Russia has begun releasing a group of almost 100 captive whales into the wild whose detention in the country's Far East since last year has caused an international outcry.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are to split from the charitable foundation they share with his older brother Prince William and his wife Kate - the latest step in the couple forging their own path.
President Donald Trump has played down Iran's downing of a US military surveillance drone, saying he suspects it was shot by mistake.
A high-profile former Dunedin gang member with a domestic violence conviction has a key role in the Royal Commission of Inquiry into state abuse, despite one woman going to police over safety fears.
Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt will vie to become Britain's next Prime Minister, with the flamboyant Boris odds-on favourite to win next month.
The Harbour Rugby Club has turned to a private investigator as it prepares for a possible court battle to defend Moller Park.
A cancer researcher from the University of Otago has received a major funding boost for his work into the detection of the illness.
Maori Hill School pupils Delilah Brown (10, left) and Florence Devereux-Kilpatrick (10) add their cans to the collection in the Octagon yesterday.
The arrival of a Hollywood production company in Dunedin is the first sign the city's film industry is entering a new phase, the city's film co-ordinator says.
Representing sponsors Anderson Lloyd at the Women You Can Bank On event at the Dunedin Town Hall yesterday are Vanessa Robb (left) and Beccs Kilpatrick.
An "ugly" addition to Dunedin's West Harbour landscape will not be permanent after all, the NZ Transport Agency says.
A former Dunedin woman's battle with cancer has sparked an angry exchange in Parliament and an accusation Michael Woodhouse is using the case in a "grubby political manner".
A Kaitangata man will spend the next 10 months at the home where he was found with firearms, 137 rounds of ammunition and $15,000 of cannabis.
The man who killed a woman in her Dunedin home while her 2-year-old daughter was in the room next door is still considered unfit for release - after 22 years in prison.
Scaffolders remove a gantry from the historic S.F. Auburn building in Princes St yesterday, as part of the ongoing restoration work on the building which was gutted by a fire.
A man accused of stabbing a miniature horse 41 times has been granted name suppression and will remain behind bars.
A crowdfunding campaign is one option being mulled by the group behind the movement to save Foulden Maar, as attention shifts to securing the paleontological site in public ownership.