Dunedin's Anglican community celebrated the 150th anniversary of the city's oldest church still in use by retracing the steps of its founders.
A plane crash in the centre of Middlemarch had emergency services staff applauding yesterday.
Dunedin chiropractors may notice a small influx of clientele during the next week, following a visit by the Nitro Circus to Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Bad weather has called off an underwater search for a woman who did not surface from a crayfish dive yesterday .
A member of the army who has accused a more senior non-commissioned officer of sexual offences against her has given emotional evidence at a Court Martial today.
A teenager was thrown over rocks and seriously injured after falling from a quad bike on a beach this morning.
Labour leader Andrew Little says Prime Minister John Key allowed former MP Mike Sabin to chair the Law and Order Select Committee at least once after Mr Key found out he was being investigated, showing a "cavalier attitude" to Parliament.
Six days after an elderly man was killed in a small seaside town, police say they've narrowed down a list of people of interest.
Following staff criticism, a new pilot programme is about to start to try to address problems with the Department of Conservation's new structure.
Top broadcaster Susan Wood was carrying washing up the stairs of her Auckland home when she fell and suffered a brain injury, it has been revealed.
A teenager has been sentenced to almost five years in prison for assaulting Good Samaritan Lucy Knight as she tried to intervene during a bag snatch.
Police have confirmed they will investigate an incident on the Hauraki Gulf where a family says it was forced to jump into the sea to flee a yacht.
Onlookers who rushed to a crash scene on a rural road northwest of Auckland tried to comfort the driver before he died in his upturned car.
A specialist in treating children with HIV has told the High Court that a 9-year-old boy with the virus will die sooner and have a lower quality of life if he does not get the medical care needed.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has survived a challenge to his leadership after his ruling Liberal Party voted down an attempt to unseat him after weeks of infighting that had threatened to derail his government.
Twenty-two people were killed outside an Egyptian football match when security forces barred fans from entering the stadium, the public prosecutor's office said.
A planned closure of Portobello Rd in Dunedin today has been postponed owing to rain.
Ngati Porou leader Apirana Mahuika has died.
Labour party leader Andrew Little says water should not be traded as a commodity in New Zealand.
Greece's new leftist prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, says he will not accept an extension to Greece's current bailout, setting up a clash with EU leaders - who want him to do just that - at a summit on Thursday.