Two gang members apprehended at Dunedin Airport have pleaded not guilty to meth-dealing charges.
Indonesia plans to pursue Alphabet Inc's Google for five years of back taxes, and the search giant could face a bill of more than $US400 million for 2015 alone if it is found to have avoided tax payments, an official says.
Experts say teachers failed to properly prepare their students for a maths exam which reduced some pupils to tears.
The US risks a "massive lost opportunity'' if it rejects the TPP trade deal, Prime Minister John Key has bluntly told a New York audience.
Poorer countries are following the lead of Europe and Australia in tightening asylum policies, eroding protections for refugees on a global scale, according to a report.
A Dunedin woman has pleaded not guilty to injecting morphine into a 39-year-old Dunedin man earlier this year.
Sleep irregularities may be tied to a variety of health problems, such as diabetes and obesity, that can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, a leading US doctors group says.
Schoolboy rowers faced a "very real" risk of death when a support boat ran over their skiff on Otago Harbour almost two years ago, a report says.
More than 90 pieces of Aboriginal artwork, sculptures and early artefacts will go under the hammer in London this week in the biggest auction of its kind outside Australia.
A victim of the horrific crash at Huntly was a violinist with Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Brisbane Times reported.
Australia has reached an out-of-court settlement with the owners of a Chinese coal carrier that ran aground in 2010 on the Great Barrier Reef.
Financial services professionals and regulators are offering movie buffs the chance to get their fill of fraud in a two-day film festival in November.
A consortium of global and domestic funds, backed by investors including China Investment Corp, have agreed to buy Australia's busiest port for a higher-than-expected amount.
Australians who have been on welfare for long periods could soon see an overhaul of their payments under changes to be called for by the federal government.
A Hamilton mayoral candidate has apologised for a mistake-ridden profile written in Te Reo Maori that was put together using Google Translate.
Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would turn back time if she could to better prepare Germany for last year's migrant influx, taking some blame for her party's drubbing in a Berlin city vote.
Despite its record high property prices and traffic issues, Auckland has been ranked the world's eighth best city in the latest liveability rankings released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Thousands of people have been forced to flee from a fire at a migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos amid tension among residents, police say.
Air raids have fatally hit aid trucks near the city of Aleppo, a monitoring group reported, as the Syrian military declared that a week-long ceasefire was over.
Young people are labouring under the false impression roll-your-own cigarettes are healthier than manufactured ones because they are more ``natural'', when they could actually be at least as hazardous and more addictive, researchers say.