Cheaper fuel could be on the way for motorists as the government looks to stimulate competition at the pump.
Of the 1034 dog attacks reported to Christchurch City Council last year, only one resulted in the owner facing prosecution.
Hollywood star Johnny Depp has appeared in a London court to hear his lawyer argue that Depp's ex-wife had lied when she accused him of beating her in comments quoted by tabloid newspaper.
Victoria University estimates it could lose as much as $12 million if the Government doesn't lift a travel ban in place over coronavirus.
Red pandas, the bushy-tailed and russet-furred bamboo munchers that dwell in Asian high forests, are not a single species but rather two distinct ones, a new genetic study shows.
Green MP Golriz Ghahraman has revealed she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and hopes to remove some of the stigma around the disease.
The high cost of getting professional help for ill or injured pets is driving people to try their own home surgeries.
Witnesses at a public inquiry into the 2017 fire at Grenfell Tower in London which killed 72 people will be immune from prosecution over evidence they give, Britain's attorney general says.
Prince Harry has begun the last round of his royal duties on an informal note, making it clear the audience listening to his speech on sustainable travel in Edinburgh should simply call him Harry.
Donald Trump has accused cable TV news channels of presenting the danger from the coronavirus in as bad a light as possible, even as public health officials warned Americans to prepare for a likely local outbreak.
The number of new coronavirus infections inside China - the source of the outbreak - has for the first time been overtaken by fresh cases elsewhere, with Italy and Iran emerging as new epicentres.
Air New Zealand's net profit has slumped by 32% to $101 million and the airline warns coronavirus makes its outlook uncertain.
Part of State Highway 1 in Canterbury was partly closed this morning while armed police searched a property understood to have gang links.
Getting by without a car was initially a "hellish" experience, Dunedin woman Patricia Clark said yesterday.
A failure to prevent coronavirus establishing itself in New Zealand would be a "major failing of our public health services and infection control", a public health medicine specialist says.
A gang enforcer who repeatedly beat his cellmate as part of a prospect initiation will remain behind bars for at least another year.
CCS Disability Action Otago plans to sell its Great King St premises this week, and will later move into leased and refurbished rooms in Portsmouth Dr.
Yes, at the moment you can actually learn a good deal about medieval sword fighting at Otago Girls’ High School.