Labour MP Louisa Wall has withdrawn at the eleventh hour from Labour's selection battle for the Manurewa seat.
A teen who had to be rescued while trying to cross Cook Strait in a dinghy says he would make the treacherous trip again.
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A female zookeeper has been airlifted to hospital after an "extremely vicious" attack by two lions inside a zoo enclosure on the New South Wales South Coast.
Dunedin's Kmart store remains closed after apparently changing its mind about an opening date at the last minute.
Kiwis have been encouraged to enjoy a "normal" holiday weekend after seven straight days of no new Covid cases - and there is now just one active case in this country.
National says it will offer businesses a $10,000 cash payment for taking on more staff if it wins the election.
The government has announced a $175 million package to boost the arts and creative sector in the wake of Covid-19.
A West Auckland man who murdered his mother after years of caring for her will spend at least 14 years behind bars.
Tower says it will aim to cut costs by $7.2 million per year which includes a proposal for 108 redundancies.
Plans for debt relief for the world's poorest countries inched forward as private creditors laid out a blueprint for their involvement, though it received immediate criticism for not going far enough.
Police checks on potential Covid-19 party rule-breakers has turned up something else – stolen street signs.
Driveways in a small Queensland town have been lit up to honour a man who died with coronavirus, as authorities try to work out how the virus reached the town.
The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the United Nations to delay until late 2021 a crucial climate summit.
The chief of the Minneapolis police has apologised to the family of an unarmed black man who died this week.
An alleged abduction of an Auckland teenage girl did not happen, the principal of a local high school says.