Thousands of black-clad protesters from all walks of life thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a sign of broad support for anti-government demonstrations that have roiled the Chinese...
The whereabouts of 57-year-old socialite Ghislaine Maxwell - the woman at the heart of the sex allegations against Prince Andrew - remains a complete mystery.
At least forty-three people were killed in India's capital New Delhi on Sunday when a fire swept through a six-storey factory where labourers were sleeping, government officials said.
It's been a horror three days on our roads with 12 people dying, including four members of a visiting Malaysian family in Kaikoura and a child who was hit by a car in Waikato this afternoon.
At least one flight due to land in Dunedin has been turned back to Christchurch, after a thunderstorm caused the runway lights to fail. In Queenstown, flights have been cancelled after an internet outage.
Dunedin experienced it all today - after a fine day turned gloomy bringing rain and hail, while a brief lightning storm sparked fires in the city.
An estimated 970 tourists are stranded in Franz Josef and though road access to the south may be reopened in the coming days, a huge slip to the north will take much longer to clear.
Polystyrene meat trays, cups and takeaway food containers are the next targets in the battle to phase out single-use plastics.
Several tourists are stranded at a campground in Whataroa on the West Coast, including some "terrified" freedom campers who narrowly escaped a rapidly rising river.
Spark says coverage is almost fully restored to thousands of customers in the South Island after floods caused a widespread outage and cut the main route from Christchurch to Dunedin.
The Government has declared a "medium-scale adverse event" for South Canterbury, setting aside up to $50,000 to support farming communities significantly affected by the heavy rain and flooding.
A 36-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a West Coast woman this weekend.
Plans to install more concrete sleepers in Cemetery Rd need to be moved forward to avoid ‘‘taking a gamble with children’s lives’’, a Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board member says.
The ‘‘brazen’’ rabbit population is booming in Portobello, Otago Peninsula Community Board chairman Paul Pope says.
Building a ‘‘climate-safe’’ house and creating local climate solutions are the top priorities for Blueskin Resilient Communities Trust.
The abrupt appearance of a row of boulders at Long Beach Domain, blocking vehicle access to a popular grassed area, has upset local residents.