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.
Next weekend, New Zealand and Germany will go to the polls. Chancellor Angela Merkel looks set to trump Social Democrat Martin Schulz. His South Pacific counterpart Jacinda Ardern could oust Prime Minister Bill English.
The issue of immigration and integration has been at the forefront of public debate in Germany, especially in the run up to this year's nationwide elections. But the role of Germans as emigrants themselves is less widely known, despite the fact that millions left for the so-called New World over the past three centuries.
Four members of Australia's federal parliament have revealed possible second citizenships that make them ineligible for office. Barnaby Joyce has been referred to the High Court for investigation of the matter.
The western-styled world is losing its sperm. There's no denying it, says a meta-regression analysis comprising studies from New Zealand to the US. But not to worry, say Germany's leading reproductive biologists.