Serial sexual abusers of children in faith-based institutions have been identified by the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care and referred to police.
US President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers.
There is one new Covid case in NZ today, as news emerges of yet another escape from a managed isolation facility.
A legal academic says the Ministry of Health appears unsure if a "blanket ban" on compassionate exemptions from managed isolation is legal.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration has given provisional approval to a drug that can improve the recovery time of the most seriously ill Covid-19 patients.
Victoria has recorded another death linked to the coronavirus, as the outbreak-hit state confirmed 216 new cases.
The Government is not ruling out the use of electronic bracelets for those in managed isolation after a third person allegedly escaped in the space of six days.
It was double-blanket weather in most of New Zealand this morning with many centres waking up to sub-zero temperatures.
National’s crisis over the leak of Covid-19 patient details deepened yesterday when senior frontbench MP Michael Woodhouse admitted he was involved.
Hospital trials of drugs used to treat hepatitis C patients, driven by a Dunedin campaigner, have been lauded after improving survival in Covid-19 patients.
A war medal long forgotten is at last in the hands of a Dunedin woman whose uncle was killed just before World War 1 ended.
A Queenstown woman says she warned the man who fled a Hamilton isolation hotel to visit a liquor store not to do it.