Lorde lands her first U.S. Billboard chart-topping album
27 June 2017 | 7:38 am
New Zealand pop singer Lorde has landed her first U.S. Billboard chart-topping album.
18 Mar 2021
Huge crowds gather in Auckland as Team New Zealand beat Italy's Luna Rossa 7-3 to win their fourth America's Cup and retain the world's oldest international sporting trophy.
11 Apr 2021
The much-anticipated travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand finally has a start date: April 18. In Germany, Saarland will become the first state to end its coronavirus shutdown. Follow DW for the latest.
10 Apr 2021
New Zealand has said it will bar entry to arrivals from India starting Sunday, including its own citizens. Follow DW for the latest.
15 Apr 2021
Tokyo 2020 will introduce several new sports to the Olympic movement including skateboarding as New Zealand marks 100 days until the Games begin.
20 Apr 2021
Excited passengers prepare to fly from Sydney Airport to New Zealand on the first flights to take advantage of a quarantine-free travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand.
20 Apr 2021
For the first time in over a year, people can travel to New Zealand from Australia without having to contend with a strict quarantine. The countries' leaders hope to expand the arrangement.
21 Apr 2021
Hugs, tears of joy and smiles all around at New Zealand airports as families and friends are reunited thanks to a travel bubble agreement between New Zealand and Australia.
25 Apr 2021
The case comes just a day after New Zealand and Australia announced quarantine-free trans-Tasman travel.
8 May 2021
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party has watered down a parliamentary proposal to accuse China of genocide. The Pacific nation has taken a softer stance than the US and UK.
15 May 2021
Police have arrested a man who stabbed five people at a supermarket in Dunedin in southern New Zealand. Three people are in critical condition.
1 Jun 2021
Large areas are flooded in the province of Canterbury in New Zealand, after heavy rains in the region. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the province on Sunday.
5 Jun 2021
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern toured flood-hit areas of the country's South Island on Tuesday, expressing shock at the destruction left when three months' worth of rain fell in three days. Swollen rivers swept away bridges and landslides blocked highways in the deluge, which finally began to ease after a 72-hour barrage. While hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate, there have been no reports of serious injuries.
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Her vibrant colours, floral hair-dos and striking jewellery have made Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's style as famous as her paintings. A new exhibition at the Galliera fashion museum in Paris is exploring the artist's identity through some of the objects stored at her famous "Casa Azul" in Mexico City. Clothes, makeup and personal correspondence give us an insight into a woman who was ahead of her time.
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A religious party in Pakistan has filed a petition against a law that protects the rights of transgender people. Opponents say the legislation could act as a gateway to enable same-sex marriage.
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In this edition we look back at a terrible shipwreck with a death toll even heavier than the Titanic. On September 26, 2002, the Joola disaster claimed at least 1,800 lives. The ferry was sailing between the Senegalese province of Casamance and the capital Dakar. In
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Ukraine launched a major counter-offensive in the Kharkiv region on September 6. This operation surprised Russia and led to the withdrawal of Russian soldiers from several strategic cities in eastern Ukraine, such as Izium. Our reporters Gulliver Cragg and Gwendoline Debono met with Ukrainian soldiers who took part in the counter-offensive and spoke to two of the operational commanders.