A Wellington teenager has died after suffering a fatal brain injury during a club rugby game in Porirua last weekend.
Charges against a man arrested in connection with New Zealand's biggest cocaine bust have been withdrawn.
A father whose son was seen on CCTV burgling a service station marched him in to the shop to confess then called the police.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will commit to wiping out the country's budget deficit by the middle of the next decade, the Telegraph reported.
A Waipukurau man who lost one of his father's World War II medals on Anzac Day has had the "priceless" medal returned to him.
Venezuela said it was sending 2000 soldiers to a border state that is a hotspot of anti-government radicalism after looting broke out.
Another Nigerian schoolgirl from the kidnapped group known as the "Chibok girls" has escaped Islamist insurgency captivity.
The US Justice Department is investigating a possible collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team and Russia.
A man has been rescued by Coastguard after flooding trapped him in his house bus in a night of heavy rain.
Only a third of home-based aged care workers have a guaranteed minimum hours work each week, a survey says.
A file containing the name and personal details of a sexual assault victim was left open on the dashboard of a police car.
Fewer than 50% of pupils are taught how to plan, prepare and cook a nutritious main meal, a study says.
Rapid progress is continuing on the west wing roof at the Otago Polytechnic's $20million student accommodation village in North Dunedin.
The moral of this story is: ''Don't leave your laptop with an 11-year-old''.
The rebuild of Dunedin’s historic courthouse is in full swing. Project manager Jeff Halmshaw guided the ODT through the 115-year-old building.
Dunedin bars opening on Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be able to serve wine instead of water, thanks to Ed Sheeran.
Green Island School pupils practised their hygiene skills during class as part of SneezeSafe Week activities.
The cast of Mary Poppins performs Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious during a dress rehearsal of the show in the Regent Theatre last night.
Work to turn part of Jetty St into a pedestrian-only area has been hailed as 'an opportunity to lead the transformation of New Zealand cities'.
Dunedin City Council-owned company Delta has appointed a new chief executive as it splits with sister company Aurora Energy.