A contact of one of the Covid-19 Sydney cases, who travelled to New Zealand, is currently in a managed isolation and quarantine facility in Christchurch.
A fire that broke out at a West Auckland supermarket is being treated as arson - and it is thought it may have been part of a global social media craze.
Raffaele Esposito, the 19th century Neapolitan credited with inventing Italy's most famous type of pizza, may be turning in his grave: Rome has a new vending machine which slides out freshly cooked...
An alleged offender who sparked a major armed police callout and manhunt across Christchurch yesterday has appeared in court on a range of violence, firearms and drugs charges.
There are no new cases of Covid-19 in the community in New Zealand today but one in managed isolation.
Dead ducks found near Dunedin's Long Beach are thought to have been illegally dumped by bird shooters.
A man who beat his friend to death with a cricket bat and dumped his body out of town has avoided a sentence of life imprisonment without parole.
A 24-year-old man has been charged in relation to an alleged hit-and-run in Christchurch on Thursday night.
Armed police have raided two properties in Christchurch this morning - one of which was reportedly linked to an unprovoked assault in the central city in March.
Hopes that India's rampaging second wave of Covid-19 is peaking were set back on Thursday as record daily infections and deaths were reported and as the virus spread from cities to villages that...
Not long before three-year-old Axle's amazing survival after a night alone in the bush, his family had no home and had lived in tents when emergency accommodation felt unsafe.
Medical workloads are so heavy that thousands of doctors across the country are severely burnt out, and levels of burnout are highest at the Southern DHB, a new report reveals.
Thousands of travellers will have their plans disrupted after the Government chose to pause flights from New South Wales for 48 hours as a precautionary response to two community cases there.
Southern cancer patients are dying and Health Minister Andrew Little needs to step in and save them, patient advocate Melissa Vining says.
Dropping an upgrade of Dunedin’s tertiary precinct from city council budgets until 2030 has been lamented as shortsighted and disappointing.
A Dunedin man who sexually offended against two boys has avoided a conviction, paving the way for a career as a pilot.
A former police officer has been described as a “thug and a coward” by the 75-year-old man he beat up.
The Southern District Health Board, which mails about 1800 letters a day to patients, is considering ways to improve their content.