Boy, 4, injured in Papatoetoe incident in which parents died now in stable condition
A four-year-old boy who’s been fighting for his life in hospital, since being found near his parents’ bodies, is now in an improved condition.
January 9, 2020 5:11 pm
New Zealand: 56,000 guns handed over during amnesty
More than 56,000 weapons have been handed to authorities in New Zealand during a six-month amnesty, police say.
December 22, 2019 7:37 am
NZ businessman arrested over possession of child porn: reports
New Zealand investor Sir Ron Brierley has reportedly been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, according to Australian media.
December 18, 2019 3:45 pm
New Zealand volcano: Minute's silence to mark one week after eruption
A minute’s silence will be observed in New Zealand today to mark one week since the deadly eruption of White Island volcano.
December 16, 2019 1:00 pm
New Zealand volcano: Krystal Eve Browitt named as victim
Police have officially named the first victim of the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand, as recovery efforts continue.
December 15, 2019 4:40 am
Search for two remaining bodies continues
New Zealand police say divers have resumed searching the waters near White Island volcano in efforts to retrieve two remaining bodies.
December 14, 2019 4:30 pm
New Zealand volcano eruption: dive teams search for two bodies
New Zealand police have deployed divers to look for two bodies near White Island volcano – after six bodies were retrieved in a recovery operation.
December 13, 2019 4:24 pm
New Zealand troops airlift six bodies off island
Six bodies have been airlifted off the White Island volcano in New Zealand out of eight believed to have been left there after Monday’s volcanic eruption.
December 13, 2019 12:24 pm
NZ to recover bodies despite danger
New Zealand police say army troops will recover bodies from White Island – where a volcanic eruption killed at least eight people – on Friday morning.
December 13, 2019 6:38 am
White Island volcano: Death toll rises to eight, police say
Two people who were being treated in hospital after the eruption of New Zealand’s White Island volcano have died, bringing the official number of victims to eight, police say.
December 12, 2019 10:37 am
New volcanic activity hampers recovery efforts
New Zealand’s White Island volcano is showing increased seismic activity, putting recovery efforts on hold.
December 11, 2019 4:45 pm
Whakaari / White Island rescues: Pilots 'saved the day': observer
Pilot John Funnell, who helped with communications as other pilots risked their lives to fly into an active volcano, says they were motivated to bring out anybody who was alive.