New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is situated some 1,500 kilometers east of Australia across the Tasman Sea.
New Zealand's capital is Wellington, but its most populous city is Auckland. The British colony of New Zealand became an independent dominion in 1907. The country is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy. This page collates DW's latest content related to News Zealand.
The WW1 cavalry charge broke Turkish defenses and led to conditions for British authority in the Middle East and the foundation of Israel in 1948. Israeli, Australian, and New Zealand leaders joined the commemorations.
The leader of the New Zealand First Party has said he will enter a government partnership with Labour. The announcement ends a month of coalition wrangling, but raises questions about the new government's policies.
A coalition of a nationalist party with the Labour-Green alliance could be on the cards in New Zealand after the final vote count was issued. Both major parties would need to join with New Zealand First to govern.