For all its good intentions, President Biden's democracy summit this week has become a magnet for global criticism.
A woman who lost both her parents to cancer wouldn't have discovered a potentially life-threatening lump in her breast if she didn't have an adverse reaction to a Covid jab. She is one of the 133 New Zealand women estimated to...
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New Zealand has topped an international study of traces of illegal designer drugs in wastewater during last year's peak summer holiday period break.And researchers say that could be down to the lack of Covid-19 lockdowns here at...
An Air New Zealand flight from Nelson to Christchurch was left sitting on the tarmac for half an hour while staff negotiated with two passengers refusing to put on masks. Flight NZ8857 on Thursday last week eventually departed 30...
A new regional museum in Hastings that will showcase and store Hawke's Bay's taonga is one step closer with initial designs to be presented to Napier City Council and Hastings District Council.The new Museum Research and Archives...
A third of caregivers are still either not keen or unsure about their children aged 5 to 11 getting a Covid-19 vaccine, with just over a month before the rollout is planned to begin. And the rate is even lower for Māori, with...
For millions of Guatemalan families hand-made corn tortillas are indispensable with every meal, but many of those tortillas pass through the hands of girls and young women trapped in poverty
From religious courts to spiritual care to Islamic scholarship, Muslim women have been carving out spaces for themselves and paving the way for others to follow in their footsteps
Women aspiring to leadership in the Catholic church have long come to terms with the glass ceiling that exists in the male-dominated institution
The body of a Sri Lankan factory manager who was tortured and set on fire by a mob in Pakistan for alleged blasphemy has been buried in his native village with state honors
A recently revealed identification card shows that the German-born father of Chilean presidential candidate José Antonio Kast belonged to Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party
Researchers said Chinese authorities have used the coronavirus pandemic as “an excuse for increased repression.”
The scandal emerges as the country faces new coronavirus restrictions to curb the omicron variant.
The announcement came almost 30 hours after French authorities detained a suspect at Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris.
India's NDTV news channel reported at least 13 people dead without disclosing the victims’ identities.
By Soumya Bhamidipati of RNZ The future of 24 stolen dogs is up in the air as an animal welfare organisation refuses to hand them over, while police demand they are returned to the owner.Animal charity Helping You Help Animals...
A man has been arrested and a firearm seized after at least a dozen armed police officers swooped on a property on Hills Rd in Ōtara in South Auckland.A police spokesperson told the Herald they had received a report of a man...
A registered Canterbury GP has been caught handing out illegitimate medical certificates as exemptions for the vaccine.Dr Jonie Girouard who runs a weight-loss clinic in Kaiapoi has been offering an alternative option for people...
Māori Development Minister Willie Jackson has been kicked out of the Debating Chamber for refusing to apologise after National MP Maureen Pugh objected to his use of the words "a right-wing fascist". But Jackson says the reason...
An Australian member of a UN committee about discrimination against women describes the Prime Minister's reference to a threat of violence against female protesters as "saddening".
News Corp says it has reached a multi-year agreement with Facebook that covers its major Australian mastheads, including The Australian, Daily Telegraph and Herald Sun, as well as regional publications.
Australian health advisors and the government remain committed to the rollout of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, despite safety concerns overseas and on the backbench.