A fire has broken out at the Harraway & Sons building on Main South Rd in Green Island this evening.
Police announced this morning they have arrested two people in connection with the discovery of a man's body north of Waitati.
Organisers of a petition calling for the retention of the millennium tile path along the lakefront at Wanaka are feeling a little more confident the path will be saved.
It was chilly in Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium last night, but that did not stop students celebrating the start of the academic year at the annual toga party.
It's business as usual at Telford College this week as this year's contingent of students are welcomed onto the campus.
The first woman to serve as Australia's foreign minister is retiring from parliament after two decades in politics.
A Hastings landlord who owns about 80 homes across the region says a proposed capital gains tax could backfire on those who can only afford to rent.
The man and woman arrested in Rotorua in relation to a death in Dunedin earlier this week have been remanded into custody without plea after court appearances.
National has come out swinging in response to the Tax Working Group's final report, saying its recommendations are an attack on the Kiwi way of life.
The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, has jumped to 56 and could keep climbing as crews combed the wreckage of the destroyed building.
Three MPs from Britain's governing Conservatives have quit over the government's "disastrous handling of Brexit", in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's attempts to unite her party around plans to leave the EU.
British Prime MinisterTheresa May has held "constructive" talks in Brussels, seeking concessions on Brexit from a sceptical EU, her strategy under strain as she loses three MPs.
The 1975 and DJ Calvin Harris were the main winners at the BRIT Awards, each scooping two prizes at Britain's annual pop music honours.
Actor Jussie Smollett was charged with filing a false police report when he said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said, with the actor now facing arrest.
Wild weather expected to batter most of the country in coming days could bring snow to alpine passes in the South Island.