''Serious injuries'' sustained by schoolboy rowers on Otago Harbour two years ago came ''very close'' to being fatal.
A restricted licence driver in her unwarranted and unregistered Mercedes Benz has admitted leaving a trail of destruction after a drunken wild ride through a Dunedin suburb.
ACC must not be left to fix the problems identified in a crucial report concerning the disputes resolution process without independent oversight, claimants' advocacy group Acclaim Otago says.
By Alida Chay - Year 11, St Peter's College
By Sian Hutchins - Year 11, St Peter's College
By Max Callaghan - Year 10, St Peter's College
By Sol Wyatt - Year 10, St Peter's College
A Perth man who paid for a homeless Kiwi woman to fly home says he helped because he doesn't like judging people.
A body found in a Franz Josef workshop is that of the owner, Clive Raymond Jenkins.
A highly esteemed teacher has been struck off after admitting to a sexual relationship with a student in the 1970s.
Colin Craig has told a jury in graphic detail about a kiss he shared with his then press secretary Rachel MacGregor on election night in 2011.
A strong typhoon has made landfall on southwestern Japan bringing heavy rain that caused floods, forcing flight cancellations and prompting local authorities to issue evacuation advisories for more...
A 46-year-old Tokoroa woman has died after being hit by a truck and trailer unit while walking along State Highway 1 at Kinleith in the early hours of this morning.
An orphaned baby koala in Australia has found solace cuddling a fluffy toy marsupial in the absence of his mother as he recovers from the trauma of her death.
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.