Police say they responded appropriately during an incident in which a man was shot dead after he threatened an officer with a knife north of Wellington.
A man will stand trial in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Monday for the alleged murder of New Zealand mother Tara Brown.
A New Zealand ski guide who grew up in Dunedin has died after being swept away by an avalanche in Japan.
A man died and two other people were injured after a German man drove into a crowd standing near a bakery in the southwestern town of Heidelberg.
She was a fighter on the netball court, and now former Silver Ferns star Tania Dalton is in the fight of her life.
An Auckland police officer was almost in tears after stopping a four-wheel drive crammed with 13 people, including eight unrestrained children, one of them a baby.
Labour MP Jacinda Ardern is Mt Albert's new MP - recording a victory that will further raise her profile in election year.
Former All Black Ali Williams has been arrested in Paris for allegedly possessing cocaine.
A man has been shot dead by police in Wellington overnight.
New Zealanders’ levels of comfort with organisations’ use of personal data depends on their own experiences, a new study says.
The restoration of Arthur Burns' grave in the Southern Cemetery has been a labour of love for an Emeritus Professor.
Dunedin second-hand stores have been inundated with students buying costumes for Orientation Week parties.
The popular Selwyn White Memorial Handicap tennis tournament will be held at Taieri Tennis Club, this morning.
Irish singer-songwriter Mundy and world music outfit ALDOC are bringing their New Zealand tour to the city.
Dunedin Maori fashion designer Amber Bridgman has been selected to showcase her designs at next month’s Melbourne Fashion Festival.
A Portobello cannon is in need of some wheels to restore it to its former glory.
Students have been doing more than the usual orientation traditions this O-Week.
Views of Otago Harbour have become a backdrop for the Back Beach Poetry Trail opened in Port Chalmers this morning.
Three high school pupils have been selected for the Willows Cricket Club touring team, and leave for Sri Lanka in April.
The levels of difficulty of Dunedin’s walking tracks are set to be scrutinised as part of an audit to gather data on the quality and gradients of the city’s tracks.