For the first time in M&M's 75-year-long history of "melt-in-your-mouth, not-in-your-hand" candies, a new flavour is set to become a permanent member of the M&M family.
Lincoln University has been ordered to pay $1.5 million back to the Crown, after an independent investigation found it had not taught for as many hours as it was funded for.
The sun and blue skies got the seal of approval from one sunbathing pup yesterday.
A Hastings woman has been charged with causing the death of an eight-year-old boy after a crash into traffic queued at roadworks earlier this year.
The latest news from the US Election where we look at the latest allegations from Donald Trump that the system is rigged and President Obama’s response to that.
After three weeks of haggling with New Zealand Customs officials, three Dunedin chefs have finally received the trophies and medals they won at a South Pacific culinary competition in Australia last month.
Education Minister Hekia Parata is retiring from politics. In a shock move Ms Parata announced today she will not be contesting the next election.
Aaron Smith has voluntarily stood down from the upcoming All Blacks test match. We have a look at the story so far, the media coverage and ask if this story has been blown all out of proportion
The Nigerian schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram militants after more that two years in captivity urgently need support to reintegrate into their communities where they risk abuse and rejection, aid groups and psychologists say.
Tapping into the Twitter stream could help researchers understand how healthy people’s lifestyles are and how to target improved public health, a recent study shows.
A Saudi prince has been executed in Riyadh after a court found him guilty of a shooting, media have reported, in a rare example of a ruling family member subjected to the death penalty.
The Syrian army and its allies are concerned Islamic State will regroup in eastern Syria as it is forced from the Iraqi city of Mosul in a US-backed operation.
US President Barack Obama has attacked Donald Trump over repeated assertions that the election is rigged, telling the Republican presidential candidate to "stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes."
A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing death, six months after a mother and her baby son were killed in a two-car crash.
Concerns about the leadership of a UK inquiry into child sexual abuse were reported to a Home Office figure months before the resignation of New Zealander Dame Lowell Goddard, Britain's MPs have been told.
An "explosion" of immigrants is "crowding out" young Kiwis from available jobs, the Salvation Army says.
I saw a seal sunbathing by Otago Harbour, close to the molars footpath.
A drilling rig was moved on to the Filleul St car park in central Dunedin yesterday to begin work to assess the site's suitability as the possible future home of an 18-storey five-star hotel.
The perceived conservatism of Dunedin’s medical fraternity is being challenged in the early planning phase of the Dunedin Hospital rebuild, health reporter Eileen Goodwin discovers.
In having a Highlanders flag draped over his bedroom door, Alexander Merritt could have been any Dunedin young man.