Homosexuality was decriminalised in 1986, but men who were convicted before then still had the offence listed on their official records.
04 Apr 2018 2:10 PM
The changes come a day after Australia said it would scrap a temporary visa for skilled overseas workers.
19 Apr 2017 2:12 PM
Local authorities declared a state of emergency after the levee failed in the town of Edgecumbe on the North Island.
06 Apr 2017 12:46 PM
Jutting hook shape of Farewell Spit could have trapped the whales.
11 Feb 2017 6:44 AM
Bill has pledged to use budget surpluses to cut taxes, spend more on infrastructure and pay down government debt.
12 Dec 2016 3:08 PM
English said priority for his government was ensuring the most needy were given opportunities.
12 Dec 2016 7:56 AM
Speaking in a shaking voice, Key said he had made personal sacrifices for the job and the role had taken a toll on his family.
05 Dec 2016 8:37 AM
Aldrin, who was in South Pole for a tourist trip, was found to have fluid on his lungs and is currently in a New Zealand hospital.
02 Dec 2016 11:00 AM
The ambulance service said it did not receive any reports of quake-related injuries.
13 Nov 2016 6:52 PM
Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he will never forgive Chris Cairns after his ex-team mate set out to destroy his credibility over match-fixing allegations.
21 Oct 2016 2:09 AM
An Indian student who killed his pregnant girlfriend in a knife attack in New Zealand after she told him the baby was not his was sentenced to life imprisonment Tuesday.
05 Oct 2016 6:32 AM
However, rescue teams are continuing the search operation.
24 Jul 2016 3:29 PM
Mossack Fonseca writes apology to Chinese bank over controversy
10 May 2016 6:44 AM
Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts to help channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called Pan
10 May 2016 1:38 AM
New Zealand's employment safety watchdog WorkSafe said it was looking into the incident.
07 Apr 2016 10:38 AM
New Zealand media have likened Eoin Morgan’s England team to Frankenstein’s monster, saying they turned the Black Caps’ own game plan against them to win the World Twenty20 semi-final.
31 Mar 2016 11:29 PM
25 Mar 2016 7:43 AM
Iran’s foreign minister on Monday defended the nation’s right to use ballistic missiles following a test last week, but offered no explanation for anti-Israeli messages reportedly written on them.
15 Mar 2016 7:05 AM
Crowe also won plaudits for his captaincy in both the Test and one-day formats.
03 Mar 2016 12:00 PM
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel said there was an incredible opportunity to reimagine and reinvent the city.
22 Feb 2016 11:32 AM