A man has been arrested after an early morning thieving and car-ramming rampage in Mid Canterbury, which ended with two stolen cars set on fire.
A marlin weighing up to 100 kilograms jumped into a small boat off the New South Wales coast, seriously injuring two brothers.
Former Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce says he has "zero prospects" of being handed a cabinet position as the prime minister shores up his ministry.
Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a record defamation payment against a News Corp tabloid, the largest in Australian history, after it accused him in reports of inappropriate behaviour.
A young man has admitted a prolonged and vicious "racially motivated" road rage attack on a family in which he rammed their car off the road, sending two children flying through the air.
China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances since 2013, according a new study, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban.
The US Justice Department has unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
New Zealand spends $20 million each year anaesthetising children so they can undergo tooth removals as a consequence of the consumption of sugary drinks.
Air travellers are advised to check flying conditions over the next few days before setting out for airports.
A British grandmother bidding to become the oldest person to sail around the world alone, without stopping and without help, is back on track after surviving near-disaster off Stewart Island.
In an age when youngsters live with a mobile device in one hand, it is unsurprising that is where they turn to find solutions to some of their greatest concerns.
The Financial Markets Authority says it is working to secure and preserve client funds, after the offices of a Dunedin financial planner were raided yesterday.
A man who assaulted a Corrections officer and a fellow inmate is part of a growing trend of prison violence, a judge has said.
The Dunedin trial for a man accused of stabbing to death an 11-month-old sea lion has been abandoned.
Phoebe Bell (9), Finlay Clarke-Wallace (13) and Theodora Clarke-Wallace (9) celebrate four years of low-cost fruit and vegetables, at the North Dunedin All Saints Anglican Church Hall.
Dunedin is "on the cusp" of something special as activity in the city's business start-up space grows, the Dunedin City Council says.
Pedestrians may soon be able to enjoy a car-free stroll in front of one of Dunedin's most well-known landmarks.
Dunedin's busiest footpaths may soon have speed limits for e-scooters but any enforcement will come down to the riders themselves or members of the public.
Letters of support for Plaman Resources' proposed diatomite mine near Middlemarch from Dunedin's mayor and the chief executives of Dunedin and Clutha's councils didn't hold back in their offers to be of help.