The wife of the pilot and war hero killed when his helicopter crashed as he fought the Port Hills fires is "amazed" by the support for her family.
An elderly female cruise ship passenger has been taken to Dunedin Hospital by helicopter after becoming unwell.
One person has died and 27 were injured, three seriously, after a carriage toppled onto its side in a train derailment in Belgium, rescue workers say.
Malaysian police said they have arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as a diplomatic spat over his body...
US President Donald Trump is to interview acting national security adviser Keith Kellogg and three other candidates to fill the vacancy left by the firing of Michael Flynn, the White House says.
Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff known as Jane Roe in the US Supreme Court's landmark Roe vs. Wade ruling legalising abortion, has died.
Authorities in Christchurch have given the green light for 'managed access' to properties behind part of the Port Hills fire cordon.
A cervical cancer survivor at the heart of the "Unfortunate Experiment" has hit out at the Auckland DHB's first attempt at an apology to women harmed in the study, after nearly three decades.
Police want to speak to two men in a taxi who may have witnessed a fatal crash on an Auckland motorway.
If you bought a Lotto ticket in Otago, Invercargill or Westport check it – you could be $250,000 richer.
The Otago Regional Council is warning people to avoid contact with Tomahawk Lagoon in Dunedin after potentially toxic blue-green algae were found.
The Dunedin Energy Centre will lose one of its biggest customers when Cadbury closes, as it uses about 20% of the steam generated in the thermal energy plant.
After 23 years, the Dunedin North Rotary Club has reluctantly held its last Christmas trailer raffle to raise funds for the Otago Community Hospice.
Crossing the road in Dunedin's tertiary precinct will be much more fun from this week, with the installation of two 3-D pedestrian crossings in Clyde St.
In four years, one woman has donated almost $23,000 to Presbyterian Support Otago's Family Works foodbank.
A buzz is building in North Dunedin as about 20,000 students pour into the city for the start of the university year.
Nathan Sheridan's been actively looking to buy his first home in Dunedin for six months without any luck - but remains optimistic.
The popular coastal walkway Second Beach in St Clair has reopened to the public after a three-month project to repair slumping of the track.
Giving parents a taste of life at the University of Otago is a priority for several residential colleges as they prepare to welcome students for the year.
Otago Polytechnic students started back this week.