Eighteen US states are suing Donald Trump's administration to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare - subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses.
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry is encouraging New Zealanders to get out and enjoy their own backyards and make a difference locally this Conservation Week.
A new app allowing people with restricted mobility to more easily find disabled car parks and dob in those using them illegally has spread to Wellington.
A grieving Auckland father wants the death of his baby girl to inspire others to draw their loved ones closer.
Firefighters have made headway against devastating wildfires in California's wine country but said the death toll of 32 was expected to rise with hundreds of people still missing.
Motorists are being urged to drive to the conditions - and be patient - as thousands of holidaymakers head home after the school holidays.
Waterways in Dunedin are being searched as concern grows for the welfare of frail missing man Gordon McLean.
Iran, US allies in Europe and Russia have criticised US President Donald Trump's threat to end the 2015 nuclear agreement with Tehran, saying they would stick by the deal.
National and Labour will be made to sweat until at least Monday while they wait for New Zealand First to decide on whom to support in a coalition government.
A three-day drinking binge has led to a Dunedin man being jailed for repeatedly calling the emergency services phone line.
A Dunedin woman’s decision to take her two children on a shoplifting outing has been blasted by a judge.
Police talk to witnesses near a car that crashed into the Salvation Army building in Oamaru’s North End yesterday.
A Dunedin minister wonders if a road cone which appeared overnight on the spire of his inner city church was intended as guidance or a warning.
Connected Education Trust members Keir Russell and Phillipa Dick chat shortly before the trust received a $90,000 GigCity Community Grant at an event at Precinct Food last night.
A southern Alzheimer’s research project could be a game-changer in terms of prevention of the disease, those behind it say.
Model Kimberley Barker, of Dunedin, shows style with a smile in a Kate Sylvester dress at Knox Church last night during the church’s "fashion show of evening elegance" ...
Otago Daily Times agribusiness reporter Sally Rae has won the Rural Women New Zealand journalism award 2017.
Two years sounds a long time to stay in one career these days, but for Dunedin Hospital theatre nurse Jenny King the past five decades have flown by.
It was a bittersweet day for more than 200 Cadbury employees, affectionately known as "the Cadbury family".
Dunedin appears to be a city divided on whether shops should be open on Easter Sunday.