Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate their homes in the New Zealand city of Christchurch as a wildfire spreads.Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Ria Chatterjee
About 200 whales, which were part of a larger group that beached in New Zealand over the past few days, have managed to refloat themselves and swim back out to sea.
Several pods of pilot whales totaling more than 650 have run aground at the Farewell Spit at the tip of the South Island since Friday.
At least half of that group have died despite the hard work of hundreds of volunteers.
Rescuers have been forming human chains to help refloat hundreds of whales which have beached themselves in New Zealand.Read the full story ›
The woman who raised the alarm said the scenes were 'utterly heartbreaking', as around 300 have died.Read the full story ›
The bus was carrying 15 tourists, believed to be in their 60s, when it crashed 10 metres down a bank into a stream.Read the full story ›
The pair sparked a massive search and rescue operation after disappearing on their catamaran 27 days ago.Read the full story ›
Revellers in Auckland, New Zealand, have celebrated the beginning of 2017 with a huge fireworks display in the city centre.
The city's famous landmark, the Sky Tower, was lit up with a countdown clock as people waited in the dark for the clock to strike midnight.
The finance minister will be sworn in as the country's 39th prime minister after the surprise resignation of John Key.Read the full story ›
The mistake was down to facial recognition software on a computer - but Richard Lee says he is not taking it personally.Read the full story ›
In the unexpected announcement on Monday, Mr Key said it was the "right time" to leave politics.Read the full story ›