ELECTION ISSUES: Health is a problem area for National, but Labour’s plan for the sector is vague, reports Eileen Goodwin.
Six men have been jailed for the kidnapping and manslaughter of an Auckland woman who fell from the boot of a moving car.
The man who captured a stunning shot of a rock formation on a Dunedin beach says his new home is a photographer's paradise.
Calls from the deaf community to have a sign language interpreter during election debates have been answered, with an interpreter to be included in the last leaders' debate.
The skipper of a doomed Greymouth fishing boat has reported chaotic scenes on deck as it floundered in heavy seas while he and his missing crewmen scrambled for lifejackets.
Hundreds of farmers have gathered in Labour leader Jacinda Ardern's hometown of Morrinsville to protest against Labour and the Greens' proposed water and pollution charges.
One of six people injured in a bus crash in South Canterbury this morning has been taken by helicopter to Dunedin Hospital in a serious condition.
Two Mazdas stolen by thieves in Dunedin over the weekend were left extensively damaged.
A woman threw acid at four female American tourists at a train station in the French city of Marseille on Sunday, an attack police said they did not believe was terrorism-related.
East Taieri School has closed for the day because of the risk caused by a rapidly rising stream.
North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the UN in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear US President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time.
Matthew Kyte had just made a fresh start in life when he died in a single-vehicle crash in Napier at the weekend.
An initial investigation by the Marsden Point oil refinery has found a digger driver searching for swamp kauri caused the critical damage to the fuel pipeline months ago.
A push for so-called "green days" at Dunedin Hospital has been defended from a claim it is a bureaucratic waste of time.
Route and timetable changes to the Dunedin bus network have taken effect.
New technology worth more than $750,000 is expected to help Port Otago pinpoint noise that annoys Port Chalmers residents.
Former Cantabrian Joyce Lomax (88) is one of the first people to live in Oamaru’s newest retirement facilities.
Singing, stag roaring, a man in a funny hat and even some speed dating may seem unusual for an election debate, but it turned out to be surprisingly effective.
Brophy Aerial Studios performers put on a display of stilt walking, contortion, hula hoop, acrobatics and breath-taking aerial acts during their circus show Fragments of a Dream, at the King’s and...
The Maori Party has finally broken its silence on Labour’s water levy proposal, calling for a clarification of ownership before a tax was applied.