A Canadian band whose lead singer was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer have performed their last concert at the end of an emotional farewell tour.
A suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 carried out the attack on a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep that killed at least 51 people, the president says.
For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the German government plans to tell citizens to stockpile food and water in case of an attack or catastrophe.
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The Australian Electoral Commission has recommended that a vote on whether to allow same sex marriage be delayed, but no decision has been made.
Numbers of people struck down by gastro illness in the Hawke's Bay is declining but people still need to continue to be vigilant with their hand hygiene.
The average New York City taxi driver may still be sassy - but won['t be required to speak English any longer.
A suspected suicide bomber has targeted a wedding celebration in Turkey, killing 22 people and injuring at least 90 more.
Firefighters have a Southern California wildfire mostly surrounded, allowing thousands of evacuated residents to return to their homes.
One person is in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash south of the Bombay Hills near Auckland.
One person has suffered burns after a fire broke out at the back of their home in Timaru.
Police are investigating after a man was shot in the back and another was injured in the arm at a party in Auckland.
When Greg Abbott had a severe stroke at the age of 41, doctors warned his partner and three children there was a good chance he would be brain-dead.
With a growing number of visitors to Sandfly Bay on summer evenings, the role of the wildlife viewing ranger volunteer programme is increasingly vital, one long-time volunteer says.
Associate Prof Michael Schultz, the new head of the University of Otago’s department of medicine, recently spoke to John Gibb about his vision for the school’s future.
Otago will need to build at least 420 aged-friendly homes each year for the next 10 years, if the needs of the region's increasingly elderly population are to be met.
Emails, tweets and Facebook posts are becoming the new language of communication as New Zealand Police adapts to a shifting media landscape. But is the public’s right to know under attack?
Eight Otago people who recently took part in medical research may have gained the ultimate gift — of life — after aneurysm risks were detected and overcome through surgical repair.
A Lotto ticket bought from a South Dunedin store won a lucky punter $13.3 million in tonight's draw, the third bought at the store since April.
Actor James Rolleston remains in a stable condition in a ward in Waikato Hospital.