Dunedin police are keeping an open mind over whether two robberies within an hour yesterday afternoon were linked.
A billionaire real estate developer from Macau will go to trial in Manhattan on charges he bribed senior United Nations officials to support a multibillion-dollar conference centre he hoped to build.
Saudi security forces foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said.
Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations demands so far reaching it would appear hard to comply.
Kiwis will be alive and kicking for 10 years longer by the end of this century, according to the latest findings and forecasts from the United Nations annual population survey.
The Fiji Navy is due to arrive at a remote Pacific island this afternoon to pick up four Kiwi men, stranded after their yacht ran aground on a reef.
Wellingtonians were woken by shaking this morning as a 3.8 quake rattled central New Zealand.
A mystery backer funded the volunteer scheme for overseas students working on Labour’s campaign — and even Labour does not know who it was or how much was involved.
The latest group of Syrian refugees arrived in Dunedin yesterday.
A Dunedin antique store owner feels vulnerable after being robbed by a masked man who claimed to carry a gun.
Turning the tourist section of Oamaru into a horror experience is filled with logistical challenges for South Canterbury farmer Rory Foley.
History of the sheep kind was re-created on the shores of Lake Wanaka yesterday.
Are you OK to carry a chainsaw while chasing people?
A woman died and four people were seriously injured in a two-car collision north of Dunedin yesterday.
Co-founder of the City Rise Up community group Meg Davidson is "outraged" bus shelters have been removed, before next week’s Otago Regional Council vote over a discontinued section of bus route.
The Southerner could once again be rolling into a railway station near you.
Owners of shops nearby a St Clair intersection targeted for an unusually shaped roundabout say they are yet to be convinced the plan will work.
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran is seeking an "urgent meeting" with Cadbury pledge founder Jim O’Malley to try to salvage his bid to manufacture Kiwi confectionery lines in Dunedin.
Otago Museum has benefited strongly from refreshment of the museum’s Southern Land Southern People gallery, and a new menu at the museum cafe.
The Cross Recreation Centre in Balclutha is to farewell its facility manager after six years in the role.