Fear of empty petrol stations becomes reality as ten gas stations in New Zealand's largest city have run out of gasoline. Just days ahead of an election, the government has sent in tanker trucks to overcome the shortage.
New Zealand's National Party government has set up a commission to oversee the response to the country's current fuel shortage crisis that has impacted air travel. The move came ahead of a national election.
A rupture in the main pipeline carrying jet fuel to New Zealand's largest airport has disrupted the travel plans of thousands of people. Flight cancellations and delays are expected to continue for a week.
A police dawn raid on Kim Dotcom at the Internet mogul’s home in New Zealand in 2012 has ended in a monetary settlement. The German-born entrepreneur is still fighting extradition sought by the USA.
A man has set himself on fire in front of New Zealand’s parliament, two days ahead of national elections. It has been a tumultuous week in the south sea nation which will elect a new government on Saturday.
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