Four people have died and four others remain missing from a fishing boat that sunk near the southern tip of New Zealand after being hit by a "rogue wave," the police said Friday.
The captain and second officer of a container ship that ran aground last year resulting in New Zealand's worst maritime environmental disaster, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a range of charges.
Heavy oil from a stricken container ship is now washing up on pristine beaches in New Zealand. TVNZ reports.
The founder of the shuttered file-sharing site Megaupload appeared in a New Zealand court Monday, as the U.S. Department of Justice seeks to extradite him and other company officials on criminal charges. But his lawyer insisted his client is innocent.
A U.S. research vessel was expected to reach a stricken South Korean ship near Antarctica on Wednesday evening after a fire raged through the fishing vessel killing three seamen and severely injuring two others.
The stern of a cargo ship that ran aground last year on a reef off the coast of New Zealand has slipped further underwater, officials said Tuesday, spewing nearly 10 more tons of oil into the sea.
Debris from a cargo ship that ran aground off the coast of New Zealand last year, and split in two over the weekend, washed up on a local beach Monday.
Officials say 11 are dead after a hot air balloon crash in New Zealand.
A hot air balloon crash in New Zealand early Saturday killed 11 people -- the pilot and 10 passengers -- officials said.
New Zealand is perceived as the least corrupt nation on earth, and Somalia and North Korea are seen as the most corrupt, a German watchdog organization said in a report released this week.
TVNZ was there as a massive crowd turned out in Auckland to celebrate the All Blacks Rugby World Cup win.
The Auckland NZI Center in New Zealand uses new green technology to make the building more environmentally friendly.
It might have a meeting room named after grizzled New Zealand rugby legend Wayne "Buck" Shelford, but the NZI Centre presents a sleeker appearance on the streets of Auckland.
All Black fans flood the streets of Auckland to celebrate New Zealand's first Rugby World Cup title in 24 years.
New Zealand woke up to a giant collective hangover Monday as the rugby-mad nation savored its triumph in the World Cup final in Auckland.
New Zealand and France prepare for the Rugby World Cup final on Sunday in Auckland. CNN's Alex Thomas reports.
New Zealand star player Jerome Kaino talks with Alex Thomas prior to the Rugby World Cup final.
CNN's Alex Thomas visits a New Zealand rugby youth tournament that typifies how rugby unites the nation.
Hosts New Zealand reached the final of the Rugby World Cup with a 20-6 win over Australia Sunday at Eden Park in Auckland.
Alex Thomas reports from Auckland, New Zealand, where fans are gearing up for the Rugby World Cup.
New Zealand captain and key forward Richie McCaw has been passed fit for Sunday's Rugby World Cup semifinal clash with neighbors Australia in Auckland.
A major clean-up operation is underway along the north coast of New Zealand's North Island as debris and oil leaking from a cargo ship that ran aground on a reef wash ashore, officials say.
Ross Henderson of Maritime New Zealand explains how oil leak conditions are worsening.
The captain of a container ship that ran aground on a reef off the coast of New Zealand which is leaking oil into the sea has been arrested and charged, officials say.
The first victims of an oil leak off the coast of New Zealand are coming ashore. TVNZ reports.
CNN's Alex Thomas looks at the excitement and expectations in New Zealand as the Rugby World Cup arrives.
There is an anxiety hovering over the whole of New Zealand this year.
The 2011 Rugby World Cup is nearly upon us, with millions of fans worldwide eager for the tournament in New Zealand to get under way.
A country of dramatically diverse environments, New Zealand offers an array of activities for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center canceled a tsunami warning less than an hour after it was issued Wednesday for Kermadec Island, Tonga and New Zealand. A tsunami was detected following a major earthquake nearby.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning Wednesday for Kermadec Island, Tonga and New Zealand.
A young emperor penguin discovered thousands of kilometers away from its home might survive ingesting a bellyful of sand, New Zealand zoo officials said.
A series of quakes near Canterbury, New Zealand, leave people shaken and scared. TVNZ's Tom McRae reports.
Ash clouds from a Chilean volcano prompted numerous flight cancellations in Australia and New Zealand on Sunday, leaving thousands of passengers stranded.
Hosts Sri Lanka are through to their second successive Cricket World Cup final after beating New Zealand by five wickets in Colombo on Tuesday.
