A New Zealand-born woman has died while backpacking in Thailand.
Labour leader Andrew Little has begun broadening Labour's image as as the "jobs party," not just a party for working labour, but for wealth-creating business, especially small business, and for those who want to be their own boss.
Calls by a Ngapuhi hapu leader to ban the burqa at this year's Waitangi Day celebrations has outraged Maori and Muslim.
A Canterbury builder has today admitted assaulting cricket star Jesse Ryder outside a Christchurch bar two years ago.
A Dunedin woman has reacted to what she has described as an ''unbelievable'' and ''extraordinary'' $65 parking fine she received at a car park at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Access to Facebook, the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, was blocked around the world for up to an hour yesterday, which the company said later was due to an internal fault and not an outside attack.
Labour Leader Andrew Little says he will be targeting small business owners in his state of the nation speech today.
The former Woodhaugh hotel in Leith Valley, Dunedin, is being repaired and renovated following a major fire in the building last April.
Prime Minister John Key says he will outline policies today that will increase the total supply of social housing stock in the country and advantage tenants and the taxpayer.
The dearth of apples at Auckland fruit shops has been evident over the past two weeks.
Dennis and Eileen Phillips are able to crack jokes and put aside notions of revenge after a vicious home invasion left them bloodied, knocked out and hospitalised just before Christmas.
Firefighters are battling 10-metre high flames as two bushfires tear through suburbs in Perth's south.
If you live on the NSW coast, don't put away your raincoat just yet.
The 29-year-old woman who suffered serious burns outside a Dunedin service station has been transferred to Middlemore Hospital's burns unit.
A massive, wind-whipped blizzard has slammed into the US northeast, creating havoc for more than 60 million people and forcing New York City to shut down on a scale not seen since Superstorm Sandy devastated the region in 2012.
Sun, runs and happy campers - that about sums up the University Oval's dress rehearsal for next month's Cricket World Cup.
Artists Tessa Petley and Daniel Mead paint historic pictures of Princes St on an Aurora Energy transformer at the intersection of Princes and Jetty Sts yesterday.
Six airlines from the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Lebanon have suspended flights to Baghdad after bullets hit an airplane operated by budget carrier Dubai Aviation Corp, known as flydubai, as it was landing at Baghdad airport.
The Otago Cricket Association will go back to the drawing board as it seeks to keep alive a $2.5 million plan to install floodlights at the University Oval.
A young Queensland mother is to stand trial accused of the manslaughter of her infant daughter who died from brain injuries.