An "extreme high-risk'' teenage terror suspect giggled after being denied bail and ordered back to segregated custody in a tiny jail cell for up to 22 hours a day.
An explosive text message from the chief of NSW Police to his deputy about equipment issues in the critical final hours of the Lindt Cafe siege has been revealed.
The mother of a girl who choked to death at Gloriavale Christian Community was pressured by leaders on what to tell authorities, it has been claimed.
A senior Ministry of Transport manager who allegedly stole more than $700,000 has appeared in court but has not yet entered a plea.
A tourist driver jailed for killing a young motorcyclist has had her appeal heard today.
Footage of a kiwi apparently "dancing" around a feeder has been posted online by staff at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary, near Dunedin
Close contacts of an Otago Polytechnic student who died at the weekend from meningitis have been offered antibiotics to reduce their risk of catching the disease.
A man has allegedly shot at a commercial premises in Takanini this morning.
A Chinese national now faces a charge of dangerous driving causing death, following a crash that killed Dunedin photographer Riley Baker.
A woman accused of attacking Victorian MP Jane Garrett remains under police guard in a Melbourne hospital.
More than a year after flood damage caused its closure, the Dunedin South police station is set to reopen to the public.
Armed men have kidnapped a group of people from a restaurant in the heart of Mexico's major tourist resort of Puerto Vallarta, according to officials.
Six people were injured when the vehicle they were in rolled in Waikato early today.
Hundreds of mourners have gathered in New York for the funeral for a Muslim imam gunned down at the weekend, as police questioned a man.
A teenager was stabbed in Gisborne last night.
Donald Trump says he'll work closely with NATO allies to defeat Islamic State militants if he becomes president, reversing an earlier threat the US might not meet its obligations to the defence organisation.
Former English premier league footballer Dalian Atkinson has died after police fired a high-voltage Taser stun-gun at him during an incident in his home town.
Russia and the US are close to starting joint military action against militants in Syria, Russian news agencies have quoted Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu as saying.
An unidentified man has opened fire in the centre of the Belgian city of Ghent before being shot by police, local media are reporting.
A Timaru plastics factory has been damaged overnight after a heating unit used for moulds caught fire.