The United States has been granted permission to sail a Coast Guard icebreaker into New Zealand waters this month.
First lady Melania Trump has settled a defamation lawsuit for a "substantial sum" against a blogger who wrote about unsubstantiated rumours she had worked as an escort and falsely said she suffered a breakdown, Trump's lawyer says.
Pass rates for a controversial maths exam, which reduced some students to tears, are higher than previous years, according to Education Minister Hekia Parata.
The man accused of crashing into a bench seat in Kaitaia's main street on January 12, killing 54-year-old Edward Waenga, then fleeing, has pleaded guilty.
Police are warning members of the public about a phone scam used to swindle elderly people, including two Queenstown residents, out of significant amounts of money.
The arrest of a security consultant employed by the All Blacks in the "Spygate" case has been described by an experienced private investigator as "cringeworthy" and "shockingly bad".
A man arrested for attacking soldiers with a machete outside the Louvre museum in Paris said he wanted to damage paintings and "avenge" the Syrian people, a judicial source says.
US Homeland Security chief John Kelly admits he should have delayed President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries so he could brief Congress on the executive order.
Iran's supreme leader has dismissed the US decision to put Iran "on notice" over its missile tests, calling President Donald Trump the "real face" of American corruption.
The DIY chain is facing 45 charges of misleading the public over its tagline "lowest price guaranteed" promise.
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Labour leader Andrew Little has told his caucus to keep their concerns about Willie Jackson in-house as he tries to contain any damage from his decision to include Mr Jackson as a candidate.
The Government is taking flak from both ends of the political spectrum over its dealings with billionaire Peter Thiel.
Patients seeking medical cannabis for pain relief will no longer need approval from a minister, the Government has confirmed.
Everything but the kitchen sink will be up for sale today as 33 years of Sammy's nightclub history heads out the door.
Ten University of Otago students are getting a crash course in the world of local government this summer.
Dunedin man Michael John Hodges is suspected of drowning, police have said following a postmortem.
Australian rock singer and songwriter Jimmy Barnes entertained a large crowd at the Regent Theatre last night.
Nostrils are flaring as the Dunedin City Council faces a backlash over tougher new rules for horses on the city’s beaches.
The former director of Aurora Energy's pole replacement programme alleges a senior executive illegally rummaged through his office.