A man was beaten with a hockey stick and had mince and cheese pies thrown at him by three disgruntled males who broke into his caravan while he was asleep.
Police were seen removing a hatchet from the bonnet of a crashed car after an arrest was made near Mosgiel today.
A New Zealand musician has been sentenced to 12 months home detention for owning and sharing child pornography.
We do not know whether the United Nations or mercenary armies will keep the peace in the future, Professor Robert Patman says.
A driver was left covered in milkshake after a collision between a truck and a car on Dunedin’s one-way system.
Māori initiatives are again getting more than $1 billion from this year's Budget, including $299 million towards health reforms.
The Pacific's $196 million package in this year's Budget includes a big chunk set to help deliver a proper historical account of the infamous Dawn Raids.
Opposition MPs are not holding back in their disdain for Budget 2022, with National labelling it "backwards" and Act the "brain-drain Budget".
After extensive pressure on drug-buying agency Pharmac, and a major review of its operations, Budget 2022 has provided a big cash injection.
Nearly $3 billion of Budget cash is going towards the education sector as it moves away from the decile system and addresses pay parity issues.
There's a lot of spending flying around in Budget 2022 - here's the main expenses in an easy-to-read list.
The health sector is being given $13.2 billion over the next four years including more than $1.8b in new spending in the coming year to address historical cost pressures, boost the workforce and guide in the health reforms.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has tacked to the centre, bolting an emergency $1 billion cost of living package to his $5.9b health-focused Budget.
The planned South Dunedin library and community complex is now not likely to be built before 2025, after a project delay.
There are 9091 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today and five more deaths with the disease, including three in the South.
A person is in a critical condition after an explosion at a rural Christchurch property this morning.
Jacinda Ardern has gifted her finance minister a tie on the morning of a health-focussed Budget as she watches from Covid-19 isolation.