Human remains have been located inside a large crocodile that police believe killed an elderly woman in Queensland's far north.
After nine months of searching the skies, scientists were preparing to pack up their equipment when they found something that set their world - and universe - alight.
Production for Cadbury confectionery will move to Australia after bids to find a local manufacturer failed.
A judge has questioned attorneys defending the Trump administration about a classified report the government is using to justify its latest ban on citizens of some countries from entering the United States.
A 60-year-old Seacliff man has been jailed for at least 11 years for “brutally” bludgeoning his neighbour to death.
At least 36 people have died in wildfires raging through parched farmlands and forests in Portugal and another three in neighbouring northwestern Spain.
Several bystanders helped pull children from the wreckage of a taxi van after it rolled in a paddock south of Auckland, injuring five people, police say.
Police are appealing to the public for help as they investigate an attempted aggravated robbery of a South Dunedin pub.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says the large parties have not become "victims" in the government formation process with New Zealand First.
Millions of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and Facebook posts.
More than 100 BNZ jobs are at risk from a restructure but it appears most are in the North Island.
Iraqi government forces have captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk, responding to a Kurdish referendum on independence that transforms the balance of power in the country.
The sky over London turned an unusual shade of yellow on Monday as Storm Ophelia brought dust from the Sahara and smoke from wild fires in southern Europe.
A Hastings mother is reeling after her 14-year-old son was left bloodied and beaten in a Flaxmere park early on Sunday.
Three people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10 metre waves.
Two Dunedin city councillors plan to act to stop information on staff salaries at council-owned companies being cloaked in confidentiality clauses.
Police are asking people to review any home-based CCTV footage as they head into the fifth day of searching for Dunedin man Gordon Mclean.
Dunedin veterinary science student Paul Blondell is looking forward to finishing his studies so he can ‘‘get out there and make a difference’’.
Police are investigating two incidents in Dunedin in which men exposed themselves to young people.
Dunedin's city leaders say a residents' opinion survey showing a 15-year high in satisfaction with the Dunedin City Council continues an improving trend.