Gulf Times - New-Zealand
New Zealand PM says she's expecting her first baby

New Zealand PM says she's expecting her first baby

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.

New Zealand beat Windies by 66 runs, sweep series

New Zealand beat Windies by 66 runs, sweep series

New Zealand beat the West Indies by 66 runs in their third one-day international in Christchurch on Tuesday to sweep the series 3-0.

Lorde cancels Israel show after pressure

Lorde cancels Israel show after pressure

New Zealand singer Lorde has cancelled a planned show in Israel after facing pressure from supporters of a boycott of the Jewish state over its occupation of Palestinian territory.

International call for Japan to halt Antarctic whaling

International call for Japan to halt Antarctic whaling

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.

Air New Zealand grounds Dreamliners after engine faults

Air New Zealand grounds Dreamliners after engine faults

New Zealand's Transport Accident Investigation Commission is investigating after two international flights from Auckland had to return with engine problems this week.

Kiwi-Aussie hybrid 'Kwaussie' wins Australia's word of the year

Kiwi-Aussie hybrid 'Kwaussie' wins Australia's word of the year

"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.

Family in New Zealand wakes from 'botulism coma'

Family in New Zealand wakes from 'botulism coma'

Local news website Stuff said that Shibu Kochummen had captured the boar on a hunting trip with friends on the same day.

Peru beats New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

Peru beats New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

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.

Australia should accept New Zealand offer to resettle refugees: UNHCR

Australia should accept New Zealand offer to resettle refugees: UNHCR

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 ...

New Zealand mourns after 'First Cat' run over by car

New Zealand mourns after 'First Cat' run over by car

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 snubs New Zealand offer to take refugees

Australia snubs New Zealand offer to take refugees

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.

Australia asylum protesters struggle in PNG camp

Australia asylum protesters struggle in PNG camp

Refugees barricaded inside a shuttered Australian detention camp in Papua New Guinea were becoming "distraught and depressed", detainees said on Friday, as New Zealand renewed an offer to resettle some of them.