A Wellington-based film worker has been fatally gored by a bull in India.
Cat owners have been urged to watch for signs their beloved pets may have been poisoned, after two cats in Napier died from ingesting antifreeze.
The idea of establishing a toilet museum in Dunedin is being suggested by city council archivist Alison Breese.
Police have arrested a 26-year-old man in relation to the weekend shooting of a Wellington taxi driver.
CBS News and other networks have fired prominent US interviewer Charlie Rose, a day after it was reported the television host had sexually harassed eight women.
Five tonnes of molasses is oozing on to a rural Waikato road after a truck rolled near Otorohanga this morning.
Families across the Tasman are taking note of New Zealand's free tertiary scheme - but unless they have lived here long-term they will be locked out.
Russia’s meteorological service says it has measured pollution of a radioactive isotope at nearly 1000 times normal levels in the Ural mountains.
A man who distracted staff while his partner and her children left a shop with almost $1700 of stolen goods has been jailed for more than a year.
People have been dancing in the streets of Harare after news that Robert Mugabe has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after four decades of rule.
Lotto tickets are flying out of stores across Otago as the Powerball prize jackpots to $38 million in tonight's Big Wednesday draw.
Although there was immense evidence of widespread surface flooding on the Taieri in July, water schemes responded as expected, according to the Otago Regional Council.
Creditors owed more than $400,000 by Laurie Mains-owned Clan Construction Commercial Ltd have a big decision to make on Friday.
Giant stick insects and double helix slides are just a few of the latest additions to the Otago Museum's $2.5million revamp of the former Discovery World Tropical Forest which will open next month.
The gurus at Animation Research Ltd raced to get their animation simulations over the finish line in time to show off what Team New Zealand's sailing boat would look like in the 36th America's Cup.
It once hosted cricket and rugby teams and thousands of supporters, but Carisbrook is now taking shape as the new home of three divisions of the Fletcher Building Group.
Rubbing shoulders with the Minister of Education will most certainly not get Nathan Farr better results in his NCEA exams.
Rock looks set to roll on at Sammy's after the Dunedin City Council yesterday voted to consider options for the concert venue.
The NZ Transport Agency says it has partially cleared an Outram drain landowners blamed for flooding during the July floods.
The Dunedin Riding for the Disabled Association is galloping ahead with a $200,000 renovation of its Fairfield grounds.