A 25-year-old man who plowed a pickup truck into a crowd of Mardi Gras parade spectators in New Orleans was arrested and charged with injuring 28 people.
The Government didn't want to pay David Bain compensation partly because of pressure from police, former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Ian Binnie says.
A bomb blast hit a bus carrying policemen in Bahrain, wounding at least four officers.
Spark New Zealand has signed a partnership with video streaming service Netflix.
A brave mother came to the rescue when three weapon-wielding men bashed and robbed her elderly neighbour.
The festive season proved not so merry for thousands over the holidays with ACC paying out more than $7 million in injury claims.
US President Donald Trump's first budget proposal will spare big social welfare programmes such as Social Security and Medicare from any cuts, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says.
Malaysia has declared its international airport a "safe zone" after completing a sweep of the terminal where the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assaulted with a deadly chemical.
Labour leader Andrew Little has made his strongest comments on speculation Jacinda Ardern could be considered for deputy leader.
The Government says it isn't concerned about an emergency housing budget blowout after it severely underestimated how many homeless people urgently needed a roof over their heads.
Eleven cordons are still up and 150 firefighters were still on the ground of the two devastating Christchurch fires.
The cruise ships Dawn Princess and Insignia were due to arrive in Port Chalmers this morning.
Enjoying a refreshing drink on the last day of the Night Noodle Markets at Kensington Oval, Dunedin, yesterday afternoon is student Nishi Prasad (20), of Christchurch. Organisers estimated more...
Grease was the word at the Otago Southland Theatre Awards.
Volunteer firefighter Lisa Saldivar-Urban, of Mosgiel, carries a dummy victim in the Firefighter Combat Challenge for the Otago and Southland region on Saturday.
A union staged a protest outside New World Centre City in Dunedin on Saturday to highlight a claimed wage gap between North Island and South Island Foodstuffs workers.
Two people were rescued off the Otago coast on Saturday morning when their boat ran into trouble.
Noise control officers once again had a "very busy" O Week with more than 100 excessive noise notices issued.
A group of Waitati residents hope a boardwalk on Department of Conservation scenic reserve land will coax young people away from computers and into nature.
Strong public interest in Steve Irwin’s Southern Ocean whale fight has delivered a boost to its crew during its Dunedin stopover, Sea Shepherd says.