A 19-year-old West Auckland man has been arrested in relation to two fires among the spate of fires at Piha over the past nine days.
The woman taken to court by her parents over an unpaid debt is considering an appeal, in the wake of widespread publicity about the disputed $368,000 loan.
From cacao beans to truffles, the history of chocolate has been curated inside New York's first museum dedicated to the sweet treat.
The Green Party says allowing native logging of windthrow trees on West Coast conservation land would renege on the agreement which saw the region receive $120 million.
China is testing the ability for future astronauts to stay on the moon for extended periods, as Beijing accelerates its space programme and looks to put people on the surface of the moon within the...
One person has been critically injured and five others moderately hurt in a two-car crash in Waitomo this morning.
A tourist who threatened to kill his girlfriend and nearly drove them into a Central Otago lake has professed his love for the victim from the dock.
The maritime industry is being warned of the risk posed by nitrogen cylinders after a worker was killed in Dunedin earlier this year.
A soldier has died during a training exercise in the Northern Territory less than a week after a 21-year-old was killed during army training in Queensland.
The Government has announced a $102 million infrastructure fund, which has been launched alongside $76 million in new funding for Doc.
Police have admitted they could have done more to help a woman before she was stabbed by her son.
Turkey has warned the United States that a decision to arm Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State in Syria could end up hurting Washington.
FBI Director James Comey sought to expand his agency's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election days before President Donald Trump fired him.
A man has died after being trapped under a truck in Auckland.
A 30km police chase came to a grinding halt when a burst tyre forced the fleeing vehicle to go so slowly it eventually parked in a layby.
A new rain threat is looming for flood-ravaged Bay of Plenty where up to a month's worth of rain is forecast to fall in just under a day.
Graduates will be able to get the perfect snap in front of the University of Otago's historic clocktower this weekend thanks to a $5000 sheet of fabric.
There are fans and super fans, there are even mega fans - and then there's Jess Kirk.
If the vegetables in your fridge are going off quickly, you are probably doing it all wrong, new University of Otago research shows.
Dunedin's GigCity technology makes it the perfect place to deal with a ''data tsunami'' generated by the new Centre for Space Science Technology.