Syria talks convened by US Secretary of State John Kerry in Lausanne have ended after more than four hours without any joint ministerial statement from the nine countries.
A woman who died after being stabbed in Auckland was reportedly enjoying a "girls' day" out and had been at the property to have her nails and lashes done.
At least 24 people died and dozens more were hurt in a stampede in the ancient northern Indian city of Varanasi, officials say.
An Otago soldier executed for mutiny is to be remembered this year at the Shot at Dawn Memorial in England.
Rain, hail or shine, pupils from three Dunedin schools have made fortnightly visits to Tomahawk Lagoon to monitor its biodiversity and water quality throughout this year.
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Nearly 200 nations have agreed a legally binding deal to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, in a major move against climate change.
The head of Thailand's royal advisory council will stand in as regent while the country grieves over the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and awaits for his son to formally succeed him.
A woman has died following a stabbing in west Auckland this afternoon.
The Government is eyeing a law change to clarify when tenants must pay for damage to rental properties.
Two senior police officers will be charged with kidnapping after the "mock arrest" of a teenage boy in a bid to end an underage relationship.
The streets remained quiet in the North Island town of Ngaruawahia last night after the deadline for P dealers to leave town expired.
Dunedin Hospital could be partly rebuilt on land owned by the University of Otago and become part of a university health precinct under a potential land swap.
Two more women have come forward with allegations that Donald Trump groped them, including a contestant on his reality show, "The Apprentice".
A man has appeared in Dunedin District Court this morning charged with driving offences after a 730km series of police chases ended near Dunedin yesterday.
The Scenic Hotel Group is planning a five-star hotel in Dunedin but the company will not reveal where it will build the $34 million 120-room hotel, or its height.
New Zealand is supporting Myanmar’s momentous transition by helping the people of impoverished Chin State voice their aspirations.
By Health Reporter Eileen Goodwin
The Dunedin Hospital rebuild is starting to take shape after years of delay but, even now, no-one knows what will be built or where.