Owners of dogs deemed high-risk will have to get them neutered and display warning signs on their property and the collar of their pet, under new law changes.
Ghana's President John Mahama told global leaders they should learn a thing or two from King of Pop Michael Jackson and finally turn his song Heal the World into reality.
Where's Granity's bus shelter gone?
The United Nations said it was gearing up to resume aid deliveries in Syria, suspended after a deadly attack on a relief convoy near Aleppo two days ago.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has hung bright orange rubber dinghies from the walls of an elegant Renaissance palace in Florence to draw attention to the plight of refugees, but some complain that the installation ruins the harmony of the city centre.
Police have arrested a man after a series of burglaries and a dramatic ram raid in rural Northland early this morning.
The US Senate cleared the way for a $US1.15 billion ($NZ1.6 billion) sale of tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia.
United Nations member countries pledged for the first time to take steps to tackle the threat posed by drug-resistant superbugs in a coordinated effort to curb the spread of infections.
Otago University has placed strongly amongst New Zealand's eight universities, which have all once again ranked among the best in the world.
Authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, braced for a possible second night of rioting triggered by the police killing of a black man who refused commands to drop a handgun that officers said he was brandishing.
An Auckland family rushing back to New Zealand after the sudden death of a relative are slamming Air New Zealand's compassionate travel policy.
A 15-year-old girl called for help and comforted a man crushed in his van door under her house.
Two parents who abused their teenage daughter because they thought she was a witch have been jailed.
The ''appalling fiasco'' in Havelock North where thousands of people became ill from contaminated water is likely to be repeated in other parts of New Zealand, Prof Sir David Skegg said yesterday...
Mixing science with a bit of theatrical performance has proved a winning formula for University of Otago's top teacher as chosen by students.
Maniototo residents received the news they were dreading yesterday: confirmation the area's only bank will close on November 2.
Yuji Kubota admitted starting a fire in Hyde St but the charges he faced were thrown out of court.
A group of students went out for a dive in Otago Harbour yesterday and came back with a whale of a tale.
Dunedin police attended a four-vehicle nose-to-tail crash on the corner of North Rd and Selwyn St yesterday.
Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School pupil Poppy Forest (8) celebrated the spring equinox by dancing around a maypole at the school on Tuesday.