Stranded whales to be euthanised in New Zealand

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

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

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