Australia

Party for Kiwi expats denied

beehive parliament

The proposed new NZ party would have lobbied for access to social services on behalf of Kiwis living in Australia.

Croc death necessary

Albino croc

Shooting of albino-headed crocodile Michael Jackson was necessary after man killed.

Cops mum on 'bomb map'

stairs

Australian police won't comment on reports a station was a possible target for explosive chemicals found stockpiled at a Brisbane house.

Agreement heals bilateral rift

julie bishop, susilo bambang yudhoyono

Australia and Indonesia have reached an agreement that will heal a bilateral rift sparked by accusations of phone tapping.

150 children to be released

australian immigration minister

About 150 asylum seeker children in Australian mainland detention centres will be released into the community.

Wife hears croc take hubby

Crocodile

Fisherman believed to have been attacked and killed by a crocodile in front of his wife while they were fishing in Australia's Northern Territory.

Cops look to past cases

Warriena Tagpuno Wright

Australian police will turn to past cases in their efforts to prove a Wellington woman was murdered.

Friends defend Tostee

Gable Tostee

Friends of the man charged with the murder of Wellington woman in Australia are standing by him.

'No more suffering for Rrie'

Warriena Tagpuno Wright

A friend of Warriena Tagpuno Wright says the man charged with her murder deserves life in jail.

Kiwi was 'trying to escape'

Warriena Tagpuno Wright

Warriena Tagpuno Wright cried "I just want to go home" before she plunged to her death from a Gold Coast high rise balcony, a new report claims.

Tostee not in court

Warriena

Man accused of Kiwi tourist's fatal fall from a 14th storey balcony is remanded in custody.

Body back with family

Warriena

Warriena Tagpuno Wright's body returned to her family, hours after a man was charged with murder.

Balcony murder charge

Warriena

Gable Tostee has been charged with murdering Lower Hutt woman Warriena Wright.

Calving whale saved from shark

southern right whale

A pilot used his helicopter to scare a shark away from a whale giving birth.

Aussie surfer dies in Indonesia

Surf

A huge wave smashed into an Australian tourist while he surfed at a remote Indonesian beach.

Family in balcony death plea

Warriena

The family of a woman who died after falling from a balcony have made a public plea for information.

Death threats for expat

Philipa Payne

A former NZ teacher trying to enhance the futures of Kiwis in Australia has received death threats.

Balcony examined

Warriena

Australian police bring in cherry picker to examine balcony where Kiwi woman fell to her death.

Police seek info before balcony fall

Warriena

Police try to work out what Kiwi was doing in days before she fell from Queensland apartment block.

Bodybuilder 'maintains silence'

Warriena

Aussie at centre of Kiwi's death probe won't speak to police about how she fell off his Gold Coast balcony.