A young mum says she is heartbroken after searches for her partner, missing fisherman Kieran Lynch, were unsuccessful.
A car crashed into a Kakanui cafe on Friday night about 10.45pm causing considerable damage to the building and sending three people to the hospital.
Police have recommended no criminal charges be laid over the Dreamworld ride disaster, but park employees and the theme park's owners still face potential prosecution.
Football South women won a momentous football match over Auckland by 3 goals to 2, in the FB Stadium recently.
Incoming prime minister Jacinda Ardern says capitalism has been a "blatant failure" in New Zealand when measured by child poverty.
Police have released the name of the woman who was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Burnham Military Camp in Canterbury overnight.
Suicide bombers have attacked two mosques in Afghanistan, killing at least 72 people including children, officials and witnesses said.
A 21-year-old man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in the chest and back at an Auckland house last night.
Today looks to be the pick of the weather for gardening and holidaymaking this Labour Day weekend.
Free tertiary education is coming under a Labour-led Government - and a student association is urging Jacinda Ardern to put an end to border arrests of student loan defaulters.
More than 18 months after Stephen Findlay bashed his neighbour Sharon Comerford to death, the Seacliff community is still picking up the pieces.
This week is Conservation Week and the Department of Conservation has been encouraging New Zealanders to ‘‘love your backyard’’.
As cigarette smoking continues to become less socially acceptable, the use of vaporisers and e-cigarettes is increasing.
It started with a big blank wall and a question about what to do with it.
During his 50 years in aviation Mainland Air owner Phil Kean’s passengers have ranged from singer Suzanne Prentice to live lobsters on their way to Japan.
Claire Laverty is well known as "the singing maths teacher" among her pupils at St Hilda’s Collegiate School.
Ticket sales for pop star Pink’s Dunedin show on September 1 next year have sold "extremely well", with only limited tickets available now.
A Dunedin musician whose poetry shut down Dunedin’s CBD and caused the bomb squad to be called in has been cleared of criminal culpability.
The team behind the "spiritual home" of an iconic Dunedin craft beer maker has clearly tapped into something special, the bar having been crowned the best in the country.
Senior doctors are ''happy'' to see the proposed public-private partnership for Dunedin Hospital ditched.