A New Zealander allegedly involved in a worldwide paedophile ring that abused the adopted son of a gay Australian couple has been named.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush has opened up about a historic drink driving conviction, saying he was - and remains - ''hugely disappointed'' in himself.
The bodies of 27 migrants have been recovered in Western Libya, 13 of whom died of suffocation in a shipping container.
A study on people with severe anorexia has found implanting stimulation electrodes into patient's brains could ease anxiety and help weight gain.
President Donald Trump says he wants to ensure the US nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack," saying America has fallen behind in its weapons capacity.
A gravel truck has lost its load on Taieri Mouth Rd, damaging a following car.
France's presidential race has taken a new turn, as independent Emmanuel Macron raised the curtain on a partnership with centrist Francois Bayrou to help beat the far-right's Marine Le Pen.
Northern Districts cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn has been found not guilty of rape in the Hamilton District Court.
It will be a plane-spotter's paradise this weekend, with the Royal New Zealand Air Force Black Falcons performing publicly for the first time.
Sweden has hit back at criticism from US President Donald Trump, defending its generous immigration policies and saying the diversity from thousands of asylum seekers would build a stronger society.
Senior Mexican officials have expressed "worry and irritation" about US policies during a visit by two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, who in turn sought to cool tempers after weeks of tension.
An Auckland high school has been closed today after a block of classrooms was extensively damaged in an early morning blaze.
Environmental groups are upset that rivers deemed to be ‘‘excellent for swimming’’ under new water quality standards could still make swimmers sick.
Concerns about the viability of the Cadbury plant were raised with him during visits to the factory, Dunedin National list MP Michael Woodhouse has confirmed.
Stacey Warrington is delighted after finishing her bid to break the Guinness world record for the number of haircuts given in 24 hours, despite not reaching the target.
New figures show 9% of children in Southern District Health Board’s catchment have been assessed as being obese.
Otago's lakes and rivers are healthier than those of neighbouring Southland waters, new Ministry for the Environment data has revealed.
A ship used to obstruct a Japanese whaling fleet arrived in Dunedin yesterday after spending nearly three months in the Antarctic.
The troubled cruise ship Celebrity Solstice was in Dunedin yesterday and its passengers were praising the ship and its management.
A Dunedin man is set to show off the city he loves on a $130,000 five-seater trike.