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

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