The outback Queensland town of Birdsville could set a record for the hottest spring day ever documented in Australia.
An Australian sailor who lost his wife in mysterious circumstances while on a honeymoon private cruise has entered a not guilty plea in a US court to transporting stolen gold and silver coins.
Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc says it will stop operating in the Canadian province of Quebec next month, pulling out to avoid following tough new regulations announced last week.
A new mum is livid after she was kicked out of a beauty salon for bringing her sleeping baby.
Saudi King Salman has ordered that women be allowed to drive cars, state media said, ending the conservative Islamic kingdom's status as the only country where that is forbidden.
The North Island was lashed with large amounts of rain overnight and thunderstorms and heavy rain will continue in some areas today.
It was another unsuccessful day in the resumed search for missing Dunedin man Stephen Lowe yesterday.
Rescuers are unlikely to find any more survivors of Mexico's deadly quake, the emergency services chief says, with anger rising about a lack of information among relatives of an estimated 40 people still buried under rubble.
French President Emmanuel Macron has offered an ambitious vision for European renewal, calling for the EU to work more closely on defence and immigration and for the euro zone to have its own budget.
A man has faced court accused of historical sex crimes at the secretive Gloriavale Christian Community.
Sri Lankan monks and hardline nationalists protesters have forced 31 Rohingya Muslim asylum seekers to flee a UN safe house in the capital Colombo, police say.
President Donald Trump has warned North Korea that any US military option would be "devastating" for Pyongyang, but the use of force was not Washington's first option to deal with the North's weapons programme.
The case of a stolen mobility scooter in St Kilda has been solved.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern believes she has the edge over National in terms of a relationship with New Zealand First.
The grounds of the first property saved by the Otago Peninsula Trust will be lit with a golden glow this week.
Directors of Dunedin City Council companies have been told in no uncertain terms the community is not happy with an almost $1 million payout to a departing chief executive.
Two gifts to the children's ward at the Dunedin Hospital are likely to revive happy memories of earlier visits to the Otago Museum Discovery World science centre.
Dunedin police are warning parents to be vigilant after a young girl was approached by stranger in Mornington on Saturday.
A drug dealer whose sister died in a car crash says he wants to get out of prison as soon as possible to help look after her orphaned daughters.
From cooking for London’s rich and famous to selling spice mixes in Dunedin, Dan Pearson has been on quite a journey, Rebecca Fox discovers.