People overseas see a warm and charming personality, but many voters in New Zealand see their prime minister as “missing in action” on the issues they care about.
- by Pete McKenzie
A person is in custody after the incident in East Coast Bays and is assisting police with inquiries.
- by Nick Perry and Gabrielle McCulloch
The shift comes ahead of the opening weekend of the ski season. Lifts are already moving at South Island resorts following a large snow dump last week.
- by Ben McKay
Cars, trucks and other parts of the transportation sector are California’s biggest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, and New Zealand’s second largest behind agriculture.
New research shows that the eruption at Tonga was a far bigger explosion than any in the 20th century.
- by Chris Hyde
Australia may not be able to match China’s influence through infrastructure investment or granting loans, but we can build deep bonds with PNG through its shared passion for a game: rugby league.
- by Stephen Brancatisano
It’s not clear which Russian billionaire ultimately owns the luxury vessel, which sports a helipad, live lobster tank and a grand piano.
- by Kirsty Needham
China has wrong-footed Australia with its Solomon Islands pact. Regardless of who wins the federal election, a rapid strategic assessment will be needed to adjust our national security priorities.
- by Mick Ryan
What do you do if the tendril of a poisonous vine threatens to overrun your backyard? You chop it off.
- by Peter Hartcher