US President Donald Trump has reprised his ridicule of Greta Thunberg after the Swedish teen climate activist was named Time's Person of the Year for 2019.
Surgical mesh patients have described losing their jobs, their love lives and their will to live in a report that paints a bleak picture of the fallout from the use of toxic implants.
Voters have gone to the polls in an election that will pave the way for Brexit under PM Boris Johnson or propel Britain towards another referendum that could ultimately reverse the decision to leave the EU.
A lawyer for one of the women who brought lawsuits accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct says a proposed settlement for most of the producer's alleged victims is unfair and designed to pressure her into accepting it.
Chilean lawmakers have rejected a bid to oust President Sebastian Pinera over allegations he failed to safeguard human rights during weeks of deadly riots.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyer has asked a federal appeals court to overturn his death sentence, saying prospective jurors were not thoroughly questioned.
Whakatāne charter fishermen anxiously waiting for eight bodies to be recovered from Whakaari/White Island have been dissuaded from taking matters into their own hands.
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A recovery team has prepared six bodies for air lifting off Whakaari/White Island and the process to take them off the island by helicopter has started.
Winemaker Neal Ibbotson has just had to reprint the labels for St Clair vineyard’s "Dawn" sparkling wine, and he does not mind the inconvenience one bit.
Despite training for completely different occupations — as massage therapist, builder and nurse — three Wingatui sisters have found tertiary study a family affair.
Asset sales will be back on the table when the Dunedin City Council considers how to pay for future projects not yet in its budget, councillors have been told.
About 600 Tahuna Normal Intermediate pupils exit the school gates yesterday, after their last day of classes for 2019.
He was a "blue and gold man, through and through", and now his name will be a permanent part of the city he served.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis is remaining tight-lipped over a possible judicial review of the decision to censure him, despite telling colleagues he has "good grounds" to pursue one.
Staff at Bird Rescue Dunedin are deeply concerned about a "volunteer colleague" who has been missing for almost a week.
A survey by Southern DHB senior medical staff and the hours worked has riled specialists, who believe the process is expensive, unnecessary, and designed to cut costs and claw back existing work conditions.
A woman who was harassed by her former partner with text messages, Facebook messenger texts, phone calls and emails, was now receiving help from a mental health team, Judge Mark Callaghan told the...
A man who put a baby girl in a cardboard box so he could rape her mother will remain behind bars, after his appeal was knocked back this week.