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  • Chris Hipkins Sworn In As New Zealand's Prime Minister

    January 25, 2023

    Chris Hipkins has been sworn in as New Zealand's new prime minister after Jacinda Ardern left parliament to resign from office on Wednesday. Hi...

  • New Zealand PM: Candidates Submit Names To Replace Ardern

    January 20, 2023

    Jacinda Ardern's resignation has brought New Zealand into calls for the nation to select its inaugural Prime Minister on Friday. Ardern, resign...

  • Tributes Pour In For Outgoing New Zealand Prime Minister

    January 19, 2023

    Tributes have poured in for outgoing New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who has announced to step down from her position. Ardern’s ann...

  • New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Resigns

    January 19, 2023

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday that she was resigning her office after nearly six years in charge. In her words, F...

  • Australia To Spend $2 Billion on US Black Hawk Helicopters

    January 18, 2023

    Australia has announced that it will get 40 Black Hawk choppers from the United States at an estimated cost of 2.8 billion Australian dollars ($1.97bn...

  • New Zealand Will Not Require COVID-19 Test From China Travellers

    January 04, 2023

    The New Zealand government said it will not require travellers from China to produce a negative COVID-19 test on arrival. New Zealand’s COVID...

  • Four Dead In Australia’s Helicopter Collision

    January 02, 2023

    Two helicopters collided in Australia, killing four passengers and critically injuring three others. The helicopters collided on Monday near the Se...

  • Fiji’s Military Called In To Maintain Country’s Order

    December 22, 2022

    Fiji’s military has been called in to help police maintain law and order in the country, the nation’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama con...

  • New Zealand PM Auctions Transcript Of Parliament Insult For Charity

    December 16, 2022

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is raising money for a prostate cancer charity by auctioning off a transcript of a parliamentary exchange. ...

  • Fiji’s Opposition Leader Files Complaint Over Election Results

    December 15, 2022

    Fiji’s opposition leader has filed a complaint at the country’s elections commission. In a report by Al Jazeera, Sitiveni Rabuka’...

  • Australia Fines Uber $14 Million For Fares Cancellations

    December 07, 2022

    An Australian court has fined Uber Technologies 21 million Australian dollars ($14 million) for threatening cancellation fees and overstating fare est...

  • Australia's Central Bank Lifts Interest Rates

    December 06, 2022

    Australia’s central bank has raised interest rates to a decade high as it seeks to bring down soaring prices. The Reserve Bank of Austra...

  • Australia Charges Extradited ISIS Suspect

    December 04, 2022

    Australian police charged a high-profile ISIS suspect with six terrorism-related offences on Sunday, two days after he was extradited from Turkey. ...

  • Solomon Islands Shaken By Earthquake, Tsunami

    November 22, 2022

    A large earthquake has been reported near the Solomon Islands in the Pacific, shaking buildings and knocking out power in the capital, Honiara. A t...

  • Tonga Issues Tsunami Alert After Earthquake Hits Off Coast

    November 11, 2022

    A tsunami alert has been issued for the tiny island nation of Tonga after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the country's coast. ABC News a...