Chris Luxon may be the answer National has been looking for all along to take on the likeable NZ Prime Minister, but he’s hedging his bets.
- by Henry Cooke
Living standards are going nowhere, while locals accuse foreign corporations and politicians of getting rich.
- by Peter Hartcher
And, yes, there is a documented rate of divorce for the normally monogamous birds.
- by Miriam Berger
There is a trope that Pacific nations are merely pawns in a global contest, but the Premier of Malaita has played a strong geopolitical game.
- by Ed Cavanough
PM Manasseh Sogavare rejected criticism of the Pacific nation’s 2019 decision to end diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favour of Beijing.
- by Rod McGuirk
Honiara was put into lockdown after protesters demanding the Prime Minister’s resignation set fire to parts of Parliament and several other buildings on Wednesday.
- by Michael E. Miller
Anti-lockdown and anti-vaccine protesters have been condemned by elders for promoting the views of individuals ahead of the needs of the community.
- by Tom Hunt
A meeting of 21 leaders hosted by New Zealand and including Joe Biden, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin has found common ground on two major issues.
- by Nick Perry and Jim Gomez
Many people who joined the protest said they were not against vaccination but against the government mandates.
- by Sophie Cornish
Australian Brenton Tarrant, currently serving a life sentence for killing 51 people, has told his lawyer his guilty pleas were obtained under duress.
- by Jody O'Callaghan