A stolen car was driven 25km on wheel rims along a rural Northland road after being running over road spikes during a police pursuit.
New Zealand is being urged by Thailand to revoke the passport of a Thai fugitive who has fled to this country.
A member of the Bandidos outlaw motorcycle gang is due to appear in court following an alleged aggravated break-in near Lake Macquarie on the NSW Central Coast.
A cool change has helped firefighters get dangerous bushfires threatening Victorian towns under control.
Leroy Ferguson (13) removes flounder from a drag net after catching them at Taieri Mouth with friends.
A house has been extensively damaged in a suspicious fire on the West Coast early today.
A fighter of the Islamic State militant group praised the attack on a French satirical magazine that killed at least 12 people, telling Reuters the raid was revenge for insults against Islam.
The tail of a crashed AirAsia jet has been found upturned on the sea bed about 30 km from the plane's last known location, Indonesia's search and rescue agency said, indicating the crucial black box recorders may be nearby.
Buckingham Palace denied that Prince Andrew had had sex with an underage girl introduced to him by a disgraced US financier, and named by some British newspapers as 17-year-old Virginia Roberts.
Vandals smashed a leadlight window and snapped ornamental crosses at a Dunedin chapel, leaving the church counting the cost.
Singer, writer, broadcaster, long-distance solo sailor... Andrew Fagan clearly likes to roam.
Who says you can't lick free ice-cream?
Sprightly 92-year-old Gladys Walker said it was ''marvellous'' having five generations of her family together for the first time.
Dunedin is set to become the distribution base for a self-heating beverage, as the biggest market is expected in the South.
Former Dunedin mayor Peter Chin has come through a bypass operation with flying colours, days after collapsing on an Air New Zealand flight.
A small but suspicious fire which threatened the Mosgiel sign was stopped by the quick work of firefighters last night.
A Dunedin family reunited with its roaming rabbit want to thank the person who saved him.
A sea survival programme kept afloat by government funding is helping to save lives in Dunedin.
An 18-year-old man will appear in Tauranga District Court tomorrow charged with the sexual violation of two women in their Tauranga homes and the assault of a third woman.
Two young ski racers training with the US development-level ski team have been killed in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps, the US Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) said on its website.