Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was knighted at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday and joked with reporters afterwards: 'I expect you to use my title.'
An Auckland lawyer who asked a woman lawyer to bend over through a window has been censured and fined $10,000.
Dunedin residents are being encouraged to turn out and welcome home Paralympic gold and bronze medallist Adam Hall tomorrow night.
After a year of wrangling the New Zealand Defence Force has been forced to reveal how much it pays for software from Peter Thiel's secretive firm Palantir.
Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has taken aim at the board of Air New Zealand, with his sights set on chairman Tony Carter first.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been questioned by police investigating whether late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi helped finance his 2007 election campaign.
The suspended chief executive of UK-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica reportedly claimed in secretly recorded video that his company played a decisive role in Donald Trump's election campaign.
An elderly man and his dog are recovering after being rescued from Tararua Forest Park north of Wellington.
A package bomb has blown up at a FedEx distribution centre near San Antonio - the fifth in a series of attacks that have rocked Texas this month.
A southerly front that has doused parts of Fiordland with more than 300mm of rain since Monday is slowly creeping north and will result in heavy showers today for the lower South Island and Central Otago.
A Bill to toughen up prison sentences for suppliers of psychoactive drugs is set to pass its first reading thanks to the backing of National, and Labour’s coalition partner, New Zealand First.
Former US president Barack Obama is in New Zealand for his first visit and organisers are pulling out all the stops - from actor Sam Neill as one of his hosts, to flying in chef Peter Gordon from London to cook for him.
The SSV Robert C. Seamans is one of two tall ship scientific research vessels operated by the United States-based Sea Education Association, which teaches people about the ocean.
The DCC will spend $60,000 on closing the lower Octagon and lower Stuart St for six days, and temporarily transforming the area into an ''inviting streetscape'' and ''central hub'' for Ed Sheeran fans.
Dunedin's local alcohol policy has hit another wall after it was withdrawn from consideration at a Dunedin City Council meeting because of legal fears.
By Frances Bote - Year 10, St Peter's College
By Ella McGuigan - Year 11, St Peter's College
By Max Callaghan - Year 11, St Peter's College
The different ways the word ''yes'' can be said was highlighted during roll call at Logan Park High School's Race Unity Day yesterday.
Outgoing Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) chief executive Gillian Bremner was thanked yesterday at an event marking almost a quarter century at the helm of the organisation.