A man is in a critical condition after being shot in Christchurch.
Covid hotspot Victoria has reported its lowest daily increase of infections in three months, putting it on course to relax a hard lockdown in Melbourne by the end of the month.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he doesn't want another national lockdown, but new restrictions may be needed as the country is facing an "inevitable" second wave of Covid-19.
The spokesperson for the family of a New Zealand man missing at sea say there is every chance he is still alive and waiting to be rescued.
There are two new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand reported today - one a recent returnee in managed isolation and one case in the community being investigated.
A new poll shows Green MP Chloe Swarbrick is coming third in the contest for the Auckland Central seat, which could be crucial in ensuring her party stays in Parliament.
After wreaking havoc last week, severe gales are set to return to the southern region for the start of the working week.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal on the US Supreme Court since 1993, has died at the age of 87.
Traffic on the Auckland Harbour Bridge is making slow progress as delays continue, after a truck toppled and damaged the superstructure.
The Labour Party is promising to double minimum sick leave entitlements for workers to 10 days a year and raise the minimum wage to $20 an hour.
School pupils are being introduced to alcohol at an increasingly younger age, making them more likely to develop poor drinking behaviours later in life, research shows.
It is hoped the creation of two ‘‘innovative’’ new funds will benefit Maori and Pasifika communities in Dunedin post-Covid.
Changes to Dunedin’s new district plan, to address the city’s shortfall in housing capacity, have been delayed by six months.
Outdoor adventures will be more accessible for people with varying levels of mobility, thanks to a new website.
Jody Takimoana and Desiree Williams lift food from a hangi in the Quad, at Otago Polytechnic yesterday, while Lorraine van der Laan (27, below) tries some.
The law governing elections is absolutely riven with inconsistencies, implausibilities and impracticalities, as anyone who has had to grapple with the Electoral Act 1993 can tell you.
The national aerobics championships have taken more than a bit of work to arrange thanks to Covid-19 restrictions. They'll be held at Otago Girls’ High School this weekend.