A new fund to "build the skills and abilities of arts, culture and creative organisations in Dunedin" has been launched.
Scaffolding soars at First Church of Otago in Dunedin as work continues to quake-strengthen its spire.
Monash University Museum of Art director Charlotte Day talks about Kiwi artist Francis Upritchard's exhibition that opens in Dunedin on Saturday.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with arson in relation to a fire at Otago Boys’ High School last week.
Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a crash near Alexandra overnight.
A tearful father "haunted" by a tragic river crossing that claimed the life of his 2-year-old daughter and another man has today avoided a conviction.
British police have arrested a 50-year-old jogger on suspicion of knocking a woman into the path of a bus on a busy west London street earlier this year.
Ambulance officers in Rotorua have in the last 24 hours been called to 11 incidents involving 15 patients who were possibly affected by psychoactive substances.
Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has met with controversial Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte during a stop-off in the country.
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Taylor Swift testified she was subjected to a "very long" and "intentional" grope by a Colorado disc jockey who appeared to be drunk during a photo session four years ago.
At least 36 people were killed when a bus crashed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China's northwest, the official Xinhua news agency says.
Australia will go to America's aid if North Korea launches an attack against the US, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed.
The man who shot four police officers during a dramatic gunfight in the Bay of Plenty has today been jailed.
For a few days this week a goat will be king of a small town in Ireland's rural south west.
Dutch police arrested two suspects as part of an investigation into the illegal use of a potentially harmful insecticide in the poultry industry, the Dutch prosecution service said.
Double murderer Mark Lundy has released a series of letters from prison proclaiming his innocence, saying he will "always fight against" his conviction.
The country's top health official says the Ministry of Health may have to take a stronger approach to ensuring water suppliers provide safe drinking water in New Zealand.
Newstalk ZB host Mike Hosking has responded to criticism about him hosting TVNZ's upcoming election debates.
A 19-year-old Alexandra man is dead after a car carrying him and two other men crashed into a tree last night.
The Southern District Health Board could have faced a penalty of about $18 million for failing to provide timely services, but it was waived, it emerged yesterday.