Krystal Eve Browitt, a 21-year-old Australian from the city of Melbourne, is the first of 15 people who died in the explosion to be named by the New Zealand police following the White Island eruption last week.
At least six people have died, another eight are missing and 31 are injured after the volcano on White Island, erupted off the coast of New Zealand.
Passengers from Royal Caribbean's Ovation of the Seas had been visiting the island the volcano erupted on New Zealand's Whakaari (White Island).
New Zealand is now home to the world's first HIV-positive sperm bank. Founded in the hope of destigmatizing the process for those who wish to become parents, it already has three donors.
The Prince of Wales' visit to the Waitangi Grounds is the first in 25 years.
After two years of debate, New Zealand's parliament passed a legal euthanasia bill which the public will vote on during general elections in 2020.
Grace Millane was found dead in a forested area near Auckland, New Zealand, a week after she disappeared in December 2018..
Chlöe Swarbrick, a Green Party MP, had been giving a speech in New Zealand's Parliament in support of a bill to combat climate change when she was heckled by an older MP from another party.
"Owning a firearm is a privilege not a right," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in September as the country's parliament considered new gun control laws.
Comey joked that he'll move to New Zealand should President Donald Trump win reelection in 2020, talking at length Saturday about how diversity and the American people's integrity will outlast any one administration.
England and New Zealand meet in a World Cup semifinal for the first time in 24 years with the All Blacks chasing a third consecutive final.
Responding to a parliamentary committee's failure to recommend a nationwide ban on conversion therapy, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed concerns that such a ban could have consequences for religious freedom at a press conference Monday.
Ireland has defeated New Zealand in two of their last three meetings but goes into the quarterfinal having never won a knockout game at the Rugby World Cup.
A hacker working under the name Vanda The God claims to have breached the New Zealand Ministry of Health's database and has offered the medical details of 1 million New Zealanders for sale on Twitter. The hack revealed vulnerabilities in the system that date back to 2016.
The Pliocene, 3 million years ago, was the last time atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations were above 400 parts per million.
The main two Rugby World Cup favorites go head-to-head in Yokohama on Saturday, looking to lay down a marker for the rest of the tournament.
New Zealand arrives to the tournament as a slight favorite, with South Africa and England the main challengers.
The ninth edition of the Rugby World Cup gets underway in Japan on Friday, with New Zealand still the team to beat.
The topline proposal, perhaps the bill's most controversial, would establish a "full registry" of gun license holders.
Golriz Ghahraman said she "swapped notes" with the U.S. congresswoman.
A woman who went to an acupuncturist to seek relief from a wrist injury ended up with two punctured lungs, according to a new report from New Zealand's Health and Disability Commissioner.
Charlie Durham, 60, led police on a slow chase on his mobility scooter, chugging along the sidewalk as bystanders chanted "Go, old man, go!"
Many have been lauding Mallard for normalizing babysitting duties.
The 19th-century doll was part of a Scottish exhibition at the museum in New Zealand's far north.
There has been an influx of ecstasy into Australia and New Zealand.
"The new species is one of the largest fossil penguins described so far and one of the very few giant penguins," said researcher Gerald Mayr.
Brenton Tarrant faces 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one charge of terrorism over the New Zealand mosque attacks on March 15.
The number handed in is still only a tiny proportion of guns in the country, estimated to be between 1.2 and 1.5 million.
The parrot may have grown to just over 1 meter (3.3 feet) in height and weighed around 15 pounds, according to researchers.
The kauri tree—that should not be alive—could be part of a forest "superorganism," scientists say.