A Queensland man extradited to NSW, who is charged with robbing two men he met through online dating ads, will remain in custody after facing court.
The teenage bride of a Sydney terror suspect has been refused bail after appearing in court charged with failing to answer questions at the Crime Commission.
The mother of a Dunedin woman who had been brutally stabbed and left for dead says her family will live in fear for the rest of their lives after confirmation the offender will be released this month.
A Japanese volcano about 50km from a nuclear plant has erupted, shooting ash nearly 2km into the night sky along with fountains of lava.
Labour leader Andrew Little has committed to return to Te Tii Marae and Waitangi every year if he is Prime Minister - the same pledge Prime Minister John Key made in 2007.
A milk tanker rolled on a main road between the Coromandel and Thames last night.
An injured man in critical condition was found unconscious in the Auckland Domain overnight.
Two men were killed and a female was critically injured last night when three vehicles collided in Waikato.
Waitangi Day has started with a dawn celebration on the grounds of the Treaty.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has called on Britain and Sweden to let him freely leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a UN panel ruled he had been arbitrarily detained and should be awarded compensation.
Almost 90 miners were rescued and three other workers were missing after a cave-in at a gold mine in the northeast of South Africa on Friday, mine owner Vantage Goldfields said.
Remnants of Dunedin life in the 1860s are being uncovered by heavy machinery and archaeologists this week following the demolition of the Barningham Building at the University of Otago Dental School.
A protest outside the office of the city's only National MP made its presence felt in central Dunedin yesterday as trade ministers from around the world gathered in Auckland to sign the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement.
The final albatross egg of the season has hatched at Taiaroa Head, taking the total number of chicks to 27 and signalling an excellent breeding season despite the hot weather.
Dunedin is in for an action-packed long weekend, with Waitangi Day and Chinese New Year celebrations coinciding with multiple cruise ship visits.
Police and the NZ Transport Agency have called on road users to be vigilant and take their time on southern roads during the long weekend.
When today's TPP protesters are sitting round singing songs of struggle and reminiscing about where they were at the battle of February 4, they will claim a series of victories.
The Southern District Health Board cannot say when these Dunedin Hospital lifts, closed in October because of the asbestos scare, will reopen.
The former garden bar at Captain Cook Tavern has been demolished, but the building's owners are yet to decide what will go in its place.
Robbies Bar and Bistro owners Joy and Warren Jones are feeling lucky despite a trip to the emergency department after a fire at the restaurant last night.