International

Boris Johnson visiting New Zealand

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will hold talks on trade, foreign policy and international security issues during a two-day visit to New Zealand. He...
11:24am Sunday 23 Jul, 2017

Concerns at Japan’s commercial whaling signal

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says he’s concerned that Japan is driving towards overturning the long-standing global moratorium on commercial...
5:30pm Thursday 20 Jul, 2017

Kiwis progress to semi-finals

They didn’t have it all their way, but three New Zealand kayakers have made the semifinals at canoe slalom’s under-23 and junior world championships...
11:06am Thursday 20 Jul, 2017

NZ signs rescue arrangement with Chile

A new arrangement was signed today between New Zealand and the Republic of Chile, which aims to ensure collaboration and assistance between both countries...
10:59am Thursday 20 Jul, 2017

Kiwis enjoy good first day at squash champs

New Zealand’s enjoyed a strong opening day at the World Junior Squash Championships in Tauranga, with three of the women and three of the men winning...
10:05am Thursday 20 Jul, 2017

Belgian Ambassador unveils plaque for WW1 heroine

First World War Queen Elisabeth Medal recipient Elizabeth Pinfold will be honoured this Friday with the unveiling of a plaque by the Belgian Ambassador,...
10:29am Wednesday 19 Jul, 2017

Let the games begin

Representatives from all over the world, including Australia, Germany, Argentina and Egypt, will take to the court in Tauranga this week for the...
7:01am Wednesday 19 Jul, 2017

Tauranga kayaker leading team

Tauranga kayaker Callum Gilbert will join Alexandra’s Callum Gilbert in leading a 14-strong New Zealand challenge at the canoe slalom under-23...
6:45am Wednesday 19 Jul, 2017

New High Commissioner to Vanuatu

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced diplomat Jonathan Schwass as High Commissioner to Vanuatu. “New Zealand and Vanuatu have close and...
10:03am Tuesday 18 Jul, 2017

Renowned pianist to play in Warkworth

Internationally renowned contemporary pianist Xenia Pestova will perform at the Warkworth Town Hall next month. Lauded for her “dynamic energy and...
10:24am Monday 17 Jul, 2017