New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is set to smash gender boundaries with her baby due in June.
Faster internet is coming, the Broadcasting Minister says, with a new undersea cable expected to be up and running by June.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revealed she is pregnant - after weeks of keeping mum about her "exciting news" while juggling morning sickness and a new job leading the country.
Pope Francis arrived in Peru, as President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski appealed to the pontiff to help put the country back on track after a political crisis nearly ousted him from office a month ago.
Black-clad protesters in southern Athens have torn down a red sculpture shaped like an angel and broke its wings in a fresh act of violence against an artwork critics liken to Satan.
The California parents accused of imprisoning their 13 children in the family's squalid home had beaten, starved and chained them to their beds for years, taunting them with apple pie, a prosecutor says.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is likely to miss out on her government's planned extension to paid parental leave.
More people are seeking advice on gender reassignment surgery, a new Wellington study indicates, and better societal awareness could be behind the rise.
Exiled Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash in a remote northern part of the US state of New Mexico, officials and his political party have said.
An ailing passenger on a visiting cruise ship sparked a challenging rescue in turbulent stormy seas off Auckland last night.
Recent positive developments in Brighton suggest it could become Dunedin’s ‘‘next St Clair’’.
Freedom campers flock to Ocean View Recreation Reserve and Brighton Domain over summer. Reporter Shawn McAvinue talks to three separate parties of German campers about their stay on the Taieri coast.
Prominent Dunedin architect Ted McCoy died at his home on Wednesday. He was 92.
Dunedin man Chris Cousins proudly displays a salmon caught by his partner Nicole Tomlinson near the entrance to the Otago Harbour yesterday.
Police have named the woman killed in a car and truck crash near Timaru on Wednesday.
Para Murray (17), of Kaitaia, takes the temperature of New Plymouth Girls’ High School pupil Bailee Manukonga (17) after she had been pedalling an exercise bike in 35degC and 60% humidity...
A new training simulation programme has proved very popular at the Southern DHB and earned the registrar who instigated it an award.
While private education costs in New Zealand have soared, the same cannot be said for state schools.
Dunedin's First Church has reached the halfway point in its push to raise $600,000 to restore the historic building’s spire.
Much-needed rain and a dramatic drop in water consumption has delivered a reprieve of sorts to Dunedin residents facing enforced water restrictions by this weekend.