Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before an anti-corruption court on Tuesday, kicking off trial proceedings that he says are biased and which threaten to dent his party's chances at the next general election due in mid-2018.
A tennis ball-sized rough diamond unearthed nearly two years ago by Canada's Lucara Diamond Corp has been sold for $NZ59 million, the Vancouver-based company said
More than 6000 people have been moved to emergency shelters on Vanuatu's northern island Ambae in the South Pacific as a volcano threatens to erupt, officials said on Tuesday.
An illuminating short video showing stunning views of Dunedin's glowworm population sheds fresh light on the unique creatures.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says she and deputy Kelvin Davis will lead Labour's coalition talks with the Greens and NZ First, but will not yet name the rest of the team.
A prisoner has escaped from Whangarei Courthouse after he crawled into the ceiling space, before getting out through an adjacent room and fleeing.
The Green Party has announced its team to lead coalition negotiations.
There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the house fire in Brockville that is believed to have killed a Dunedin man, police say.
The same hormone that stimulates milk production also helps establish the nurturing link between mother and baby, new Otago research has found.
A Dunedin resident got a "rude awakening" when an SUV hurtled down a bank and crashed into the side of his house in the early hours of this morning.
Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle have made their first formal public appearance together, at a wheelchair tennis match at the Invictus Games in Toronto.
A man who died outside Parliament on Thursday last week has been named.
Dubai has staged a test flight for what it says will soon be the world's first drone taxi service.
A woman hit by a car on Tamaki Drive while walking her dogs is in a critical condition in Auckland Hospital.
National deputy leader Paula Bennett says she is prepared to sacrifice her role as deputy Prime Minister if it means striking a deal with New Zealand First.
Natural evolution could be making New Zealand's iconic bird blind as its natural habitat and way of life renders sight unnecessary for survival.
Jewish groups in Europe and the US have expressed alarm at the success of the far-right Alternative for Germany party in Sunday's parliamentary election.
Two people have been arrested following a police chase north of Dunedin this morning.
North Korea's foreign minister said President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserved the right to take countermeasures.
The search in the Catlins area for missing Dunedin man Stephen Lowe, which was suspended yesterday, has resumed this morning.