A homicide investigation has started after a man's body was found in a suburban Tauranga driveway.
Activists have gathered in Ferguson, Missouri, to begin a 120-mile march to the state capital Jefferson City to protest the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer, a case that has rekindled a national debate over US race relations.
The search will continue today for a missing fisherman who disappeared after the inflatable dinghy he was in flipped in an estuary north of Auckland.
St Clair School pupils perform a powhiri for Education Minister Hekia Parata, who officially opened the school's $1.8 million redevelopment yesterday.
Tradesmen wore ties when Ron St Clair-Newman began a cabinetmaking apprenticeship 50 years ago.
The historic A. H. Reed building in Crawford St looks set to get a new lease on life as a block of inner-city apartments.
A major search has been launched for a fisherman who disappeared after his inflatable dinghy flipped north of Auckland today.
Pilot error was the likely cause of a plane crash during a tropical storm in Laos that killed 49 people, including six Australians.
A Dunedin developer has won a battle against industrial neighbours to convert a historic warehouse on the city's waterfront to apartments, but not without his verbal attacks on opponents being denounced by the consenting authority.
Kim Dotcom was quizzed on how much time he spent playing video games when he could have been working on his extradition case during a hearing over an alleged breach of his bail conditions.
Leeza Ormsby told New Idea she thought her life was over when she was jailed.
The drop in dairy prices hasn't caused Finance Minister Bill English to rethink his confidence behind the forecast of the government reaching surplus next year.
The man accused of killing his estranged wife Heidi Welman-Scott had previously booked a plane ticket home to South Africa and according to his best mate had "nothing left".
Prime Minister David Cameron could campaign for Britain to leave the European Union if it stops him restricting EU migrants' access to his country's welfare system, he hinted, but said he was confident it wouldn't come to that.
Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the central mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano, killing at least 35 people, witnesses and police said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants.
Thousands of pro-democracy activists clashed with police in running scuffles in the gritty district of Mong Kok early today in a bid to reclaim part of one of the largest and most volatile protest sites in Hong Kong.
Convicted killer and child abuser Phillip Smith has been returned to New Zealand.
Amanda Banks' "obsessive" detective work led to her husband John Banks' electoral fraud conviction being quashed yesterday and answered a High Court judge's doubts over her honesty.
Closed circuit television records, which showed a man who died in the Otago Corrections Facility had not moved for seven hours before concerns were raised, made it difficult to accept the validity of a prison officer's statement on the matter, the Dunedin Coroner's Court heard yesterday.
Coby Booth (5), of Green Island School, bounces into the air dressed as a lion during Sport Otago's Safari Challenge Day at the Caledonian Ground, in Dunedin, yesterday.