Coastal erosion north of Dunedin could spell the end for a popular beachside road in Waikouaiti, the Dunedin City Council says.
Disgraced businessman Alex Swney stole more than $4 million because he felt he was being underpaid for his work to improve Auckland, a court has been told.
Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt is facing High Court defamation proceedings issued by one of his city councillors.
Ever fancy yourself as a bit of James Bond or an international man of mystery? Then New Zealand's spy agency may have a job for you.
China's food safety watchdog has asked three milk producers in central Shaanxi province to recall substandard infant formula milk powder and urged local authorities to punish the firms severely if they have broken the law.
Prominent flag makers in the United States have pledged to stop manufacturing and selling Confederate battle flags after a white man killed nine worshippers at a black church in South Carolina.
An abattoir supervisor who stole and ate cattle gallstones has been given a wholly suspended jail term.
The country's chilly temperatures are edging towards record lows - but we're unlikely to reach them, meteorologists say.
Inquiries are to be held into an incident that left hundreds of passengers stranded at airports around the country.
Two people have been injured, one seriously, in a nose-to-tail crash on Auckland's Harbour Bridge.
The alleged Queensland president of the Mongols bikie gang accused of masterminding a huge drug syndicate will stay behind bars until July, while seven more associates have been arrested.
Otago Daily Times editorial artist Alistair Craig has won the open section of the inaugural National Centre of Peace and Conflict Studies cartoon competition.
Two New Zealand sailors have been rescued from a life raft 28km south of Niue after they abandoned their burning yacht early this morning.
No police officers were stood down or dismissed over their failings in the Livingstone case.
After a long day of delays and disruptions, the last flight affected by a radar failure flew out of Auckland late last night.
An angry cyclist yanked the keys from a pensioner's ignition and took off in a bizarre road rage incident, leaving the man and his wife stranded in peak hour traffic in Auckland's CBD.
The cost of repairing a slip at Turnbulls Bay, beyond Broad Bay on Otago Peninsula, has jumped to more than $2 million after the project slipped months behind schedule, it has been confirmed.
About 60 people showed up at the Huriawa Pa near Karitane yesterday for a ''working day'' to continue restoration of the historic site.
Traffic was halted through the Channel Tunnel linking Britain and France after striking French ferry workers set fire to tyres, while Britain's Foreign Office warned of migrants trying to get into vehicles queuing to enter the tunnel.
A Dunedin drug use and policy researcher has called for a national drug summit, in the wake of calls for the regulation and sale of MDMA.