Australian police say they believe bones recently found in waters off an east coast beach are the remains of a Frenchman missing since February.
An overseas-owned company behind a subdivision for 117 homes in Auckland has been fined and ordered to sell up after buying the land without permission.
Police are investigating how a 6-month-old girl sustained burn injuries - which they describe as non-accidental.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Black Caps deserve a "heroes' welcome" home after a "remarkable" World Cup final.
John Banks is seriously considering a tilt at the Auckland mayoralty, saying if he stands and is elected he will chair the board of Auckland Transport.
The occupants of a 4WD left hanging precariously off the edge of Portobello Rd have escaped without serious injury after a head-on crash this afternoon.
Indonesia's Moluccas islands have experienced scores of aftershocks after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes.
India's space agency says it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission due to a "technical snag".
A young mother has described the moment she and her children ran from their burning home in Dunedin.
Nine Swedes have been killed after their plane crashed during a skydiving trip near Umea in the north, authorities say.
A nine-year-old boy has died after a vehicle crashed into a riverbed in Canterbury, police have confirmed.
US authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump's plan to deport thousands of immigrants.
CONTENT WARNING: A Mount Maunganui man has been prosecuted by the SPCA after he threw a dog against a wall, blinding it in one eye because the dog "prevented him from relaxing".
Dementia - a brain-wasting disease - affects around 50 million people globally, with nearly 10 million new cases a year.
An unlicensed Mosgiel builder has pleaded guilty to 15 charges after misleading property owners and a real estate agency.
The leader of a Welsh bid to snatch the title of world's steepest street from Dunedin's Baldwin Street is worried the lack of documents on the construction of the 1000-year-old road will thwart them.
Passengers and tour operators are describing the lack of shelter and seating at Dunedin's regional bus stop, as a bad look for the city.
Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-metre structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in the evolution of pyramid construction.