The 37-year-old, who was sworn in last October, made global headlines when she slapped down pre-election questions over whether she intended to start a family, insisting pregnancy had no bearing on a woman's career opportunities.
The European Union and 12 other nations condemned Japan's Antarctic whaling programme Monday, rejecting Tokyo's argument that the annual slaughter is for scientific research.
New Zealand's Transport Accident Investigation Commission is investigating after two international flights from Auckland had to return with engine problems this week.
"Kwaussie", a portmanteau term that refers to a person who is both Australian and a New Zealander, was named on Monday as Australia's word of the year.
Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia.
The UN refugee agency on Tuesday urged Australia to accept New Zealand's offer to resettle 150 refugees from an abandoned Australian-run detention centre in Papua New Guinea ...
The prime minister's office confirmed that the ginger and white rescue cat, also described by Jacinda Ardern as the PM (Prime Moggy), died in an accident on Tuesday.
Australia on Sunday snubbed New Zealand's renewed offer to resettle 150 refugees held at remote Pacific camps, despite the closure of one detention centre in Papua New Guinea.