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A monster ship engine is to be set running at a vintage machinery 'crank up' event in Canterbury next month.
The West Coast town of Reefton has acquired a new tourist attraction in the form of a gin distillery.
Prince Harry climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge today and with his wife Meghan Markle took part in a group hug on Bondi Beach.
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A surfer in Northland has survived a great white shark attack but has been left with bite marks and a jagged tooth buried in his surfboard.
Rogue National MP Jami-Lee Ross has admitted to having affairs with two women - one of them an MP - and says there will be "challenging times ahead" in his marriage.
As National MPs rally behind Simon Bridges in the wake of Jami-Lee Ross’ explosive accusations, political experts believe that Bridges’ leadership is safe - for now.
Things are going from bad to worse for motorists on Wellington roads today, while there are disruptions for others throughout the North Island.
Two men have been arrested after at least 10 police officers were shot at during a car chase in Auckland earlier today.
Two of President Donald Trump's top advisers got into a heated exchange outside the Oval Office as passions boiled over about how to handle illegal immigration.
Establishing links with the University of Otago is just one of the ways a North Island hospital is hoping to change medical students' perceptions after it ranked last in a list of preferred hospitals to work at by trainee doctors.
Suspicious posts on community Facebook pages in Wellington and Auckland have caught the attention of police.
Jaw-dropping plans for a new National Stadium sunken into the Auckland waterfront are being unveiled today to gauge public support.
An Otago public law specialist says the scandal embroiling the National Party shows the donation disclosure threshold for party donations is too high - but it remains to be seen whether opposition...
A National Party candidate has spoken about a campaign of harassment by rogue MP Jami-Lee Ross which became so severe she sought medical help and intervention by the party hierarchy.
Confidential documents have revealed the Otago Regional Council is eyeing a 7913sqm Dunedin industrial site for its new headquarters.