A man has died after being struck by a car as he was walking home on the Kapiti Coast last night.
Police speak to the driver of a Toyota Previa which was driven through a Mills St fence about 7.45pm yesterday.
Artworks created by St Leonard's School pupils are set to take to the street in the annual West Harbour Arts Week parade.
The University of Otago is happy with the Water of Leith flood protection work but not with how the project has dragged out past finish dates.
Surprise and relief have greeted the Government's decision to ditch controversial cost-cutting organisation Health Benefits Ltd.
Nigerian police fired tear gas and prevented the Speaker of the lower house of parliament, who has defected to the opposition, from presiding over a session.
A Swedish court has rejected an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to revoke a detention order issued over allegations of sexual assault, but called on prosecutors to make more effort to question him.
0The 35-hour work week introduced in France by a socialist government in 2000 gave off a "negative signal" and should not be sacrosanct, Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said, breaching a major left-wing taboo.
An Austrian man who threatened and blackmailed a member of the Bacardi family, famed for their rum empire, was sentenced to 21 months in jail in Vienna.
Snowbound residents of western New York have awoken to as much as another 30cm of snow, and 75cm is more expected.
Frustrated city councillors say they have been left with no choice but to commit more ratepayers' money to support Forsyth Barr Stadium.
A leaked staff survey shows confidence in AgResearch's leadership has plummeted in the wake of its plan to slash jobs at Invermay.
Most parents will appreciate the stress of taking one or two preschoolers on a public outing to the supermarket.
Xi Jinping, the President of China, has received a 21-gun salute at Government House in Wellington.
An elderly woman has died while walking her dog at Perfume Point, Ahuriri in Napier this morning.
One of the Hamilton fire victims has been described by her family as an infectious and fun-loving young woman.
Police have today named the 22-month-old girl who died after falling into a pond on a rural property at Waimangaroa on Tuesday.
An Iowa man has been arrested near the White House after driving across the country with a gun and a knife in his car trunk on a self-described mission to go to the executive mansion, the Secret Service says.
The bank note is getting a makeover for the first time in 15 years, and although the same well-known faces will remain, security features have been beefed up.
A top public health official was the source of information that Dunedin punters were offered cheap drinks in exchange for filling in a submission form on a draft local alcohol policy, it has been revealed.