Almost 100 Victoria Police officers and protective service officers have been stood down for refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
The international community must negotiate with the Taliban to prevent a looming humanitarian crisis within Afghanistan and to prevent Isis-K violence in the region and beyond, Professor Robert Patman says.
Act leader David Seymour has visited Auckland for the first time since the Delta outbreak, saying it has given him a greater appreciation of the struggle those in the city are facing.
An electric bicycle and scooter retailer in Redwood has been targeted for the fourth time this year, with the latest incident involving a staff member being threatened by a taser-wielding thief.
The father of former Crusaders, Chiefs and Māori All Blacks rugby player Sean Wainui has issued an emotional message to Aotearoa following the loss of his son.
Twenty-five Victorians have died with Covid-19, a toll record in the state's third wave, prompting Premier Daniel Andrews to warn the outbreak is not over.
Kiwi sailing great and America's Cup hero Sir Russell Coutts has launched a stinging attack on the Government, accusing it of turning into a "dictatorship".
A health expert wants double vaccination to be mandatory on all domestic flights, in the wake of the South Island’s first Covid-19 case in more than a year.
There are 89 new cases of Covid-19 to report in New Zealand this afternoon and Christchurch will stay at alert level 2 despite two new community cases in the city.
At least one Dunedin medical facility has implemented new precautions for patients after news broke of two Christchurch Covid-19 cases this morning.
The family of former All Black Bernie Fraser is pleading for information after a storage unit filled with memorabilia was sold without his or the family's knowledge.
The US has assured Britain that if it extradites WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, he could serve any sentence imposed on him by a US court in Australia, the country of his birth.
ACC has lost its way and a review needs to start by looking at senior management and the culture it is creating, a lawyer says.
A pistol used on the set of the film Rust was not thoroughly checked before being given to actor Alec Baldwin, who fired a live lead bullet in an accidental fatal shooting in New Mexico.
While thousands of stranded New Zealanders pin their hopes on an imminent MIQ announcement, the lobby system for bookings is already being gamed by a third party group.
A man was seen running from the scene of a crash involving four cars in Musselburgh Rise in Dunedin.