A gunman shot eight people dead and injured several others at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis before taking his own life, police said early on Friday (local time).
The CEO of Pfizer believes people will need a third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine six to 12 months after their first round.
A review into the health response to lead contamination of East Otago water supplies has found warnings to the affected communities were issued at the right time.
There are no new community cases of Covid-19 and just one case in managed isolation, according to the Ministry of Health.
Australians have been warned to prepare for rising coronavirus case numbers of up to 1000 a week when international borders open.
Several motorists have had their licences suspended after a string of drink-driving incidents in Dunedin in the last couple of days.
An employer whose staff routinely work in Auckland's managed isolation facilities and hospitals is expressing frustration at not being able to get her workers vaccinated.
The sick and injured are being forced to wait for help in the back of a ambulances at several emergency departments at the country's biggest hospitals as demand skyrockets.
Chicago's police accountability office has released to the public body-camera video footage showing a police officer shooting and killing a 13-year-old boy in an alley more than two weeks ago.
New Zealand will donate Covid-19 vaccines for 800,000 people via the COVAX dose-sharing facility that aims to protect health workers and other vulnerable people in lower-income countries.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned against rushing to conclusions after the death of a New South Wales woman who developed blood clots a day after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine.
In 2019, the University of Otago bred more than 67,000 animals that it then killed without using for any scientific purpose.
After nearly a quarter of a century at the Caversham Presbyterian Church, the Dunedin RSA Choir will rehearse for its upcoming centenary Anzac Revue without a permanent home.
The sudden death in prison of Dunedin murderer Venod Skantha has sparked calls for an overhaul of court policy.
Thirty years after the violent death of her beloved daughter, Dawn Smith hopes her killer will stay behind bars for the rest of his life.
Dunedin residents are upset after a little penguin was found dead and surrounded by tyre tracks at Tomahawk Beach.