U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday he is putting a decision to allow imports of elephant trophies on hold after a torrent of criticism from conservation advocates and across...
The deputy principal of Hamilton Boys' High School has died.
The New Zealand yachtsman found drifting in a life raft on rough seas after his yacht got into trouble has been picked up by a cargo ship.
Dunedin Police and Fire and Emergency New Zealand are investigating a suspicious fire in the city centre, which had the potential to cause serious injury.
A huge blaze is ripping through an apartment building in Manhattan, New York City, sending large plumes of smoke into the sky.
Perfect weather and a tweaked course paved the way for sizzling times in today's Queenstown International Marathon.
Wellington's first cat cafe has opened its cat flaps for the first time today.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck southern China near the Indian border today, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
A Commander is among the 35 St John members who received honours at an Investiture Ceremony, held at the Order of St Paul’s Cathedral in Dunedin today.
The death of Sicilian Mafia boss Salvatore "Toto'" Riina does not mark the end of Cosa Nostra, but the crime group is unlikely to allow one man such power ever again, a top magistrate and former mobster said.
An Argentine military submarine with 44 crew members on board iss missing at sea in the South Atlantic prompting a massive search to locate the vessel.
The US State Department approved a possible $US10.5 billion sale of Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defence system to Poland, the Pentagon said.
It'll be a windy, showery weekend for those in the upper North Island but further south it's set to be sunny and warm.
A woman was shot in Helensville overnight and police are investigating.
Thousands of New Zealanders had their DNA illegally taken and stored by police over a four-year period, which may have jeopardised several future prosecutions.
Mentally unwell children have been admitted as inpatients to adult mental health wards more than 1300 times during the last five years as the health system struggles to keep up with the number of children in crisis.
Hard work is continuing at the Otago Museum to prepare for the planned opening next month of the museum’s redeveloped science centre.
A speech made by King’s High School rector Dan Reddiex at his school prizegiving has received overwhelming public support.
Only fifteen more sleeps remain until Dunedin’s 20th annual Santa Parade.
It's the big new attraction in Calton Hill.