Rescuers in India are metres away from 41 men trapped in a collapsed highway tunnel in the Himalayas for more than two weeks, and are confident of drilling through to reach them very soon.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has accused British counterpart Rishi Sunak of cancelling a scheduled meeting in a diplomatic row over the status of the Parthenon Sculptures.
The new Minister of Health is defending his government's plan to scrap smokefree legislation, saying vaping will remain the primary tool for reducing smoking rates.
An NZ On Air board member has resigned after making a social media post calling new Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters’ attack on media independence “malicious” and him being “the worst...
Dunedin households that have rubbish and recycling collected at the kerb could each pay an assumed average of $330 for an upgraded service next year - amounting to a price rise for many.
A senior police tactical operator says AOS members were in despair on the day of the Christchurch terror attack when ambulances weren't arriving at Al Noor Mosque as requested.
The back-track on access to nicotine products makes one wonder if the new government have crunched the numbers and found that by dying younger (from smoking) it will save on superannuation payouts?
National’s plan to repeal the smokefree laws introduced by Labour have made headlines all over the world, with many shocked that the country would go back on the “world-first” move.
Australians will soon find it harder to access vapes, as the government attempts to prevent the industry creating a new generation of nicotine addicts.
The new government’s first Cabinet meeting got off to a tense start as Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters again accused the media of bribery.
Dunedin councillors have agreed to a compromise about the contentious issue of whether to fly the Palestinian flag from city buildings.
The country's fleet of specialist search and rescue vehicles is so bad that the rescuers have begun rebelling.
A truce between Israel and Hamas in Gaza that was on the verge of expiring has been extended by two days, mediator Qatar says.
Infamous criminal "Devast8" has been sentenced after yet another raft of serious offending - but a judge has tried to help him change his ways by offering “a clean slate start”.
Australian police investigating how a widowed Kiwi pensioner lost $100,000 in a Facebook hacking scam believe an offshore “mule” who received her money was an innocent victim who also...