For Hannah Scott, being able to walk again would not have been possible without the use of the Dunedin Physio Pool - a facility that is unique in what it provides for people on a rehabilitative...
Prime Minister John Key has all but confirmed that up to 100 New Zealand Defence Force staff will be sent to the Middle East to help Australia train Iraqi soldiers to fight the Islamic State.
Couch, scrub and forest fires kept Dunedin firefighters busy overnight.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee should pay for $43,550 in legal and staff costs for an inquiry into his security breach at Christchurch Airport last year.
Police have released the name of the 5-year-old girl who died in a two-vehicle crash near Moeraki on Saturday.
A man required surgery after he was stabbed outside his house in Dunedin this morning.
A man has shot dead eight people in a restaurant in an eastern Czech town and then killed himself, the town's mayor said.
In his grieving mother's words, Justin McFarlane died ''in such an evil way''.
Ukraine officials say they fear unrest could spread beyond territory held by pro-Russian separatists, after an explosion killed two people at a memorial rally in an eastern city far from the front line.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared victory after agreeing a last-minute conditional financial rescue deal with Europe, despite making big concessions to avert financial collapse within days.
The owner of nine New Zealand shopping malls has been singled out in a threatening video released by an Islamic terrorist group.
Prime Minister John Key has launched an angry counter-attack over Labour leader Andrew Little's opposition to the deployment of troops to Iraq, saying Mr Little needs to "get some guts" and questioning whether he would make the right decisions for New Zealand.
Dunedin residents walking around the central city may have become accustomed to signs bearing words like ''Closing Down Sale'', or ''For Lease'' plastered across shop front windows. Star reporters...
A rat was racing in the corner of the cellar below the ruins of a bombed-out five storey apartment building. In the darkness, an old woman was making soup and baking bread on a homemade wood-burning stove.
A desperate plea by 15 bystanders for passing jetboat drivers to rescue a 30-year-old man struggling in the chilly waters of the Hokitika Gorge yesterday were ignored by the boaties apparently oblivious to the danger.
Authorities say they are not out to ruin students' fun during Orientation Week, but lawbreakers will be dealt with.
Three people have died on the country's roads so far over the Waitangi weekend.
Jordan's air force chief says his country's jet fighters have conducted 56 bombing raids in three days against Islamic State militants in northeast Syria, targeting key bases and arms depots.
The Dunedin City Council is attempting to unlock a dispute over access to Larnach's Tomb that involves the trust that helped save it.
A 19 year-old woman has been arrested over the murder of Adam Watkins.