Gulf Times - New-Zealand
New Zealand's 'first bloke' fends off angry shark

New Zealand's 'first bloke' fends off angry shark

Clarke Gayford, the partner of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, said the dolphin was content to watch the underwater drama unfold from a distance.

38 pilot whales die after New Zealand rescue bid abandoned

38 pilot whales die after New Zealand rescue bid abandoned

All 38 pilot whales of a pod that became stranded on a remote beach on New Zealand's West Coast are dead after the surviving 12 had to be euthanised on Thursday.

New Zealand says it can't find Russian spies to expel

New Zealand says it can't find Russian spies to expel

New Zealand said Tuesday it would like to expel Russian spies in retaliation for allegedly poisoning an ex-agent in Britain -- only it can't find any Moscow operatives in the remote South Pacific nation.

Self-piloted 'air taxi' takes to sky in New Zealand

Self-piloted 'air taxi' takes to sky in New Zealand

The company Kitty Hawk, which operates as Zephyr Airworks in New Zealand, showed off the self-piloted electric aircraft, which looks like a cross between an aeroplane and a drone.

New Zealand teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth in 1981

New Zealand teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth in 1981

A mentally disturbed teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during a 1981 visit to New Zealand and police covered up the botched attempt, according to official documents released Thursday.

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.