Hopes of finding Christchurch quake victims alive are diminishing. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
Britain's Prince William is to visit Australia and New Zealand following the recent natural disasters in both countries, the Prince of Wales' official website confirmed Wednesday.
New Zealanders paused at 12:51 p.m. Tuesday for two minutes of silence, marking the time a week ago when a shallow, 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch, toppling historic buildings and killing more than 150 people.
The death toll from the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that demolished parts of Christchurch, New Zealand, last week has climbed to 147, authorities said Sunday.
Australia showed no mercy for earthquake-hit neighbors New Zealand as a fine bowling display earned the defending champions a seven-wicket victory at the 2011 Cricket World Cup in Nagpur on Friday.
As rescue crews continued to search through the rubble for survivors of the deadly Christchurch earthquake, Tuesday's temblor already has shaken confidence in New Zealand's fragile economy.
The United States is sending a disaster assistance group that includes an urban search-and-rescue team to New Zealand to help recovery efforts after the Christchurch earthquake, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday.
The 29 miners who were killed in an underground explosion in New Zealand last year died immediately or a short time later, authorities said Thursday.
A series of aftershocks hit near Christchurch, New Zealand, on Sunday morning, leaving cracks in buildings and sending stocked items falling off shelves in stores and malls.
The search has been suspended for 17 crewmen missing at sea after the sinking of a Korean fishing vessel in the frigid ocean waters around Antarctica, a New Zealand rescue agency said Tuesday.
New Zealand observed two minutes of silence Thursday to remember the 29 miners killed in an underground mine explosion two weeks ago.
Police officials confirm all 29 miners trapped underground in a New Zealand mine are dead.
A third explosion Friday rocked a New Zealand mine where 29 workers perished in an earlier blast, authorities said.
As New Zealand observed a day of mourning Thursday for the 29 miners killed in an underground explosion, the government began investigating the cause of the blast.
CNN's Becky Anderson talks with mine safety expert Davitt Mcatee about the mining tragedy in New Zealand.
All 29 miners trapped underground following an explosion last week in a New Zealand mine are dead, the official in charge of the rescue attempt said Wednesday.
Twenty-seven miners are missing after an underground explosion at a New Zealand coal mine. TVNZ reports.
All 29 miners trapped underground in a New Zealand mine are dead, the official in charge of a the rescue attempt said Wednesday.
The robot dispatched to search for signs of life in the New Zealand coal mine where 29 miners are trapped has broken down inside the tunnel, and families of the men are "extremely frustrated," police said Tuesday.
A toxic mix of gases inside a New Zealand coal mine kept frustrated rescue workers on the sidelines again Monday, as they waited for the go-ahead to try to reach 29 miners trapped underground.
The fate of 29 New Zealand coal miners and contractors remains a mystery more than 20 hours since they were last above ground, with rescuers awaiting word that conditions are safe to go after the trapped men.
The New Zealand government said Wednesday it has reached an agreement with filmmaker Peter Jackson and Warner Bros studios to ensure that the "Hobbit" movies will be made in the country.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva breaks down the results of a survey on perceived world corruption levels.
A New Zealand DJ apologized Monday for calling the country's governor general a "fat Indian," saying the remarks were "upon reflection, uncharitable and inappropriate."
Nine people, including four tourists, died when a plane crashed at a popular New Zealand tourist site Saturday, police said.
A beachgoer in a remote area of northern New Zealand found a horrific sight Friday morning -- 58 pilot whales stranded on Karikari Beach.
Three people died and three others were missing after a South Korean fishing boat sank Wednesday morning in the waters off New Zealand, officials said.
New Zealand has suffered its first combat fatality in the war in Afghanistan, the New Zealand Defense Force reported Tuesday.
NELSPRUIT, South Africa -- After the referee's final whistle sounded, the pockets of New Zealanders in Mbombela Stadium here went nuts. Actually, they'd been going nuts since New Zealand scored against Italy in the 7th minute on Sunday, then thwarted wave after Italian wave and dive after Italian dive -- though they couldn't avoid a dive-enhanced penalty that tied the game in the 29th minute -- and hung on for what I hadn't realized was a historic 1-1 draw.
New Zealand scored a last-gasp equalizer to deny Slovakia a victorious World Cup debut in South Africa on Tuesday.
