As China prepares to host the G20 summit, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull faces scrutiny over Australia's investment policies.
Dunedin's latest Powerball winning couple are eyeing up a new car and other purchases are in consideration.
The latest edition of the Australian National Dictionary has added thousands of new and old favourite words and phrases.
The Baird government's controversial bill to end greyhound racing in NSW is expected to pass this week.
School-age students will be able to enrol in an accredited online learning provider instead of attending school, under new Government legislation.
New Zealand hopes of a breakthrough in Syria during its Presidency of the Security Council next month will be a tough ask if a debate in the Security Council on Monday was anything to go by.
A male student at Massey University campus in Wellington has been diagnosed with meningitis.
A psychologist who shoplifted a Karen Walker designer dress has been found guilty of professional misconduct.
With spring looming, pollen season has arrived for much of the country.
Chinese national Limin Ma has pleaded guilty over the crash which killed young Dunedin photographer Riley Baker.
A private Christchurch boys' school was in lockdown after a man threatened staff and made mention of a gun.
A teenager high on a cocktail of drink and drugs has been jailed for nearly two years after killing an innocent bystander with a single punch.
A Canadian town known as the "Land of Rape and Honey" says it has dropped the slogan, which had been a constant source of complaints.
An Auckland Council candidate claims he and Don Brash were threatened by a sword-weilding man while he was being interviewed.
Donald Trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate if donors to the Clinton Foundation got special treatment from the State Department when it was run by Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
A motorcyclist has died after colliding with a car south of Auckland this morning.
Turkey has vowed to "completely cleanse" Islamic State militants from its border region after a suicide bomber suspected of links to the group killed 54 people at a Kurdish wedding.
A judge has ordered the US State Department to review and determine the potential release of 14,900 documents, most of which are believed to be emails to or from Hillary Clinton.
The leaders of the euro zone's biggest economies have held talks in the aftermath of Britain's shock decision to leave the EU.
One of New Zealand's most controversial citizens will forfeit nearly $43 million to the police following a money-laundering inquiry.