Aurora Energy has restored power to the suburb of Pine Hill, in Dunedin, after an overhead line fault was detected.
Immigration New Zealand is apologising after sending emails mistakenly informing people their visas had been extended.
Two people charged over allegations of improper political donations involving the New Zealand First Foundation will now see their case play out in the High Court.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says approval for the Pfizer vaccine could come as early as Wednesday next week.
The US House of Representatives has delivered to the Senate a charge that former President Donald Trump incited insurrection in a speech to supporters before the deadly attack on the Capitol.
South Island residents are sweltering under scorching temperatures today, with some parts of the island reportedly getting as high as 40C.
More than 1500 people have been tested for Covid-19 in Northland, with no evidence so far of a positive result in the community, Ministry of Health figures show.
National leader Judith Collins wants the Government to pass temporary emergency legislation to make is easier to build houses.
There are concerns people with asthma and allergies may face discrimination due to similarities with Covid-19 symptoms.
The Government insists people's movement around New Zealand's managed isolation and quarantine facilities is tightly controlled - despite more travellers coming forward with tales of guests mixing.
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With a temperature of 36 degrees Celsius forecast in Christchurch today, residents are being urged to keep hydrated and stay sun-smart, while firefighters have helicopters on standby.
A US voting machine company filed a $1.3 billion lawsuit against former President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, accusing him of defamation in what it called his "big lie" campaign about election fraud.
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order overturning a controversial ban by his predecessor on transgender individuals serving in the US military, a move cheered by LGBTQ advocates that fulfils a campaign promise.
Bruce Suszko, Merv Gilkinson, Brian Coutts and Tim Rutherford, all of Dunedin, attended the Burns Night dinner at Toitu Otago Settlers’ Museum.
Scaffolding has started to come down on the University of Otago’s Plaza Building, signalling the end of a future-proofing project that began in September last year.
Funding options for a new kerbside rubbish and recycling scheme will be decided by the Dunedin City Council this week.
A government announcement promising up to 250 new public housing units in the South is being welcomed as demand in some areas reaches critical levels.