Pat Brittenden and Dominic George look at the claim that there are substantial inconsistencies in the way police are handing out warnings instead of laying charges when the alleged offender is...
Dunedin Police are seeking the owners of a number of items believed to have been stolen from local properties.
A massive fire has erupted in a Brazilian favela (shanty town) in the country's most populous city of Sao Paulo.
When Pittsburgh wakes up, some residents will have the choice of going about their day in an Uber that drives itself.
Tropical Storm Julia, the tenth of the season, has formed along the coast of northeast Florida, the National Hurricane Centre says.
A body has been found in the Franz Josef workshop which was flattened by a bulldozer and then torched by its owner last night.
A woman was brutally bashed and dragged from her car in an Auckland carpark today.
A father and daughter pleaded guilty to incest when they appeared in the Dunedin District Court this afternoon.
Three people have been rescued from a rental car which went over a cliff south of Westport.
A Christchurch man who posted a naked photo of his ex-girlfriend on social media because he was ``unhappy'' about their relationship coming to an end has been sentenced to eight months home detention.
Labour's police spokesman says the Government should tell the Crown Law Office to appeal the "ridiculously light" sentence handed down to Nikolas Delegat for assaulting a policewoman.
Tens of thousands of homes lost power across Taiwan as Super Typhoon Meranti hit the island, forcing schools and businesses to close and flights to be cancelled.
The Dunedin City Council and Otago Chamber of Commerce have marked International Drive Electric Week by opening an electric vehicle charger at the Great King St car park building.
Electronic cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking last year and there is no evidence of any serious side effects associated with their use for up to two years, according to a recent study.
Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc have joined a network of over 30 news and technology companies to tackle fake news and improve the quality of information on social media.
SpaceX is aiming to resume flights in November following a launch pad fire that destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and an Israeli communications satellite.
Nearly 25 years after Australia's Aboriginal people won the legal right to make claims on their 'country', they are fighting a new battle - a complex network of red tape required to manage the lands, a leading lawyer warns.
Australia is to make big cuts in funding from its renewable energy agency as it strives to plug a $6 billion budget shortfall.
Cancer is now Australia's biggest killer, overtaking heart disease for the first time to take more lives than any other ailment, a new health report shows.
A US judge has agreed to delay the terror trial of a former Sydney resident until after the presidential election amid claims "virulent anti-Muslim rhetoric" could dash his chances of an impartial jury.