NY firefighters attend NZ memorial for 9/11 victims
NY firefighters attend NZ memorial for 9/11 victims

Two New York City firefighters have helped to commemorate the lives of those lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks at a special…

September 11 memorial in Christchurch
September 11 memorial in Christchurch

A bagpiper will lament the victims of the September 11 attacks in New York at a memorial at Christchurch today.

Dismay at tacky Ground Zero souvenirs
Dismay at tacky Ground Zero souvenirs

The families of those killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks have expressed dismay at tacky souvenirs on sale at the…

9/11 accused's UK penpal
9/11 accused's UK penpal

Details from an extraordinary exchange of letters between a care worker from Nottingham and the alleged architect of the…

September 11 Attacks

No negligence in WTC collapse - court
No negligence in WTC collapse - court

A US court says negligence was not to blame for a third World Trade Center tower collapse on September…

Pastor's plan to burn Korans thwarted

US Rev. Terry Jone is pulled over by police towing a metal trailer filled with 2998 copies of the Koran soaked in kerosene…

Princes turn traders for charity

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry cracked jokes with each other as they made a record-breaking multi-billion-euro deal…

Air NZ farewells its pilot through financial turbulence

When John Palmer came in as chairman of Air New Zealand in November 2001 he was met by the shattered faces of staff. The…

NZ Memories: A changed world
NZ Memories: A changed world

Phone calls woke editors in New Zealand in the small hours. Bleary-eyed they turned on a TV and could…

Jack Tame: Why New York gives me hope for my home

Without wanting to be overly breathy, I've come to appreciate life a little more in the past few years. I appreciate it's…

US marks September 11 attacks

Americans marked the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks in a somber, but more low key mood as memory of…

Sept 11: More cancer victims covered

About 50 types of cancer will be added to the list of diseases eligible for coverage in a compensation program for people…

Gwynne Dyer: Yours truly on bin Laden mail list

Gwynne Dyer wonders what he did to deserve the 'honour' of being one of eight Western journalists Osama bin Laden wanted…

Jack Tame: America, where revenge is an election campaign

"Vests!" yelled our minder. I dropped my backpack and fumbled with the gaping armholes and Velcro flaps. Why do fluoro vests…

September 11 Attacks Archives

Terrorism

Obama urges Kenya to improve counterterrorism
video Obama urges Kenya to improve counterterrorism

President Barack Obama is pushing Kenya to tighten its counterterrorism practices, which human rights group say have resulted…

Never-seen-before 9/11 photos
Teen admits inciting Anzac Day attack
Jihadi John's trainer killed in drone attack
The life of Isis innocents
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United Nations

US Secretary of State thanks NZ for role in Iran deal
US Secretary of State thanks NZ for role in Iran deal

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has thanked US Secretary of State John Kerry for his "patient and effective diplomacy" in…

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United States

Three minutes of fuel, but can't land
Three minutes of fuel, but can't land

Shocking recording has emerged of a passenger plane…

Amazon envisions air-traffic system for drones
Amazon envisions air-traffic system for drones

Amazon is creating a blueprint for an air-traffic…

'It absolutely was a valid comparison'
'It absolutely was a valid comparison'

Writer ridiculed for comparing breath test by New…

Ten things we can learn from Americans
Ten things we can learn from Americans

While New Zealand boasts peace and quiet, fresh food…

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