32 results

A New Zealand historian argues the rebels did attack Trinity College, Dublin, but were repulsed by colonial troops including five from his native country. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Historians of the Easter Rising have often puzzled as to why the rebels did not attack Trinity College, Dublin. The college had strategic significan(...)

Leader of the Labour Party Jacinda Ardern at a press conference at parliament in Wellington on Thursday, after she agreed a coalition deal with the New Zealand First Party. Photograph: Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images

Jacinda Ardern has said she is “privileged and humbled” to become New Zealand’s next prime minister 26 days after the country’s electorate cast their (...)

Australian deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce: revealed to hold New Zealand citizenship and may be ineligible to sit in parliament under the Australian constitution, which disqualifies dual nationals. Photograph:  Lukas Coch/EPA

Australia and New Zealand have become embroiled in an extraordinary diplomatic spat over claims the New Zealand opposition colluded with the Australia(...)

Alun Wyn Jones and Leigh Halfpenny celebrate after victory for the Lions in the third Test against Australia in Sydney in 2013. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Warren Gatland’s Lions have a chance to win a Test series when they face New Zealand in the third and final match at Eden Park on Saturday. Only the t(...)

Stuart Hogg and Jonathan Sexton. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Imagine the British and Irish Lions tour in reverse. Warren Gatland picks a 30-man squad to be ensconced in the Vale of Glamorgan. Now leave them the(...)

  Prince Harry on the Whanganui river during a   trip to New Zealand in 2015:  Two guardians will be appointed to act on behalf of the Whanganui river, one from the crown and one from the Whanganui iwi (tribe). Photograph: Hagen Hopkins/Getty

In a world-first a New Zealand river has been granted the same legal rights as a human being. The local Maori tribe of Whanganui in the north island(...)

The New Zealand MetService said ‘extreme’ weather events such as the weather bomb were becoming increasingly common in the country. File photograph: Getty Images

A powerful “weather bomb” has hit New Zealand, cutting off rural towns, flooding major roads and dumping snow on to bare alpine ski fields at what sh(...)

The ‘Kilcullen Voyager’. Photograph: Kilcullen Voyager Team Ireland/Facebook

Irish sailor Enda O’Coineen, who has had to drop out of the Vendée Globe solo around-the-world race, says that his focus now is on surviving. He is(...)

The self-steering on  Mr O’Coineen’s boat, the Kilcullen Voyager - Team Ireland, malfunctioned. Photograph: Kilcullen Voyager Team Ireland/Facebook

Irish sailor Enda O’Coineen has spoken of his devastation at having to quit the Vendée Globe round-the-world yacht race after losing his mast. After(...)

Ireland scrum coach and former All Black Greg Feek who led haka at Lansdowne Road in 2001. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Ireland’s scrum guru nowadays, Greg Feek, was an All Black once upon a time. Even led the haka at Lansdowne Road in 2001. But we wanted him to speak a(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »