Indonesian rescuers have evacuated hundreds of tourists following a volcanic eruption and are searching for as many as 50 climbers.
A NSW aged care worker who predicted the deaths of three elderly dementia patients in text messages to a colleague has been found guilty of their murder and attempted murder.
Trucks carrying at least 50,000 sandbags have reached two NSW central west towns amid predictions they will be hit by separate flood peaks at the same time next week.
Generation Zero, a group described as “young people trying to engage with young people about politics” have ranked the Dunedin Mayoral candidates based on their environmental credentials.
The teenage wife of Sydney terror suspect Sameh Bayda has an infatuation with violence and once said she could watch beheadings all day, a court has heard.
Severe weather has cut power to all of South Australia.
Pat Brittenden and Dominic George look at yesterday's first Presidential debate and look to the next 6 weeks as to who will end up being the next US President.
A proposal to make it legal for children to ride their bicycles on the footpath deserves consideration by the Government, the Children's Commissioner says.
Bad weather is causing flooding and chaos in and around South Auckland this afternoon.
Dominic George and Pat Brittenden look to this Sunday morning's All Blacks game from Argentina with fingers crossed that there may be some bold moves from the selectors. We’re hoping that we get to...
Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, Israel Radio said.
Patients who get tattoos to cover facial skin grafts and scars may feel happier with both their appearance and quality of life, a Dutch study suggests.
A conveyor belt at Port Otago was badly damaged following a fire at the facility yesterday.
After four long days Luke Cochrane's family may finally have some closure.
Phil Twyford has been given a leading role in the Labour Party's election campaign next year.
China shut schools and cancelled dozens of flights as Typhoon Megi made landfall in the southern province of Fujian with winds of close to 120kmh, the official Xinhua news agency said.
A man was taken to Southland Hospital in a critical condition this morning after a motorcycle and truck collided near Wallacetown.
Earthquake Commission chief executive Ian Simpson, who led the organisation through the aftermath of Canterbury earthquakes, has quit the role.
A bus driver and the blind woman he knocked over have shared an unlikely embrace outside court.
An explosion at a home in the New York City borough of the Bronx killed a battalion chief, the city's highest ranking fire official to die in the line of duty since the September 11, 2001 attacks, officials said.