A 33-year-old psychology student has admitted leaving a trail of destruction following a drunken wild ride through Mornington last month.
Sir Peter Jackson is in talks to bring augmented reality and digital storytelling to Matiu-Somes Island in Wellington Harbour as part of a proposed tourist attraction to teach visitors about early...
The mother of a disabled teen who died after drowning in a bath says carers failed to use common sense and that ultimately led to his death.
A Canterbury woman who stole $110,000 from an intellectually disabled woman to fund her pokies gambling habit displayed an ``astonishingly and reprehensible'' breach of trust, a judge said today in sentencing her to five months of home detention.
A 17-year-old girl has been arrested in relation to the brutal car jacking in Panmure that hospitalised a 65-year-old woman last week.
A coroner has found that an Auckland rugby player died from complications from blunt trauma to the head.
A Frenchman whose attempts to hitchhike out of the West Coast landed him in court says New Zealand should be renamed "Nazi Zealand".
One of New Zealand's most sadistic killers will remain in jail because he still refuses to accept responsibility for elements of his horrific crimes.
A Dunedin man with a long criminal history has pleaded guilty to six charges relating to a burglary spree and high-speed police chase.
Two gang members apprehended at Dunedin Airport have pleaded not guilty to meth-dealing charges.
Indonesia plans to pursue Alphabet Inc's Google for five years of back taxes, and the search giant could face a bill of more than $US400 million for 2015 alone if it is found to have avoided tax payments, an official says.
Experts say teachers failed to properly prepare their students for a maths exam which reduced some pupils to tears.
The US risks a "massive lost opportunity'' if it rejects the TPP trade deal, Prime Minister John Key has bluntly told a New York audience.
Poorer countries are following the lead of Europe and Australia in tightening asylum policies, eroding protections for refugees on a global scale, according to a report.
A Dunedin woman has pleaded not guilty to injecting morphine into a 39-year-old Dunedin man earlier this year.
Sleep irregularities may be tied to a variety of health problems, such as diabetes and obesity, that can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, a leading US doctors group says.
Schoolboy rowers faced a "very real" risk of death when a support boat ran over their skiff on Otago Harbour almost two years ago, a report says.
More than 90 pieces of Aboriginal artwork, sculptures and early artefacts will go under the hammer in London this week in the biggest auction of its kind outside Australia.
A victim of the horrific crash at Huntly was a violinist with Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Brisbane Times reported.
Australia has reached an out-of-court settlement with the owners of a Chinese coal carrier that ran aground in 2010 on the Great Barrier Reef.