A police error has resulted in Pua Magasiva having the incorrect charge information filed against him in court.
A silent film shot in Middlemarch and featuring hair-raising stunts has taken a Taieri College team to the finals of the NZ part of an international competition.
Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi", has sold for $NZ657 million, more than double the old record price for any work of art at auction.
An Australian UN diplomat has accidentally fallen to his death from the seventh floor of a New York building, police say.
The gay Liberal senator behind the same-sex marriage bill said he never believed his relationship would have equal recognition.
Six Otago table tennis junior players have been selected in national squads for 2018.
An Auckland man has been sentenced to home detention and banned from owning animals after being caught keeping around 600 birds in "abhorrent" conditions.
At least 3000 people formed a chain of light in Vienna to protest against the formation of a government that includes the far-right Freedom Party.
An elderly man has been taken to Dunedin Hospital after driving off Portobello Rd this morning.
A second actress has filed an anonymous case claiming she was sexually harassed by US movie producer Harvey Weinstein.
Southern District Health Board staff paid twice due to a payroll blunder will have their extra pay reversed tonight.
About 30,000 people who travel each day on Wellington trains will have to look for alternative transport today after more than 400 rail workers go on strike.
President Donald Trump says the US and China agree that a "freeze-for-freeze" agreement with North Korea is not acceptable.
Zimbabwe's military has told regional leaders its move to seize power from President Robert Mugabe was not a coup, the head of the African Union commission says.
Police are concerned for the safety of a Greymouth woman who has been missing since yesterday morning.
Opposition leader Bill English is warning the Government to tread cautiously on its position on the humanitarian crisis on Manus Island, saying New Zealand owes Australia for stopping boat people reaching our shores.
Workplace Relations Minister Iain-Lees Galloway says he is willing to work with the National Party to advance paid parental leave for partners — but not at the moment.
Police search and rescue teams have recovered a body after a two day search for a 24-year-old diver off the coast of Makara in Wellington.
A new miniseries, starring celebrity British architect George Clarke, has been launched to help New Zealanders build their own tiny house.
Otago Daily Times sub-editor Janice Murphy has been named the newspaper’s 2017 Valpy Rosebowl Trophy winner.