Economic and global realities might force firebrand hard-liner Ebrahim Raisi to become a pragmatist now that he is president of Iran, Professor Robert Patman says.
The Government is working on the basis that the Covid-infected Sydney man who visited Wellington has the more infectious and deadly Delta variant of the virus.
More than 40 classic cars up for auction have had to roll out to a new home after the auction venue suddenly closed this week.
Gladys Berejiklian says New South Wales is in the "scariest period" since the pandemic began, but has ruled out further restrictions for now.
Two people were injured when a car crashed into the side of a supermarket in Mosgiel this afternoon.
A healthcare clinic in Hanmer Springs has been distributing material to its customers which claims the NZ Covid-19 vaccine rollout is illegal.
Photographer Rachel Jordan's husband Eric said her recovery could last three months but doctors have told him they are optimistic she will walk again.
New South Wales has reported a double-digit rise in new locally acquired cases of Covid-19 for the third straight day as a state government minister tested positive and health minister moved into...
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says there are no positive cases in the community to report as Wellington adjusts to life in alert level 2 after an infected Australian tourist's visit.
An Otago University health expert says the Government has become complacent and didn't act fast enough to suspend travel with Covid-19-hit New South Wales.
The trial is being run in partnership with vaccine developer Jiangsu Rec-Biotechnology in China and NZ Clinical Research, which has a centre in Christchurch.
World Health Organisation adviser and epidemiology professor at the University of New South Wales Mary-Louise McLaws says the Delta variant of Covid-19 is incredibly infectious.
A stint in an Invercargill borstal was the beginning of 40 years in prison for a man physically abused at the notorious Lake Alice Psychiatric Hospital.
Dunedin and Wanaka are among Otago hot spots in a mild start to winter seemingly set for the record books.
Matariki is strengthening the bonds between three rural schools as Lee Stream School hosted a fun day to learn about Maori new year.
Senior staff of New Zealand’s new national vocational education provider were at Otago Polytechnic yesterday to consult with polytechnic staff as they prepare to establish a network of New Zealand...
Retired farmer Brian Oldham surveys a muddy section of Ramrock Rd, west of Bucklands Crossing, near Waikouaiti.