The unused historic Loan and Mercantile building at Dunedin's wharf is set to sparkle with life again in January.
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A newly discovered creature that's blind and buries its head in the sand has been named after US president Donald Trump.
New Zealand won't be joining Australia in refusing to sign a non-binding United Nations migration agreement and has called claims the deal would undermine its national sovereignty "falsehoods".
A cyclist who broke his hand and was knocked out after a collision with an e-scooter rider on a cycleway wants to see tighter regulations around where they can ride.
One person's fashion mistakes could soon be another person's home thanks to new Australian research.
A world-first driverless ute will be trialled on regional roads in Australia in a bid to prevent accidents caused by kangaroos.
The Sensible Sentencing Trust has been censured by the Privacy Commissioner after wrongly labelling a man as a convicted paedophile on its website.
A Dunedin woman who was wrongly fired for stealing a $1 bag of chips from her work spent more on her legal costs than what she received in compensation.
The Scottish National Party and other minor British opposition parties have tabled a vote of no confidence in Theresa May's Conservative government, the SNP confirmed.
A US judge has fiercely criticised President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn for lying to FBI agents in a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
President Donald Trump's namesake charitable foundation has agreed to dissolve under court supervision, partially resolving a lawsuit claiming he misused it to advance his 2016 presidential campaign businesses.
Police have released the name of a man found dead after the car he was in plunged down a bank in the Christchurch suburb of Cashmere.
Two 20-year-old men convicted of raping a drunk 15-year-old girl at a Christchurch house party have had their jail term reduced after a successful appeal.
A woman who sold her teenage daughter to strangers for sex up to five times a day will serve more time in prison after the Solicitor-General successfully appealed her sentence.
Police say inquiries are continuing into an incident in which a 9-month-old baby in Dunedin sustained injuries thought to be ‘‘non-accidental’’.