Richard Branson is recommending cannabis over cows if New Zealand could legalise the drug.
Eight people are feared dead and two in critical condition after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing in central Japan.
The private information of six prison guards who are key witnesses in an upcoming trial has been found in the cells of gang members who are still in jail.
Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who gathered against corruption.
The trade deal between New Zealand and China is to be renegotiated.
Muslims in New Zealand say increasing misconceptions about their religion have pushed them to take action.
Two teenage girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight because they did not meet a dress code for special pass travellers.
Kiwi and Chinese scientists have teamed up in a multi-million dollar biotech venture driving toward cancer breakthroughs.
A snake has been snared at Auckland Airport after it hitched a ride on a private jet from Brisbane.
The Chief of Defence Force is fronting media on allegations about SAS actions in Afghanistan at a press conference in Wellington.
The Southern District Police are trying to locate a man who has been reported missing from Dunedin since Friday.
Cutting back on salt in your diet could give you a better night's sleep by reducing the need to pee at night, researchers say.
Activists have converged on Commonwealth Bank's HQ in Sydney, and are calling on the bank to stop investing money in coal.
All Blacks and Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith has today opened up on how the incident involving a woman in a Christchurch airport disabled toilet last year badly affected him, saying he should have taken time away from the game.
A club rugby coach allegedly sexually abused two young boys in the changing rooms, telling them to keep it a secret, a court has heard.
More than 5000 Queenslanders are evacuating, as the premier warns of very real dangers from Cyclone Debbie as it bears down in the north.
Tempers flared at Christchurch courthouse this morning during the appearance of three people charged with the murder of a man who died in hospital yesterday after he was attacked last week.
The second most powerful politician in China is in Wellington, for an official welcome at Government House and bilateral meetings at Premier House.
The European Union will disappear, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has told a rally, promising to shield France from globalisation.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will press her case for a strong union in Scotland,visiting the country to encourage Britain works together.