Asia Pacific

NZ mosque shooter likely to get life in prison

Brenton Tarrant, the attacker behind New Zealand's worst mass shooting, has faced survivors and relatives on the third day of his sentencing hearing.

New Zealand attack

New Zealand shooter told 'true justice' awaits him in next life

Australian gunman in Christchurch attack set to be sentenced after pleading guilty to 2019 shooting rampage.

New Zealand shooter told 'true justice' awaits him in next life

AJ Impact

New Zealand share trading hit by second cyberattack in two days

Exchange says the attack was carried out by swamping its network with large volumes of internet traffic.

New Zealand share trading hit by second cyberattack in two days

New Zealand attack

Survivors, families describe loss, rage after New Zealand attacks

At sentencing hearing for mosque shooter, survivors and relatives of victims recount their loss, grief and 'utter rage'.

Survivors, families describe loss, rage after New Zealand attacks

New Zealand

NZ court told killer spent years preparing for mosque attacks

Prosecutor opens sentencing saying self-confessed white supremacist wanted to instil fear among Muslim community.

NZ court told killer spent years preparing for mosque attacks

New Zealand attack

New Zealand court set to sentence Christchurch mosque shooter

Brenton Tarrant to face survivors of mosque attacks during sentencing hearing that is likely to see him jailed for life.

New Zealand court set to sentence Christchurch mosque shooter

Opinion

Coronavirus and conspiratorial dog-whistles return to New Zealand

Amid a new outbreak, New Zealand's opposition is once again trying to leverage misinformation for political gain.

Glen Johnson

by Glen Johnson

Glen Johnson

Asia Pacific

'Patently wrong': Ardern slams Trump over New Zealand virus claim

NZ's prime minister hits back at Donald Trump's claim that her country is experiencing a 'terrible' surge in COVID-19.

'Patently wrong': Ardern slams Trump over New Zealand virus claim

New Zealand

New Zealand postpones election amid coronavirus resurgence

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says parliamentary polls originally scheduled on September 19 will be moved to October 17.

New Zealand postpones election amid coronavirus resurgence

Coronavirus pandemic

New Zealand election in question as coronavirus threat reemerges

Jacinda Ardern delays dissolution of Parliament, but says there is no decision yet to postpone September 19 election

New Zealand election in question as coronavirus threat reemerges

Coronavirus pandemic

New Zealand reports return of coronavirus after 102 days

PM Arden orders Auckland into lockdown after four new locally transmitted cases found in the same family.

New Zealand reports return of coronavirus after 102 days

Asia Pacific

New Zealand's Ardern launches 'COVID election' campaign

PM kicks off her re-election campaign by pledging a $205m rescue package for businesses affected by the virus lockdown.

New Zealand's Ardern launches 'COVID election' campaign

New Zealand

NZ army misled public over civilian deaths in 2010 Afghan raid

Inquiry criticises military for dismissing claims that civilians were killed during operation in Tirgiran Valley.

NZ army misled public over civilian deaths in 2010 Afghan raid

Asia Pacific

New Zealand suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

New Zealand says it can no longer trust Hong Kong's legal system because of the imposition of a new security law.

New Zealand suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

New Zealand

Ardern poll boost ahead of New Zealand's September election

Latest poll suggests soaring popularity of governing Labour party would enable it to win enough seats to rule alone.

Ardern poll boost ahead of New Zealand's September election