Nepal is urging climbers on Mt Everest to help remove rubbish from a camp abandoned two years ago after an earthquake triggered a deadly avalanche.
Italian police have broken up a protest by environmentalists trying to prevent the removal of a grove of olive trees dating back centuries standing in the way of an oil pipeline.
A police officer bravely jumped from a helicopter into the sea to help rescue two kayakers who found themselves in trouble after their vessel capsized.
Two cars have been significantly damaged in a three-car crash on Vogel St, but no one injured.
Most flights in and out of Wellington Airport have been cancelled for the rest of Wednesday and early Thursday morning, as fog continues to hang over the capital.
The sounds of whales and dolphins rarely seen in New Zealand waters have been recorded by a Niwa scientist in a pioneering underwater sound project.
Kicking through the wrong end of an egg is a tiring entry into the world for a kiwi and could have cost this Coromandel chick its life.
Max Key's campaign to be Prime Minister is off to a shaky start - Parliament's Speaker is making enquiries after the DJ filmed inside Parliament, including in a security clearance area.
More New Zealanders believe climate change is real and that humans are driving it.
The sale of nicotine e-cigarettes will be legalised in New Zealand, the Government has confirmed.
The Fire Service is at the scene of a gas leak in Melrose St in central Dunedin.
Whatever way you spin it, vinyl sales are up in Australia.
Fire has destroyed Adelaide's last remaining drive-in cinema, after someone used a car to break into the property and steal an ATM.
Roads have been cut around the cyclone-hit north Queensland communities of Bowen, Airlie Beach and Proserpine making it difficult for crews to get in and assess the damage.
Gloriavale has labelled claims of sexual abuse within the isolated community as ‘‘just nonsense’’.
The Scottish parliament backed a bid to hold a new independence referendum in 2018 or 2019, but the British government immediately rejected the proposal.
Fog has delayed flights at Dunedin Airport this morning.
The White House said that the Trump administration strongly supports a bill to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc.
Germany's military has embarked on a series of structural reforms after a sexual abuse scandal rocked its elite special operations training centre in southern Germany, the top military officer told lawmakers in a report obtained by Reuters.
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has appointed former South Carolina Governor David Beasley to run the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP).