A high-flying Rotorua fashion designer who this month featured in British Vogue will have to repay nearly $12,000 after being convicted of benefit fraud.
A woman armed with a handgun pointed it at employees at a boutique owned by reality TV stars the Kardashians in the Los Angeles area and later came back brandishing a machete, according to police and media.
Ever since political comedian Tom Sainsbury portrayed Paula Bennett as a "panini and bowl latte lover" in his impersonation, things have gotten a little out of control.
A man who sold home-brewed spirits to 15-year-old girls which landed them in hospital vomiting violently has been fined $500.
In a year of extreme rainfall amounts, a MetService meteorologist is describing 2017 as "the year it didn't stop raining".
New photos have been released revealing the damage to the Marsden Point pipeline which has resulted in the Auckland Airport fuel crisis.
Rescuers swarmed in a frantic search for survivors two days after the deadly Mexico earthquake, focusing on collapsed buildings where people may still be alive.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has travelled to Te Aroha for the funeral of her grandmother, who passed away on Monday night.
The Police National Dive Squad have joined the search for Dunedin man Stephen Lowe who has been missing for a week.
A rally outside Dunedin Hospital this morning was necessarily a silent protest: the picketers were all cardboard cut-outs.
North Korea has raised the possibility of testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific as a war of words with the United States continues to escalate.
A man has died after a collision between his car and train in the North Island this morning.
University of Otago Department of Politics head Prof Janine Hayward debunks a few misconceptions about how New Zealand's next Government could be formed.
Federal Liberal and Labor MPs have lined up to condemn a same-sex marriage supporter who allegedly headbutted former prime minister Tony Abbott in Hobart.
Police chiefs have backtracked on an instruction telling officers not to target drivers in Christchurch's eastern suburbs because those motorists could not afford tickets.
Hurricane Maria caused flooding in the Dominican Republic as it brushed past the country causing widespread damage across Puerto Rico and St. Croix.
US President Donald Trump has ordered new sanctions that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea.
Two British teachers hired to help fill Auckland's teacher shortage are warning other foreign teachers not to come because of the bureaucratic obstacles to recognising overseas qualifications and experience.
The man who set himself on fire outside Parliament yesterday has died.
Mount Hutt College won the Otago Daily Times Extra! Central South Island years 9 and 10 quiz in Timaru last night, to maintain the college’s winning streak.