Prime Minister Scott Morrison has condemned the Christchurch mosque massacre, calling it an attack by “an extremist, right-wing, violent terrorist”.
More arrests have been made after an Australian gunman went on a shooting rampage inside a mosque in Christchurch which he also live-streamed, killing at least 40 and injuring 48 others.
A teenage boy has been killed in a tragic accident while being towed behind a boat on a rubber tube and thrust into the boat’s propeller.
Murdoch McLennan is shutting up his antiques business after 50 years — and he’s pinned the blame largely on the popular TV series Antiques Roadshow.
A tourist who was dragged into rough seas after falling from a boat has shared the unusual trick he used to stayed afloat for 3 hours.
A tiny Pacific island is considering changing its name to something Polynesian rather than honouring British explorer James Cook.
A New Zealand woman has shared the horrifying moment she realised she was being sexually assaulted by the man next to her on a flight to Brisbane.
A woman has been fined $11,500 in a New Zealand court because of her outrageous and “reckless” plan to earn money on Airbnb.
It was supposed to be a casual dip at a popular pond with friends. But a year on, Georgia is still suffering from that fateful swim.
Pizza Hut workers have resigned in disgust after a franchise owner allegedly served expired food that had been thrown in a skip.
The man with the famed “Devast8” tattoo has admitted to assaulting and threatening a pregnant woman.
An Air New Zealand flight has been refused permission to land in Iran with the pilot told to turn around mid-flight.
The US has revealed what it plans to do about the isolated Indian tribe that killed Christian missionary John Allen Chau last year.
Three of the infamous tourists who acted up on holiday in New Zealand will face court today over an alleged crooked roofing scheme.
A now-infamous family on holiday used their children as scavengers in a fast-food scam that got them banned from a burger chain.
China has had a last minute change of heart, forcing New Zealand to downplay talks of an eyebrow-raising rift with the superpower.
Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro was a lifelong dream for New Zealand’s Brett Clark. But while climbing the mighty mountain with his son, the worst happened.
A $42 map from Ikea has gone viral for all the wrong reasons. Can you spot that’s wrong with it?
A member of the British family that terrorised New Zealand has skipped court on weapons charges — so the court has revealed who he is.
The family was thrust into the spotlight for a reign of terror while on holiday. Now the British tourists have been linked to an alleged scam.
A young woman felt “waves of pain” after being attacked by a stingray at a popular New Zealand beach. WARNING: Graphic images
John and Susan Barrett just needed a cab to take them five minutes to their hotel in New Zealand. It cost them close to $900.
Three people are dead and hundreds more are injured after a tornado ripped through Cuba, leaving its capital looking “like a horror movie”.
This year’s lamb ad, which proposes New Zealand become part of Australia, has taken a shock twist, with Kiwis hijacking a key part of it.
Airlines can be notoriously difficult to get refunds from but not after this “relentless” flight.
A man who says he’s related to the “unruly tourists” causing havoc in New Zealand has slammed the treatment of his family.
NZ PM Jacinda Ardern would be used to handling tricky situations - but she appeared shocked when a BBC interviewer said this to her.
A week after her two sons, fleeing police in a stolen car, were killed when it crashed, a mum has paid tribute in a way they would have “loved”.
A driver has been slammed online after performing an illegal U-turn to park half into a disabled spot and half on the road, blocking oncoming traffic.
A public health sign at a swimming pool has been slammed as racist over its portrayal of an encounter between two children.
The media is still being prevented from publishing the name of the man accused of killing backpacker Grace Millane, following a not guilty plea.
The man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane in New Zealand last month will front court today.
A Sydney teen had to pay $3000 after sparking an airport emergency when he typed “I have a bomb” into an in-flight message app.
An adorable baby with luscious locks and unusual hairdos has become the new face of Pantene after gaining Instagram fame.
The father of a Saudi teenager seeking asylum to Australia has spoken to police about why his daughter fled from her family.
This tropical island is anything but paradise, with toxic waste leaking into the ocean. And it’s right on Australia’s doorstep.
Thousands of drivers are being turned away from one of Australia’s most beautiful beaches as the hotspot explodes in popularity.
This mum was horrified to receive a bitter message from an anonymous neighbour, blasting her autistic son and threatening to call child services.
Kim Jong-un has donned a Western style suit in his annual New Year’s address to North Korea, warning he will dismantle denuclearisation if tested.
Fiji has reportedly said Neil Prakash is not one of its citizens, throwing Australia’s stripping of the alleged IS recruiter’s citizenship into doubt.
New Year’s Eve revellers were injured in Tokyo after a man ploughed his car into the crowd in the trendy Harajuku district.
The only surviving member of a pop group swept away by a tsunami has buried his TV star wife, a day after laying three bandmates to rest.
Australia faces being “left behind” from the rest of the world as New Zealand pushed to make marijuana legal for recreational use. Should we follow suit?
From a giant “contracting” blob in New Zealand to a stinking shaggy behemoth in the Philippines, these are the year’s weirdest beached monsters.
When Patrick Tarawa and his girlfriend were almost hit by an out-of-control driver, he decided to follow the man home. It had deadly consequences.
Pilots and passengers saw something unusual on their flight from New Zealand, which sparked a national frenzy. Years later, they’re still stumped.
Sorry, you can’t blame Trump. There’s someone else to blame for the current state of US and Australian politics, and the chaos in Europe.
