An Omarama-based gunman has just come back from a successful turn at the cowboy action world championships held in the United States.
The sea wall Wakanui in Canterbury has been permanently damaged over the years through erosion, and there is no sign of it slowing.
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Glenn Besley, the adopted son of Croatian migrant George Vulinovich, celebrates Croatia's World Cup semifinal victory over England in style at an Airbnb in Karitane just north of Dunedin.
Police have arrested three people in relation to the recent string of aggravated robberies targeting Dunedin dairies following a raid in Ocean Grove today.
The Australian Immigration Minister has taken a swipe at Andrew Little and New Zealand's contribution to regional surveillance following his appearance on a current affairs show across the Tasman.
Migrant nurses are experiencing racism and cultural scrutiny daily in New Zealand, and experts are saying "it's time to talk".
A South Korean court has ruled the government and operator of the Sewol ferry, which sank killing more than 300 people mostly school children, must compensate the families.
The Government has this afternoon confirmed a cash injection of $820,000 for Dunedin's waterfront development project.
A Taranaki father has pleaded guilty to having his 10-year-old son drive for him because he was drunk.
Police were called after the discovery of old mortar shells at a building site on Clyde St in North Dunedin this morning.
The armed offenders squad descended on the Dunedin suburb of Tomahawk this afternoon while executing a raid on a property in the area.
A "collapse explosion" at the summit of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has sent a surge of lava that destroyed structures in an evacuated housing development, geologists and civil defense authorities said.
Elon Musk has apologised to British caver Vern Unsworth for insulting comments he made about him following the rescue of a dozen Thai schoolboys and their football coach from a cave in northern Thailand.
Lesbian superhero Batwoman is powering towards a ground-breaking role as the first LGBT lead in her own television series.
A Northland avocado grower says thieves have stripped his orchard of up to 70% of the fruit - at a loss of about $100,000 - which is pointless as it is months away from being ready to harvest.