Brazil's Senate has voted to indict President Dilma Rousseff on charges of breaking budget laws and put her on trial in an impeachment process that has stalled Brazilian politics since January.
Nearly one-fifth of registered Republicans want Donald Trump to drop out of the race for the White House, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, reflecting the turmoil his candidacy has sown within his...
At least three people died and more than a thousand were evacuated on the Portuguese island of Madeira when forest fires, raging for a third day, spread to the regional capital and tourist...
Many Olympic sports are not known for being places where athletes can earn great sponsorship money, but High Performance Sport revealed this week many Kiwi athletes in Rio could make a good wage...
Pat Brittenden and David Loughrey look at the concern by some that there are currently not enough nominees to fill all the positions within Council for the upcoming elections.
Four people have been rescued after the car they were in filled with rising flood water.
Kiwi former screen actor Peter William Kaa has been jailed for the second time this year, this time for a machete attack on a relative.
A new study says Work and Income is pushing many beneficiaries into jobs that don't last - and even told a pregnant woman to start work as a beekeeper two weeks before she was due to give birth.
A young girl raped by a West Coast farm worker who fled to Australia days before his trial fears he will come looking for her once he's served his 10-year jail term.
More than 2000 incidents, including sexual abuse, assault and attempted self-harm, were reported in about two years at an Australian detention centre for asylum seekers in Nauru - and more than...
Households churned through $4 million of extra power over the weekend as the polar blast sent temperatures plummeting across the country.
Police spent the night looking for a Hamilton teen with mental disabilities, refusing to give up the search overnight.
The Crown has lost the first appeal challenging the three-strikes law.
The federal government says the Census website was not attacked or hacked and no data was lost.
A man was forced to jump into the arms of coastguard members after getting into trouble while sailing to Dunedin from Auckland.
Brazil's Senate has met to vote on whether to indict President Dilma Rousseff on charges of breaking budget laws, in the long-awaited start of the trial phase of impeachment proceedings against her.
Police Minister Judith Collins admits there aren't enough police officers and is in talks with the Prime Minister over boosting numbers.
Police are seeking witnesses to a crime spree in North Dunedin after homes and cars were broken into last night.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister Theresa May have agreed to meet "in the near future" to try to improve poor relations between Moscow and London, the Kremlin says.
At least one New Zealander has been stranded following the computer glitch that grounded numerous Delta flights for several hours.