists in NZ told to give phone password or pay fine

New Zealand passed a law under which visitors can be fined up to $3,200 if they refuse to give passwords.

New Zealand orders tourists to hand over phone password at border

Asia Pacific

Is New Zealand’s indigenous language seeing renaissance?

A decade ago there were fears that Maori may die off. with only three percent of New Zealanders able to speak it, but now it is enjoying a surge in popularity,

New Zealand

Stormy weather hits New Zealand during spring

Spring brings heavy snow and landslips to both the North and South Islands.

Stormy weather hits New Zealand during spring

New Zealand

New Zealand law bans foreigners from buying property

New legislation comes amid a housing crisis which has left around one in every 100 New Zealanders homeless.

New Zealand rolls out ban on foreign national property purchases

Earthrise

Saving New Zealand's prehistoric giant weta

New Zealand's giant weta managed to outlive the dinosaurs, but now these big insects are on the brink of extinction.

Earthrise

Fighting insectageddon: Why bugs matter

earthrise travels to the UK and New Zealand to meet the scientists trying to stop the decline of insect populations.

Talk to Al Jazeera

The new TPP trade deal: Going ahead without Trump

Despite the US exit from the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership, the 11 other signatories are moving on with a new deal.

Weather

Tropical Cyclone Hola sets its sights on New Zealand

The North Island braces for strong winds, heavy rain and coastal inundation.

Tropical Cyclone Hola sets its sights on New Zealand

Weather

New Caledonia to New Zealand: The path of Tropical Cyclone Hola

Hola is aiming for the Loyalty Islands as a weaker but still damaging storm.

New Caledonia to New Zealand: The path of Tropical Cyclone Hola

Australia

Australia deputy PM to resign amid pressure over affair

National Party chief's decision comes after PM Malcolm Turnbull announced ban on sex between ministers and staffers.

Australia Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce quits amid pressure over affair

Weather

Storms set to break the New Zealand heat

Tropical Cyclone Fehi heads towards the South Island with hurricane force winds and flooding rains.

Storms set to break the New Zealand heat

Pop Music

Lorde target of 'bullying' after dropping Israel show

New Zealand singer cancelled concert after letter by BDS activists highlighted Israel's treatment of Palestinians.

Lorde 'bullied' after dropping Israel show

Refugees

Ex-New Zealand PM: Manus refugees deserve humanity

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark calls out Australia for refusing offer to take in 150 refugees on Manus Island.

Ex-New Zealand PM: Manus refugees deserve humanity