The American Chemistry Council industry body called for World Health Organization's cancer agency to reform, accusing it of "dubious and misleading" work.
New York prosecutors have dropped the charges on Lapo Elkann, grandson of late Fiat patriarch Gianni Agnelli, who falsely reported he was kidnapped in an effort to get ransom money.
United Future leader Peter Dunne is taking the idea to changing the date of summer a step further.
George Orwell's 1984 novel about a dystopian future under an authoritarian regime is back as a bestseller and being reprinted decades after it was written as readers grapple with Donald Trump administration's defence of "alternative facts."
As petrol prices across the country continue to rise, Rotorua maintains its reputation as one of the cheapest places to fill your tank.
KiwiRail has cleared the slips on the Christchurch-West Coast line and will resume services today, including the TranzAlpine train.
Design work for the long-awaited completion of the Dunedin to Port Chalmers cycle-walkway is continuing, and the NZ Transport Agency has confirmed it is still committed to the project.
An Air New Zealand jet from Auckland (NZ675) was diverted to Christchurch after two failed attempts to land at Dunedin Airport yesterday.
Access to St Clair Beach will be restricted at times this week to allow large rocks and debris to be cleared.
Work will start soon on an $8 million separated cycleway on Dunedin's one-way system.
A runaway lamb has been saved from the chopping block by a national fundraising campaign.
Police have executed a search warrant in Dunedin after stolen tools were offered for sale on social media, but trade vehicles continue to be targeted by thieves.
The opening yesterday of a new building housing ''the Dunedin Study'' will allow the ''fountain of youth'' to keep flowing.
A photo that melted hearts across the region has won the Otago Daily Times Magic Moments photography competition.
Dunedin fans of Robbie Burns have been celebrating the Scottish poet's birthday since 1855, steadfastly sticking to tradition like dried porridge to ye plate.
The Dunedin City Council is considering all options over the future of a 19th-century building laced with asbestos.
As the Turkish soldier lay dying, his friend from a neighbouring village, Murat Ali sat to comfort him in his final moments.
It's a stark contrast.
A tenant advocate is hailing the Government for adopting a more ``compassionate'' line with state house tenants who get involved with drugs.
New Zealand has reclaimed its ranking as the least corrupt country in the world in an international survey.