Australian, New Zealand leaders mark 'Battle of Beer Sheva'

Netanyahu joins Australian premier, New Zealand's Governor-General to mark 100th anniversary of battle which led to end of Ottoman rule.AFP, 10/31/2017, 2:22 PM

For Anzac Day: Missing in action

Thousands of Australians and their PM will be at the commemoration of 1917 Anzac heroism, but the Kiwis will hardly be there at all. The anti-Israel virus infecting left-wing politicians in the northern hemisphere has reached the antipodes. MIchael Kuttner, 10/29/2017, 7:09 PM

New Zealand festival omits 'Israel' from 'Joseph' lyrics

Festival apologizes after lyric in musical changed from 'children of Israel' to 'children of kindness.'JTA, 6/20/2017, 9:11 AM

New Zealand PM: I didn't apologize over UN resolution

New Zealand’s prime minister says his government still supports UN resolution condemning "settlements".Elad Benari, 6/15/2017, 5:05 AM

Israel, New Zealand renew diplomatic ties

Dispute with New Zealand over support for anti-Israel UN resolution ends as countries announce return of ambassadors.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 6/13/2017, 7:06 PM

Helicopter pilot rescued by the coast guard

A pilot who crashed in New Zealand's waters was rescued soon after the crash., 5/4/2017, 1:30 PM

New Zealand seeks to repair relations with Israel

New Zealand's new Foreign Affairs Minister makes first call to Netanyahu to restore relations strained by vote for anti-Israel UN resolutionJTA, 5/3/2017, 3:30 PM

'No Cabinet approval to vote for anti-Israel resolution'

New Zealand opposition party says foreign affairs minister acted without authorization in voting against Israel at Security Council.JTA, 3/21/2017, 7:49 PM

Israel downgrades ties with Senegal, New Zealand

Israel reportedly downgrades ties with New Zealand, Senegal over UN anti-settlement resolutionJTA, 2/15/2017, 9:11 AM

New Zealand's Foreign Minister defends UN vote

New Zealand’s Foreign Minister says his country voting in favor of Resolution 2334 was consistent with its policy toward "settlements".Ben Ariel and JTA, 1/13/2017, 5:06 AM

NZ foreign minister’s office vandalized after UN resolution

Graffiti spray-painted on wall of office of New Zealand's Foreign Minister calling him a 'traitor' and a 'Jew-hater' for anti-Israel vote.JTA, 1/5/2017, 10:52 PM

First they passed UN Resolution 2334 – then they danced

The worst part of the whole session was that they were having fun. It was a party. Jack Engelhard, 1/3/2017, 7:59 PM

New Zealand Jews: UN resolution distances peace

Jews in New Zealand condemned their government's support of UN Security Council Resolution 2334 against “Israeli settlements”.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2017, 4:04 AM

What lies ahead for future Israeli relationships?

Watch: ILTV speaks with Yosef Livne, former Israeli Ambassador to New Zealand.ILTV, 12/30/2016, 8:21 AM

Report: Britain forced New Zealand to vote for UN resolution

New report says New Zealand wanted to freeze Palestinian Authority efforts in UN, was overruled by Britain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 11:47 AM

The vote was not about "settlements" - it was much worse

The Security Council vote was not about settlements. It was about something far worse. Barry Shaw, 12/27/2016, 11:57 PM

New Zealand Jewish community wants Israeli embassy to stay open

New Zealand Jewish community calls on Israel to keep embassy open after anti-Israel Security Council vote.JTA, 12/25/2016, 7:24 PM

New Zealand prof compares SodaStream to Nazi company

Supposed hate crimes expert Scott Poynting quits after writing letter to newspaper, comparing SodaStream and IG Farben.Matt Wanderman, 3/24/2016, 10:35 AM

Israelis trek in New Zealand in honor of slain IDF soldier

150 Israeli tourists joined together for a hike in New Zealand to honor memory of Hadar Goldin, at initiative of his twin brother, Tzur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 12:44 PM

Watch: Head boy's moving speech after terminal cancer diagnosis

Jake Bailey as given just three weeks to live, and told he wouldn't make his high school's prize day ceremony. But he did.Ari Soffer, 11/9/2015, 5:57 PM

New Zealand moves forward with UN peace talks resolution

New Zealand presents draft UN resolution aimed at reviving peace talks despite objection from Israel.Elad Benari, 10/30/2015, 2:16 AM

Israel shoots down New Zealand resolution for peace talks

Wellington's envoy to Israel told in no uncertain terms to back off from initiative to impose negotiations on Israel and Palestinians.Cynthia Blank, 10/29/2015, 12:42 PM

New Zealand to demand UN intervene in Israel

New Zealand gears up for resolution at UN Security Council to revive 'peace talks,' trying to boost diplomacy front on Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2015, 8:22 PM

