The mother of a sick boy, whose visa to remain with the family is in limbo, says they did not return to New Zealand for free health care.
The family of a man feared taken by a crocodile in Queensland's far north have joined the search for the missing fisherman.
''Last year, I would've been in the court pages of the Otago Daily Times,'' Eru Karetai said.
Police hold real concerns for a mental health patient who has gone missing from Northshore Hospital in Auckland.
Bahrain says it has broken up a banned anti-government Shi'ite Muslim group behind a series of attacks and arrested several of its members.
Figures show Rod Stewart delivered a multimillion-dollar boost to Dunedin's economy and the man running Forsyth Barr Stadium is promising bigger things to come.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's hopes of assuming greater powers has suffered a serious blow after the ruling AK Party failed to win an outright majority in a parliamentary election, preliminary results showed.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has rubbished suggestions a state of emergency should have been declared after this week's flood.
Group of Seven leaders have vowed at a summit in Germany to keep sanctions against Russia in place until President Vladimir Putin and Moscow-backed separatists fully implement the terms of a peace deal for Ukraine.
Two convicted murderers who used power tools to break out of a maximum security New York prison may have had help, and left a taunting note for their jailors to "Have a nice day," authorities say.
A new recipe for Milo may have left a sour taste in the mouths of many New Zealanders, but Aussies can rest easy in the knowledge the classic drink's flavour here has not changed.
A search operation is under way or a border guard official missing after a patrol boat sank off Ukraine's port city of Mariupol following an explosion, the border guard said.
The Prime Minister says he would probably support a euthanasia law change of the type Lecretia Seales wanted.
What does a man do after running pretty much non stop for 24 hours?
Police were investigating a suspicious car fire, in Heyward Point Rd, near Mihiwaka, Dunedin, last night.
Dunedinites are being warned not to ''let your dog go wild''.
Crushed beneath the front of a four-wheel-drive, Peter Redmond thought he would never see his fiancee again or meet their unborn child.
New photographs showing Princess Charlotte being held by her older brother Prince George have been released by Kensington Palace.
A fat cat trapped under a Dunedin house with floodwater rising owes its lives to a quick-thinking builder who made a last-gasp rescue attempt.
Otago Polytechnic remains optimistic about its student numbers, which are on budget, but 2.6% lower than this time last year.