A nasty patch of weather expected to hit the waterlogged Wanganui region is instead heading Auckland's way today and it could cause localised flooding and treacherous driving conditions.
The body of a hunter who went missing in the Coromandel has been found.
A university student who murdered a man sleeping rough at Fremantle's E-Shed Markets will spend at least 16 years behind bars.
The start of the new Dunedin southern routes bus service has been accompanied by teething troubles, and community concern about lack of direct bus access to South Dunedin from Green Island.
Australian Federal Police officers have raided the electoral office of Wollongong MP and Labor party whip Noreen Hay, the ABC reports.
A 77-year-old man has been charged with indecently assaulting students at a school in NSW's Northern Tablelands when he taught there in the early 1970s.
Managing and repairing slips and erosion has become easier and safer for in the city with the use of a drone.
A 30-year-old man and his 2-year-old passenger were taken to hospital after the car he was driving ploughed into a parked truck.
British police have charged a woman with being a member of Islamic State and inciting terrorism on social media, and in a separate case had arrested a 15-year-old girl on suspicion of a terrorism offence.
Tunisian authorities are hunting further suspects in the Sousse hotel attack identified by officials as part of a group trained in a Libyan jihadist camp alongside gunmen who carried out a massacre at a Tunis museum.
The British Broadcasting Corporation will cut more than 1000 jobs to cover a £150 million gap in licence fee income next financial year as millions of viewers turn off their televisions and watch programmes on tablets and mobile phones.
Burglars have been active in the Dunedin area this week.
NCEA assessments are about to hit the digital age in Otago, with a dozen schools participating in a nationwide trial of a computer-based maths assessment later this year.
Police say a car reported stolen this week could be the same vehicle involved in a hit and run in central Dunedin.
Dunedin firefighters Pete Douglas and Nigel Manson cannot think of anywhere else they would rather be.
France and Britain have agreed to step up efforts to discourage migrants from Africa and the Middle East trying to stow away on vehicles crossing the Channel between the two countries.
The Otago Fish and Game Council is upset a proposed external stakeholders group could be ''dumped'', despite an earlier agreement linked with Environment Court mediation over water plan changes.
Surf lifesavers on jetskis are combing the waters in northern NSW to find the shark that mauled a bodyboarder, leaving him fighting for his life.
A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew has capsized off the central Philippines in heavy waves, killing at least 36 people, the coast guard and police said, with at least 118 survivors.
A contingent of more than 500 Highlanders supporters will march into Westpac Stadium on Saturday night as part of the ''Landers Army''.