About 50% of people suffering from hip and knee problems are denied access to a specialist, an Otago University department's report has found.
A tourist from Hong Kong has been sentenced to over 10 years in jail after trying to pass off 2kg of methamphetamine as chicken stock powder.
California is set to approve methane regulations touted as the strictest yet in the US for controlling emissions of the gas.
A project aimed at growing the capability of women in the primary sector has been granted close to $300,000.
T-shirts honouring war hero Steve Askin who was killed fighting the Port Hills fires will raise money for his family.
Passengers aboard a ferry in Lyttelton Harbour were surprised with a rare treat this morning - two pods large pods of Orca.
The Pennsylvania town of Reduction is on the market for $1.5 million.
They're raising funds for the breeding and training of guide dogs.
Before he killed at least four people in the attack in London, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat.
Twitter Inc is considering whether to build a premium version of its network aimed at professionals, suggesting it could collect subscription fees from some users.
``SAVE our site'' is the slogan of a Dunedin City Council-backed hospital site public campaign launched today.
More than 80 people have been killed and 110,000 displaced in rain-related incidents since December.
A group of New Zealand lawyers is demanding a public inquiry over an alleged deadly SAS raid in Afghanistan.
Dozens of residents were buried in collapsed buildings in Mosul after an air strike against Islamic State triggered a massive explosion.
The man who ploughed a car through a throng of pedestrians then stabbed a policeman in London has been named, as the death toll from the attack rose to five.
A man accused of stabbing a sea lion pup to death has denied the charges against him.
Former Farmers boss Rod McDermott is dead after a collision between a car and truck near Tauranga on Wednesday.
There was never any question it was going to be good. But no words or teaser video can really prepare you for just how great Adele is live. Or how funny.
The first chartered flight from Dunedin to see the Aurora Australis has delivered spectacular results.
A NZ SAS soldier says civilians were killed in Afghanistan after faulty US intelligence was acted on.