Eating a handful of nuts every day will help prevent premature death as well as stave off a wide variety of diseases, a new study has found.
The family that owns the Bluebridge Cook Strait ferry service has sold the bulk of its transport business to an Australian equity company.
Web giants YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft will step up efforts to remove extremist content from their websites by creating a common database.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and treasurer Bill English have confirmed they will run as National Party leader to replace John Key.
A 91-year-old woman has been assaulted in a home invasion in the Auckland suburb of Mt Wellington.
Two Tauranga men accused of couriering large quantities of methamphetamine to Dunedin on a domestic flight have denied further drug charges against them.
The British government launched a Supreme Court battle over who has the power to trigger the formal process of leaving the European Union, seeking to overturn a legal ruling that could derail its Brexit strategy.
Protesters in North Dakota celebrated the government's ruling against a controversial pipeline project but girded for a struggle as Donald Trump's transition team said it supports the project.
Prime Minister John Key says there is no secret scandal behind his decision to quit, adding that he wanted to rewrite the rule book on leadership departures.
A man who molested his granddaughter immediately offered her money to keep quiet, a court has heard.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has announced that he will resign after suffering a resounding defeat in a referendum over constitutional reform.
Some retailers in a Dunedin block set to become a bus hub fear construction, buses blocking their signage and seats blocking their displays will kill their businesses.
Dunedin bus users group co-president Alex King says the Otago Regional Council's proposed $3 million bus hub is a key investment in the city's future.
The future of the historic Robbie Burns Pub in George St is unclear, as the building's owner considers what's in store for the Dunedin hotel.
A teenage girl has told a jury her former stepfather raped her more than 50 times and it took more than six months for her mother to believe her claims.
Police are investigating potential links between a man who was seen performing an indecent act at St Clair Beach and a financial offer made to a young woman in South Dunedin.
Dunedin BMX Club president Simon Heptonstall is fuming after a motorcycle rider tore up the club's track a day after work was completed.
Arts Festival Dunedin director Nicholas McBryde has been honoured for his ``outstanding contribution to Dunedin theatre''.
A 2m section of Oamaru stone cornice fell from the former Dunedin police station on to a footpath yesterday afternoon.
Departing Prime Minister John Key is trying to manage his succession by sidelining potentially divisive candidates, a veteran political commentator says.