Three Indian climbers and one Nepali guide died on Mount Everest in the past couple of days, taking to seven the total number killed or missing on the world's highest mountain in this year's climbing season.
A Russian man who said he was tortured during a crackdown on LGBT+ people in Chechnya has appealed to Europe's top rights court, claiming his case was not properly investigated by Russian authorities.
Two people died in a spate of serious crashes around the country last night taking this year's already high road toll to 158.
Public transport could soon be cheaper for 900,000 low income families, the Government has announced.
Fighting back tears, Theresa May said she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union.
French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said.
Foulden Maar is home to hundreds of previously unknown species of insects and flowers, the world’s oldest whitebait species, and the oldest freshwater eel in the southern hemisphere.
Regaling the crowd with an historical anecdote at the Garrison Club last night is former staff sergeant with the 1st Otago Southland Regiment Maurice Angelo, of...
Hazel Jenks' voice could easily have been missed among the booming chants of teenagers calling for climate change in the Octagon yesterday.
The Serious Fraud Office raid on the premises of financial adviser Barry Kloogh was a total surprise and had devastated the family, his brother Geoff Kloogh says.
A dairy farmer would tie cows up by their tails, a court has heard, and when the beasts bolted it ripped the ends off.
The Dunedin City Council is eyeing a funding increase of more than $1million to better prepare for climate change, amid warnings continued underinvestment risks exacerbating the threat of ...
For Bill Harris, risking being attacked by Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq was one he was willing to take to maintain his academic credibility.
Bringing your "whole self to work" is what Otago Polytechnic wants to promote when it comes to the LGBT community.
New information about the condition of one of Dunedin's most prominent churches may save it from demolition.