An eruption is currently happening at Whakaari/White Island.
Updated 1.30 pm
A couple and their two teenage daughters killed in a crash near Kaikōura were planning to visit Christchurch mosques.
One person has been taken to Dunedin Hospital with moderate injuries after a crash in Maori Hill this morning.
Updated 2.53 pm
A dog was killed when fire ripped through a house in the Dunedin suburb of Wakari this morning.
Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who brought boyish vulnerability to Big Bird on the groundbreaking children's television show "Sesame Street", has died at the age of 85.
Figures in a new report suggest the number of children living in serious poverty is greater than the population of Dunedin.
US President Donald Trump says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing "everything" if he resumes hostility, after the North said it had carried out a "successful test of great significance."
A global search is on to find a man wanted for sexually abusing children in Sydney over a six-year period in the 1980s.
All Black Richie Mo'unga, 25, said "I do" to long-term partner Sophie Vieceli in a ceremony in Christchurch over the weekend.
A man who pushed a toddler in a pram to safety before being hit by a car remains in a critical condition in Hawke's Bay Hospital.
Surf Life Saving New Zealand wants to ban what it is calling "bad boys" of the beach, and it's not dogs, drones, vehicles, or any of the usual suspects.
Two people have been taken to Dunedin Hospital after a crash on the city's one way system this morning.
Another person has died on the country's roads after a crash in the Tararua District in the North Island early today.
Prof John Reynolds has urged University of Otago graduates to "hold on to your humanity" in an upside-down world of fake news and incidents of hatred.
The Dunedin Town Hall clock fell uncharacteristically quiet on Saturday as digital photography took place behind the scenes in the clock tower.
Up to 500 people made the most of the morning sunshine and enjoyed a free family Christmas day out in Dunedin yesterday.
You know you’re a keen fisherman when you’ve just heard the rooster crow at 5am on your first visit to the new $1million fishing jetty at Boiler Point.