Grace Millane case shows tech giants’ contempt

Grace Millane case shows tech giants’ contempt

Earlier this week, the world was given another example of the tech giants’ indifference — if not contempt — for what we regard as the formalities of the administration of justice.

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New Zealand on course for record milk production

New Zealand on course for record milk production

With milk production in New Zealand on course for an all-time high, Tuesday’s first gain since last May in the GDT Price Index might be a mixed blessing for EU milk prices.

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6.1 magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand’s North Island

6.1 magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand’s North Island

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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New Zealand is being missed off maps – and the PM isn’t happy

New Zealand is being missed off maps – and the PM isn’t happy

Jacinda Ardern has launched a video asking why her nation is disappearing from globes.

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New Zealand recruitment drive gets underway

New Zealand recruitment drive gets underway

A one-off recruitment drive for 36,000 jobs in New Zealand gets underway in Dublin today.

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No reported injuries as new earthquake hits Christchurch

No reported injuries as new earthquake hits Christchurch

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 has hit the city of Christchurch in New Zealand.

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Irish workers needed for Christchurch rebuild, says recruitment firm

Irish workers needed for Christchurch rebuild, says recruitment firm

A New Zealand-based recruitment company says Irish workers will be needed to help with the re-build of Christchurch.

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New Zealand PM: Victims not Israeli spies

New Zealand PM: Victims not Israeli spies

A group of young Israelis caught up in the deadly Christchurch earthquake were investigated for possible links to Israeli intelligence, but no connection was found, New Zealand’s prime minister said today.

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Quake leaves almost 50,000 without power in Christchurch

Quake leaves almost 50,000 without power in Christchurch

A series of aftershocks rattled New Zealand’s quake-devastated city of Christchurch again today.

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New Zealand hit by fresh quakes

New Zealand hit by fresh quakes

A series of strong earthquakes shook the quake-weary New Zealand city of Christchurch today, briefly trapping two people inside a church.

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Christchurch rocked by quake aftershock

An aftershock has rattled buildings in the earthquake-ravaged city of Christchurch, New Zealand. No serious damage or injuries have been reported.

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Last NZ quake victims declared dead

Last NZ quake victims declared dead

The last nine victims of New Zealand’s devastating earthquake were declared dead today, ending a painful wait for the families of people whose remains have not been found.

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Irish man who died in NZ quake to be laid to rest today

The last wishes of an Irish man killed in the New Zealand earthquake will be fulfilled today as he is laid to rest in his home soil.

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Body of Irish quake victim identified

Body of Irish quake victim identified

The body of an Irish man believed to have been in a building which collapsed in the aftermath of last month's earthquake in New Zealand has been identified.

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Christchurch cordons relaxed

Christchurch cordons relaxed

Police cordons around the most devastated section of New Zealand’s earthquake-struck city of Christchurch were relaxed today, allowing businesspeople and residents to salvage their valuables nearly two weeks after the quake that killed at least 166 people.

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No bodies in New Zealand quake cathedral

No bodies in New Zealand quake cathedral

Searchers today declared that no one had died in the rubble of Christchurch’s cathedral – a rare piece of good news in the final days of a grim recovery operation following an earthquake that devastated New Zealand’s second-largest city and killed at least 165 people.

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New Zealand PM orders probe into buildings' collapse

New Zealand PM orders probe into buildings' collapse

New Zealand's Prime Minister has ordered an investigation into why so many buildings collapsed during the Christchurch earthquake.

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Prayers held for New Zealand quake victims

Prayers held for New Zealand quake victims

Residents held open-air prayers for the dead and missing today on the lawns of churches cracked and shattered in New Zealand’s earthquake while teams continued their search through debris of one of the country’s worst disasters.

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Quake survivors may be in collapsed building

Quake survivors may be in collapsed building

Survivors are believed to be in a collapsed building where an Irishman was caught up in the New Zealand earthquake.

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Fears grow for two Irish people missing in NZ quake

Fears grow for two Irish people missing in NZ quake

Fears were mounting for two more Irish people in New Zealand after the devastating earthquake that crushed a Monaghan man to death in his car.

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Death toll 'may rise' as Christchurch residents tell of suffering and debris

Death toll 'may rise' as Christchurch residents tell of suffering and debris

Eyewitnesses have been telling of scenes of suffering and damage following the 6.3-level earthquake in New Zealand, which killed at least 65 people.

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New Zealand quake shakes 30 million tons of ice from glacier

New Zealand quake shakes 30 million tons of ice from glacier

The earthquake that hit Christchurch, New Zealand and killed at least 65 people, also caused some 30 million tons of ice to break off from New Zealand's biggest glacier.

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Department tries to contact 1,000 Irish living in Christchurch, after quake

Department tries to contact 1,000 Irish living in Christchurch, after quake

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said it is urgently working with local officials in New Zealand to find out whether any Irish people have been affected by the earthquake in Christchurch, in which at least 65 people have died.

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At least 65 dead as 6.3 quake hits NZ's Christchurch

At least 65 dead as 6.3 quake hits NZ's Christchurch

New Zealand’s prime minister has said at least 65 people have been killed in the earthquake that hit the city of Christchurch.

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Buildings collapsed, two injured in New Zealand quake

Buildings collapsed, two injured in New Zealand quake

Chimneys and walls crumbled to the ground, roads cracked in half and residents were knocked off their feet as a powerful magnitude-7.1 earthquake rocked New Zealand’s South Island early today.

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New Zealand: Aftershocks rock quake-hit South Island

New Zealand: Aftershocks rock quake-hit South Island

New Zealand’s South Island was under a state of emergency today and rocked by aftershocks after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake caused widespread damage.

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