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  1. July 7, 2014

    Japanese plans to restart Antarctic whaling spark NZ anger

    Japan’s plan to resume its Antarctic whale hunts has been criticised by the New Zealand government, which supported a UN...

  2. January 31, 2014

    Air rage, on the ground

    Spend a little time watching certain news channels and you’ll soon notice which advertisers are bankrolling these...

  1. FT Photo Diary

    April 10, 2013

    China's honour guard welcome New Zealand's prime minister

    Jason Lee/Reuters Honour guards prepare for a welcome ceremony for New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key outside the Great...

  2. December 6, 2012

    Kim Dotcom cleared to sue NZ spy agency

    New Zealand’s spy agency has been ordered to hand over records relating to its illegal bugging and surveillance of Kim...

  3. November 8, 2012

    Obama evaded shadow of crisis to win poll

    Those growing tired of Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker’s shop-worn aphorism about managing post-crisis...

  4. September 24, 2012

    NZ orders Megaupload bugging inquiry

    The $175m Megaupload file-sharing piracy case took another twist on Monday when New Zealand’s prime minister ordered an...

  5. September 9, 2012

    Apec nations promise to boost growth

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia – Asia-Pacific nations including China, the US and Japan promised measures to boost growth on Sunday and...

  6. February 15, 2012

    New Zealand court halts Chinese dairy deal

    The New Zealand government has been told it must reconsider a decision to allow a Chinese company to buy one of the...

  7. November 27, 2011

    New Zealand to sell stakes in state assets

    New Zealand is to press ahead with plans to sell stakes in state assets to reduce its record budget deficit, after...

  8. November 26, 2011

    New Zealand hands John Key a second term

    New Zealand has handed its prime minister John Key a second term, a vote of confidence in the leader who steered the country...

  9. May 30, 2011

    New Zealand dollar hits record high

    New Zealand’s dollar rose to its highest free-float level against its US counterpart after the country’s trade surplus...

  10. March 10, 2011

    Earthquake prompts New Zealand to cut rates

    New Zealand’s central bank sliced half a percentage point off its benchmark interest rate on Thursday in an effort to limit...

  11. FT Alphaville

    March 10, 2011

    New Zealand cuts interest rates

    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Thursday cut its official cash rate 0.5 percentage point to 2.50% to offset the economic...

  12. March 6, 2011

    Expectations rise of New Zealand rate cut

    The Bank of England and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand both announce interest rate decisions this week, but, given last...

  13. March 2, 2011

    Rate cut prospects hit Kiwi

    The New Zealand dollar fell to a 10-week low against its US counterpart after the country’s prime minister said he would...

  14. FT Alphaville

    March 2, 2011

    Christchurch may move business district

    New Zealand’s government may relocate Christchurch’s central business district to the edges of the city after last week’s...

  15. FT Alphaville

    March 2, 2011

    Overnight markets: Down

    Asian stocks fell on Wednesday for the first time in four days, while metals and grains dropped, after oil traded above $100...

  16. February 23, 2011

    Christchurch struggles to rise from ruins

    Almost 200 frustrated people are bunking down on the floors of two large halls at Burnside high school, one of five refuge...

  17. FT Alphaville

    February 23, 2011

    Monetary policy in a time of natural disaster

    Here’s a counter-intuitive policy suggestion, if ever there was one. On Tuesday, after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the...

  18. February 22, 2011

    New Zealand police warn of rising death toll

    A man lies injured on Manchester street in Christchurch, New Zealand after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the city The...

  19. February 16, 2011

    Japan suspends whale hunt

    Close quarters: a Japanese whaling ship seen from the Sea Shepherd group’s vessel Gojira earlier this month in the Southern...

  20. February 2, 2011

    Key sets date for New Zealand election

    WELLINGTON, Feb 2 – The New Zealand general election will be held on November 26, Prime Minister John Key said on Wednesday....

  21. November 24, 2010

    Families told no survivors in NZ mining disaster

    Distraught families of the 29 miners trapped deep inside a New Zealand coal mine have been told their relatives are dead...

  22. November 22, 2010

    Gas continues to hamper mine rescue

    Grave fears are held for the lives of 29 miners trapped deep inside a New Zealand coal mine since an explosion on Friday...

  23. November 21, 2010

    Frustration mounts in New Zealand mine rescue

    GREYMOUTH, New Zealand, (Reuters) – New Zealand plans to use a robot to help in the search for 29 men trapped in a coal mine...

  24. November 19, 2010

    Explosion hits New Zealand coal mine

    Rescuers seeking to locate 29 miners trapped deep inside a New Zealand coal mine after an explosion are being hampered by a...

  25. October 27, 2010

    New Zealand PM reaches ‘Hobbit’ deal

    New Zealand has agreed to make changes to employment law and offered additional tax incentives in order to convince...

  26. September 4, 2010

    Powerful earthquake hits New Zealand

    WELLINGTON, Sept 4 – Authorities declared an overnight curfew for Saturday after a major earthquake hit New Zealand’s...

  27. April 20, 2010

    NZ plans tax shift to drive fragile economy

    New Zealand's centre-right government is considering cutting income tax and increasing the goods and services tax in next...

  28. April 19, 2010

    New Zealand eyes income tax cuts

    New Zealand’s centre-right government is considering cutting income tax rates and increasing the goods and services tax when...

  29. April 19, 2010

    New Zealand eyes income tax cuts

    New Zealand’s centre-right government is considering cutting income tax and increasing the goods and services tax in next...

  30. October 26, 2009

    Asian leaders seek to bolster regional ties

    The 16 countries at the East Asia Summit yesterday agreed to consider competing Japanese and Australian proposals to expand...

  31. October 26, 2009

    Asian leaders look to bolster regional ties

    The 16 countries at the East Asia Summit yesterday agreed to consider competing Japanese and Australian proposals to expand...

  32. October 25, 2009

    Asian leaders look to bolster regional ties

    The 16 countries at the East Asia Summit on Sunday agreed to consider competing Japanese and Australian proposals to expand...

  33. September 8, 2009

    Aussie finds support from jobs data

    The Australian dollar climbed to its highest level for a year yesterday as rising global stocks boosted risk appetite....

  34. September 7, 2009

    Aussie finds support on growth outlook

    The Australian dollar climbed to its highest level for a year on Monday as rising global stocks boosted risk appetite....

  35. May 29, 2009

    Premier breaks pledge on NZ tax cuts

    John Key, New Zealand's prime minister, was forced to break a pledge of his election campaign yesterday as his government...

  36. May 29, 2009

    Premier breaks pledge on NZ tax cuts

    John Key, New Zealand's prime minister, was forced to break a pledge of his election campaign yesterday as his government...

  37. May 28, 2009

    New Zealand rolls back tax-cut promise

    John Key, New Zealand prime minister, was forced on Thursday to break a key pledge of his successful election campaign six...

  38. April 30, 2009

    New Zealand cuts rates to 2.5%

    New Zealand staked out an emphatically transparent monetary policy on Thursday, with the central bank forecasting interest...

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