A lifelong friend of a New Zealand mother of four who was stabbed multiple times in an alleged domestic violence incident in Brisbane says her death is a “big shock”.
Israeli tanks were trying to push further west in their battle against Hamas in and around Khan Younis on Monday.
One of New Zealand's most prominent Pacific health leaders says he has "no confidence" in the government after stepping down from almost every advisory role.
A person has died after being pinned under a vehicle in a workplace incident at Golden Bay in the Tasman district.
Smoke spotted in the distance by a Middlemarch resident turned out to be a sizeable vegetation blaze, fire officials say.
The government is delaying its predecessor's plan to make online maths and literacy tests a prerequisite for NCEA qualifications from 2026.
A cold snap is tipped to sweep the country this week, bringing strong winds, showers and a dusting of snow before a dramatic change sees sweltering temperatures return.
Fair Pay Agreement legislation will be repealed by Christmas, while the use of 90-day trials will be extended beyond small businesses, the government has confirmed.
Australia says it will tighten visa rules for international students and low-skilled workers that could halve its migrant intake over the next two years.
Another new Omicron variant is quickly gaining traction in New Zealand, just as a full-swing Christmas party season pours fuel on our fifth Covid-19 wave.
A man has been arrested after abseiling inside Wellington’s Te Papa and using a power tool and spray paint to deface the Treaty of Waitangi exhibition.
Residents of far north Queensland are bracing for possible power outages, internet and water supply disruptions with the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Jasper.
A cast of about 60 entertained 2500 people during two sold-out shows of Not a Creature Was Stirring (Not Even a Mouse) at the Queenstown Events Centre yesterday.
Community unity beat threatening weather as about 2500 people rolled up for the Tokomairiro A&P Show in Milton on Saturday.
A knife-wielding Dunedin man caused chaos when he allegedly threatened multiple people, pulled a window off its hinges and demanded money off a pedestrian in Dunedin last week.