Advance NZ co-leader Billy Te Kahika Jr was spoken to by police for incorrectly wearing a mask on a flight from Wellington to Dunedin.
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The crew of a German yacht have been detained in the Bay of Islands after they broke New Zealand's Covid-19 border restrictions.
A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a 10-month-old baby earlier this month.
Green Party co-leader James Shaw is full of disdain but unsurprised at Winston Peters' "politics of division", which he calls a desperate plea for votes.
A man armed with a meat cleaver attacked and wounded two people who had stepped out for a cigarette in front of the Paris office building where Islamist militants gunned down employees of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo five years ago.
The world's nations must do all they can to understand the origins of Covid-19, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday, comments that could worsen tensions with China.
A man aged in his 30s has been flown to Auckland City Hospital in a critical condition after a skydiving incident in west Auckland.
There are two cases of Covid-19 to report today, one is in managed isolation and one is a historic case, the Ministry of Health says.
A single duckling stops for a breather while out with its mother at the Dunedin Botanic Garden on Thursday.
Baby Daxton was not expected to live. His parents were told he could die before being born. They braced themselves for the worst. But Daxton is a battler. Four brain operations later, the 13-week-old continues to defy the odds.
After 40 minutes of treading water and trying desperately to hold on to his capsized boat, Jim Murdoch began to question how much longer he could last.
Covid-19 academics may be respected, but experts who warn of dangers associated with alcohol are pooh-poohed, University of Otago vice-chancellor Harlene Hayne says.
The Southern District Health Board is calling for extensive parking options on the edge of Dunedin’s central city to be included as part of an overhaul of the city’s transport system.
Dunedin kindergarten teachers have been recognised nationally for their commitment to learning sign language, creating an inclusive and accessible environment for deaf children.
Severe weather expected to bring heavy snow and rain to the lower South Island "couldn’t come at a worse time" for some farmers.