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A top New Zealand military attache was found guilty on Thursday of attempting to make intimate recordings by planting a hidden camera in a unisex toilet inside the New Zealand embassy in Washington.

Former military attaché found guilty over toilet camera

A top New Zealand military attache was found guilty on Thursday of attempting to make intimate recordings by planting a hidden camera in a unisex toilet inside the New Zealand embassy in Washington.

Tonga emerges from cyber darkness as internet restored

Tonga’s two-week spell of virtual cyber darkness has ended, with authorities announcing Sunday that full internet services had been restored to the Pacific island kingdom.
Air Niugini plane crash

Passengers safe after Air Niugini flight crashes into sea in Micronesia

A flotilla of small boats rescued all 47 passengers and crew from an Air Niugini flight that crashed into the sea short of the runway at an airport in the tiny South Pacific nation of Micronesia on Friday, the Airport’s Manager said.
Air Niugini plane crash

Small boats rescue passengers as plane crashes into sea

A flotilla of small boats rescued all 47 passengers and crew from an Air Niugini flight that crashed into the sea short of the runway at an airport in the tiny South Pacific nation of Micronesia on Friday, the airport’s manager said.
Primary school teachers have gone on strike in New Zealand for the first time in 24 years, weeks after 30,000 nurses walked off the job. Getty Images

30,000 teachers go on strike, demand pay rise

New Zealand trade union says 30,000 primary and intermediate school teachers are taking part in a nationwide strike on Wednesday for the first time in more than 20 years to demand a pay rise.

Plane, governor’s house torched in Papua New Guinea violence

Papua New Guinea has declared a state of emergency in its rugged Southern Highlands after an armed mob went on the rampage, torching a passenger plane and the local governor's house.

New Zealand women footballers get same pay as men

New Zealand’s football body announced a new deal Tuesday that gives the national women’s team the same pay and conditions as the men’s side, becoming one of the world’s first countries to do so.

Israeli group sues New Zealand activists over cancelled Lorde’s show

An Israeli legal rights group is suing two New Zealand activists after their open letter convinced singer Lorde to cancel her planned show in Tel Aviv, it was reported Thursday.

Fuel pipe leak disrupts flights at Auckland airport

Thousands of airline passengers were stranded in Auckland Monday after a pipeline leak cut jet fuel supplies to New Zealand's largest airport, forcing planes to remain grounded, authorities said.

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