The "sheer intransigence" of the British government over Brexit could lead to a second Scottish independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said, warning time was running out for the country to change course.
A Pentagon-led preliminary plan to defeat Islamic State was delivered to the White House and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was expected to brief senior administration officials.
Swimming with dolphins in Akaroa has topped Australia's list of the best bucket list experiences in New Zealand.
An accountant for the Academy Awards botched the meticulous procedure for announcing the Oscar for best picture when he handed victory to "La La Land" before declaring "Moonlight" the real winner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said.
New Zealand taxpayers forked out more than $80,000 on a party in Washington DC to mark Donald Trump's inauguration.
The Auckland District Health Board is investigating a privacy breach involving former Silver Fern Tania Dalton.
A man has attempted to grab an 11-year-old girl on her way to school in Auckland, according to police.
A man has been arrested by police after a sea lion was shot dead in Dunedin.
Cave rescue specialists have been deployed to rescue a person who is reportedly injured after falling at the Harwoods Hole caves in the Abel Tasman National Park.
The US State Department on Monday issued and then deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by a prominent Iranian director who criticised President Donald Trump's travel ban as "inhumane."
SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year using a spaceship under development for Nasa astronauts and a heavy-lift rocket yet to be flown, the launch company announced.
Being a mother has a huge effect on your pay packet, according to statistics released today that show Kiwi mums earn almost 20 percent less than dads.
A man is dead after being crushed in a workplace accident in Christchurch this morning.
One of the two people who died in a horrific crash near Nelson yesterday has been named.
One person is dead after a collision between a car and motorbike on Auckland's North Shore this morning.
Summer is expected to end with a roar as thunderstorms roll across the upper North Island today.
A former Auckland Grammar student charged with first-degree murder in the United States may not be mentally fit to stand trial.
Shops have been ransacked in Johannesburg in the latest in a wave of looting incidents in South African cities.
Police are investigating after a fire at a playground in Mosgiel last night.
Donald Trump is seeking what he called a "historic" increase in military spending of more than 9 percent, a huge rise even as the US remains the world's strongest military power.