Snow on Dunedin's Three Mile Hill and Mt Cargill on Saturday caused angst for numerous motorists.
Engines died and winches were lost as drivers revved their vehicles around a muddy course near Alexandra at the weekend.
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Mt Everest's famous Hillary Step has collapsed, according to mountaineers.
A passenger jet has collided with a truck on a taxiway of Los Angeles International Airport shortly after landing, injuring eight employees in the vehicle.
Poland's ruling party leader has again criticised the EU's relocation scheme for refugees, blaming Germany's Angela Merkel for causing the bloc's migration problems.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead in the opinion polls has narrowed after her Conservatives and the Labour opposition published their policy plans this week.
US President Donald Trump sealed a big arms deal with Saudi Arabia on his maiden foreign trip as he struggled to shift attention from the aftermath of his firing of the director of the FBI.
Police have begun a homicide investigation after finding a man's body at an Auckland property.
Roads throughout the South remain icy and dangerous after a big snow dump, and motorists should drive with caution.
Researchers have begun investigating how some New Zealand communities could be pulled back from hazard zones in the face of flooding driven by climate change and sea level rise.
A Dunedin man who was "just doing what I had to do'' will be publicly acknowledged for his bravery.
A debate has flared up again whether cost is a major factor in smokers deciding to quit.
Work is well under way on the first new facility at SPCA Otago's Opoho site, chief executive Sophie McSkimming says.
A Dunedin woman's two-month adventure on a sailing ship from Cape Horn to Cape Town will be the focus of a talk at Quarantine Island.
Two Dunedin women are set to speak in Parliament to further press for a national inquiry into the country's mental health system.
For most people, collecting for charity the day after they finish six months of cancer treatment would not be top of their list, but 11-year-old Hannah Jones is not most people.
More than 20 bosses from around Dunedin are getting ready to abseil off Forsyth Barr Stadium next month for charity.
The 37th annual Star Regent Theatre 24-hour book sale offers plenty of choice for sports fans this year.
The 100th year of the New Zealand Nurses Memorial Fund will be celebrated in Dunedin with a special function in July.