Driven by the prospect of Britain's withdrawal from the EU, the number of British passport holders who became German citizens jumped by 162% last year, official numbers show.
National's Paula Bennett walked out of the House this afternoon in protest at the Speaker's new rules.
An intense battle ended in a stalemate at Littlebourne today.
Pulitzer Prize-winning US author Philip Roth has died at the age of 85.
A Dunedin doctor accused of murdering a teenager is also charged with indecent assault, it can now be revealed.
The Government will have to ban the sale of cigarettes if it wants to reach its goal of making New Zealand smoke-free by 2025, MPs have been told.
Funding for the final stage of the Dunedin to Port Chalmers shared path project has been approved despite its budget blowing out by more than $10 million.
While companies have moved to rid their stores of single-use plastic bags, researchers are now questioning whether their "biodegradable" replacements are any better.
Seventeen former editors of student magazine Critic have written an open letter to the University of Otago protesting the destruction of the magazine's "Menstruation Issue" this week.
New Zealand's voters may get to decide on legalising marijuana as soon as next year, the government says.
Nazi iconography etched into a Corstorphine car was one of two overnight incidents reported to police today.
Petrol prices have reached record levels, with a few southern towns recording some of the highest prices - but not in Invercargill.
An Invercargill entrepreneur is offering Southland businesses a new work space to collaborate on fresh ideas.
The self-defence skills of jiu-jitsu are being passed on to new generations, as proud parents look on.
New Brighton Village was visited on Sunday by experts in elderly care.
A New York judge has ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' home - after they tried and failed for months to get their deadbeat son to fly the coop.
The University of Otago is distancing itself from the destruction of 500 copies of student magazine Critic, saying it was "a mistake" not an act of censorship, despite being carried out by Campus Watch.
A new lava flow from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano edged towards a geothermal power plant on Tuesday after destroying a warehouse at the facility, after the volcano entered a more violent phase...
US President Donald Trump says there is a "substantial chance" his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not take place amid concerns that Kim is resistant to giving up his nuclear weapons.
A teenager charged with manslaughter after allegedly assaulting a security guard who from his injuries has pleaded not guilty and will go on trial next year.