Wellington Hospital has received more than $18,000 in donations and 17 PlayStations after its PlayStation was stolen from the cancer ward on Waitangi weekend.
US aviation authorities are reportedly investigating a "potentially serious" incident involving a plane piloted by Harrison Ford.
A trip that took a lifetime of planning has ended in tragedy for two elderly German tourists, who died in the Northern Territory's outback.
A pharmacy student has been jailed for more than three years for importing more than $100,000 of drugs.
The SDHB has admitted water was running down walls in a Dunedin Hospital theatre block after Monday's thunderstorm.
New Zealanders who make racist attacks could soon be charged with committing a hate crime, the Police Commissioner has revealed.
Midwives, senior doctors, health officials, and affected mothers gathered in Dunedin yesterday for the first of a nationwide series of workshops to improve maternity safety.
Powerful gene editing tools may one day be used on human embryos, eggs and sperm to remove genes that cause inherited diseases.
US lawmakers have called for a deeper inquiry into White House ties to Russia after national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned.
Regional climate variability caused an unusual period in which some of New Zealand's glaciers grew bigger, while glaciers worldwide were shrinking, a new study shows.
A man has been arrested in connection to the attempted abduction of a woman in Eden Terrace.
The helicopter pilot who died helping fight the Port Hills fire near Christchurch yesterday was an ex-SAS serviceman injured in battle.
Residents may be feeling the chill this morning as much of the South wakes to low single-digit temperatures.
A state of emergency has been declared in Christchurch and Selwyn as fires in the area continued to rage, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents and destroying homes.
The US government strongly believes that North Korean agents murdered the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Malaysia.
Plans for a large industrial warehouse and office development have been revealed for the former Carisbrook site.
Three health providers forced to leave Hanover St because of a supermarket expansion have disclosed their new site.
Dunedin North Intermediate principal Heidi Hayward says she is not confident the Government’s new Ministry for Vulnerable Children will improve the support network for at-risk children in Otago.
A Chinese camper van driver will appear in court next week accused of causing a severe brain injury to a Canadian tourist.
As parts of Otago finally experience sunny days in the last month of summer, Central Otago reporter JonoEdwards asks atmospheric scientist Ben Liley about those pesky UV (ultraviolet) rays.