June 5, 2010
Pro—Palestinian protestors set fire to flags of Israel and the United States, and hurled shoes at the US consulate in Auckland on Saturday to protest against the blockade of Gaza.
May 5, 2010
” French lawmakers decided on Tuesday to return 16 tattooed and mummified Maori heads to New Zealand, ending years of debate on what to do with the human remains acquired long ago by French...
March 16, 2010
Fiji declared a state of emergency on Tuesday and ordered troops to launch relief operations in northern regions battered by a powerful cyclone that knocked out power and forced thousands of peopl...
March 2, 2010
A New Zealand clergyman has come out in support of an atheist advertising campaign questioning the existence of God, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. Archdeacon Glynn Cardy, vicar of...
February 4, 2010
With New Zealand emerging as one of the hot destinations for India’s exports during the recent recessionary period, both countries have started negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA)...
January 23, 2010
New Zealand today offered to share its expertise in green technology with India to produce clean energy and build eco-friendly transport system. “New Zealand has a competitive advantag...
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January 4, 2010
The Solomon Islands was shaken by a string of earthquakes on Monday _ including one registering a powerful 7.2 magnitude _ but officials in the South Pacific country said there were no immed...
December 28, 2009
Some 125 pilot whales died in New Zealand after stranding on beaches over the weekend, but vacationers and conservation workers managed to coax 43 others back out to sea.Rescuers monitored...
December 11, 2009
India and New Zealand plan to “formally begin a free trade agreement negotiation next year,” according to Rupert Holborow, High Commissioner for New Zealand in India.
November 23, 2009
New Zealand’s glaciers were continuing to lose significant ice mass, finds the latest snowline survey by New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA).»
May 20, 2010
Nine earthquakes in just over seven hours awakened and shook up the town of Whakatane, on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, on Thursday. The swarm began at 2:38 am with a s...
April 1, 2010
Japan’s coast guard on Thursday added a set of new allegations against an anti—whaling activist from New Zealand who is in custody for illegally boarding a Japanese harpoon boat on a w...
March 8, 2010
These countries are small and the number of universities they have is few, compared to the U.S. and the U.K., but a good number of students are looking for global exposure from universities in Canada, New Zealand and Singapore.
February 25, 2010
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key ordered Thursday an inquiry into his cabinet ministers’ expenses after one of them resigned, admitting that he had used his ministerial credit card for pe...
January 31, 2010
An Indian-origin taxi driver was stabbed by an unknown assailant and found dead in his taxi that crashed on Sunday in New Zealand’s Auckland city.
Hiren Mohini, 39, was driving t...
January 23, 2010
In the end, the lure of celebrity proved just too much. The arrival of the diffident 27-year-old Old Etonian, who might conceivably one day become their monarch, provoked sneers in Australia before...
December 29, 2009
New Zealanders have given $1.8 billion to charity in the past year and have donated more than 1.3 million hours of work per week.The figures are based on the registration of charities seekin...
December 23, 2009
New Zealand fast bower Shane Bond retired from test cricket on Wednesday, citing physical wear and tear, but said he would continue to play shorter forms of the game. Bond, 34, has been pla...
November 25, 2009
Ships are on alert and maritime authorities are monitoring the movements of hundreds of menacing icebergs drifting toward New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean, officials said. The area...
November 5, 2009
The US on Thursday condemned the expulsion of Australian and New Zealand diplomats from Fiji.
“The United States deplores the decision by Fiji’s de facto government to e...