The US Department of Defense is assessing its ability to recruit transgender people as soon as 1 July, a memo showed.
Indonesian parole authorities have indicated they'll be happy to see the back of Schapelle Corby.
A computer problem has been resolved but there are still check-in delays for international passengers at Auckland and Wellington airports today.
The storied Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus has put on its final performance, bringing the curtain down on the "Greatest Show on Earth" after nearly 150 years.
Two teenagers reported missing in Christchurch since yesterday have been found safe and well.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast, which South Korea said dashed the hopes of peace between the neighbours.
The families of Lindt Cafe siege victims Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson have lost faith in police after the sitting through the harrowing inquest into their deaths.
US President Donald Trump has urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite and do their share to defeat Islamist extremists.
A person is dead after being hit by a train in South Auckland.
The country is shivering under a blanket of frost as we wake to the coldest morning of the year.
The Dunedin champion of a hotly contested chilli-eating competition fell in the last leg of the finals in Auckland.
Dozens leave their shoes at the door of a Forbury Rd heritage home during yesterday's Heritage Homes Open Day to raise funds for the Cargill's Castle Trust.
Beers were tasted, money was raised, and a ''terrific time'' was had by people attending a hospice fund-raising event in Dunedin at the weekend.
Former Dunedin musician David Pine talked about the impact of pressure on individuals during a speech to law and commerce graduates in Dunedin on Saturday.
Peter Friend collects rubbish from the tussocks at Brighton Beach during yesterday's Love Your Coast Brighton Beach clean-up. Organiser Rachel Martin said about 50 people had registered to take part.
The New Zealand Principals' Federation is angry it has taken more than a year for authorities to tell five Dunedin schools lead was found in soil samples from their grounds.
The tide turned quickly on a motorist who wanted to take his dog for a walk at a popular Dunedin beach.
Threats posed to many plant species by fungal plant disease myrtle rust have highlighted the importance of the Dunedin Botanic Garden as a refuge for rare species, including precious New Zealand...
Snow on Dunedin's Three Mile Hill and Mt Cargill on Saturday caused angst for numerous motorists.
Engines died and winches were lost as drivers revved their vehicles around a muddy course near Alexandra at the weekend.