Internet mogul Kim Dotcom says he is officially broke.
Bayfield Park is the latest site being considered by the Dunedin City Council for freedom camping, with a proposal to allow up to five vehicles a night to stay there.
Police have clarified their stance on the speed limit after announcing yesterday there would be no tolerance to any speed above the legal limit.
The Australian group involved in yesterday's horror crash south of Rotorua that left two people dead were in New Zealand on a school camp.
It is a prison term that sends a clear message: it is ''not OK for you to drink and drive and kill your mates'', the Mosgiel father of a teenage drink-driving victim says.
A corrections officer at Otago Corrections Facility thought that a prisoner, who subsequently died of a drug overdose, had looked unwell and had also mentioned that view to a supervisor, the Coroner's Court heard in Dunedin today.
An Egyptian court has dropped its case against former President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his 30-year rule and symbolised hopes for a new era of political openness and accountability.
''This is not the Wild West. It's downtown Dunedin,'' Judge Kevin Phillips told a man who fired an air gun at two buses and a house after a night of heavy drinking in August.
An ear-splitting shriek of joy and relief rent the air at Dunedin's Gigatown office last night as the city was named the winner of the Gigatown competition.
A single photograph helped an Australian researcher stumble across what's thought to be the earliest known engraving by a human ancestor.
There are fears a 9-year-old Sydney girl has been taken out of Australia to be married overseas.
A woman has told an enquiry she was sexually abused by Satyananda Sarswati - the man who founded the worldwide yoga movement with branches across the world including Australia.
An ex-soldier has been handed a life sentence for murdering Gold Coast nightclub singer Tony Williams.
Two people have been struck by lightning as severe thunderstorms swept through Sydney causing flight and traffic delays.
A Westport woman has lost $4000 in what police call a "classic romance scam" and her scammer has threatened to kill a local police officer.
A former Malaysian High Commission staffer accused of assaulting a Wellington woman at her home has failed in his bid to have his bail conditions relaxed.
Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on State Highway 73 south of Kumara.
A fisherman's body was found last night in the waters of Auckland's Hauraki Gulf by people on a passing cruise ship.
This year is on track to be the hottest on record, or at least among the very warmest, the United Nations said in new evidence of long-term warming that adds urgency to 190-nation talks under way in Lima on slowing climate change.
US investigators are considering multiple suspects, including North Korea, in their investigation into a cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that knocked out the company's computer systems for over a week, according to a US national security official with knowledge of the investigation.