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Stranded whales to be euthanised in New Zealand

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 20:07

New Zealand conservation officials said Thursday they would have to euthanise eight pilot whales stranded on a remote beach where five others died earlier this week.

New Zealand: 33 whales shot after rescues failed

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 09:48

The pilot whales shot were the last of 99 that stranded themselves on Monday on Farewell Spit on the South Island.

Nine people killed in New Zealand plane crash

Last Updated: Saturday, September 04, 2010, 10:58

A light aircraft belonging to a skydiving company crashed at a tourist site.