If you're the kind of person who's happiest spending your two weeks off helping to look after elephants in Thailand or working for free on an organic farm in New Zealand, then perhaps you've been on a volunteer vacation.
The volcano ash cloud produces multi-million dollar loss for Pakistan International Airlines. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
When Grant Rosewarne walked into his New Zealand office on Monday morning and saw an order for salmon from a distributor in Dubai, he thought it was a typo.
Paul Volcker fired the shot heard around the world -- or at least around tax circles-last week when he delivered some bad news for anyone paying taxes. It's time, he said, to consider one more: the value-added tax -- the consumption tax used widely across the Atlantic.
The singer, in the midst of a grueling tour, struggles to close Saturday's show
New Zealand is preparing for some rare spring visitors.
Rory Fallon scored the only goal of the game to help New Zealand qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1982 as they ran out 1-0 winners in their playoff with Bahrain.
New Zealand overcame an unlikely last-wicket century stand to defeat Pakistan by seven runs in the final one-day cricket international in Abu Dhabi and clinch the three-match series 2-1.
Grant Elliott and captain Daniel Vettori combined to steer New Zealand into the final of the Champions Trophy with a five-wicket win over Pakistan at the Wanderers on Saturday.
Fast bowler Thilan Thushara claimed two top-order wickets as Sri Lanka took firm control on day two of the second Test against New Zealand in Colombo on Thursday.
A major earthquake struck off the coast of New Zealand's South Island Wednesday night, rattling residents and prompting a tsunami warning that was later canceled.
A cash-strapped Olympic hopeful in New Zealand says he has been forced to open a brothel to fund his bid for taekwondo glory in 2012, but officials say his entry into the sex trade could mean his exit from international sport.
What are reigning world champions Italy, European champions Spain, and football giants Brazil doing taking on teams like New Zealand and Iraq this month?
A rare white tiger mauls and kills a zookeeper in New Zealand. TVNZ's Melissa Stokes reports.
New Zealand couple flee with cash after bank blunder. TVNZ's Melissa Strokes reports.
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand's remote Kermadec Islands region Saturday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A killer gunman at the center of a two-day standoff with police has been found dead inside his home, New Zealand police said Saturday.
The dollar and yen strengthened broadly Monday on rising risk aversion as concern grew that an outbreak of swine flu in Mexico could become a global pandemic, while the Mexican peso fell sharply.
Rahul Dravid broke Mark Waugh's record for most catches in Test cricket as India set New Zealand a massive win target of 617 to level the series at Wellington.
Fate, police say, saved baby Grace from being tossed out with the trash.
Centuries by New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori and Jesse Ryder inspired a New Zealand fightback on day one of the first Test against India.
The ambush by up to a dozen gunmen of a bus carrying members of the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore is the realization of fears long held by the sport's leading players.
Charlie Austin, who manages six of the Sri Lankan crickets', says the team felt comfortable going to Pakistan.
America's Cup holders Alinghi have reached the challenger final at the Louis Vuitton Pacific Series in Auckland, New Zealand, following a controversial round-robin incident.
An Internet auction to sell off the plaster cast that New Zealand Prime Minister John Key wore when he broke his right arm has raised close to NZ$ 20,000 for charity.
The West Indies made cricket history by scoring the first-ever "eliminator over" win in Twenty20 internationals as they beat New Zealand in Auckland.
A rare reptile with lineage dating back to the dinosaur age has been found nesting on the New Zealand mainland for the first time in about 200 years
If your November travel plans include a flight out of Los Angeles, don't be surprised to find yourself standing behind a bald, tattooed human billboard.
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck near New Zealand's remote and largely uninhabited Kermadec Islands early Tuesday, New Zealand's GNS Science geological agency said
The British supermarket chain Tesco pulled a Chinese candy from its shelves and New Zealand said Wednesday it found dangerously high levels of the industrial chemical melamine in the same brand, as fears over tainted milk spread beyond Asia
New Zealand warmed up for their Tri-Nations decider against Australia with a 101-14 rout of Samoa in a one-off rugby union Test on Wednesday in New Plymouth, running in 15 tries.
A New Zealand judge has made a 9-year-old girl a ward of the court so that her name can be changed from Talula Does the Hula From Hawaii, the country's national news agency reported Thursday.
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