Nanaia Mahuta's trip has also paved the way for a possible visit by Prime Minister Chris Hipkins this year - the last was by Jacinda Ardern in 2019.
The rules set out by the police included protesters wearing a numbered badge around their necks.
Four passenger buses and a truck collided after a taxi carried out a "careless lane change".
Patrick Amadon’s “No Rioters” was put on display on a billboard at the SOGO Causeway Bay Store for an exhibition that started last Saturday.
Leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to make his rivals "plunge into despair".
It comes as Congress approved a NZ$1.35 trillion defence budget to modernise the force in Asia and around the world.
The device connects to users' smartphones and employs silicone lips with motion sensors to simulate kissing.
The zebra, a two-year-old male named Sero, was tranquillised and brought back to a zoo.
Cambodia has announced tough new restrictions on fishing in the vast river to try and reduce the number of dolphins killed in nets.
It’s time to breakdown the defence partnership that New Zealand’s not part of.
AleXa performed a dance with some of those who showed up to meet her in central Auckland today.
Winnie the Pooh is regarded by many residents as a playful taunt China's President Xi Jinping and social media searches for the bear in the country have been banned in the past.
Experts say many hundreds of thousands of people, perhaps millions, may have died in the Covid wave — far higher than the official toll of under 90,000.
The bailout raises hopes for an easing of the nation's dire economic crisis.
The March 21, 2022, disaster was a rare failure for the Chinese airline industry that dramatically improved safety following deadly crashes in the 1990s.
Xi's visit offers an important political boost to Putin just days after the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for the Russian leader.
The drills were the fourth show of force from Pyongyang in a week and came as South Korea and the United States stage their own military manoeuvres.
It will mark the first time a New Zealand minister will visit China since 2019.
Russia's president said he had "high expectations" of his talks with Xi.
The launch, if confirmed, would be the North's third round of weapons tests since last week.