A stunning aurora can be seen tonight in Dunedin.
Three people were stabbed, two fatally, after the assailant shouted ethnic and religious slurs at young women on a US train.
A Matamata man was so tired he forgot about his dinner that he prepared and went to bed, waking up to find the house on fire.
Gregg Allman, whose soulful vocals made the Allman Brothers Band one of rock's top acts in the 1970s, has died at the age of 69,
Two youths will appear in court tomorrow after an aggravated robbery at a South Dunedin dairy last night.
The UK terrorism threat level has been reduced from critical to severe, Prime Minister Theresa May has said.
British Airways cancelled all its flights from London's two biggest airports after a computer system failure, leaving thousands of passengers queuing for hours.
Schapelle Corby has made a media-free exit from Brisbane Airport after landing early this morning following her deportation from Bali.
A man has been charged with the deaths of a toddler and 66-year-old who drowned when the vehicle they were in became stuck in a West Coast river.
Dunedin woman Dr Priscilla Wehi will fulfil a lifelong dream when she joins an all-female expedition to the Antarctic.
The arrival of the British and Irish Lions to take on the Highlanders next month is sure to bring back memories for one St Clair resident.
More than 100 Anglican representatives converge on Mosgiel this weekend to start the process of appointing a new bishop of Dunedin.
The curtains are not closing on the Dunedin Curtain Bank just yet — but the organisation still needs more donations to tide it over, its manager says.
As if duck-shooting season was not enough, some feathered friends in Portobello are waddling into more trouble, because they are not "road savvy".
After more than 21 years, David Horne is retiring from the Volunteering Otago board.
Change to New Zealand's drug laws is "inevitable" - and associate health minister Peter Dunne says he's willing to lead the debate.
A French astronaut has shared a spectacular photo of the South Island as seen from space.
One person has died and another has serious injuries after a crash near Motueka, at the top of the South Island.
A dangerous offender with a distinctive facial tattoo is on the loose.
Passengers on an Auckland-bound flight forced to return to Rarotonga say they had to sleep outside the airport terminal after airline staff took their accommodation.