Sri Lanka suffered another injury setback ahead of the second test against Australia in Galle with seamer Nuwan Pradeep suffering a hamstring strain during practice, a cricket board official says.
A group of quick-thinking university students helped police catch an alleged burglar in action in Dunedin yesterday.
Farmers in the South have been warned to keep a close eye on their herds after the theft of eight newborn Friesian heifer calves.
Oamaru barrister and solicitor Catriona Doyle has been appointed an acting District Court Judge.
Todd Blackadder's dream of leading the Crusaders to a title he won so often as a player is over, the Lions winning their quarter-final 42-25 in Johannesburg this morning.
Alastair Cook and Joe Root made centuries to lift England to a commanding 314 for four at the close on the first day of the second test against Pakistan.
More than 80 tertiary students were caught cheating last year, with some busted for writing cheat notes on their bodies and calculators, using information stored on smartphones, and copying the work of those sitting next to them.
A 64-year-old man from Kaikoura is dead and another person is critically injured after a four-car crash north of Dunedin.
Another batch of nasty weather is due to hit New Zealand shores tonight, with the MetService forecasting heavy rain, strong winds and higher levels of snow as a front crosses the country mid-week.
Police have issued a plea for Southern motorists to take extra care on icy roads following a rash of crashes this morning, and flights have been disrupted at Dunedin Airport. "We have...
A house has been badly damaged by fire in Omaha, north of Auckland, overnight.
Otago golf clubs have been urged to review their security following a spate of thefts from courses throughout the region.
Motorists have been urged to exercise extreme care on the roads as many New Zealanders wake to the heaviest frost of the year.
Christie Marceau's family are still waiting for a date to be set for a Coroner's inquest into her brutal death, almost three years after it was promised.
Police are seeking the public's help to identify a man dressed a woman who committed a serious sexual assault in Dunedin early on Sunday.
Google Maps is being updated with sharper, newer satellite images.
Microblogging platform Twitter is introducing 'stickers' for photos, in a bid to increase user engagement.
Police are still looking for a knife used in a Cromwell stabbing during the weekend.
Severe floods in southern China have killed at least 22 people and left 20 missing, the government says, with the rains expected to continue for the next three days.
Mosgiel Police are seeking information following several thefts and burglaries in the Taieri area, especially south of Mosgiel.