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

New Zealand

A quiet genocide: The stolen indigenous children

Indigenous peoples have had their children taken away by the state for generations. What has been the legacy of this?

A quiet genocide: The stolen indigenous children

Refugees

Australia pressured to resettle stranded refugees

Papua New Guinea minister presses Australia to hand over 150 refugees to New Zealand from Manus Island prison.

Australia pressured to resettle stranded refugees

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?