An 18-year-old man has died in a two-car crash at Maungatapu near Tauranga.
A driver died after their car plummeted off a bridge in the Coromandel before 10pm last night.
China will ease family planning restrictions to allow all couples to have two children after decades of a strict one-child policy, the ruling Communist Party says, a move aimed at alleviating...
Moldova's parliament must form a new government after it backed a motion of no-confidence in the ruling pro-European coalition, increasing political turmoil following the fraudulent disappearance of $US1 billion from the banking system.
A US appeals court has refused to immediately halt the government's systematic collection of millions of Americans' phone records during a "transition" period to a new federal scheme that bans the controversial anti-terrorism surveillance.
Emergency services attend a crash near Westwood in Dunedin yesterday.
Surf lifesavers fear more people will be injured on rocks piled at the base of the St Clair Beach sea wall.
When pop superstars sing, you seldom see audiences doing downward-facing dogs, one-legged king pigeons, cow face or lotus poses ... except when it's Toni Childs singing.
Approval for the long-awaited Dunedin Hospital intensive care unit upgrade has been pushed back to March at the earliest, it has been confirmed.
A large drop in the number of Dunedin Hospital discharge letters sent to GPs in a prompt time period has potential for ''major mishaps'' in patient care, Dr Jill McIlraith says.
The former accounting technician who stole more than $80,000 from her mother and two volunteer organisations can no longer practise her trade.
Dunedin's GigCity ship finally has a captain.
Emergency services tend to a 9-year-old child hit by a car in Pinehill Rd about 3.10pm yesterday.
Three Maori Hill flatmates have been left disgusted by the brazen disregard of the burglars who entered their house during Labour Weekend.
Seventy homes have been cut off after a bridge collapsed in Upper Hutt.
A human rights complaint against Prime Minister John Key over his pulling of a waitress' ponytail has been dismissed.
A central Dunedin shop and restaurant were evacuated this afternoon amid fears a cracked building parapet may fall into the street.
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in the stomach in West Auckland this afternoon.
The family of a woman run over and accidentally killed by her husband have today criticised police for what they say was a "serious failure" in not bringing a criminal prosecution.
An Italian tourist has been sentenced to community work and ordered to pay reparations following a fatal crash at Riversdale in August.