There are concerns for a 94-year-old man believed to be missing near a river north of Christchurch .
The Mid Canterbury community of Rakaia have got together to construct a three kilometre walkway along the nearby river terrace.
Wanaka is well known for winter sports, but a local woman is keen to increase options in the summer.
Four nations have booked their spots for March's world championship events on the final day of the inaugural world curling qualification event in Naseby.
New ramp access for the Hawea River Swing Bridge is a personal journey for one of the committee members.
A Waitati art gallery and a local arts aficionado have joined forces to hold an inaugural event, based around ceramic tea bowls.
Adelaide is sweltering through its hottest day in 130 years of records, with the temperature reaching 46.2C in the city.
A man has admitted to a charge of blackmail following his arrest last year over threats against the Department of Conservation.
A gunman killed five people in a bank in central Florida, then called police himself and eventually surrendered, local authorities say.
A student says he has lived in a van for the past 18 months to dodge record Wellington rents, which have now surpassed average Auckland rents for the first time.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has declared himself interim president winning the backing of Washington and many Latin American nations.
The occupants of six houses in the Dunedin suburb of St Clair remain out of their homes more than a month after being evacuated due to a slip in the area.
The group of unruly tourists who crashed their car in Auckland say they were distracted by people yelling "gypsy scum" at their vehicle.
An extra fertility treatment previously touted to save women the misery of miscarriages actually has no benefit at all, researchers say.
An American missionary operating in Brazil has exposed an isolated indigenous tribe to disease and possibly death, the Brazilian government's Indigenous Affairs Department says.