US Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster who Perry...
The majority of Dunedin and Taieri residents affected by the weekend's deluge have been able to return home.
A man who "lost his rag" at the Greymouth Work and Income office, yesterday pleaded guilty to a charge of speaking threateningly.
Two women are dead and one man was injured after a shooting at a rural address in Whangarei.
Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei will meet with Work and Income's investigative unit next week to calculate how much money she will pay back.
A Los Angeles man was arrested after federal prosecutors said he arranged to smuggle into the United States three live, highly venomous king cobra snakes hidden in potato chip canisters.
The Prime Minister has confirmed National's intention to work with United Future and the Act Party in September's election.
The charging of a top Vatican official with sex-abuse crimes this week will permanently stain the legacy of Pope Francis, exposing poor judgment in his appointment, victims of sexual abuse say.
Delmin Lopez Colomo landed in a San Antonio hospital on Sunday along with 28 other migrants who slipped across the US border and climbed into the back of a truck for a suffocating ride that killed...
OSPRI is continuing to monitor the banks of Silverstream for 1080-contaminated possum carcasses following the weekend's flooding.
Heavy snow is forecast for storm-battered regions in the South Island as the country freezes in another cold snap.
Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay has again declined to answer questions about the controversy that led to his retirement.
New Zealanders say their personal Facebook, Instagram and social media posts should be republished by media outlets only when consent is granted or when there is legitimate public interest.
Footage filmed by Otago Regional Council staff in a helicopter has revealed the extent of the flooding of the Taieri River.
Sir Colin Meads has written to the people of New Zealand to thank them for the outpouring of good wishes as he battles pancreatic cancer.
New Zealanders wanting to travel and live in the UK will welcome a promise from British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson they have nothing to fear from Brexit.
Halfway Bush walking group founders Gaynor Earl (front left) and Pat Garth (front right) celebrate the group's 30th anniversary with members at Olveston.
The Otago Regional Council is bringing in heavy duty pumps from around New Zealand to help clear floodwater from the Taieri Plain.
Two penguin carcasses have been discovered at Pilots Beach after a slip swept away nesting boxes at Taiaroa Head.
Damage to the Taieri Gorge Railway line is worse than after the 1980 flood and could cost $100,000 to repair.