International

World’s super-rich continue to profit

A new report from Oxfam has revealed that the world's super-rich bagged 82 per cent of wealth created last year, while the poorest half of the planet got nothing. Some 82 per cent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one per...... Read More

NZDF aids in search for missing fishermen

The New Zealand Defence Force has joined the search for three Kiribati fishermen who failed to return from an overnight fishing trip four days ago. Air Commodore Darryn Webb, the Air Component Commander, says a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2...... Read More

Kiwi’s one-punch attack: Aussies call for harsher penalty

More than 29,000 Australians are demanding a New Zealand man be deported after he avoided jail time for a one-punch attack on another man. Caleb Maraku was sentenced to probation for the attack in Surfers Paradise in November last year. Despite the...... Read More

Czech paddlers dominate NZ Open

Czech kayakers Ondrej Tunka and Katerina Kudejova proved too strong at canoe slalom’s New Zealand Open, while the national selection battle heated up on the Mangahao River near Palmerston North. Tunka, the reigning K1 men’s world champion,...... Read More

Maritime NZ’s campaign wins global award

New Zealand’s lifejacket campaign has recently won Maritime NZ and advertising agency FCB Media a gold global award at the International Festival of Media Awards in New York. The award was for “Virtual Coastwatch” and Best Use of...... Read More

Fonterra partners with Alibaba’s Hema Fresh

Fonterra has launched a new fresh milk product in China in partnership with Hema Fresh, Alibaba’s innovative new retail concept which combines traditional bricks-and-mortar shopping with a digital experience. The new Daily Fresh milk range is...... Read More

Detainees on hunger strike: ’We want our rights back’

New Zealanders detained in Australia are on a hunger strike because of the tightening of rules in the visitors policy at Villawood detention centre. The centre in Sydney holds many New Zealanders who are being detained while they wait to appeal visa...... Read More

Civil Defence confident over NZ text warning safeguards

New Zealand's Civil Defence director is confident that appropriate safeguards are in place to prevent false emergency alerts being sent out. On Sunday, Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency sent an alert to residents' mobile phones warning...... Read More