Complaints about Dunedin’s bus network dominated a meeting convened by the Labour and Green parties to discuss aged care yesterday.
Claims he wants out of the health portfolio are "complete nonsense", Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman says.
Otago Art Society president Nic Dempster (front left) announces the winner of the Cleveland National Art Awards at the Dunedin Railway Station last night.
Footage has emerged showing a man allegedly pepper-sprayed by police being tackled to the ground before having a dog set on him.
Invercargill police officer Ben McLean, who is accused of fatally shooting his wife, has been discharged from hospital and transferred to prison.
Two tourists assaulted during a robbery in Northland have described a teenager involved in the crime as ''an embarrassment to himself, his culture, and his country''.
US President Donald Trump says a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programmes.
The mother of a New Zealand man killed in a car crash in the south of France says he was just weeks away from getting married.
United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said today.
High winds have blown two camper vans off the road near Mt Cook as wild weather bears down on the country.
A woman and her baby may be in danger after they were seen fleeing with a suspected murderer who stabbed a man outside an Adelaide shopping centre.
Nasa's Cassini spacecraft sent the closest-ever images of Saturn after surviving its first plunge inside the planet's rings, the US space agency said.
A double-decker bus has crashed on Auckland's Northern Busway after the driver was stung by a bee.
United Airlines said it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger.
French rugby player Aristide Barraud said he was putting his career on hold because of injuries suffered in the militant attack on the Bataclan music hall in Paris.
The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, pushed the UN Security Council to focus "all eyes and all pressure" on Russia to try and end the Syrian conflict and pressed for council action even if it faces a veto by Moscow.
President Donald Trump said he pulled back from the brink of killing the 23-year-old trade pact with Canada and Mexico after requests from their leaders and expressed optimism about winning better US terms in a renegotiated deal.
A judge says the actions of a woman after an affair with a Dunedin businessman broke up were "premeditated, vicious" and "nothing short of disgraceful".
Macedonian police fired stun grenades to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmakers still in the building.
A man critically injured trying to board a moving train has yet to be identified.