The forecast is good for viewing the aurora tonight as a sold-out chartered Air New Zealand Boeing 767 prepares to leave Dunedin Airport. The chartered flight to view the Aurora Australis is...
Philippine soldiers have rescued two Malaysians held captive for about eight months by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group, officials say.
Hundreds of Adele fans have heeded the travel warnings and arrived at Mt Smart Stadium before gates opened.
South Australian police have checked on security arrangements at parliament house in Adelaide following the terror attack in London.
The number of stranded whales being successfully refloated has plummeted in recent years, new figures show.
Women could get information about pay rates in their workplace to test for gender-based discrimination, under new legislation.
Bank of New Zealand developed a policy excluding companies involved in the production nuclear weapons and tobacco from its international equity holdings.
Each year about 200 New Zealanders who suffer major trauma are taken to hospital only to be sent on to another hospital after initial care.
A Native American tribe in Oklahoma has voted to allow same-sex marriage, joining a small group of prominent tribes changing their law.
Five people have been killed about 40 injured after what Prime Minister Theresa May called a "sick and depraved attack" in central London.
The federal government will allow thousands of unemployed Australians to do $5000 worth of seasonal fruit-picking work without losing their welfare benefits.
Darwin Don Dale Youth Detention Centre guards cut a boy's clothes off with a knife after inmates rioted, authorities heard.
Amputees with prosthetic limbs may soon have much a better sense of touch, temperature and texture, thanks to the sun, researchers say.
Rising rates of superbug tuberculosis (TB) are threatening to derail decades of progress against the contagious disease, specialists say.
Militants are increasingly turning to vehicle-ramming attacks, like the one staged near Britain's parliament, because they are cheap, easy to organise and hard to prevent.
The number of asylum seekers arrested while crossing over from the United States into Canada has sharply risen this year, following a crackdown by US President Donald Trump, official data shows.
An infant accidentally locked in a car by its grandmother was ‘‘extricated’’ by firefighters in Dunedin yesterday.
Some of President Donald Trump's personal communications may have been caught up in "incidental" surveillance involving a foreign power in the months after the election.
Six players, including two New Zealanders, from the Grenoble rugby club in France have been detained following a rape complaint.
An 8-year-old boy was injured when he fell out of a tree at a Dunedin school yesterday.