Disruption is expected across North Island roads tomorrow morning as Te Pāti Māori calls for nationwide action in response to the government’s "assault on tangata whenua and Te Tiriti o Waitangi".
The engineer whose firm designed the CTV building that collapsed in the Christchurch quake won't be at a disciplinary hearing today after issuing a statement claiming he is ‘medically unfit’ to appear.
A man driving a car with false number plates was found with methamphetamine and cocaine, Dunedin police say.
A man has been seriously injured after a four-wheel driver crashed off a track above him in Dunedin.
An allegedly drunk man out for an early-morning drive parked his car in the middle of a Dunedin street, prompting a police callout.
Dunedin police say they found drugs after a driver's speedy escape from officers came to a grinding halt when his car broke down.
A German tourist died and two other people were hurt after an attack by a man armed with a knife and hammer near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, in what President Emmanuel Macron described as "a terrorist attack".
Israeli forces have bombed wide areas of the Gaza Strip, killing and wounding dozens of Palestinians, as civilians in the besieged territory sought shelter in an ever-shrinking area of the south.
A man wielding a steak knife has killed four members of his extended family, including two children, at a home in the Queens borough of New York City before being shot dead by police.
Several hundred people lined Balclutha’s main street on Saturday to get a glimpse of a very special seasonal guest.
The new coalition govt is "deeply committed to lowering smoking rates in New Zealand," Prime Minister Christopher Luxon says, but admits his team got their numbers wrong.
Cold weather did nothing to dampen Dunedin’s Christmas spirit when Santa came to the city yesterday.
Oncologists are calling on southern MPs not to contribute to "the continued ill health and deaths" of constituents by supporting the repeal of smoke-free laws.
Dunedin Gasworks Museum Trust’s chairman Jonathan Cweorth with a cake made for the gasworks’ 160th anniversary yesterday with Dunedin city councillor Sophie Barker (left) and founder of the Southern Heritage Trust, Ann Barsby.
Fifty volunteers from Dunedin churches spent the first two days of summer cooped up inside packing Christmas food boxes for Otago families.
Rising groundwater could cause permanent surface flooding in parts of South Dunedin as early as 2030.
The Dunedin Dance Academy Intro to Dance group perform their routine "Blue" at the Mayfair Theatre yesterday.