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Air NZ halts work for Taiwan Navy over 'reputational issues' that could irk China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air New Zealand has reportedly discontinued repairing engines for Taiwan's Navy over fears of "reputational issues" that could affect New Zealand's trade...

Tears and chocolate as New Zealand opens its borders to 60 more countries

New Zealand welcomed thousands of travellers from around the globe on Monday as the country opened its borders to visitors from around 60 nations including the United States, Britain and Singapore for...

New Zealand welcomes Australian visitors as border restrictions ease

Australians started arriving in New Zealand Wednesday after the country opened its borders to Australian travellers for the first time since mid-2021. New Zealand had some of the toughest border co...

New Zealand airline plans to raise $1.5 billion to rebuild

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's flagship airline on Wednesday announced a plan to raise $1.5 billion to hire more staff, buy new planes and expand its routes as it seeks to rebuild from d...

Airline offers 17-hour flights from New York to New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's flagship airline said Wednesday it has started selling tickets for direct flights to and from New York, a new route that will take more than 17 hours south...

New Zealand to reopen borders earlier than planned

WELLINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) - New Zealand said on Wednesday it would open its border for some visitors earlier than previously forecast, hoping an influx of tourists will boost the economy. Vacc...

New Zealand's opposition party chooses Chris Luxon as leader

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's conservative opposition party chose former businessman and political novice Christopher Luxon as its new leader on Tuesday, as it tries to rebuild from a h...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2021. There are 33 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 28,...

New Zealand opposition leader Collins ousted by caucus

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A year after suffering a huge election loss, New Zealand's conservative opposition leader Judith Collins was ousted Thursday by her caucus. Collins was...

Efforts to cut car, plane and ship emissions get small boost

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Several countries and companies announced plans Wednesday to stop selling cars that run on gasoline or diesel over the next two decades, as part of efforts to clamp down on a ...

New Zealand dispenses record number of jabs at 'Vaxathon'

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand health care workers administered a record number of vaccine jabs Saturday as the nation held a festival aimed at getting more people inoculated against the c...

Bubble burst: New Zealand suspends quarantine-free travel with Australia

SYDNEY, July 23 (Reuters) - New Zealand will pause its quarantine-free travel arrangement with Australia for at least eight weeks starting Friday night, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, as Australi...

Air New Zealand to relaunch Taipei-Auckland route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air New Zealand announced in a press release on Wednesday (June 23) that it will operate the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for its Taipei-Auckland route which will be relaunched...

Australia-New Zealand travel bubble brings relief, elation

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Elation marked the opening Monday of a long-anticipated travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand. The start of quarantine-free travel was a relief for fa...

The Latest: Hungary sets virus records for hospitals, deaths

BUDAPEST— Hungary set records Tuesday for the number of COVID-19 patients being treated in Hungarian hospitals and the number of new daily virus deaths amid a powerful surge in cases. ...