A New Zealand jury convicts Nai Yin Xue, who sparked an international hunt in 2007, of murdering his wife.
- Melbourne Herald Sun
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Telstra blocks access to several websites in Australia for hosting footage of the recent mass shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, which were livestreamed on Facebook, including LiveLeak, 4chan, 8chan, Voat and the blog Zero Hedge. Optus and Vodafone took similar actions but did not list which sites had been blocked.
At least 50 people are killed and dozens others are injured during two attacks on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Several homes have been damaged in an uncontrolled bushfire near the New Zealand city of Nelson.
Russia confirms that a fireball seen over much of New Zealand on January 5 was its Kosmos 2430 missile early warning satellite, which was launched in 2007.
The body of missing tourist Grace Millane is found outside of Auckland, New Zealand.