[WELLINGTON] City folk opting for a change of lifestyle in rural New Zealand are contributing to unprecedented demand for tractors in the South Pacific nation.

NEW Zealand's Central Otago, whose ski fields, vineyards and golf courses have made it a popular bolthole for the world's mega-wealthy, may be showing the effects of the South Pacific...

HUAWEI Technologies Co Ltd said it was seeking clarification from New Zealand after the country's intelligence agency rejected the telecommunication industry's first request to use the...

NEW Zealand's intelligence agency has rejected the telecom industry's first request in the country to use 5G equipment provided by China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, citing concerns...

US-CHINA TUSSLE

THE United States and its key Pacific allies on Sunday announced plans to build a US$1.7 billion electricity grid in Papua New Guinea, in the latest effort to counter China's growing influence...

NEW Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her country still welcomes overseas investment despite a ban on house sales to foreigners.

NEW Zealand banks have been ordered to take steps to reduce the risk of bad behaviour, including scrapping all incentives linked to sales.

MANY FOREIGNERS will be banned from buying homes in New Zealand from Monday, unless they are newly built apartments, as the Labour-led government fulfils an election promise that critics say could be...

[SYDNEY] Australian shares closed almost unchanged on Tuesday as an escalation in US-China trade tensions hit risk sentiment, while energy stocks jumped on a rally in oil prices.