British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would walk away from divorce talks with the European Union without a deal if she had to, but her rival in an election next week, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, said he would make sure an agreement was reached.
A Northland rugby club is devastated at losing all its playing gear and equipment, including a recently-replaced ride-on lawnmower worth $35,000, in a suspicious fire.
An ex-Papamoa College IT technician has been jailed for more than three years after he engaged in a sexual relationship with a student and committed indecencies against two others.
New Zealand has about 33,000 emergency responders - police, fire, ambulance, and military - and behind many of those people is a spouse working their way through the stresses and strains of supporting someone whose job can be traumatic.
Kiwi mum mourns three 'beautiful teens' in horrific three-way crash in Australia
Mystery surrounds an Australian benefactor who bequeathed half her estate towards helping intellectually handicapped children in Dunedin.
It can be hard to break old habits - and at 104, Olive Ford has more than a few.
Mental health is no longer ``out of sight, out of mind'', the country's head of mental health says.
Frosty conditions are expected to greet motorists again this morning after police issued a warning to motorists following freezing fog on the Taieri yesterday.
Alwyn Isaacs' faith in humanity has been restored by a man who believes in karma.
Camo, Pounamu and Smuggles were among early suggestions, but it's a hard job finding the perfect name for a jewelled gecko.
A historic Dunedin grandstand at an even more historic ground has been given a new lease of life.
A cool start and a lack of wind contributed to smoggy conditions in Northeast Valley, Dunedin, at 9am yesterday.
It appears a joy-riding Nissan thief has struck again.
The condition of the Frasers Gully track was not to blame for a man who fell, injured himself and spent the night in near-freezing temperatures last week, the Dunedin City Council says.
After spending 20 years grilling those sitting in the witness box, the tables were turned on Sergeant Tom Scouller.
A former St John supervisor is accused of sexually abusing three male cadets in his care in the 1970s.
A botched robbery of a Dunedin shop which left a knife-wielding man empty-handed has resulted in a jail sentence of more than two years.
Police cars line a residential street in the Dunedin suburb of Calton Hill yesterday morning.
Otago school principals have joined hundreds across the country in signing an open letter to the Government calling for more funding to pay higher wages to support staff such as teacher aides.