Police have today named the 25-year-old Christchurch man whose death from injuries sustained at the weekend has sparked a homicide investigation.
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Choking back tears, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has taken the unusual step of apologising to the family of murdered British traveller Grace Millane on behalf of the country.
Grace Millane's body has been recovered and a man charged with her murder - but police still have months of hard work ahead of them in their pursuit of justice for the slain tourist.
New Zealand is considered a safe country to visit, but a number of tourists have died violently during their stay here.
Southern Cross Travel Insurance has released a list of unusual claims, with cases involving animals dominating the list.
Urgent talks have begun between Air NZ and aviation engineers' unions to try to avert strike action planned in the run-up to Christmas.
One of the last people to see Grace Millane alive has spoken about the young British backpacker's unfinished plans to explore the South Island.
Sophie Elliott’s mother Lesley has joined the outcry of voices aghast at the needless killing of British backpacker Grace Millane.
Tourism leaders have emphasised that New Zealand remains a safe place to travel, despite the alleged murder of a young British backpacker.
China's foreign ministry has called in the US ambassador to lodge a "strong protest" over the arrest of Huawei Technologies' Meng Wanzhou and says the US should withdraw its arrest warrant.
Theresa May is set to push ahead with a crucial vote on her EU exit deal, as senior lawmakers in her own party piled pressure on the British prime minister to go back to Brussels and seek a better offer.
French President Emmanuel Macron is to address the country as he seeks to placate "yellow vest" anti-government protesters who wreaked havoc in Paris this weekend.
US President Donald Trump could face impeachment and jail time if hush money payments reported by his former lawyer are proven to be campaign finance violations, Democratic lawmakers say.
James Bond, the secret agent with a licence to swill, drank his way to a severe alcohol use disorder, according to University of Otago researchers.
A judge has addressed the grieving family of slain British backpacker Grace Millane, saying "your grief must be desperate" as the man accused of her murder was granted interim name suppression.
An 8-year-old boy was taken to Dunedin Hospital in a moderate condition, after falling down a bank at Waiora Scout Camp yesterday.
Independent auditors have been called in as the Dunedin City Council continues to investigate five cases of suspected fraud.