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Countries plan bid to tackle extremism on social media

This meeting presents an opportunity for an act of unity between governments and the tech companies.

24 Apr 2019 12:46 PM

Officer arrested for secretly trying to film people in New Zealand's US Embassy toilet

One of New Zealand's highest ranking military officers was Thursday found guilty of trying to secretly film people in the toilet.

18 Apr 2019 4:33 PM

Don't discriminate against our firms, China's Xi tells New Zealand

Ties with China have been tense under Ardern’s government which has openly raised concerns about Beijing’s influence in the South Pacific.

02 Apr 2019 1:39 PM

China calls on New Zealand to provide 'fair' investment environment

Ardern told Li that she wanted to underline the importance her country placed on its relationship with China.

01 Apr 2019 12:39 PM

Facebook is exploring restrictions on who goes Live

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg wrote that the company is taking three new steps in the aftermath of the tragic attacks.

31 Mar 2019 11:11 AM


French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over footage of Christchurch massacre

The CFCM said the companies had disseminated material that encouraged terrorism and harmed the dignity of human beings.

26 Mar 2019 1:59 PM

US lawmaker says tech companies must quickly remove violent content after New Zealand

The letter follows the fatal shootings of 50 worshippers in two mosques in Christchurch last week.

20 Mar 2019 12:57 PM

Internet service providers block sites playing NZ terror attack videos

The companies are teaming up to ban websites which refuse to take down videos of the horrific incident.

20 Mar 2019 11:15 AM

Tech companies scramble to remove New Zealand shooting video

Facebook said it took down a livestream of the shootings and removed the shooter’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.

18 Mar 2019 12:29 PM

New Zealand shooter steeped attack in dark internet culture

Online sleuths quickly connected the livestreamed video to posts made by the same user on 8chan, a dark corner of the web.

18 Mar 2019 11:35 AM


Reddit acts against hate channels following New Zealand mosque attack

Reddit has banned two subreddits, r/watchpeopledie and r/Gore for hosting links to videos of the Christchurch shooting.

17 Mar 2019 1:22 PM

Facebook shares drop as executives quit, Christchurch live-stream shooting stirs outrage

Facebook, Twitter and Google were also facing another round of public discussions over extremist content on their platforms.

17 Mar 2019 12:12 PM

New Zealand massacre shows how online users find ways to share violent videos

The massacre in Christchurch was live-streamed by an attacker through his Facebook profile for 17 minutes.

17 Mar 2019 12:02 PM

9 Indians missing in New Zealand shootings; 1 identified from Hyderabad

The Indian High Commission in New Zealand also offered help to Indians via social media.

15 Mar 2019 8:19 PM

‘Darkest day’: 49 dead in NZ mosque shootings, gunman an Australian

Australian PM Morrison said gunman is a citizen of his country and called shooter an 'extremist, right-wing, violent terrorist'.

15 Mar 2019 8:26 AM


New Zealand will conduct own assessment of Huawei equipment risk

No evidence has been produced publicly and the firm has repeatedly denied the allegations.

19 Feb 2019 12:13 PM

Huawei seeks clarification after New Zealand intelligence agency rejects 5G bid

Huawei said it had not had formal contact with the Government Communication Security Bureau.

30 Nov 2018 2:04 PM

New Zealand rejects Huawei's first 5G bid citing national security risk

The decision comes as Western nations become increasingly wary of what they say are possible Chinese government involvement.

28 Nov 2018 2:25 PM

Ola accelerates international expansion with New Zealand foray

The company, which started it's international operations earlier this year.

06 Nov 2018 10:22 AM

Pregnant Meghan the star as Pacific royal tour ends

The tour opened with the bombshell announcement that Meghan was expecting the couple's first baby early next year.

31 Oct 2018 2:53 PM