A female pedestrian is dead after being hit by a car in Gisborne last night.
The heartbroken mother of Kiwi dad Beau St George, killed in a car crash in France on Thursday, has opened up about the death of her popular son.
North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile, defying pressure from the US and the reclusive state's main ally, China.
Marine Le Pen's designated stand-in as National Front party leader has stood down to defend himself against charges he shares the views of Holocaust deniers.
A Victorian town is rallying behind four children left orphaned after their father reportedly shot their mum before turning the gun on himself.
More rain and possibly thunderstorms are set to hit the North Island today, while the South Island gets its first real cold snap tomorrow.
A man is dead after crashing a quad bike near Waimate overnight.
A Dunedin businessman is stunned the man who stalked him for two and a-half years tried to arrange a community-work placement through a family member.
Unions Otago life members Sandra Bishop and Jim Kelly lay a wreath for the annual Workers Memorial Day commemoration in Dunedin yesterday.
Balclutha is to farewell two of its policing staff.
Emergency services attend a two-car crash in Dunedin yesterday.
Significant changes have since been made to an RSA provisional membership scheme, and more talks will be held to make sure the scheme in the future is fully legal.
Lost All Black Keith Murdoch has been cast but the call remains out for a Lin Colling.
Veteran musician Dave Dobbyn performs at the Glenroy Auditorium in Dunedin last night.
Complaints about Dunedin’s bus network dominated a meeting convened by the Labour and Green parties to discuss aged care yesterday.
Otago Art Society president Nic Dempster (front left) announces the winner of the Cleveland National Art Awards at the Dunedin Railway Station last night.
Claims he wants out of the health portfolio are "complete nonsense", Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman says.
Police continue to investigate the "most likely to be suspicious" forest fire in Dunedin last year.
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Tuapeka Gold Print is likely to create more than 200 new jobs over the next four years as it expands its business following what is hoped to be a successful capital-raising.