Supporters of an aquatic centre for Mosgiel are waiting with bated breath for the release of a Dunedin City Council report.
The generosity of city residents has allowed the Dunedin Night Shelter to stay open.
A new building is starting to take shape at Tirohanga Camp as volunteer builders began work on the structure last week.
A fire fighter has been hospitalised during a long battle with a blaze at a Waikato meat processing works.
A woman who was ordered to stay out of Hawke's Bay during a 10-month home-detention sentence imposed a week before Christmas has been bunking-down at the home of a prolific criminal near Napier after an apparent gaffe by a probation officer.
A teenage worker remains in hospital after being seriously injured when he was hit by a digger bucket yesterday.
Post-mortem examinations will confirm the identities of the two elderly people who lost their lives in the Tolaga Bay house fire on the East Coast north of Gisborne early yesterday and their cause of death.
A woman in her 50s has died in a suspected drowning incident in Northland today.
Dunedin businessman Doug Hall has been refused court costs in his long-running dispute with the Dunedin City Council over the realignment of State Highway 88.
A 23-year-old man was left with an iron bar lodged in his head after being viciously attacked in the Bay of Plenty overnight.
A Dunedin man was processed for drink-driving yesterday morning, despite not having had a drink since the previous night.
A shed storing vintage steam engines in Ashburton was seriously damaged in a suspicious fire early today.
German authorities have received specific warnings of the risk of militant attacks on central railway stations in Berlin and Dresden, security sources told Reuters, after pre-dawn police raids on 12 homes linked to radical Islamists.
West African leaders are considering creating a military force to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist insurgents and will meet next week to tackle the issue, Ghanaian President John Mahama said.
Police clashed with demonstrators in Algiers after rioting broke out at the end of a protest against the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad in the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
US President Barack Obama said he did not consider violent extremism an existential threat and he is confident it can be defeated.
Police are appealing for people to lock their cars, after two unlocked vehicles were targeted by thieves in Maori Hill this week.
Firefighter Peter Brosnan accompanies a resident suffering from smoke inhalation from his South Rd, Calton Hill, property after a small roof fire about noon yesterday.
Tobias Devereux has done it again.
The jury in the assault trial of Blues rugby player George Moala has found him guilty on one charge.