The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency over the objections of Democrats and environmentalists worried he will gut the agency.
An explosion at a property in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden woke several residents early this morning, propelling debris onto a nearby train station platform.
Frustrated Port Hills residents are getting desperate to know when they will be allowed back onto their properties.
Dan Carter is back in the country after being caught by French police drink-driving in Paris this week.
Dr John Pace is "apprehensive" about what an "age of xenophobic nationalism" means for future efforts to promote human rights.
Police are investigating after allegations surfaced on social media that a Dunedin man attempted to solicit sexual favours from a teenager in exchange for cash.
The thin blue line also appears to have a thinning waistline, and the number of officers unfit to serve has dropped by more than 70% in the past four years, official figures show.
A Dunedin woman who was having an operation in one of Dunedin Hospital’s leaking operating theatres on Monday has spoken out about the experience.
A Dunedin cleaner’s underlying psychological issues went undiagnosed for years, eventually leading to the vengeful slaying of his boss over a perceived slight.
Dunedin's healthy economy means many Cadbury factory workers will be able to find new jobs in the city, Prime Minister Bill English says.
Seven jobs will be lost when Sky TV closes its Dunedin branch in April.
The growing amount of sexually explicit material on internet, media and social media sites has prompted Otago principals to bring in an expert from Australia to talk to parents.
An end to the long-running resident doctors’ contract negotiations appears to be in sight.
A passenger was injured after being "ejected" from a car in Dunedin yesterday.
A Dunedin dairy owner has vowed to boycott Cadbury products and called on other New Zealanders to do the same.
Police interview two people after a van and car collided in North Dunedin yesterday.
A Dunedin helicopter pilot says he has battled "very challenging conditions" and the difficulty of seeing the wreckage of a crashed helicopter while fighting the Port Hills fire.
3-D pedestrian crossings in Dunedin's Clyde St are being trialled from today.
Employers are lining up to take on Cadbury workers as Dunedin rushes to organise a jobs summit to support staff facing unemployment.
Sara Cohen School principal Raewyn Alexander has confirmed she will retire later this year.