New Zealand

Tsunami warning issued for New Zealand after 7.1-magnitude quake

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the north-eastern coast of New Zealand early Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

New Zealand Pokemon Go players catch alleged thief

A group of late night Pokemon Go players searching for virtual monsters on their smart phones instead became part of a real life crime drama capturing an alleged thief and holding him until police...

New Zealand hit by 5.7-magnitude earthquake

New Zealand’s North Island was struck by a 5.7-magnitude earthquake on Thursday morning, but there were no initial reports of damage.

Dotcom’s extradition appeal streamed live on YouTube from New Zealand

Kim Dotcom’s appeal against extradition to the United States began streaming on YouTube on Wednesday, the first ever New Zealand court case to be broadcast live on the internet.

Dotcom’s extradition appeal to be streamed on YouTube

Kim Dotcom’s appeal against extradition to the US to face charges of copyright infringement is to be streamed on YouTube from the Auckland High Court, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Dotcom requests court hearing be live streamed on YouTube

Kim Dotcom’s appeal against extradition to the United States began in the Auckland High Court on Monday morning with a bid by his lawyers to live stream the entire hearing.

Mama Mia! Drones to deliver pizzas in New Zealand

Domino's Pizza on Thursday said it would trial the use of drones to deliver pizzas in New Zealand in what it said was a world first.

Tourist found a month after hiking partner killed in New Zealand

A Czech tourist has been found sheltering in an alpine hut, almost a month after her hiking partner fell to his death down a steep slope in a New Zealand national park, police said Thursday.

Sydney police probe "listening device" found in NZ rugby team hotel

Australian police said Saturday they would investigate a listening device found hidden in a meeting room used by New Zealand's All Blacks rugby team at a Sydney hotel.

New Zealand court: Mega must reveal user details to Kazakh government

Cloud storage company Mega is to supply sensitive IP addresses and email contact details to the Kazakhstan government as early as next week, Radio New Zealand reported Wednesday.

Fiji shock New Zealand in rugby sevens and eye first medal

A shock win over New Zealand in the rugby sevens has carried Fiji into the semi-finals of the men's tournament and put the country on the verge of a first-ever Olympic medal.

Japan shock New Zealand in Olympic rugby, Williams out of tournament

Japan shocked world champions New Zealand 14-12 as men's rugby returned to the Olympics after 92 years on Tuesday.

New Zealand city forces all cats to be microchipped

Cat owners will be forced to microchip their pets after councillors in New Zealand's capital voted for the measure to protect the city's birdlife, local media reported Thursday.

Dotcom accused of breaching New Zealand court order

Kim Dotcom has been accused of breaching a court order freezing his assets, Radio New Zealand reported on Monday.

New Zealand police find 35 kilos of cocaine in diamante horse head

New Zealand police have arrested three men after the discovery of a record 35 kilograms of cocaine in a diamante horse-head sculpture that drug smugglers had sent from Mexico.