Mosgiel teenager Ben Hawke, the author of Dunedin Weather, But By a T̶w̶e̶l̶v̶e̶ Thirteen year old, describes waking up to snow in Queenstown last week and predicts more dreary weather for Dunedin.
A significant dry spell is developing across the country that could last into December.
Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton is calling New Zealand's offer of $3 million to help refugees on Manus Island a "waste of money", fuelling tensions over the fate of hundreds of desperate men.
New Zealand Football asked for intervention from the highest levels of the Peruvian government - including the Ministry of Defence - after the military jet flyover above the team hotel.
A radio broadcaster has accused US Senator Al Franken of touching her breasts while she slept and forcing a kiss on her in 2006 when he was working as a comedian.
There were no awkward handshakes or sexist comments that we know of - but the Prime Minister did exchange a couple of light-hearted quips with US President Donald Trump while at Apec in Vietnam.
The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower housing block in London is 71, police say after five months of painstaking recovery operations.
Russia has cast its 10th veto of UN action on Syria since the war began in 2011, blocking a US-drafted resolution to renew an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks.
Four Whanganui schools were in lockdown after a man wearing a balaclava was seen carrying a gun this morning.
A German court has ruled that Kuwait Airways had the right to refuse to carry an Israeli passenger due to his nationality, a verdict that Jewish groups said condoned anti-Semitism.
Conservation groups have decried Donald Trump's decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring home the endangered animals' tusks or other body parts as trophies.
Two brands of sunscreen are being recalled following tests that revealed their SPF rating was lower than claimed.
A smiling President Robert Mugabe has been seen shaking hands with Zimbabwe's military chief a day after the army seized power, throwing confusion over predictions that the 93-year-old's rule is at an end.
A driver fleeing police is in a serious condition after his car hit a bank and flipped on a highway south of Whanganui overnight.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined the Lorde hype at the New Zealand Music Awards, pronouncing the pair "mutual fan girls".
London's Old Vic theatre says it's received 20 separate allegations of inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey by men who came into contact with him between 1995 and 2013.
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Fiordland remembered Armistice Day at Te Anau Flagpole, Anzac Reserve, with a small gathering.
Camper vans be warned: It is not safe to drive up Baldwin St.
Santa Claus and his elves are ready and waiting. All they need is your gift requests.
Economist Prof Mark McGillivray says much can be learned from identifying which developing countries "punch above their weight" in producing better health outcomes.