They’re the most fearsome predators of the sea. But when a NZ woman drew the attention of a pod of orca whales, something magical happened.
Those who know the alleged killer of a young backpacker say he was “always trying to get with younger girls” and had become estranged from his family.
It is one of the safest countries in the world yet slain backpacker Grace Millane joins a long list of tourists killed in New Zealand.
The man charged with the murder of backpacker Grace Millane allegedly left an eerie comment on her Facebook page before she vanished.
Anger is building over a court decision which means an alleged Tinder date killer cannot be identified, despite the PM issuing a national apology.
A radio host was reduced to tears as she begged male listeners to call out their mates on how they treat women after the death of a backpacker.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern held back tears as she apologised to the family of backpacker Grace Millane, saying the country feels a “collective shame”.
The man accused of murdering backpacker Grace Millane has been screamed at in court as New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern makes a tearful apology over the young woman’s death.
If you look closely at this staff picture you’ll notice something funny’s going on and the firm behind it has explained why it took action.
One US Marine has been rescued but an urgent search continues for six more after an F-18 Hornet and a C-130 Hercules collided during in-flight refuelling.
The threat of a tsunami after a massive earthquake struck off the coast of New Caledonia has passed, but residents of the French Pacific Ocean territory are being jolted by significant aftershocks.
A New Zealand restaurant owner who made the decision to ban kids says the change has “been like heaven”.
Police are investigating an alleged orgy in a paddock at a “drift” racing after-party, with footage being shared online.
A photo taken from another perspective really kills the magic of what’s been dubbed one of New Zealand’s best spots.
An Aussie groom has faced a judge in Queenstown after a wild night celebrating his upcoming wedding ‘went horribly wrong’.
They may be seen as the healthier alternative to cigarettes but strict news laws across The Ditch will restrict where you can e-spark up.
A four-year-old child has been left in tears after her favourite hairdresser refused to serve her because of a bizarre new rule.
This island nation, one of the world’s most vulnerable, is being damaged by the actions of people around the globe. But it’s fighting back.
A major meeting of world leaders didn’t go to plan with the host country issuing a grim warning over rising tensions between China and the US.
Tensions have risen at the APEC Summit as the United States and China comes to blows — and now Australia is caught in the middle of the rift.
Two men were acquitted for the rape of a teen, despite text messages she sent showing her pleading for help.
Kiwi high school students who struggled with an exam question have launched a petition after an “unfamiliar” word stumped them.
A Little Shop toy has been found thousands of kilometres away on an Indonesian beach, sparking backlash from environmentalists.
IT RISKS scaring tourists away, but this Pacific island destination has decided to do the drastic thing and put a ban on sunscreen.
A FISHERMAN who plucked a baby from the sea to save his life thought it was just a doll floating.
IN A divisive referendum, the Pacific Islands of New Caledonia have voted to remain part of France.
A FAMILY holidaying in New Zealand has captured on camera the sickening moment they were targeted in a woman’s racist tirade.
THERE is a quiet but critical struggle for global dominance happening right on Australia’s doorstep. And we are about to make the next move.
Judo was taken in by Quentin Brears friends after her mother was shot. Now she’s part of the family and they have a special friendship.
AN INTERIM report into the crash of a jet that undershot a runway on a Pacific island has been released.
A CATEGORY 5 typhoon has devastated an island with winds of up to 290km/h, the fiercest to hit any part of America since 1935.
AUSTRALIAN Border Force has confirmed 11 children were removed from Nauru on Monday, as the Government faces renewed pressure to move all children off the island.
A PERTH man has died in North Kuta after his scooter crashed into a church while he was riding with his two best friends.
AN Australian man has died after a cliff jump went horribly wrong at a popular tourist location in Bali.
WHEN Coca Cola tried to be friendly by writing a greeting on one of its vending machines it ended up shocking customers with a grim message.
THE Bachelorette contestants have been branded “beige”. Perhaps the producers should have grabbed one of these men instead.
CHINA has blown up at Australia, accusing a prominent senator of attacking it with “unwarranted invective” and “blatant slander”.
FROM this week, New Zealand’s customs officials are enforcing a tough new rule at airports that has passengers vowing never to visit.
AN escalating dispute between US President Donald Trump and China’s leader Xi Jinping has sparked a real-world response in the South China Sea.
IT’S the incredible moment caught on camera that’s clocked tens of thousands of views but is it too good to be true? Watch and judge for yourself.
BEIJING’s island-grabbing campaign is getting close to home. It’s muscling in on tiny nations from the Indian to the Pacific Oceans.
AUTHORITIES in New Zealand are investigating the discovery of a needle in strawberries sourced from Australia.
A TINY island has suddenly become a flashpoint in the geopolitical battle between Australia and China.
IT came from the deep, not the sky. It had no horn, and no eyes. But it sure looked like a purple people-eater to those who stumbled over it on a New Zealand beach.
WHILE Australia is distracted, a major threat is slowly creeping up behind us. The trouble is, we’re in no rush to do anything about it.
NEW prime minister Scott Morrison has faced his first major leadership test over an issue that could make or break Australia. No pressure.
THE claws are out after a small village on New Zealand’s South Island has proposed new rules that would see all cats neutered and owners not replace them after their death.
THE most extensive survey of the New Zealand sea floor has uncovered exciting pieces of history, including a century-old shipwreck.