A 12-year-old boy suffered moderate injuries after falling from a rope swing at Purakaunui beach this afternoon.
Pat Brittenden and Dominic George discuss a Bay of Plenty cafe owner's decision to stop selling Coca-Cola.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, saying he would "be happy" to exterminate 3 million drug users and peddlers in the country.
Authorities have released two videos of police shooting an unarmed black man dead in California, but the grainy footage, much of it without sound, was not likely to pacify community outrage.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Wellington about midday and was felt as far away as Central Otago and Southland.
Donald Trump has increased his attacks on a former beauty queen with a vague allegation about a sex tape in Twitter posts, prompting Hillary Clinton to denounce him as "unhinged."
British PM Theresa May has ordered a review of employment practices, saying she wants to ensure workers' rights were protected under changing business models and a growing trend towards flexible or self-employment.
California's Governor has signed legislation widening the US state's legal definition of rape and mandate prison if the victim was unconscious, following the furor over a university sexual assault case.
The Rosetta spacecraft has ended its historic mission, crashing on the surface of the dusty, icy comet it has spent 12 years chasing.
A driver has died after his car crashed in the Whangarei district.
It'll be a good weekend to check out the museum or cuddle up with a book as heavy showers and thunderstorms are forecast for parts of the country.
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has hinted at an appeal after being ordered to pay Taxpayers' Union executive director Jordan Williams almost $1.3m in damages for defaming him.
There is precisely one week to go until the last day of voting in Dunedin’s local government elections. David Loughrey looks back on the election period so far and considers what attitude one...
Australian comedian Jim Jefferies has rescheduled performances in Dunedin and Invercargill from this month to next year.
Members of the Bus Users Support Group Otepoti Dunedin have proved walking to work from some parts of Dunedin is quicker than taking a bus.
REVIEW: Elizabeth Bouman enjoys two shows with a nautical theme.
Kotomiyo Cowell had fun yesterday as drummers heralded the flowering of cherry blossoms outside the University of Otago clocktower building.
A woman set to speak in Dunedin later this month risked her life negotiating with Islamic terrorists for the release of soldiers and unknowingly became involved in a battle involving the...
The biggest threat to specialist services in Dunedin is the Otago-Southland region’s lack of population, Southern DHB deputy commissioner Richard Thomson says.
The violin Alexander Aitken played in the trenches in the Gallipoli Campaign and at the Battle of the Somme is on display at Otago Boys’ High School. Dunedin Symphony Orchestra Gallipoli to the...