Twenty-six people have been injured after a double-decker bus crashed into a railway bridge in London, slicing its roof off.
A woman had to jump for her life from the second storey of a Dunedin flat as it became engulfed with flames.
The Green Island School community is rallying around one of its own as the school prepares to put a team in next month's Relay for Life Dunedin 2016 event.
Counter-terrorism police investigating the discovery of a "suspicious item" on a London train this week have found another device after a house search in Devon.
Iraqi leader Haider al-Abadi has declined an offer from Turkey to take part in the battle to drive Islamic State militants from Mosul.
Donald Trump has outlined his policy plans for the first 100 days of his presidency if elected, and will crack down on media outlets and mergers.
A search is continuing for a diver missing off Banks Peninsula in Canterbury.
One person died after a car collided with the median strip and a truck on Auckland's Southern Motorway, the first fatality at Labour Weekend.
Dunedin's literary riches are being recorded in a digital database to help promote the city’s writing and writers to the world.
Owners of some older properties in North Dunedin once sought-after as student accommodation are struggling to let them, property managers and investors say.
An Otago Polytechnic occupational therapy lecturer and her students are running a project to help visually impaired Dunedin residents.
Some City Rise schools have been left frustrated they were in the dark about the release of a child sex offender in the area.
A Dunedin woman in discussion with Housing New Zealand over keeping two "slipper-sized'' dogs says vulnerable people are put under unacceptable pressure by the system.
Rising international tensions over disputed areas in the South China Sea could be reduced by nations taking a leaf out of the Antarctic Treaty approach.
The announcement that Cobb & Co will return to Dunedin early next year has been met with excitement among families and businesses in the city, backers say.
The Waverley bus service will be tweaked on Labour Day after controversial changes in August left some passengers waiting for more than half an hour on the bus.
Three Otago rugby players swapped rugby balls for paint brushes to raise money for charity this week.
A 5-year-old boy has been found dead at Piha Beach near Auckland.
A diver has gone missing off Canterbury's Banks Peninsula.
Mexico has arrested a former police chief at the heart of an investigation into the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 trainee teachers in the southwestern city of Iguala two years ago.