Typical spring weather is on its way for Otago, MetService says.
Seniornet is vowing to keep its service operating despite a $400,000 funding cut to its IT courses.
Three staff have left the Dunedin City Council and others could follow after a restructure of its information technology department.
A $56million renovation of the University of Otago's chemistry building will start by the end of this month, the university says.
With Canada's three main political parties all getting around 30 percent support in polls, the odds of a period of political instability after the October 19 election are rising.
Dunedin Horticultural Society president Joy Morton with prize-winning bloom grower Alan Brown, of Waihola, at the society's spring show at Forbury Park on Sunday.
Pool? What pool? That is the reaction from many Port Chalmers residents when told they have a heated community swimming pool.
Hundreds of pro-democracy activists rallied near government headquarters amid tight security to mark the first anniversary of pro-democracy protests that crippled parts of the Chinese-controlled city.
Flags flew at half-mast today as the survivors of the Lake Tekapo kayaking tragedy returned to their university campus.
More hail could be on its way as heavy downpours continue to batter the upper North Island this afternoon.
A midwife's competence has been questioned after she failed to arrange urine testing for a woman who was later diagnosed with a life-threatening condition that necessitated an emergency caesarean birth.
Police are investigating a suspicious fire that engulfed a Caversham home on Saturday night.
Work on Port Otago's channel deepening project ''Next Generation'' is well under way, but poor weather in recent months has put pressure on the timetables of some projects.
The death toll in the recent collision of an amphibious tour vehicle and a bus in Seattle has risen to five from four.
The Northland man who died at Paremoremo prison on Sunday had just started a 12-year jail term after a police raid on a rural Kaikohe home found $700,000 worth of P and a fresh batch of the drug being made.
An urgent explanation from the Australian Government must be sought about Kiwis being held in detention centres following the tragic death of a New Zealander, Labour leader Andrew Little says.
A suicide car bombing killed at least nine people and wounded more than 50 at a cricket match in Afghanistan, officials said.
If you had trouble getting up for work this morning after losing an hour's sleep on Saturday night due to daylight saving - you're not alone.
Waitangi has been listed as the country's first wahi tupuna by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga.
Pope Francis' admirers from around the world packed into Philadelphia for the open-air mass that marked the end of his historic six-day US visit, where they sang, strained to take photos and passed him babies to bless.