- New Zealand scores 7 tries, beats Tonga 47-9 at World Cup Updated: Oct-09-15 6:47 pm
NEWCASTLE, England - New Zealand pulled away in the last half-hour to cruise to a 47-9 win over Tonga on Friday, but headed into the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals without a complete 80-minute performance in the pool stage.
- New Zealand beats Georgia 43-10, advances at Rugby World Cup Updated: Oct-02-15 6:06 pm
CARDIFF, Wales - New Zealand ran in seven tries, dispatched Georgia 43-10 for a third straight pool win, and became the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup.
- Arizona's pregame haka coming to an end Updated: Oct-02-15 2:39 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - Arizona's football players will no longer perform a pregame haka dance after a New Zealand expatriate in California started a petition to stop it.
- Report describes how New Zealand killer escaped to Brazil Updated: Oct-01-15 6:12 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A convicted murderer and child molester was able to flee to Brazil while on temporary release from prison because staff didn't contact the man he was supposed to stay with and border officials didn't have a comprehensive system to identify criminals, according to a New Zealand government report released Thursday.
- Prime ministers from New Zealand, Curacao at Red Sox-Yankees Updated: Sep-29-15 10:21 pm
NEW YORK - Be it a president, king or emir, there's plenty that world leaders in town for the United Nations General Assembly can enjoy in their spare time.
- NYC student who died in New Zealand was senior at NY college Updated: Sep-28-15 7:58 am
BUFFALO, New York - Officials at a western New York college say a student who died while kayaking in New Zealand was a senior from New York City enrolled in a study abroad program.
- New Zealand man faces trial in Australia on terror charges Updated: Sep-28-15 3:34 am
MELBOURNE, Australia - A New Zealand man accused of trying to enter Syria to fight alongside extremists used four different phones to have coded conversations about "a big job" days before attempting to fly to Turkey, prosecutors told a court on Monday.
- NZ football official resigns over eligibility error Updated: Sep-28-15 1:17 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A senior New Zealand football official has resigned in response to the disqualification of the country's under-23 team from an Olympic qualifying tournament for fielding an ineligible player.
- 'Modern-day pirate' Kim Dotcom's words now used against him Updated: Sep-26-15 2:19 pm
AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Prosecutors say Kim Dotcom and his colleagues sometimes reveled in their role as "modern-day pirates," discussed how to thwart the justice system, and joked that a judge would one day realize how "evil" they were.
- 2 students from New York and London die in New Zealand Updated: Sep-26-15 6:18 am
LAKE TEKAPO, New Zealand - A college student from New York and another from London have died while kayaking in New Zealand, police said Saturday.
- Red Peak jostles with 4 ferns for New Zealand's new flag Updated: Sep-24-15 5:25 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Move over Fern Leaf. You have competition from Red Peak.
- Barcelona to face America or Asian team in Club World Cup Updated: Sep-23-15 9:28 am
ZURICH - Barcelona will begin its quest for the Club World Cup title against either Club America of Mexico or the Asian Champions League winner.
- NZ dairy bust shows far-reaching ripples from China changes Updated: Sep-21-15 2:54 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - As Chinese grew wealthier while their economy raced ahead, dairy farmers more than 6,000 miles away in verdant New Zealand felt like they'd won the lottery.
- New Zealand zoo won't euthanize tiger that killed zookeeper Updated: Sep-21-15 12:24 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A New Zealand zoo decided Monday that it won't euthanize a Sumatran tiger that attacked and killed a veteran zookeeper.
- New Zealand issues tsunami warning after quake hits Chile Updated: Sep-16-15 10:54 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A magnitude-8.3 quake that struck off the coast of Chile Wednesday night was powerful enough that authorities 9,600 kilometers (6,000 miles) away in New Zealand have warned residents that a tsunami could hit parts of the country.
- Researchers shoot pigs in the head in blood-spatter study Updated: Sep-16-15 4:24 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - An animal rights group said Wednesday that New Zealand researchers who secured live pigs to a surgical table and shot them in the head with a pistol as part of a study on blood-spatter patterns acted cruelly, and has urged them to end such experiments.