Dunedin has been hit by extensive street light outages, and there are also reports of possible more general power cuts in some suburbs.
School principals are warning that they may have to lay off hundreds of teachers because they have now given up hope of getting new foreign students in for the start of the next school year.
National Party leader Judith Collins said today that Act's job was to destroy the New Zealand First vote.
A father accused of killing his young son in a fiery car crash walked into a police station, took his clothes off and pleaded to be jailed.
Derelict properties in Christchurch's east are piled high with rubbish, infested with vermin, and sometimes covered with faeces - both humans and animals – and residents have had enough.
Blue cod has been identified as making up a large proportion of the yellow-eyed penguin (hoiho) diet, according to a study of their poop.
A man charged with attempted murder after he allegedly fired an arrow at a teenage girl in a supermarket near Brisbane will remain behind bars.
A recently confirmed historic positive Covid-19 case dating back to February is now being considered by officials as the first case in the country as they displayed symptoms a week before New Zealand's previous first reported case.
Temporary repair work on the Auckland Harbour Bridge has been successfully carried out overnight, the New Zealand Transport Agency says.
Rescuers trying to free a pod of whales beached off the Australian island of Tasmania have found another 200 stranded mammals, bringing the total to 470 and making it one of the country's biggest...
One person has moderate burns to their hands and feet after a caravan caught fire in Hastings on Tuesday night.
Labour has pledged $50 million to streamline the tangle of red tape confronting farmers and growers - which it promises will slash compliance costs and boost productivity.
Senate Republicans have lined up behind President Donald Trump's push to widen the US Supreme Court's conservative majority, leaving Democrats little hope of blocking a confirmation vote on a nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
A girl was followed by a man and punched while walking in a Dunedin street in an unprovoked attack yesterday, police say.
Australia's coronavirus hot spot of Victoria on Wednesday said coronavirus cases nearly halved against the previous day as the state looks to ease some restrictions as early as next week.
Dunedin police are concerned burglars are targeting tools following an arrest yesterday and say people should ask for identification from people carrying out work in their home.