Israeli App Catches New Zealand Burglar

Free Israeli app turning old cell phones into motion-sensor alarms helps New Zealand couple nab serial thief without endangering themselves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 4:02 PM

New Chinese Ambassador: Double Israel Trade within Decade

Rivlin welcomes newly appointed ambassadors from China, New Zealand and Burkina Faso, strengthening international ties.Ari Yashar, 4/30/2015, 6:51 PM

Rivlin Honors Australia, New Zealand's Fallen Soldiers

President Reuven Rivlin speaks at ANZAC day ceremony, tells Canberra, Auckland that they are the Jewish people's 'true partners.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2015, 1:59 PM

New Zealand Seeking UN Resolution on Israel-PA Talks

New Zealand says it is working on a draft resolution to revive the long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 4/22/2015, 6:13 AM

A Divided New Zealand Joins Fight Against ISIS

Poll gives a small edge to those backing government decision to train Iraqi troops, as 'price of the club' of being in intelligence network.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2015, 7:25 AM

Jewish Tombstones Desecrated in New Zealand

Swastika painted on a headstone and two other headstones knocked over and broken in the Jewish section of a cemetery in Dunedin.Ben Ariel, 2/18/2015, 5:15 AM

Four Year-Old Boy Attacked in New Zealand for Wearing Yarmulke

Boy slapped by grown man, who fled the scene laughing, after being identified as Jewish; Auckland officials vow to stop hate crime.Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 8:14 AM

Israel Rejects New Zealand Ambassador

Ambassador John Curr was also accredited to the Palestinian Authority. Israel says this violates protocol.Arutz Sheva, 9/8/2014, 8:36 AM

New Zealand Celebrates New Year 2014

New Zealand the first country to celebrate the New Year with multicoloured fireworks erupting from Auckland's Sky Tower at midnight.Uzi Baruch, 12/31/2013, 3:02 PM

Only Jewish Day School in New Zealand Capital Closes

The only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington has closed after over 25 years of serving the community. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/10/2012, 8:09 PM

Two Arrested in Desecration of Jewish Graves

Police have arrested two men following the desecration of dozens of Jewish graves at a cemetery in Auckland, New Zealand last week. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/21/2012, 9:42 AM

Anti-Semitism in New Zealand: Jewish Graves Vandalized

Jewish graves in New Zealand were painted with Nazi slogans in attack condemned as "vile desecration.", 10/19/2012, 8:44 AM

New Zealand's Only Jewish Day School Forced to Close

The only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital of Wellington has been forced to close its doors at the end of the year. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/30/2012, 12:12 AM

‘No Mossad Link to Quake Victim’

New Zealand’s P.M breaks dismisses a media report linking the Mossad with an Israeli victim of an earthquake.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/20/2011, 10:56 AM

Rivlin on Official Visit to New Zealand

On a state visit, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin officially inaugurated a new building for the Israeli embassy in New Zealand.David Lev, 4/5/2011, 9:16 PM

New Zealand Thanks Israel for Earthquake Aid

New Zealand has thanked Israel for its aid in the wake of a crippling earthquake in Christchurch. Three Israelis are dead, three are still missing.Chana Ya'ar, 3/3/2011, 2:59 PM

New Zealand: Searchers Find Bodies of Missing Israelis

Two Israelis were confirmed dead in the New Zealand earthquake, bringing the total Israeli death toll to three. Three missing.Maayana Miskin, 3/1/2011, 9:06 AM

48 Hours Separated 100 Israelis from Death in New Zealand

One hundred Israeli backpackers were in a Chabad center in New Zealand but left two days before the building collapsed in the earthquake.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/27/2011, 10:56 AM

New Zealand Quake Was '1 of 5000 Aftershocks'

The deadly earthquake that struck New Zealand this week was one of thousands, according to a sculptor whose family lives in the city. Chana Ya'ar, 2/24/2011, 11:22 AM

More Israelis Feared Dead in New Zealand Earthquake

At least four Israelis may be dead or trapped alive in rubble from the New Zealand earthquake disaster, government officials said. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/23/2011, 1:44 PM

Israeli Killed in New Zealand Quake Catastrophe

At least one Israeli is dead and the fate of dozens of others is not yet known in the New Zealand quake that has killed more than 65.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/22/2011, 2:38 PM

Israel Reopens Embassy in New Zealand

Israel has reopened its embassy in New Zealand after an eight-year hiatus, but its address was not publicized to avoid protestsTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/20/2010, 2:10 AM

Pro-Arabs Trying to Ban Israel Embassy in New Zealand

A pro-Arab coalition is trying to prevent Israel from reopening its embassy in New Zealand, where diplomatic affairs are conducted via Australia. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/7/2010, 9:45 AM