A man believed to have opened fire with a rifle at a Washington state mall, killing five people, has been captured a day after the attack, authorities say.
Eight people have been injured, one a 3-year-old girl, in a shooting in Baltimore in the US state of Maryland.
US police have released two videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man but the footage failed to settle the question of whether the victim Keith Scott was holding a gun.
Minor flooding has hit parts of the country following heavy rain and weather warnings.
There's a call for charity boxing events to come under the same rules as the rest of boxing following the death of a man at a corporate event in Hamilton.
On Saturday evening a group of University of Otago students helped push a car out of the ditch on the side of the road.
Four people were taken to Dunedin Hospital - one with serious injuries - following a crash involving two cars and a petrol tanker near Dunedin last night.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in Canada for their second official visit, with their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte,
Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party and has called for unity after ending a "coup" by more centrist lawmakers.
A manhunt is under way in northwest Washington state for a gunman who opened fire with a rifle in a shopping mall and killed five people before disappearing under the cover of darkness, authorities...
Heavy rain is expected across the North Island and most of the South Island today.
The death of a person following a crash near Warkworth, north of Auckland, today has brought the weekend road toll to six.
Dunedin coroner Brigitte Windley is leaving the job less than a year after her appointment because her husband was unable to find work in the city.
Dunedin is being urged to tidy up its act, after local Rotarians filled a trailer with rubbish during a community clean-up project in North Dunedin.
A Dunedin man will display the fruits of a year's labour at an upcoming Lego show in the city.
Balmacewen Intermediate principal Andrew Hunter stands in front of the school’s third learning centre, which is expected to be complete within the next month.
The Otago Polytechnic School of Occupational Therapy has been awarded $15,000 for a project to develop "lighting prescriptions" for elderly Dunedin residents who are visually impaired.
The stigma around receiving food parcels may be stopping those who need support from accessing foodbank services, food distributors say.
Voting papers have been out for a week, the candidates’ forum season is (thankfully) winding down, but things have become testy in the Dunedin local government elections. David Loughrey, also...
The possible slaughter of a rooster in Dunedin has the SPCA concerned.