The Department of Conservation is devastated after a protected native falcon was shot dead.
A University of Otago study traces how fish and chips could be a missing piece to the puzzle of human DNA.
Gaps in vaccination coverage against measles have lead to several outbreaks of the highly-contagious disease in Europe.
Over the weekend the Stop the Otago Animal Lab March took place, bringing together many passionate animal rights advocates, including the international activist James Aspey.
Bill English's reshuffle marks another rise in the ranks for National's quiet star Amy Adams.
A man found dead at an Auckland home during the weekend was a convicted kidnapper and drug dealer.
Seven Head Hunter gang members have been sentenced to lengthy jail terms, after police uncovered a "large-scale" meth operation.
Anarchist symbols and 'war is murder' have been painted across a war memorial in Melbourne on the eve of Anzac Day.
A 25-year-old man has died while playing football in the Queensland Christian Soccer Association.
Police are warning people to take precautions after finding a boat and its users without life jackets or communication devices at Taieri Mouth.
A trailer, home kill meat and dozens of cheese rolls were among of the items stolen across Otago at the weekend.
Until a few years ago, Mohammad Sultan Parray and his fellow villagers in Zainakote had no shortage of places to fish.
An American paramedic working for European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed by a landmine.
A teacher allegedly took advantage of a disabled woman before telling her ''no-one needs to know about this'', a jury has heard.
A cacophony of foghorns Monday morning as two ships squeezed by in front of the Ravensbourne phosphate wharf. - Mac Gardner
An Australian policeman is in Dunedin Hospital with a serious head injury after falling off a wall following a rugby game at the weekend.
Darcy Hoffman’s life reads like the script for a Hollywood blockbuster movie.
A foggy morning awaits those who will be waking up early for Anzac Day dawn services across the country tomorrow.
A barefoot boy missing from Thames has been found in Paeroa.
A 12-year-old boy has seemingly driven solo across New South Wales en route to Perth after having earlier started his trip on the mid north coast.