The top four may soon be set in stone with the three leading sides all recording wins.
British investigators said they would consider manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people, as thousands of apartment-dwellers a few miles away were told to leave their homes due to fire risk.
Who would have thought algae could be a beautiful thing?
Dunedin police are keeping an open mind over whether two robberies within an hour yesterday afternoon were linked.
A billionaire real estate developer from Macau will go to trial in Manhattan on charges he bribed senior United Nations officials to support a multibillion-dollar conference centre he hoped to build.
Saudi security forces foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said.
Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations demands so far reaching it would appear hard to comply.
Kiwis will be alive and kicking for 10 years longer by the end of this century, according to the latest findings and forecasts from the United Nations annual population survey.
The Fiji Navy is due to arrive at a remote Pacific island this afternoon to pick up four Kiwi men, stranded after their yacht ran aground on a reef.
Wellingtonians were woken by shaking this morning as a 3.8 quake rattled central New Zealand.
A mystery backer funded the volunteer scheme for overseas students working on Labour’s campaign — and even Labour does not know who it was or how much was involved.
Kiwirail is spending almost $1million upgrading tracks in the Mosgiel area.
A mystery Delta worker in his 20s seen spraying roses at the Northern Cemetery was an early suspect in a mass rose poisoning, but was never identified.
The chance to donate items to foodbanks will be delivered in the Otago Daily Times on Monday.
The challenges and engineering solutions involved in keeping the road to Otago Peninsula open were on show at a major conference in Dunedin yesterday.
A plan for future investment in the University of Otago’s health sciences division will not involve moving resources from Dunedin.
The fundraising campaign to pay the surgery bill of a guinea pig reached its target yesterday.
Mental health workers at Pact, in Dunedin, will get the same pay rise as their colleagues, despite not being part of the equal pay settlement.
Past and present physical education students are worried the University of Otago is cutting parts of the school which make it special.
One of the safest National Party seats in the country is not immune to electoral upset, Clutha-Southland New Zealand First candidate Mark Patterson says.