A bus carrying Argentine border patrol officers blew a tyre and tumbled from a bridge into a dry river bed in the northern province of Salta, killing 43 and injuring eight, authorities say.
Actor and comedian Bill Cosby has sued seven women who had accused him of defaming them by saying they lied when they accused him of sexual assault.
A man has been rescued off the Northland coast overnight after his yacht foundered on rocks and started sinking.
Passengers from a weekend Jetstar flight have told of a collective gasp, then silence after multiple explosions and flames from one engine of the plane.
Government ministers were told an urgent maintenance fund was needed to avoid ‘‘critical service failures'' at Dunedin Hospital.
You would think a man about to set a Guinness world record for cycling nearly 29,000km around the globe in less than 125 days, would be ecstatic.
Protesting opposition lawmakers released tear gas in Kosovo's parliament in an effort to foil a vote on the government's 2016 budget, forcing MPs into a sideroom where the measure was adopted.
Incoming Fortune Theatre artistic director Jonathon Hendry was introduced to patrons at the 2016 season launch in Dunedin yesterday.
Enterprise Dunedin has won another Government Regional Business Partner (RBP) contract that will allow the Dunedin City Council to continue providing support to small businesses in Otago.
Andrew Roxburgh, of Dunedin Hospital, hangs a painting of the Dunedin Botanic Garden, watched by artist Cheriene Singer, at the hospital yesterday.
Waitaki Girls' High School held its junior prizegiving recently. The prize list is. -
Taieri College held its junior prizegiving recently. The prize list is. -
Logan Park High School held its junior prizegiving recently. The prize list is. -
Bayfield High School held its junior prizegiving recently. The prize list is. -
Dunedin was bulging at the seams at the weekend, as thousands of cruise ship passengers descended on a city already chock-a-block from graduations, international cricket and the pre-Christmas shopping rush.
A spur-of-the-moment decision to attend the Maran-atha Rest Home auction on Saturday left Dunedin woman Prue Paterson jumping for joy.
Two women were taken to Dunedin Hospital after being hit by a reversing car in St Bernadette's Church car park in the city yesterday.
A 14-year-old boy has been flown to Auckland's Starship hospital in a critical condition after he was impaled through the head with a real estate stake.
A huge forest fire burning since Thursday in Marlborough is under control, and resources are being scaled back, authorities say.
A fifth person has contracted Hepatitis A after eating a mixed berry product, the Ministry of Primary Industries has confirmed.