WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's exports to China rose 45 percent last year thanks to soaring demand for milk powder, supplanting Australia as New Zealand's top export market for the first time on an annual basis....
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An earthquake in New Zealand on Monday shook loose a giant eagle sculpture promoting “The Hobbit” movie trilogy and caused other minor damage around the region. The magnitude 6.3 quake struck the country’s lower North Island at a little before 4 p.m. and rattled the capital Wellington. Many residents of...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Indicted Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom says he's launching a political party in his adopted home of New Zealand to contest the country's general election this year....
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — James Cameron will be returning to New Zealand to film three sequels to “Avatar,” his enormously popular movie about the blue inhabitants of Pandora. The director made the announcement Monday in the capital Wellington with producer Jon Landau and Prime Minister John Key. The films will be made by Lightstorm...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A class action suit by Australian and New Zealand victims of Thalidomide against the anti-morning sickness drug’s British distributor Diageo Scotland Ltd. has been settled for 89 million Australian dollars ($81 million), a lawyer said on Monday. The victims’ lawyer Peter Gordon told the Victoria state Supreme Court that the settlement,...
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