The world's oldest underground rail network takes a big step forward this weekend when London's "Tube" starts all-night Friday and Saturday services after years of obstruction and delay.
US federal health officials have warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination.
A second Hawke's Bay town has been hit by potentially harmful bugs in its water.
A 52-year-old man has been charged with the murder of John Murray Morton whose body was found in the back of a boat in Nelson two weeks ago.
Donald Trump's presidential campaign chairman has resigned, as the Republican nominee tries to end weeks of upheaval.
Four men have been arrested after a 60-strong brawl in Tokoroa in which a teenage boy was seriously injured.
A truck driver and his female passenger have been seriously injured after two trucks collided in Auckland.
A Dunedin woman has appeared in court in relation to two armed incidents in the suburb of St Kilda this week.
An Air New Zealand plane has had to turn back on the way to Samoa, sparking an emergency at Auckland Airport.
The new owner of a St Kilda dairy says she has lost trust in people after being subjected to a knifepoint robbery at the store on Thursday night.
Despite completing a PhD, winning a teaching award and being entrusted by the Otago Medical School to help instil ethics in its students, Althea Blakey (47) is a reluctant academic.
About 315 graduands will graduate from the University of Otago in person, with qualifications in all disciplines, in a ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall at 3pm today.
The New Zealand Transport Agency is investigating safety improvements on a stretch of road where the crash which killed Dunedin photographer Riley Baker occurred.
A 74-year-old Dunedin woman is angry at the way she has been treated by Chorus after it put up a pole on her property without asking.
The Dunedin City Council is keeping a close eye on the Hawke’s Bay water contamination crisis to make sure its system is not subject to the same risks.
A government grant has pushed SPCA Otago past the halfway mark of its fundraising effort to replace derelict buildings at the Dunedin shelter.
Firefighters helped to remove a woman from a car involved in a "T-bone" collision in Dunedin on Thursday night.
Dunedin’s third group of Syrian refugees was greeted by Red Cross volunteers on their arrival at Dunedin Airport yesterday.
Preparations for the construction of the University of Otago’s $50million Animal Research Centre are well under way, with small sheds on the Great King St site being demolished.
Sometimes other New Zealand cities erupt in jealousy when they compare themselves to the city of Dunedin. David Loughrey provides some compassionate advice for one of those, the North Island city...