Heavy rain is expected across the North Island and most of the South Island today.
The death of a person following a crash near Warkworth, north of Auckland, today has brought the weekend road toll to six.
Dunedin coroner Brigitte Windley is leaving the job less than a year after her appointment because her husband was unable to find work in the city.
Dunedin is being urged to tidy up its act, after local Rotarians filled a trailer with rubbish during a community clean-up project in North Dunedin.
A Dunedin man will display the fruits of a year's labour at an upcoming Lego show in the city.
Balmacewen Intermediate principal Andrew Hunter stands in front of the school’s third learning centre, which is expected to be complete within the next month.
The Otago Polytechnic School of Occupational Therapy has been awarded $15,000 for a project to develop "lighting prescriptions" for elderly Dunedin residents who are visually impaired.
The stigma around receiving food parcels may be stopping those who need support from accessing foodbank services, food distributors say.
Voting papers have been out for a week, the candidates’ forum season is (thankfully) winding down, but things have become testy in the Dunedin local government elections. David Loughrey, also...
The possible slaughter of a rooster in Dunedin has the SPCA concerned.
Police have apologised to a Dunedin woman after an officer was found to have used "unnecessary force" against her during a protest against the Trans Pacific Partnership.
The New York Times has endorsed Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying she was more qualified than presidential rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States.
Syrian government and rebel forces are battling for control of high ground on the Aleppo outskirts as warplanes bomb the city's opposition-held east relentlessly.
Four people have been shot dead at a mall in northwest Washington state and the gunman has fled the scene, police say.
Police are searching for a 23-year-old man in connection with a fatal south Auckland shooting this morning.
A gun recovered at the scene of the fatal shooting of a black man by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, was loaded and had fingerprints matching those of the victim, CNN reported, as the man's...
A Canterbury student is in hospital with a serious spinal fracture he suffered jumping from a roof into a paddling pool with his hair on fire as a stunt.
Actor and director Terry Jones, a founding member of Britain's zany Monty Python comedy team, has been diagnosed with a form of dementia that restricts his capacity to speak, his representative says.
A man is in a critical condition after being stabbed at a 21st birthday party in Lower Hutt overnight.
A Lyttelton man's honesty paid off for the owner of a lost wallet this week.