Gulf Times - New-Zealand
New Zealand cleans up after Cyclone Gita devastation

New Zealand cleans up after Cyclone Gita devastation

Cyclone Gita has caused flooding, damaged roads and isolated thousands of people in New Zealand's popular tourist destination Golden Bay.

Australia set record run chase to beat New Zealand

Australia set record run chase to beat New Zealand

The Black Caps set an imposing target of 244 on the back of opener Martin Guptill's century but the Australians overhauled it with seven balls to spare.

'World's loneliest bird' Nigel dies in New Zealand

'World's loneliest bird' Nigel dies in New Zealand

New Zealand wildlife lovers are mourning the death of a gannet named Nigel, dubbed ‘the loneliest bird in the world’ due to the absence of any feathered friends on his island home.

Hundreds of stranded tourists freed as roads reopen in New Zealand

Hundreds of stranded tourists freed as roads reopen in New Zealand

Hundreds of tourists trapped in a remote New Zealand town for 48 hours after a strong storm damaged roads were freed on Saturday after authorities cleared a highway.

Pakistan on top of the world with New Zealand T20 series win

Pakistan on top of the world with New Zealand T20 series win

Pakistan laid claim to being the best Twenty20 side in the world Sunday after beating New Zealand in the series-deciding third Twenty20 match in Mount Maunganui.

New Zealand PM's pregnancy sparks knitting movement

New Zealand PM's pregnancy sparks knitting movement

American-based New Zealander Heather McCracken started the #KnitforJacinda trend when she tweeted: "I woke up this morning feeling like 'I want to knit for Jacinda's pepi (baby in Maori) WHO'S WITH ME.'"

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.