The real estate market has sprung back into life, but national sales volumes were flat.
Police are warning people to keep their cars locked and hide any valuables after a number of thefts from Dunedin car parks.
The face of organised crime is evolving "rapidly" in New Zealand and becoming much more agile in its ability to move between licit and illicit markets.
A former member of top South Korean girl group f(x), who had spoken out against cyber bullying, has been found dead.
A baby girl found buried alive in India is a suspected case of female infanticide, police say. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she is recovering.
The Queen has set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government, including an Oct 31 Brexit, a new deal with the EU, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election.
Police are still hunting for a person involved in a Foxton shooting that left a victim critically injured.
Well-known Tauranga sailor and local Act Party candidate Stuart Pedersen has been identified as the victim of the fatal yachting accident in Northland.
A question mark hangs over whether or not Calum MacLeod will remain deputy mayor of the Queenstown Lakes District.
Defeated Queenstown mayoral candidate Nik Kiddle is wondering what happened to the Wanaka Airport protest vote.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the latest polls which show a drop in support for Labour are not a concern when it comes to forming a government.
Students say it's tragic that it's taken a death to force a law change to ensure they are looked after properly at university hostels.
Appointing a chairman or chairwoman for the Otago Regional Council may not be as simple as in past terms. Reporter Jono Edwards speculates wildly on who its next leader might be.
Dunedin city councillor Jim O'Malley says he is likely to walk away at the end of the next term, after missing out on the mayoralty and facing a difficult three years ahead.
Strike action by medical imaging technologists has not prevented southern region patients in life-threatening situations from accessing X-rays or scans if they needed them, the Southern DHB says.
The only Dunedin city councillor to lose his seat this election has thanked his supporters and offered to help where he can.