Christchurch massacre inquiry extended under weight of submissions
An inquiry into whether the deadly mosque attacks in New Zealand could have been prevented has been extended by five months, the government said Wednesday, with investigators overwhelmed with submissions.
England qualifies for Rugby World Cup, dethrones New Zealand
If England have ever produced a better 80 minutes of rugby union, then no-one dancing round Yokohama or screaming the sofas down back home could care to remember it.
New Zealand creates unit to target, 'disrupt' online extremism
New Zealand will establish a team of investigators dedicated solely to tackling online extremism, as it moves to address failures exposed by the Christchurch mosques massacre, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday.
Adesanya, Whittaker UFC fight pits New Zealand against Australia
The ‘big’ fight between Nigerian-born Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight titleholder, Israel Adesanya and Robert John Whittaker on October 6 in Melbourne will rekindle the sports rivalry between New Zealand and Australia.
"Lord Of The Rings" Series To Start Filming In New Zealand
The upcoming series of the critically acclaimed epic fantasy, "Lord of the Rings" will be filmed in New Zealand. Amazon Studios announced in a statement, that pre-production had already begun and filming will start in Auckland "in the coming months". The U.S based streaming platform is reportedly spending over US$1 billion (₦360,000,000,000) on the series…
New Zealand moves mosque shooting trial to avoid Ramadan
New Zealand's High Court on Thursday altered next year's trial dates for the man accused of murdering 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch mosques to avoid the hearing clashing with the holy month of Ramadan.
Sex assault claims rock Ardern's New Zealand government
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern apologised Wednesday for her party's handling of an alleged sexual assault, as a top ally was forced to resign.
New Zealand tighens gun laws again after mosque attack
New Zealand announced plans for a national firearms register Monday in its second round of gun law reforms following the Christchurch mosque attacks which killed 51 Muslim worshippers.
New Zealand PM 'utterly' disagrees with Trump tweets
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen.