Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, said it was investigating the response of its security personnel to a brawl that broke out on one of its South Pacific cruises that resulted in 23 passengers being removed.
A doctor who did not take the temperature of a woman who died a day later has been found to have failed to recognise the seriousness of her symptoms and to take appropriate action in response.
Two-thirds of Aussie voters want Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce to resign following his extramarital affair with his former press secretary, a poll showed on Monday, adding pressure on a government already fractured by scandal.
Student survivors of the deadliest-ever shooting at a US high school reacted angrily after Donald Trump said the FBI may have been too distracted with a Russia probe to follow leads that could have prevented the massacre.
Air New Zealand warned on Monday flights in and out of New Zealand faced major disruptions this week due to Cyclone Gita, set to hit the country on Tuesday, and encouraged passengers to defer travelling.
The man killed in a paraglider crash at Mount Maunganui has been identified as Tauranga man Joshua Graeme Tingey, who was known for being one of the winners for the second season of 'Our First Home'.
A 46-year-old man charged with arson after a couple was found dead in a burned out South Dunedin home has now been charged with murder.
Now there are four: Mark Mitchell has confirmed he will contest the National Party leadership.
The star albatross chick beamed around the world on Otago Peninsula’s "Royal cam" has died after being attacked by her mother yesterday.
West Coast authorities will decide this evening about declaring states of emergency as the second former tropical cyclone in three weeks bears down on the region.
The Ministry of Health is urging former sawmill workers to take up its offer of free health checks.
Central Otago viticulturists are finding it almost impossible to attract New Zealanders to harvest grapes.
A tent village has been set up on the Otago Museum reserve for orientation week.
English popular recording artist Robbie Williams entertained a large crowd at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday night.
One of the two engines belonging of Central Otago's iconic steam train the Kingston Flyer was stoked up on Sunday.
A Northland school is in lockdown while police hunt a man with a firearm.
A man has appeared in court today after an alleged prowling incident in North Dunedin last night.
All 65 passengers and crew are feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.
A man in Russia's southern province of Dagestan shot into a crowd leaving a church, killing five people and injuring at least five others.