Arthur Allan Thomas has slammed the Government for wasting taxpayers' money by launching a fresh inquiry into David Bain's bid for compensation.
Aviation bosses have ordered the biggest grounding of aircraft in the country's history amid fears a helicopter fault may be behind the deaths of two men.
Policy-makers must listen to science rather than the food industry when addressing the obesity epidemic, a University of Otago paper published in The Lancet says.
A controversial health plan says some specialties at Dunedin Hospital are struggling and may need to be combined with those of other health boards. Health reporter Eileen Goodwin set out to...
Some South Island cardiothoracic patients seem likely to be redirected to other hospitals to give Dunedin more patients.
Demand for driving classes for older drivers has come to a screeching halt this year.
The Civil Aviation Authority is grounding Robinson R44 series helicopters following a fatal chopper crash near Queenstown this week.
The victim of a homicide who was shot at close range in Hamilton yesterday has been named.
Five children have been taken to hospital after a massive inflatable slide collapsed at a Wairarapa A&P show.
An injured driver was taken to Dunedin Hospital after being cut from his stock car at a Dunedin speedway last night.
Hundreds of people in Dubai were evacuated from one of the world's tallest residential buildings today when fire swept through the Torch, a 79-storey skyscraper, residents said.
Another fruit fly has been found in a central Auckland suburb.
Millions of people awoke to painfully cold weather in the eastern United States on Friday, with temperatures frigid enough in New York City and Washington to break decades-old record lows for February 20.
The United States has warned Russia that its efforts to bolster separatist fighting in Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement were a direct threat to the "modern global order" and could bring additional costs.
United Nations war crimes investigators plan to publish names of suspects involved in Syria's four-year war and push for new ways to bring them to justice, in a radical change of strategy just announced.
International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine last July have met for their first joint consultation this week, examining cracks and impact patterns on the jet's fuselage.
The Australian Defence Force will help survey cyclone-hit towns in central Queensland today as the region begins counting the cost of Cyclone Marcia.
Electoral returns out next week will confirm that a National Party MP received $25,000 from a controversial businessman after Prime Minister John Key had a private dinner with him - at the man's home.
An Auckland teenager has allegedly suffered four days of shocking torture at the hands of a man more than twice her age.
The family of Justin McFarlane said justice was delivered yesterday.