Sitting on his campaign bus as it rattles through some of New Zealand's struggling smaller towns, Prime Minister Bill English says the meteoric rise of his young opponent, Jacinda Ardern, took the nation by surprise and made him question himself.
New Zealand's lawmakers and public employees have been told to cancel all nonessential flights to Auckland as a fuel shortage at the nation's largest airport continues to disrupt the travel plans of thousands of people.
North Korea conducted its longest-ever test flight of a ballistic missile Friday, sending an intermediate-range weapon hurtling over U.S. ally Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean in a launch that signals both defiance to its rivals and a big technological advance.
The Latest on another missile launch by North Korea (all times local): 8 a.m.
An Australian senator who a month ago provoked an angry backlash by wearing a burqa in Parliament has urged lawmakers to ban full-face Islamic coverings in public places.
A New Zealand lawmaker who was born in China says he's loyal to his new home after media reported he'd spent a decade at top Chinese military colleges and was investigated by New Zealand's intelligence agency.
Officials say the world's largest supplier of canned tuna has agreed to pay a $6.3 million penalty for wastewater violations in American Samoa, where StarKist Co. is a major employer.
Australians will soon begin receiving their postal ballots on legalizing gay marriage as a new opinion poll shows that most of those who intend to vote over the next month are in favor of marriage equality.
Advance voting has begun for New Zealand's general election, which could see a change of government in the South Pacific nation for the first time in nine years.
A 35-year-old surfer was taken to hospital after a shark snapped his board, tore his hip and flung him into the air off the Australian east coast.
More than six years after a deadly earthquake struck Christchurch and the city's iconic cathedral, the Anglican Church in New Zealand has made a decision to rebuild the landmark.
Australians will be surveyed on their support for gay marriage from next week after the nation's highest court on Thursday dismissed challenges to the government's power to conduct the postal ballot without Senate permission.
A jury has convicted two men in connection with the brutal slaying of an Aboriginal woman who bled to death on a remote beach following a violent sexual assault.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that supporting a Russian-Chinese road map would help resolve the nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula.
Pope Tawadros II met with Australia's prime minister and senior government officials on Wednesday during the spiritual leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church's first visit to the country.
North Korea has been spotted at night moving a possible intercontinental ballistic missile towards its west coast, Reuters reported, citing a South Korean paper.
Gay rights advocates went to Australia's highest court on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the government from surveying the public on whether gay marriage should be legalized.
North Korea appears to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile, possibly an ICBM, South Korean media reported Monday.
Three weeks before a general election, the dramatic rise of New Zealand opposition leader Jacinda Ardern has been highlighted by an opinion poll that puts her liberal party ahead of the ruling conservatives for the first time in more than a decade.
The language from North Korea on Wednesday is as familiar as it is chilling, a declaration to the world to expect more missile tests.