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New Zealand cabinet minister Judith Collins resigned yesterday in what appears to be a direct response to the hacking of a controversial blogger's email.
SPLENDOUR: Matakauri Lodge has a setting on the edge of Lake Wakatipu in keeping with its reputation as one of New Zealand's finest luxury lodges.
This is the latest chart of the priority search area for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 prepared for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.
To most people, New Zealand comprises two large islands and a scattering of small and tiny ones.
Sophie Mangai, a tall, wiry 60-year-old grandmother and battle-scarred women's rights advocate, leads a protest through downtown Wewak on the Papua New Guinea north coast.
Perth is now the nation's accidental overdose capital, which drug experts blame on a rise in so-called "harmaceuticals", or the abuse of strong painkillers.
Canberra is ready to campaign to warn Australians against travelling to Thailand to have children by way of a surrogacy program if new Thai legislation bans the practice.
SHARING STORIES: New Zealand author Eleanor Catton with fellow authors Damon Young, Australia, left, and Anis Mojgani, United States, at last night's Q&A session.
Indonesia's president will not intervene in the case of two Australian men on death row, and his office says improved relations between Canberra and Jakarta will have no bearing on their fate.
Want to check out what John Howard thought on a particular topic at some stage in his long political career? That opportunity is available with the opening of the John Howard Reading Room, at the University of NSW Canberra campus at the Australian Defence Force Academy.
Three men have been found guilty of seriously assaulting an elderly couple with a hammer during a crime spree in Western Australia across almost 400 kilometres.
Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea.
TWO women allegedly drank alcohol in the plane's bathroom, triggered the fire alarm with a cigarette and fought, forcing the jet to turn back under a military escort.
Australia's wine industry needs to turn to the perfume industry to learn how wines affect a consumer's emotions, according to a researcher from Adelaide.
Often-testy neighbors Indonesia and Australia signed a new security agreement on Thursday to mend a relationship badly damaged by allegations last year that Australia was listening to the telephone conversations of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife.
The median house price to income of Sydney is nine times, compared to 6.2 times in New York and 3.2 times in London.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 01:23 am
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