Green activists dumped horse manure outside the venue of a UN climate summit in Madrid, airing their frustration at the failure of world leaders to take meaningful action against global warming.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited former strongholds of his Labour opponents in northern England and pledged to repay their trust for helping to deliver a stunning victory for his Conservative Party.
Doc is assessing walking routes in the Aoraki/Mt Cook area after a metre of rain fell in eight days.
Firefighters are battling more than 100 blazes across New South Wales and conditions are expected to worsen again early next week as temperatures rise.
All Jamie Fietje knows of the circumstances of his wife's sudden death is what his young son told him as he innocently lay down beside his mum, thinking her asleep.
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Police have formally identified four more of the Whakaari/White Island victims, following an unsuccessful body recovery mission this morning.
Dunedin’s Newton family witnessed a special event at Woodhaugh Gardens on Sunday - the release of a rehabilitated kereru.
After two years in the role, Town Belt Kaitiaki education co-ordinator Claudia Babirat has stood down to spend more time with her family.
The new Boiler Point fishing jetty in Careys Bay is already proving popular with anglers, a month after it was installed by Port Otago.
Three Dunedin foodbanks have been given about 300 boxes of food each after the annual can collection.
The Valley Project has been working to build and support the aspirations of the North East Valley community for the past 10 years.
Dunedin being chosen as a central hub for a new bus payment system being rolled out in nearly 30 municipalities across New Zealand is already benefiting the city’s economy, the team driving it says.
Otago Peninsula should remain in the Dunedin South electorate boundary, community representatives say.
The proliferation of freedom camping spots at roadside lay-bys and reserves at Brighton and Taieri Mouth is straining the tolerance of the local community.
The Prime Minister has called for a minute's silence on Monday in honour of the Whakaari/ White Island victims, while in Whakatāne, the security cordon on the foreshore has been lifted.
A massive storm expected to bring widespread heavy rain and gale-force winds to much of the country will also drag temperatures down in the South next week.
The government is moving to fast-track billions in funding for rail investments in a change that is being hailed as historic.
When Brendan Paterson saw the face of a young guide killed in the eruption at Whakaari/White Island, he recognised Hayden Marshall-Inman as the man who saved his and his child's life.