The broadcasting watchdog this week upheld a complaint that comments about Covid-19 death rates by Newstalk ZB’s Mike Hosking were misleading - and highlighted “the importance of data literacy” in the media.
Openly challenging the monarchy of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, thousands of protesters marched in Bangkok on Sunday to present demands that include a call for reforms to curb his powers.
A Marlborough medicinal cannabis company has secured a licence to grow New Zealand's largest ever crop.
Professor Robert Patman from the University of Otago talks with Pat Brittenden about the death of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The significant number of temporary migrant workers leaving the country could be devastating to the economy and some industries, a Massey University sociologist says.
There are four new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today - two imported cases and two community cases not linked to the big Auckland cluster, the Health Ministry says.
On the day of its official campaign launch, the National Party says it has made an error in its fiscal plan, admitting that wrong numbers were used.
TV's Emmy Awards usually provide a night of hugs, high-fives and glamorous stars posing on the red carpet, but Covid-19 will make for a very different virtual-only ceremony.
In a challenge to the monarchy of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, protesters have cemented a plaque in the field next to the Grand Palace in Bangkok that declares Thailand belongs to the people and...
People in England who break new rules requiring them to self-isolate if they have been in contact with someone infected with Covid-19 could face hefty fines, Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns.
The Green Party wants at least 30% of New Zealand's oceans to be protected by 2030 and a 10-year moratorium on all forms of seabed mining.
An envelope addressed to the White House reportedly contained a substance identified as the deadly poison ricin.
President Donald Trump has named two conservative women he has elevated to federal appeals courts as contenders to fill the US Supreme Court vacancy caused by Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death
A disability services provider is furious with the Government for what it says is a paltry funding increase, despite a big deal being made about extra money in the May Budget.
Ravensbourne Rd (SH88) has reopened after an early-morning crash, in which one person died and two suffered moderate injuries.
Covid hotspot Victoria has reported its lowest daily increase of infections in three months, putting it on course to relax a hard lockdown in Melbourne by the end of the month.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he doesn't want another national lockdown, but new restrictions may be needed as the country is facing an "inevitable" second wave of Covid-19.