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Agence France-Presse . Wellington

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    Archer abuser banned for two years

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 11:19pm on January 14, 2020

    The man who racially abused England bowler Jofra Archer during a Test against the Black Caps was banned on Tuesday from international and domestic matches...

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    Nearly 2,000 evacuated as cyclone hammers Fiji

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:44pm on December 28, 2019

    Nearly 2,000 people took refuge in emergency shelters and one man was missing after being swept away in floodwaters as Tropical Cyclone Sarai pounded Fiji...

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    NZ closes gun buyback

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:42pm on December 20, 2019

    A firearms buyback scheme launched in New Zealand after the Christchurch mosque shootings ends on Friday, with gun control groups hailing its success despite opposition...

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    Bodies of some NZ volcano eruption victims yet to be found

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:44pm on December 15, 2019

    Search teams returned to New Zealand’s volcanic White Island on Sunday but there was no sign of two bodies still unaccounted for after last week’s...

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    Search for NZ volcanic eruption victims goes on amid warnings

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:38pm on December 14, 2019

    Divers searched seas around New Zealand’s volatile White Island Saturday for two people still missing five days after the volcano erupted, amid warnings it could...

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    5 dead, many injured as NZ volcano erupts

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:54pm on December 09, 2019

    Five people were killed, 18 were injured and several more were left stranded after an island volcano popular with tourists erupted unexpectedly in New Zealand...

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    Samoa in lockdown amid measles battle

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:48pm on December 05, 2019

    Samoa entered a two-day lockdown Thursday as authorities launched an unprecedented mass vaccination campaign to contain a deadly measles outbreak that has devastated the Pacific...

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    Samoa death toll in Measles still rising

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:14pm on December 03, 2019

    The World Health Organisation warned of a ‘slide back’ in global efforts to eliminate measles Tuesday, as the death toll from an outbreak that has...

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    New Zealand’s biggest commercial TV channel on the block

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2019

    New Zealand’s MediaWorks put the country’s largest commercial television station up for sale on Friday after sustaining losses for years in an increasingly fragmented media...

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    New Zealand universities face fines after dorm death

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 04:34pm on October 15, 2019

    New Zealand universities and dorm accommodation providers were told Tuesday they could face hefty fines following a gruesome case in which a student’s decomposing body...

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