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Stories about New Zealand

Iranian-Kurdish refugee Behrouz Boochani free at last from Australian offshore detention

"I just arrived in New Zealand. So exciting to get freedom after more than six years."

Winning a literary award won't set you free: An interview with author and asylum-seeker Behrooz Boochani

Australia's detention camps whistleblower describes conditions as hellish

Christchurch massacre brings out the best and worst in humanity

"He may have sought notoriety but we, in New Zealand, will give nothing — not even his name."

Australia denies Chelsea Manning entry while New Zealand gives visa thumbs up

"Hatemongers and racists like Lauren Southern and Milo [Yiannopoulos] are apparently fine, but a hero like Chelsea Manning is considered a threat."

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is Pregnant and Internet Users Can't Stop Talking About It

The buzz around the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's pregnancy is just the beginning of months of the inevitable media circus.

ICAN, Australia's Homegrown Anti-Nuclear Nobel Peace Prize Winner, is a Big Surprise

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize award to ICAN, the anti-nuclear weapons coalition, took many Australians by surprise despite its Melbourne origins in 2007.

New Zealand Artists Launch ‘We Are Beneficiaries’ Social Media Campaign to Highlight Welfare Concerns

My wish for Work and Income New Zealand is that they treat our older citizens with deep respect, especially if they are caring for grandchildren."

Conservationists in Madagascar Race to Exterminate Troubling Toad

Conservationists seek to eradicate a deadly Asian invader, but finding the necessary funds is proving difficult.

Calls to Sack New Zealand House Speaker Over Sexual Assaults Fiasco

"Trivalising rape is easy, coming forward is hundreds times harder #SackTheSpeaker #HoldKeyAccountable"

Australia Takes Cricket World Cup in Tame Final Match With New Zealand

Australia won a clear victory over New Zealand in the final of the Cricket World Cup 2015.

Ireland's Cricket World Cup Win Against West Indies No Laughing Matter

Australia and New Zealand Score Big Wins in ‘St Valentine’s Day Massacre’ at Cricket World Cup

Host countries for the Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand and Australia have had easy victories over Sri Lanka and England. Twitter hashtag #AUSvENG was hot during the game.

Experiences After Working at a Youth Hostel

Covert Surveillance ‘Project Speargun’ Fires Up New Zealand Election

Australians High Five International Court Decision Against Japanese Whaling

Australians celebrate the International Court of Justice decision to halt Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.

COP19: Fasting For The Climate

Bloggers and Twitter users attending the summit are reacting to Yeb Saño's hunger strike to pressure for meaningful progress at the UN climate talks.

Japan's Indigenous Ainu Head to New Zealand

Hong Kong: Netizens’ Reaction on New Zealand Infant Milk Powder Shortage

Video: Defying the Stigma of Speaking Indigenous Languages

Al Jazeera's Living the Language video series brings us the stories of indigenous activists and communities throughout the globe who are standing up against stigma and are proposing solutions to...

Norway Hosts First Journalism Award for Indigenous Broadcasters

Norway is widely known for hosting the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize Awards. This month, the Scandinavian country is hosting the debut of another important yet largely unknown journalism award ceremony...

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